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Travel Guide On The State Of Texas, USA 0

Steel House in Texas, USA. -Rear view of the house tourism destinationsThe State of Texas USA is one of the largest states in the US – the second largest after Alaska State. It joined the United States of America in 1845, being the 28th state to do so at the time. It also comes second in terms of population density, behind California and ahead of New York. The State is rich in history, culture and heritage and also due to its high population; many people visit the State every season. There are many regions, cities and historic sites that the State provides to its visitors as well as locals. Traveling across the State is quite easy and cheap, given the various modes of transport that are available.

The State of Texas USA has Austin as its capital city, while Houston is the largest city in the whole state. These two states usually attract many people who want to indulge in the amazing city life. While in this states, there are many fun activities one can do as you explore the various corners of the cities. For more on the history of Texas, there are several historic sites like Acton, Casa Navarro and Fulton Mansion state historic sites. To travel across the state, you can use various modes including by plane, car, bus, train, riverboats and many more.

The highway system in Texas is well developed and connects the state to major states and cities in the USA. You can easily hire a tour car or if you have a private car; which would help you get around the state as you explore its regions. Travelling by bus is very unpopular in Texas, with those using it regarded as low-income earners. However, the bus stations are excellent and first class. There are several intercity bus services in the state such as Greyhound, Kerrville Bus Company, TNM&O and Americanos; connecting various states. Train is seemingly inconvenient and high cost, given the large distances between cities in Texas. It is not the best mode to use while traversing the Texas State. However, you would find numerous train lines by Amtrak. Trinity Express is the best known commuter train in Texas. Boats also offer good travel options across the rivers like Rio Grande and Red River.

Perhaps the most convenient and cheaper mode of transport is by plane. Considering the size of Texas and the dispersion of cities, it is the best transport mode to use. Texas is the home to some major airlines in the US like American and Southwest Airlines, while some also fly passengers to the state such as United Airlines, United Express and many others. It also hosts major airports in Austin and Houston, meaning there is no hassle in catching a flight to wherever destination. Since the State of Texas USA is among the states in the US, entrance to the state applies the same US rules regarding visa and passport.

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Texas, all you need to know. 0

As they say, every place carries its own uniqueness. True enough, Bell County in Texas has this unique charm impossible to miss out.

Looking Back

ttexasFounded in 1850, Bell County is one of the most historical places in the Texas area. Just like many areas in South America, this county was also inhabited by settlers whose main source of income was agriculture. In 1852, the county was incorporated under the name Belton. It was also greatly affected by the Civil War. Fortunately, Belton became of the most flourishing areas that recovered after the war.

Many historians believe that Belton would have been a more booming county if it had its own railroad system. During this time, areas that have railroad systems became a center for commerce and industry. It was only in the 1900s that Belton became a part of the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad.

Bell County prides itself from its many successful residents. Among the most popular is former Governor Miriam Amanda Wallace Ferguson who hails from Little River. Ferguson was the first female governor in the USA.

Moving Forward

Today, Bell County stands as one of the most interesting places you’ll see in Texas. The Bell County Museum houses more than 12,000 artifacts that would really give you a good insight on Central Texas history. Among its collections are intricate clothing worn by locals in the 18th century. There are also artifacts providing a look at the culture and lifestyle of the county’s first settlers.

Also, a favorite in the Bell County Museum is The Little River Log Cabin. The 1850s facility has been well-preserved and could even be mistaken as a vacation houses. Its intricate architecture has been a delight for both kids and kids at heart. The Museum conducts guided tours for children 3 to 6 years old, and 7 years old and above. The Chrisholm Trail Monument is a replica of the historical Chrisholm Trail. Cowboy fanatics get all excited when they see the exhibit featuring cowboys driving longhorns to Abilene in Texas.

Head out for some water sports adventure at the Belton Lake. Anglers come to Belton Lake for its wide range of catch such as bluegill, white crappie, largemouth, white bass, and flathead catfish to name a few. Aside from fishing, you can also hike the Chalk River Falls Nature Trail and you will be awed by the beautiful natural waterfalls. Open to the public, this favorite spot is also a good area for picnics and quality relaxation.

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