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Recent Texas reviews

  • Little bit of paradise

    "From the beginning to the end all was excellent. The location was within walking distance to almost everything. The interior was lovely, clean, and decorated beautifully. The beds were very comfortable and the neighborhood was quiet. I go to Port A at least 1 to 2 times a year. We love the area and Island time is so relaxing. This will be my new home away from home. Thanks Melanie for having such a great place to stay. See you soon. Yes, I would recommend this property! Lynda"
    Guest: Lynda C. Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: November 19, 2014
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  • Great Place!

    "A quiet escape from SXSW. Plenty of room to stretch out. Excellent hosts."
    Guest: Noah Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: March 18, 2014
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  • Family Fun Time!!

    "This condo was AWESOME! And the views were AMAZING! For the price of a hotel room, we stayed in this cute 2 bedroom condo. The deck is huge as it spans the entire 24 feet of the condo. My daughter would've slept out there if we had let her. My dog ran laps. Its big.. It was just the three of us and the dog, but there was plenty of room for several others and it not feel crowded. The extra half bath is a life saver! The kitchen is full size, not one of those hotel mini-things. I gladly cooked breakfast both days and dinner on the patio is worth the rental cost alone! The beach is literally 2 minutes away. And I mean a real beach, not a spit of sand in front of the seawall. There's nothing like a morning run with the pooch watching the sun rise with the fishermen, and a few revelers still at it from the night before... We also visited Schlitterbahn, which is also just a 5 minute drive from the condo. This place has it all and we will be back!"
    Guest: Rocky M. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 21, 2014
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  • Wedding Central

    "We used to live in Corpus Christi and came back for our daughter's wedding. We wanted to be in town. Couldn't believe we were so blessed to find the Dolphin House! Part of the family stayed here...but it was also the meeting place for pre-activities. It was so wonderfully cozy and homey. So nice to come back to at the end of the day, relax and get a great night's sleep! Beautifully decorated...the bride and her girls got dressed here. So hoping we can make a return trip to CC and stay at the Dolphin House!"
    Guest: Jody B. Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: July 4, 2014
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Texas Travel Tips

Activities at Texas Beach Rentals

Texas's southeastern border runs along the Gulf of Mexico. It is one of the less populated areas of the state and a great vacation option. You can enjoy beautiful views that stretch out over the Gulf from Galveston beach house rentals or South Padre beach vacation rentals. There are many activities in the area including deep sea fishing, beachcombing and sailing. If you plan to visit the coastal regions, it is best to do so in the spring and early summer months when the weather is milder. It can be fun exploring the smaller coastal towns, and browsing antique shops and general stores for souvenirs.

Check out NileGuide for great local recommendations for all over the Lone Star State. They also offer free travel itineraries, great travel tips, and you can even ask locals in Texas your personal travel questions.

Traveling to Texas

Texas is one of the largest states in the U.S. The landscape ranges from desert plateaus in the north and west to low-lying floodplains in the south and east. Texas's southern border with Mexico follows the course of the Rio Grande River. There are two cities that serve as the major travel hubs to Texas. The Dallas Fort Worth International Airport provides access to the northern and central parts of Texas while Houston provides access to the south. Both these airport have regularly scheduled commercial flights with all major cities in North America. Dallas Fort Worth is the nation's second largest airport and the fourth largest worldwide. Because of its proximity to Central America and the Caribbean, both Dallas and Houston are often travel hubs for people to and from these destinations. Regional airports are located near Austin vacation rentals, San Antonio vacation rentals, Corpus Cristi, El Paso and Amarillo vacation homes. The distances overland in Texas are quite vast and most people choose to fly to the airport that is closest to their vacation destination and then drive from there. There is an extensive road network with interstate highways between the major cities. The major cities have a light rail transportation system that makes getting around easy. Taxis provide point to point transport in the cities and towns. Amtrak has three main rail routes that operate throughout Texas.

Visitors to Texas Lodging

Texas is home to sports teams in all four of the major sports leagues. There is a strong sports culture in the state and many visitors come to support their teams against the locals. Texas has a wide range of activities which attract the interests of many different travelers. There is a strong science influence and Houston is home to one of the major space monitoring stations in the United States. The Johnson Space Center houses a large portion of NASA's space research and operations. The information center is located in the Space Center Houston. This is a major attraction for people with an interest in space travel and scientific discovery. Texas Hill Country vacation rentals attract people who enjoy exploring the outdoors. There are many trails that can be explored on horseback or by hiking. Texas has numerous Civil War sites and those with an interest in American history can enjoy visiting the many museums, battle sites and historical monuments.

Best Time of Year to Visit Texas Vacation Rentals

Texas has a very varied landscape and climate. In general, it experiences a relatively warm climate year round. Daytime temperatures can get very hot and visitors need to make sure that they have adequate sun protection. The panhandle area is known as Tornado Alley as these natural phenomenon occur often in this region. In the summer months, you can also expect thunderstorms during the summer months. Occasionally tropical storms blow in from the Gulf of Mexico affecting the coastal cities and towns. Texas is a state that can be visited year round. Snow falls occur frequently in the northwestern parts and less often in the central regions.

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