Cowboys, austere desert landscapes and the Rio Grande River only paint a small yet iconic portion of the picture in Texas. In fact, the nation's second largest state is vast not only in size, but in variety. Nature lovers hike the piney woods in East Texas. Art lovers immerse themselves in Degas and Picasso art museums in Dallas and Houston. Add in the musical mecca of Austin and the staggering natural beauty of Big Bend National Park, and you’ve got a destination worth exploring, partner!