Texas is a vast state, full of small towns, historic landmarks, state parks and other attractions that draw visitors year after year. However, believe it or not, the majority of first-time visitors coming to Texas head to the major cities. Whether for business or pleasure, Texas’ top six cities offer visitors plenty of options.
Spring brings more sunshine and warmer weather to the Lone Star State, making many residents and visitors anxious to get out and "do something" following the long winter. Luckily for them, spring is also a festive time in Texas, with numerous events and festivals held across the state from March through May.
One of the oldest cultural heritage festivals in the nation, Brenham's Maifest celebrates Washington County's German heritage. Parades, coronations, a carnival, live music and plenty of good food are just part of what visitors to Maifest can expect. The 2014 Maifest is set for May 2-4. Read More
The Austin Reggae Festival is one of the largest and most popular Reggae music festivals in Texas. Featuring nearly a dozen bands, the Austin Reggae Festival treats attendees to two full day of live music. The Austin Reggae Festival also helps feed the hungry in Central Texas by benefitting the Capital Area Food Bank. Those attending the Reggae Festival are asked to bring two cans of food to help in this effort. The 2014 Austin Reggae Festival is set for April 18-20. Read more