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Lake Jackson Historical Museum
Lake Jackson Historical Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Texas
Museum in Lake Jackson, TX USA

Explore the unique history of the city of Lake Jackson at the 12,000 square foot Museum. The Museum chronicles the rich history of the city with interactive exhibits and high-tech displays.


The Center For Arts & Sciences
The Center For Arts & Sciences Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Texas
Science Museum in Clute, TX USA

The Brazopsort Center for the Arts & Sciences is a 45,000 square foot cultural and educational complex located in the heart of the Brazosport Texas area. The Brazosport Center Stages has the oldest theater group on the Texas Coast. Center Stages is a non-profit group organized to promote the theatrical arts, produce live performances, host workshops and provide educational opportunities for all.

Sea Center Texas
Sea Center Texas Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Texas
Aquarium in Lake Jackson, TX USA

a state of the art marine fish hatchery and visitory center, located on 60 acres in Lake Jackson. The Center's facility includes a educational aquarium and the largest red drum hatchery in the world.

Wonder World Park
Wonder World Park Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Texas
Tour in San Marcos, TX USA

Go deep underground in the nation's only example of an earthquake-formed cave. Exit by the "Stratavator and ride high into the sky to the Tejas Observation Tower. Be amazed by the topsy-turvy world of the Anti-Gravity House where even water flows uphill.

Aquarena Center
Aquarena Center Top Attraction!
Tour in San Marcos, TX USA

1,000 springs bubble to the surface to form the headwaters of the San Marcos River. Walk the Wetlands Boardwalk on a self-guided tour, take a historic glass bottom boat ride, or paddle a glass bottom kayak to marvel at underwater marine life.


Wyler Aerial Tramway
Wyler Aerial Tramway Top Attraction!
Sport in El Paso, TX USA

The Wyler Aerial Tramway at Franklin Mountains State Park features an aerial cable car situated on 195.742 acres of rugged mountain and rock formations on the east side of the Franklin Mountains. Visitors can purchase tickets at the tramway station to ride a gondola that will transport them to the top of Ranger Peak. The Swiss made gondolas travel on a 2,600 feet long, 1 3/8 inch diameter steel cable.

San Marcos River
San Marcos River Top Attraction!
Recreation in San Marcos, TX USA

Shaded by giant cypress trees and a refreshing 72 degrees year-round, the crystal clear San Marcos River is the perfect place to jump in and cool off. Rent a tube or kayak and navigate its length, or just float about in the deep-water pools.

San Jacinto Monument And Museum
San Jacinto Monument And Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Houston, TX
Museum in La Porte, TX USA

Experience the world's tallest monument tower. Witness revolution in the Jesse H. Jones Theatre for Texas Studies. Discover our nation's past among the museum's many exhibits and antiquities. And walk the battlefield that gave birth to the American West! There's something for everyone at the San Jacinto Museum of History. Experience the world's tallest memorial column, witness revolution in the Jesse H. Jones Theatre for Texas Studies. Discover our nation's past among the museum's exhibits and antiquities.

Port Aransas Museum
Port Aransas Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Corpus Christi, TX
Museum in Port Aransas, TX USA



National Museum of The Pacific War
National Museum of The Pacific War Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Texas
Museum in Fredericksburg, TX USA

The Pacific War. On the battlefield and on the home front, ordinary Americans took up the challenge to turn back the greatest threat to freedom and democracy of the Twentieth Century. Their achievement is our story.

Lyndon B. Johnson State And National Parks And Historic Site
Lyndon B. Johnson State And National Parks And Historic Site Top Attraction!
Historic Site in Stonewall, TX USA

Stonewall, Texas, is home to the LBJ State and National Parks. Lyndon B. Johnson, the 36th President of the United States, was born in the Texas Hill Country and he returned to his beloved home at every opportunity. Today, visitors can walk in his footsteps and relive history at the LBJ State and National Parks and Historic Site.

Ellen Noel Art Museum
Ellen Noel Art Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Odessa, TX
Museum in Odessa, TX USA

Museum featuring a diverse collection of local and international art. An affiliate of the Smithsonian, the museum has rotating exhibits from art from different time periods throughout the world.

Kemah Boardwalk
Kemah Boardwalk Top Attraction!
Theme Park in Kemah, TX USA

Amusement rides, carnival games, family fun events, boating and a full marina are available in this magnificent waterfront setting. Voted one of Forbes Top 10 Texas attractions. Amusement rides, carnival games, family fun events, boating and a full marina are available in this magnificent waterfront setting.

Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas
Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Irving, TX
Shopping in Irving, TX USA

Newly opened copper-clad convention center in Las Colinas. Marking the innovative future of meetings and events, the new Irving Convention Center is equipped with nearly 100,000 square feet of meeting and exhibit space.

The Mustangs of Las Colinas
The Mustangs of Las Colinas Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Irving, TX
Art Museum in Irving, TX USA

Largest equestrian sculpture in the world. The Mustangs of Las Colinas, the largest equestrian sculpture in the world, is a breathtakingly realistic bronze sculpture of nine wild mustangs running across a granite stream at Williams Square Plaza in Las Colinas. This is a mustsee for residents and visitors alike.

Historic Granbury Square
Historic Granbury Square Top Attraction!
Historic Site in Granbury, TX USA

Mid to late 1800's period architecture with merchants, restaurants and attractions and an award-winning Courthouse

Stonetree Golf Club
Stonetree Golf Club Top Attraction!
Golf in Killeen, TX USA

Stonetree Golf Club of Killeen is laid out over rolling terrainwith a wide variety of trees and several small lakes withbeautiful fountains. The state-of-the-art practice facility at Stonetree Golf Club is unrivaled in this area. This practice facility includes: double ended driving range, with a 1.

Dick's Classic Garage Auto Museum and Event Center
Dick's Classic Garage Auto Museum and Event Center Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Texas
Museum in San Marcos, TX USA

With three decades of models dating back to 1929, Dick's Classic Garage is home to more than 65 pristine, classic cars. The collection is a tribute to the American passion with the automobile and presents many of the finest cars ever made in the U.S.

Concordia Cemetery
Concordia Cemetery Top Attraction!
Historic Site in El Paso, TX USA

Buried here are over 60,000 people including gunfighter John Wesley Hardin, Buffalo Soldiers, Texas Rangers, Civil War Veterans, early Mormon pioneers, Florida (Lady Flo) Wolf and more. Known as Concordia during the 1840s, this area was the home of Chihuahua trader Hugh Stephenson. In 1856 his wife, Juana (Ascarate), was buried in what is now part of Concordia Cemetery.

Butler Longhorn Museum
Butler Longhorn Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Houston, TX
Museum in League City, TX USA

The Butler Longhorn Museum highlights the birthplace of the Butler longhorn cattle bloodline that originated in League City. The Butler Longhorn Museum highlights the birthplace of the Butler longhorn cattle bloodline that originated in League City by documenting the rich and diverse multicultural heritage of League City through the stories of the original ranching and farming families.

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Best Places to Stay in Texas


Comfort Suites Austin Airport
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From $75 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Home2 Suites By Hilton San Angelo
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From $71 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Free Breakfast.
Homewood Suites by Hilton North Houston/Spring
Guest Score:
From $99 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Mainstay Suites
Guest Score:
From $90 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Residence Inn By Marriott Corpus Christi
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From $107 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.

Best Time to Visit Texas


The best time to visit Texas is in the summer and fall. Summer temperatures are warm with averages in the low 80's and highs in the low 90's. Nights are mild with lows in the low 70's. Fall temperatures are cool with averages in the low 60's and highs in the low 70's. Fall nights are cool with lows in the low 50's.

Visit Texas in the springSpring Summer Visit Texas in the fallFall Winter


Monthly Temperatures in Texas


Month Low Avg High
January 37.1 47.7 58.3
February 41.0 52.1 63.2
March 48.1 59.4 70.6
April 55.4 66.6 77.6
May 63.9 74.2 84.4
June 70.8 80.9 90.9
July 73.5 83.8 93.9
August 72.9 83.2 93.4
September 67.4 77.7 87.9
October 57.8 68.6 79.4
November 47.1 57.7 68.2
December 39.1 49.7 60.2

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