The Lone Star State is well known as the heart of America, always striving to do things bigger and better. The state is formed of a wide range of terrain, including deserts, pine forest, and the Rio Grande which spans the border with Mexico. Austin, the state's capital, is known for its thriving music scene and the LBJ Presidential Library. It is also home to the Texas State Capitol building, as well as an excellent State History Museum and an extensive hiking and biking trail. It’s also the perfect place for a country cottage getaway. With an up and coming wine country situated around Fredericksburg and a whole host of national parks including Big Bend, where better to escape the hustle and bustle of city life?