Austin prides itself on giving all comers a warm welcome: punks and honky-tonkers, environmentalists and SUV drivers, cowboy boots and Birkenstocks
San Antonio wouldn't be what it is without the combined cultures of historic Texas ranchers and Mexican settlers.
Dallas has come to symbolize the kind of place where larger-than-life characters live out the American dream, making everything seem bigger and better in Big D.
The Lone Star State is said to have some of the best BBQ in America. For three days, I drove to as many BBQ joints as I could. Check out this slideshow of where I went, and whose `Q was the best.