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Texas is a huge state, filled with a number of wonderful things to see. Here's just a sample of what visitors to the Lone Star State can expect to see during their visit.

Alamo Photo Gallery
Located in San Antonio, the Alamo remains a historic icon in the Lone Star State, as well as one of Texas' most popular tourist attractions. Although photos are not allowed to be taken inside the confines of the Alamo itself, there is plenty of interesting - and historic - subject matter on the grounds of the Alamo.

Brazos Bend State Park Photo Gallery
Located a short distance south of Houston, Brazos Bend State Park is home to a wide variety of wildlife, but is noted for its large population of American alligators.

Corpus Christi Photo Gallery
Known as the 'Sparkling City by the Sea,' Corpus Christi is both an elegant city and a beachfront community. With everything from world-class museums and restaurants to amazing beaches, Corpus Christi has long been one of the top destinations for visitors to the Lone Star State.

Falcon Lake Photo Gallery
Located on the Texas/Mexico border, just outside Zapata, Texas, Falcon Lake has long been a favorite destination for fishermen, birders and watersport enthusiasts. The 60-mile Falcon Dam, which terminates in Guerrero, Mexico, was dedicated in 1953. From that point until present day, Falcon Lake has been one of the most popular inland bodies of water in the Lone Star State.

Laguna Atascosa Photo Gallery
Located on the western shore of the Lower Laguna Madre in Deep South Texas, the Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge is a popular stop for birders and nature lovers. Home to ocelot, horned lizards, chachalaca and other native South Texas species, Laguna Atascosa offers visitors a variety of driving and walking trails, as well as several lookout points to view wildlife from.

Lake Amistad Photo Gallery
Located just a short drive northwest of Del Rio, Lake Amistad is a sprawling reservoir shared by the United States and Mexico. Since it is located in a mountainous region, Amistad's waters are clear and deep, making it a popular destination for swimmers, boaters, scuba divers, windsurfers, and fishermen.

Lake Braunig Photos
Located just a few miles outside of San Antonio, Lake Braunig has become a popular location for Alamo City residents and visitors interested in water sports, fishing and nature watching. As one of only three lakes in Texas that is home to freshwater redfish, Braunig has a solid following among fishermen. And, since it is devoid of shoreline development as well, it is a favorite for bird watchers.

Lake Calaveras Photos
Located just outside of San Antonio, Lake Calaveras has become a favorite destination for fishermen and water sport enthusiasts. The lake also boasts plenty of shoreside amenities such as picnic and camping areas, as well as a fishing pier - everything you need for a great 'day at the lake.'

Riverwalk Photo Gallery
The Riverwalk has long been a signature attraction in the city of San Antonio. With banks lined with curio shops and restaurants and plenty of colorful riverboats to take visitors on cruises, the Riverwalk offers plenty to see and do.

San Antonio Children's Museum Photo Tour
San Antonio is full of fun things to see and do, many of which are geared to families. The San Antonio Children's Museum was completely designed with families - and children - in mind. The museum offers a wide array of entertaining and educational interactive displays and is a great spot to spend some quality time with the kids.

Six Flags Fiesta Texas Photo Gallery
Located in Texas' most popular tourist city, San Antonio, Six Flags Fiesta Texas is among the best theme parks in America. Visitors to Fiesta Texas will find a wide-range of rides for all ages, as well as a variety of games, shows and eateries.

South Padre Island Beach Photo Gallery
South Padre Island is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the state of Texas. Not only is SPI well known for its fine restaurants and clubs, but also for its natural beauty. With the Gulf of Mexico on one side and the Lower Laguna Madre on the other, South Padre Island is surrounded by some of the clearest water on the Texas coast.

South Padre Island Spring Break Photo Gallery
South Padre Island has long been among the nation's top Spring Break destinations. Each March, hundreds of thousands of college students from across the United States take part in this annual rite of spring on the sandy shores of South Padre.

South Padre Island Storm Swell Surfers
South Padre Island surfers know anytime a tropical storm system is in the Gulf of Mexico, surf conditions will be epic in the Brazos Santiago Pass and Dolphin Cove at the southern end of the island. The presence of Hurricane Ike provided just such conditions. And, although this is definitely a 'surf at your own risk' proposition, it is quite a spectacle for onlookers.

Texas Horned Lizard Photos
Photo gallery of Texas' most beloved reptile - the Texas Horned Lizard.

Texas Salt Water Fishing Photo Gallery
Texas is well known for its outstanding inshore salt water fishing. And, the state's extensive coastline, which runs from the US/Mexico border to the Louisiana state line, encompasses many diverse bay systems. This diverse habitat also affords anglers the opportunity to catch a wide variety of salt water species.

Texas State Aquarium Photo Gallery
The Texas State Aquarium in Corpus Christi houses an impressive number of fish, other aquatic animals, reptiles, and even birds. Visitors to the State Aquarium should be sure to see the dolphin show and take time to enjoy the touch tank other other interactive features.

USS Lexington Photos
Corpus Christi is one of Texas' most popular vacation spots. Besides stretches of beautiful beaches, visitors are attracted to Corpus Christi for its many notable attractions. The USS Lexington, a retired aircraft carrier, is among the most visited attractions in this popular vacation destination.

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