Creating something that captures the essence of Texas is no small feat. The Academy Award nominated movie Boyhood (2014) was shot over 12 years with the same actors and filmed at various places across the Lone Star state. Native Texan and director Richard Linklater chose the film locations that embodied the state he grew up in. Whether or not you have seen Boyhood, check out these incredible places that capture the spirit of Texas!
The City of Houston is filled with different kinds of people and therefore, contains different types of art. However, some Houston art is more offbeat than others. While you are exploring the fourth largest city in America, write these down as must-see places and look forward to seeing unusual art in Houston!
As it is home to hundreds of thousands of restaurants, Texas is full of diverse, unique, eclectic, strange, and downright crazy eateries. Hundreds of these have been featured on popular TV shows like Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, Man vs Food, and Unique Eats and showcase the cuisine melting pot that is Texas. Next time you are looking for a challenging meal, an adventurous menu, big time flavor, a Mexican food oasis, or a “damn good” gastropub/icehouse, visit one of these television-worthy restaurants near you.
There are many parks made for relaxation and adventure in Texas when you are traveling. However, there are some parks that are just as individualistic as the Lone Star State itself. Whether you like nature, art, history or want to experience something new, there is something for everyone at these offbeat parks in Texas!