15 Texas Activities That Should Be On Everyone's Bucket List

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Vote up the activities that you're going to add to your bucket list.

If you are planning a trip to the Lone Star State we assume you are ready to enjoy a nice hot day outside and eat amazing BBQ, right? Well, there's much more to the place than one can imagine, so we have a great list full of unforgettable Texas bucket list experiences for you.


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    5 VOTES

    Ride The Texas Giant!

    From Redditor u/talkingtoilet:

    [In Dallas],You gotta go to Six Flags and ride the Texas Giant.

    A show at Trees, Bomb Factory, Granada, the Opera House, or the Kessler.

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    Swim In The Pools

    From Redditor u/Darx92:

    [In Austin], visit one of the many amazing pool areas nearby (Hamilton Pool, Krause Springs, Twin Falls).

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    See A Cowboys Or Rangers Game

    From Redditor u/ARK4S:

    Try to get to a Cowboys or Rangers game; [their] stadiums are both in Arlington! Also, the Dallas Aquarium is amazing; I went when I was younger. I've heard amazing things about the Perot Museum [of Nature and Science] as well.

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    Tour Johnson Space Center

    From Redditor u/AeroSteveO:

    [Space Center Houston is] a small museum. They have some neat exhibits, but what you would really want to do through there is tour Johnson Space Center; the mission control center and SVMF [Space Vehicle Mockup Facility] are both pretty cool to see.

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    8 VOTES

    Attend A Houston Rodeo

    From a former Redditor:

    You should attend a Houston Rodeo. Also, the Art Car Parade, the Beer Can House, the Cistern and all the parks are worth checking out. Go on a, or several, St. Arnold’s pub crawls. 

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    4 VOTES

    Grab A 2-Foot-Long Hot Dog

    From Redditor u/msondo:

    [In Dallas]:

    Eat a 2-foot-long hot dog at Globe Life [Field].

    Eat a beef rib and drink a free beer at Cattleack BBQ.

    Eat a mangonada at Fruteria Cano.

    Eat a taco "de tripas doradas" at La Banqueta.

    Polish off an entire bottle of whiskey at a BYOB.