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Alabama and Coushatta Indian Reservation

Alabama and Coushatta Indian Reservation
Dallardsville, Polk County, Texas
The Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas is a Federally recognized tribe of Alabama and Koasati in Polk County, Texas. These peoples are descended from members of the historic Muscogee or Creek Confederacy.

Art Car Museum

Art Car Museum
Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77007
The ArtCar Museum is a private museum of contemporary art located in Houston, Texas. The museum, nicknamed the "Garage Mahal," opened in February, 1998.

AT&T Stadium

AT&T Stadium
Arlington, Tarrant County, Texas, 76011
AT&T Stadium, formerly known as Cowboys Stadium, is a city-owned 85,000-seat capacity stadium with a retractable roof. It serves as the home of the Dallas Cowboys of the NFL.

Austin Zoo

Austin Zoo
Austin, Travis County, Texas, 78736
Austin Zoo is a non-profit rescue zoo and located in southwestern unincorporated Travis County, Texas. The mission of Austin Zoo is to assist animals in need through rescue, conservation, and education.

Aztec Theater

Aztec Theater
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas
Built in 1926, the Aztec Theater is a exotic-themed movie palace. It is decorated with vibrantly-colored columns, sculptures, furnishings and murals, many of which are authentic reproductions of Meso-American artifacts.

Bank of America Plaza

Bank of America Plaza
Dallas, Texas
Bank of America Plaza was completed in 1985 and is the tallest building in the city, measuring over 900 feet (275 meters), with 72 stories.

Bishop's Palace (Gresham's Castle)

Bishop's Palace (Gresham's Castle)
Galveston, Galveston County, Texas
This ornate Victorian house has been listed by the Library of Congress as one of the fourteen most representative Victorian structures in the nation. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Galveston owns the house and offers tours.

Bullock Texas State History Museum

Bullock Texas State History Museum
Austin, Travis County, Texas, 78701
The Bullock Texas State History Museum is a history museum in Austin, Texas. The museum is dedicated to interpreting the continually unfolding "Story of Texas" to the broadest possible audience through meaningful educational experiences.

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston
Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77006
The Contemporary Arts Museum – Houston is a not-for-profit institution in the Museum District, Houston, Texas, founded in 1948, dedicated to presenting contemporary art to the public.

Czech Center Museum Houston

Czech Center Museum Houston
Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77004
The Czech Center Museum Houston is a 20,000-square-foot multifunctional cultural organization located in the Museum District of Houston, Texas, committed to the education and celebration of Czech and Slovakian culture, art, and history.

Dealey Plaza

Dealey Plaza
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas
The site is considered the place where city founder John Neely Bryan first established a trading post. It is also the location of President John F. Kennedy's assassination on November 22, 1963.

Downtown Aquarium - Houston

Downtown Aquarium - Houston
Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77002
Downtown Aquarium is a public aquarium and restaurant located in Houston, Texas that was developed from two Houston landmarks: Fire Station No. 1 and the Central Waterworks Building.

Downtown Houston Tunnel System

Downtown Houston Tunnel System
Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77010
The Houston tunnel system is a network of subterranean, climate-controlled, pedestrian walkways that links 95 full city blocks 20 feet (6 m) below Houston's downtown streets.

Ellington Airport

Ellington Airport
Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77034
Ellington Airport is a public and military use airport in Harris County, Texas. It is owned by the City of Houston's department of aviation and Houston Airport System.

Galveston Seawall

Galveston Seawall
Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, 77550
Constructed in 1902, the Galveston Seawall was built after the Galveston Hurricane of 1900 for protection from future hurricanes. The seawall is 10 miles (16 km) long. It is approximately 17 feet (5.2 m) high, and 16 feet (4.9 m) thick at its base.

Holocaust Museum Houston

Holocaust Museum Houston
Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77004
The Holocaust memorial museum is the fourth largest in the U.S. and opened in 1996.

Houston Arboretum & Nature Center

Houston Arboretum & Nature Center
Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77024
The Houston Arboretum and Nature Center is a non-profit arboretum and nature center located in Memorial Park, Houston, Texas. It is open daily with free admission.

Houston Museum of Natural Science

Houston Museum of Natural Science
Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77030
The Houston Museum of Natural Science is a natural history museum located on the northern border of Hermann Park in Houston, Texas.

Houston Zoo

Houston Zoo
Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77030
The Houston Zoo is a 55-acre zoological park located within Hermann Park in Houston, Texas. The zoo houses over 6,000 animals from 900 species. It is the second most visited zoo in the United States.

John F. Kennedy Memorial

John F. Kennedy Memorial
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, 75202
Funded by private donations and designed by Philip Johnson in 1970, the open-roofed square room of four solemn walls contains a black marble slab, engraved with the words "John Fitzgerald Kennedy."

JPMorgan Chase Tower

JPMorgan Chase Tower
Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77002
The JPMorgan Chase Tower is a 305.4-meter (1,002-foot), 2,243,013-square-foot (208,382.7 m2), 75-story skyscraper at 600 Travis Street in Downtown Houston, Texas.

Laguna Gloria

Laguna Gloria
Austin, Travis County, Texas, 78703
The Contemporary Austin - Laguna Gloria is the former home of Clara Driscoll and site of a 1916 Italianate-style villa on the shores of Lake Austin in Austin, Texas.

Lone Star Flight Museum

Lone Star Flight Museum
Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77034
The Lone Star Flight Museum, located in Houston, Texas, is an aerospace museum that displays more than 24 historically significant aircraft, and many artifacts related to the history of flight.

Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center

Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center
Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77058
The Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center (JSC) is NASA's center for human spaceflight training, research, and flight control. The center consists of a complex of one hundred buildings and is popularly known by its central function "Mission Control."

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum
Austin, Travis County, Texas, 78705
The Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum is the presidential library and museum of Lyndon Baines Johnson, the 36th President of the United States (1963–1969).

Main Building (University of Texas at Austin)

Main Building (University of Texas at Austin)
Austin, Travis County, Texas, 78705
The Main Building (known colloquially as The Tower) is a structure at the center of the University of Texas at Austin campus in Downtown Austin, Texas.

Mayfield–Gutsch Estate

Mayfield–Gutsch Estate
Austin, Travis County, Texas, 78703
The Mayfield–Gutsch Estate, now named Mayfield Park, is a historic cottage, gardens and nature preserve in west Austin, Texas on a bluff overlooking Lake Austin.

Memorial Park

Memorial Park
Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77007
Memorial Park, a municipal park in Houston, Texas, is one of the largest urban parks in the United States. Opened 97 years ago in 1924, the park covers approximately 1,466 acres (5.9 km2).

Mexic-Arte Museum

Mexic-Arte Museum
Austin, Travis County, Texas, 78701
Mexic-Arte Museum is a fine arts museum in Austin, Texas. The Mission of the organization is to enrich and educate the community through the presentation and promotion of traditional and contemporary Mexican, Latino, and Latino art and culture.

National Museum of Funeral History

National Museum of Funeral History
Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77090
The National Museum of Funeral History is a museum in Houston, Texas, that contains a collection of artifacts and relics that aim to "educate the public and preserve the heritage of death care." The 35,000-square-foot museum opened in 1992.

Rothko Chapel

Rothko Chapel
Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77006
The Rothko Chapel is a non-denominational chapel in Houston, Texas, founded by John and Dominique de Menil. The interior serves not only as a chapel, but also as a major work of modern art.

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Harris County, Texas
This battlefield and its monument commemorate the Battle of San Jacinto where the Republic of Texas won its independence from Mexico on April 21, 1836.

San Jacinto Monument

San Jacinto Monument
La Porte, Harris County, Texas
The San Jacinto Monument is a 570 foot (173.7 m) high column topped with a 220 ton star that commemorates the site of the Battle of San Jacinto, the decisive battle of the Texas Revolution. It is the second tallest monument in the United States.

South Austin Popular Culture Center

South Austin Popular Culture Center
Austin, Travis County, Texas, 78702
The Austin Museum of Popular Culture is a Texas 501(c)(3) nonprofit organisation dedicated to collecting, preserving, and exhibiting art and memorabilia that reflect Austin's eclectic contributions to popular culture worldwide.

Space Center Houston

Space Center Houston
Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77058
Space Center Houston is a science museum which serves as the official visitor center of NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston.

Texas Governor's Mansion

Texas Governor's Mansion
Austin, Travis County, Texas, 78701
The Texas Governor's Mansion, is a historic home for the Governor of Texas in downtown Austin, Texas. Designed by prominent architect Abner Cook, it was built in 1854 and has been the home of every governor since 1856.

Texas State Capitol

Texas State Capitol
Austin, Travis County, Texas, 78701
The Texas State Capitol, completed in 1888, contains the offices and chambers of the Texas Legislature and the Office of the Governor. The Texas State Capitol is 308 feet (94 m) tall, making it the sixth tallest state capitol in the country.

The Alamo

The Alamo
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas
The full name of the site was San Antonio de Valero Mission. It was build by the Spanish in the 1700's for the education and conversion of local Native Americans.

The Galleria

The Galleria
Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77056
The Galleria is an upscale mixed-use urban development and shopping mall located in the Uptown District of Houston, Texas.

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77005
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is one of the largest museums in the United States. The permanent collection of the museum spans more than 6,000 years of history with approximately 70,000 works from six continents.

Tower of the Americas

Tower of the Americas
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, 78205
Tower of the Americas is a 750 feet (229 meter) high observation tower with a restaurant. Designed by San Antonio architect O'Neil Ford, the tower was built as the theme structure of the 1968 World's Fair, HemisFair '68.

USS Stewart (DE-238)

USS Stewart (DE-238)
Galveston, Galveston County, Texas
USS Stewart (DE-238) is an Edsall class destroyer escort. It is one of only two preserved U.S. destroyer escorts and the only surviving example of her class.

Texas

Texas State Flag
Postal Code: TX
Capital City: Austin
Became a State:
Population: 27,469,114*
Area: 268,596.46 miles2 (695,665.53 km2)

* 2015 est. U.S. Census Bureau
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Most Popular Texas Landmarks

  1. The Alamo
  2. AT&T Stadium
  3. San Jacinto Monument
  4. Alabama and Coushatta Indian Reservation
  5. Galveston Seawall
  6. Bank of America Plaza
  7. Tower of the Americas
  8. USS Stewart (DE-238)
  9. Bishop's Palace (Gresham's Castle)
  10. John F. Kennedy Memorial

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