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Must-See Sites for Winter Texans


Every year, south Texas welcomes home its honorary citizens from the North. If you're a Winter Texan, there are plenty of must-see sites to visit during your stay. Here are a few recommendations:


The Riverwalk in San Antonio: The Riverwalk is a network of walkways along the San Antonio River that winds its way through the city's downtown. It's a great place to stroll, dine, and shop. You'll also find some of San Antonio's most popular attractions, such as the Alamo, along the Riverwalk.


The Alamo: The Alamo is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most popular tourist destinations in Texas. The Alamo is the site of the famous 1836 battle for Texas independence, and it's also home to a museum that tells the story of the battle and its significance.


Gruene: Gruene is a charming, historic town located in the Texas Hill Country. It's home to the oldest operating dance hall in Texas and a variety of shops, restaurants, and bed and breakfasts.


Fredericksburg: Fredericksburg is another charming Hill Country town that's known for its German heritage and wineries. It's also home to the National Museum of the Pacific War, which tells the story of the Pacific Theater of World War II.


The Painted Churches: The Painted Churches of Texas are a collection of historic churches that are known for their colorful, ornate interiors. These churches are located throughout the state, but many can be found in the Hill Country.


NASA: For those interested in space and science, a visit to NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston is a must. You can tour the facilities, see real spacecraft, and learn about the history of human spaceflight.


Progreso Mexico: For those looking to experience a different culture, a day trip to Progreso, Mexico is a great option. Progreso is a small town located on the border at Donna, TX. You will find shopping, dining, and great margaritas!


These are just a few of the many must-see sites that Winter Texans can visit during their stay in Texas. Whether you're interested in history, culture, or just looking for a relaxing getaway, Texas has something for everyone to enjoy. But don’t go alone. Visit Rockporttours.com to see which day trips they have departing from the Corpus Christi area. The cost is affordable and best of all you don’t have to drive!

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