Where Texas Heritage Comes to Life

Be inspired by our partners – the communities, attractions and events that offer a true Authentic Texas experience.


Founded by Martin de Leon in 1824, Victoria is one of the oldest cities in Texas and celebrates a rich, multi-cultural heritage.

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Spirit of Texas Winery

Come Relax & UnWINEd with Us!

Early, Texas

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Slaton Harvey House

Experience a legacy of luxury at the Slaton Harvey House Bed & Breakfast
Event Hall & Railroad Museum

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Friends of Gillespie County Country Schools

Travel this trail by car, motorcycle or bicycle to visit 16 former historic country schools and the Vereins Kirche (Community Church), a replica of the first school in Gillespie County on Market Square in Fredericksburg.

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Treasures are blooming at every turn in downtown Waxahachie. Every weekend something’s popping up.

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Texas Historical Commission

Discover the history of revolution and independence at the sites of Texas.

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Come experience it all in Waco, the Heart of Texas!

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Cedar Hill

Unsurpassed natural beauty, breathtaking views, awesome sports and outdoorable recreation!

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El Paso

See 400 years of history on the El Paso Mission Trail. San Elizario Chapel (above)

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Brownwood TX is where it all comes together! East meets west in this community where natural beauty & small town comfort abounds.

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Frontier Texas

Experience 90 minutes of hands-on Old West Adventure in Abilene.

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Visit Laredo

Discover the history behind Laredo’s famous streets, buildings and people. Your unforgettable trip with over 250 years of history begins here. Learn about guided tours.

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Discover this legendary land, where Texas heritage is both a birthright and a pastime.

Visit Abilene


Grapevine, Texas – Vintage Texas Have fun close to home in Grapevine where there’s something for everyone.

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Texas Star Trading

Texas books. Texas gourmet. T-shirts. Socks. Gift baskets. Souvenirs. Puzzles. Games. For Home, Kitchen, Kids.

Texas Star Trading Company


Once the largest town between Fort Worth and El Paso; known for coal, bricks and oil. Get a glimpse of another time at the Gordon Center.

Visit Thurber


We’ve got just the event for you & the crew. Find them all at discoverdenton.com.

Visit Denton

White-Pool House Museum

Visit the oldest remaining structure in Odessa, Texas; built in 1887, restored to its original state and represents two major eras of Odessa history.

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San Angelo

An Oasis in West Texas, Off the Beaten Path.

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Bell County Museum

Located in the heart of historic downtown Belton. Hands-on activities. Dig deep into the Gault Archeological Site. Always free admission!

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Come experience Ennis…
the bluebonnet spirit of Texas!

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Museum of the American G.I.

PRESERVE * HONOR * EDUCATE * Visit the museum in College Station and see History in Motion and Special Exhibits.

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Prehistoric Texas

Explore eight diverse sites including museums, a state park, a national monument and an active archeological dig.

Visit Prehistoric Texas

Visit Big Bend

Plan your adventure where history and nature come together.

Visit Big Bend

Armstrong County Museum

Bringing the history of the Texas Panhandle to life – from cowboys and Indians to cattle barons and railroads.

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Fredericksburg Events

Fredericksburg, Texas, is home to more than 400 festivals and special events each year, not to mention dozens of live music performances each week.

Fredericksburg Events


Alpine, Texas –
the heart of the Big Bend country.

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Visit Marfa

Tough to Get Here.
Tougher to Explain.
But Once You Get Here, You Get It.

Visit Marfa


Unique by nature, McKinney is home to one of the state’s largest historic districts.

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Feel the authentic German soul and see reminders of our heritage in the historic buildings along Main Street, the German cuisine at local restaurants and the welcoming spirit of our people.

Visit Fredericksburg, TX