State History - Museums - NASA Space Center - Rugged Mountains - Fruitful Plains - Rolling Hills - Educational and Fun for the Whole Family
Austin and Texas Rediscover Texas in this enlightening tour that visits Austin, Dallas and Houston. Explore the many museums, galleries, theaters, operas, shopping markets and NASA's headquarters.
Rediscover Texas, the Lone Star State. This educational and enlightening tour begins in the heart of Central Texas Hill Country with Austin, the capital city. Experience this lake-side city with a multi-layered personality. Explore this nature-lover's paradise surrounded by peaceful wooded hills, lakes and rivers. Visit the many museums, galleries, theaters, operas, and shopping markets.
Learn about Austin's rich culture and history. Experience the happiness and heartbreak, triumph and tragedy of Austin, as it survived Indian uprisings and struggled through Archive Wars, Pig Wars and Civil War.
From Austin, we travel to Dallas, often called the Athens of the Southwest. Learn about this city's beginnings, and how a railroad helped put it on the map, making it today, the undisputed leader of finance, insurance, manufacturing, distribution, and much more.
Now let's travel south to Houston, Texas' original capital city. Understand Sam Houston's role in the establishment of Houston as a city. Learn about Houston's importance as a trade center and the discovery of oil in 1901. See Houston today, now a major chemical production center, deep water seaport and home to NASA, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Here's the story of Austin and the Great State of Texas -- American history and culture carved out of the Texas wilderness!