Are you considering moving to Texas or have you just moved here and you’re wondering what’s so special about it? We break down 10 reasons why we think the Lone Star State is a pretty great state to live in!
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know about the NASA program. You can visit the Johnson Space Center and enjoy attractions such as the Space Center Theater, NASA Tour, and more!
Tex-Mex is a treat for your taste buds. This type of cooking combines the flavors of Texas and Mexico in a plethora of dishes you’re sure to enjoy! There are several restaurants around town that specialize in this type of fare so you’re sure to find a place that you love.
The south is known for its “Southern Hospitality” and Texas is no exception. When our neighbors in Louisiana experienced the Hurricane Katrina disaster, Texas welcomed its refugees to help them get out of harm’s way. Some even chose to make Texas their permanent home.
With a state so big, we’ve got a lot to offer. You can find mountains, canyons, piney forests, beautiful desert landscapes, the Great Plains, gorgeous coastal plains, and even swamps (if that’s your thing!).
According to the World Bank and the U.S. Department of Commerce, it is estimated that Texas’s GDP (gross domestic product) is at $1.14 trillion, which makes it the world’s 14th largest economy. Texas also has more Fortune 500 companies than any other state in the union.
Texas has some sizable homes that don’t cost half as much as homes in California or other states. With such an abundance of land and no sales tax on food items, what’s not to love about Texas?
Texas has plenty of sunshine and if you dislike gloomy weather, Texas is the place for you!
You’ll find that, especially in the bigger cities like Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, and Austin, there’s a melting pot of people from all over the world who’ve chosen to call Texas their home.
It has a lot to offer in terms of things to do, jobs, places to see, and more! Texas is the place to be but it’s possible we’re a little biased about it…