Texas

Find Texas travel tips, stories, maps, videos and news for unusual tourist attractions and sights.

Featured Attractions

  • Tex Randall, Big Texan

    Tex Randall, Big Texan

    Canyon, Texas

    Lanky, slouching cowboy giant, standing since 1959.

  • Barney Smith's Toilet Seat Art Museum

    Barney Smith's Toilet Seat Art Museum

    San Antonio, Texas

    Well into his 90s, retired plumber-turned-artist continues to fill his garage museum.

  • Big Texan Steak Ranch

    Big Texan Steak Ranch

    Amarillo, Texas

    Competitive Eating Heritage Trail: swallow a 72-oz. steak in an hour and it's free!

  • National Museum of Funeral History

    National Museum of Funeral History

    Houston, Texas

    Caskets, hearses, and other funeral industry regalia, including JFK's original Eternal Flame and a waxy Pope and Lincoln lying in their coffins.

  • 13 Ton Boulder Carved Into John Wayne's Head

    13 Ton Boulder Carved Into John Wayne's Head

    Lubbock, Texas

    A boulder that nearly caused carnage on a California freeway was transformed into a long-lasting indoor tribute to The Duke.

  • Million Barrel Museum

    Million Barrel Museum

    Monahans, Texas

    Huge cement-lined hole in the ground, built when there was so much oil in West Texas that the oil companies didn't know where to put it.

  • Groom Cross

    Groom Cross

    Groom, Texas

    Heaven-scraping billboard of faith in the Texas panhandle.

  • American Wind Power Center and Museum

    American Wind Power Center and Museum

    Lubbock, Texas

    Large collection of historic windmills and a modern wind turbine.

  • National Border Patrol Museum

    National Border Patrol Museum

    El Paso, Texas

    US Border Patrol history -- protecting the nation's edges with its expertise and the latest technology.

  • Mt. Blanco Fossil Museum

    Mt. Blanco Fossil Museum

    Crosbyton, Texas

    Largest Creation Fossil Museum in the world. Run by Joe Taylor, who has devoted considerable effort to proving that Man and Dinosaur walked together.

  • Cadillac Ranch

    Cadillac Ranch

    Amarillo, Texas

    Popular Route 66 car artwork is also a spray paint free-for-all.

  • Devil's Rope Museum

    Devil's Rope Museum

    McLean, Texas

    Everything you ever wanted to know about barbed wire.

  • Ezekiel Airship

    Ezekiel Airship

    Pittsburg, Texas

    A century after a preacher-inventor built an airship described in the Bible, this museum exhibits a replica near where it flew -- before the Wright Brothers!

  • Buckhorn Saloon

    Buckhorn Saloon and Museum

    San Antonio, Texas

    Thousands of dead animals and dead animal parts for your enjoyment. Don't miss the 4,000-antler chandelier and the chair made for Teddy Roosevelt out of 62 pair of buffalo horns.

Videos from the Road

Videos.Road trip clips, owner rants, art and junk in Texas Videos.

Select a state/province:

Previous: Tennessee | Next: Utah

Offbeat Landmarks and Oddities

Choice field reports and tips. Also see: Complete list of Texas attractions.

November 24, 2014

My Sights

Create and Save Your Own Crazy Road Trip!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Alabama's Housewife-Whacking Meteorite, Tuscaloosa, Alabama (Nov 24-30, 2014)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from RoadsideAmerica.com. Subscribe now!
RoadsideAmerica.com Hotel & Motel Finder

Special online rates for hotels & motels.

Book Online Now