In honor of Texas' Independence Day, we put together a slideshow of all things Teas.
The Ferris wheel at the annual State Fair of Texas, held each year in Dallas.
Visit the Johnson Space Center in Houston to see this full-scale replica of the space shuttle orbiter.
A Texas longhorn cow, the iconic mascot of the University of Texas at Austin, and the official symbol of Fort Worth, TX (nicknamed 'cowtown').
Visit the Texas State Capitol in Austin to see an extraordinary example of late 19th-century public architecture.
People mill around 6th street during 2010's South by Southwest -- a festival dedicated to music, film and interactive media held each year in Austin.
A row of cowboy boots for sale in a Dallas Western-wear store.
Check out the nightly bat exodus from the Congress Ave bridge in Austin.
A row of oil pumpjacks standing against the Texas sky.
Fans cheer the beloved Dallas Cowboys at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington.
A cowgirl races around the barrel at a rodeo. Be sure to check out the Houston Rodeo, the world's biggest live entertainment and livestock exhibition, held each March.
Don't leave Texas without tearing into a rack of BBQ ribs.
The Alamo Dome in San Antonio. Pay a visit to the site where a small band of Texans held out for 13 days against the Centralist army of General Antonio López de Santa Anna during the Battle of the Alamo in 1836.
An old corridor at the Alamo.
Visit the AT&T Center, home of the NBA's San Antonio Spurs.
Escape from downtown San Antonio by taking a stroll along the Riverwalk, located one story below the rest of the city.