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. The city of Dallas has a wide range of attractions. The Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens offer a wide range of paths and flora to view, the Sixth Floor Museum provides fascinating information about the assassination of President Kennedy, and the George W. Bush Presidential Library provides information about one of Texas’ most famous men. 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?