Texas, the second largest state in the USA, is served by several large international airports, the most well known of which is Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. The airport is a major hub for a wide range of airlines; cheap flights to Texas regularly land at this airport. The airport is home to shops, restaurants and Wi-Fi Internet access. Hertz, Alamo and many other car rental agencies operate out of the airport. Taxis are available from Alamo Cab Company and Cowboy Cab Company, to name just two. The Trinity Railway Express (TRE) offers a commuter rail service to passengers on Texas flights while the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) offers a bus service to downtown Dallas.
Texas' road system is easy to navigate and it is for this reason that the majority of travellers to Texas pick up a rental vehicle. Amtrak operates several train lines to take tourists across the state while Greyhound provides a convenient intercity bus service. A range of other bus carriers, including TNM&O, Kerrville Bus Co., and Americanos also operate lines throughout the state. Taxi use is popular for travelling short distances. Texas Cab Company, United Cab Services and Yellow Cab Company offer taxis to visitors.
Travellers wishing to explore Texas' rich history may wish to take a visit to the San Jacinto Battleground State Historical Park in Houston. This beautiful state park is home to the 570 foot high San Jacinto Monument. The Fort Worth Stockyards provides the perfect day out for tourists who wanted to be cowboys when they were young. This attraction offers an insight into Texas' past. Families who have purchased airfare to Texas will rejoice in a trip to SeaWorld, San Antonio. Here, they will be treated to magnificent sea-themed shows. Wonderland Park in Amarillo and Joyland Amusement Park in Lubbock are popular with children visiting Texas with their families.
The Westgate Mall in Amarillo is a shopper's paradise. Home to 100 stores, visitors here are sure to find goods to take back home. In Dallas, the NorthPark Center is the place to be for those looking for an upmarket shopping experience. At NorthPark Center, 235 stores await visitors, including Neiman Marcus and Macys. In Austin, Chez Zee is an award-winning American bistro that must be visited by those on holiday in the area. Fine dining can be found at the 17 Restaurant in Houston. The Lizard Lounge in Dallas is where the best in electronic music can be found. It is here that young tourists on inexpensive flights to Texas can dance until the early hours of the morning.