Head to Dallas for some famous Tex-Mex cuisine, a thriving art scene and the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey plaza, the site of JFK’s assassination. Time your visit to attend one of the many annual events, like the Texas State Fair, a huge festival that features the best of Texas food and agriculture. Then, do as the locals do and attend the Red River Shootout, a college football clash.

3h09m to Austin

0h50m to Austin


Experience unending fun in the capital of Texas, a hub for music-makers, never more so than at South by Southwest, a music fest featuring new and established talent. Don’t forget to sample the local cuisine – Austin is known for its eclectic food with everything from breakfast tacos to gourmet donuts on the menu.

1h17m to San Antonio

0h50m to Austin

8-10,San Antonio

Plan a trip to San Antonio’s famous annual fiesta in April, where diverse cultures come together in a bevy of parades, dancing, eating and drinking. Discover the city’s long history at the 18th Century Alamo Mission, and dine at the romantic San Antonio River Walk, a promenade lined with cafes and shops.

3h13m to Houston

0h50m to Houston


Take-off to this city famed for its role as NASA’s astronaut training base. Space Center Houston offers visitors an inside look at what it takes to fly into space. After getting your fill of science, head downtown to the Historic District for hip restaurants amid picturesque 19th Century architecture.