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Visitors from all around the world wait for winter to start in Texas. With Christmas around the corner, the city gets decorated with colorful lights and wonderful flowers. Tourism at this time of the year hits its peak, boosting the Tourism Capita income for the city. Now is the celebration time and believe me when I say this; Texas people sure know how to celebrate.

So, here we present to you, a list of some interesting places that you must visit in Texas, this winter;

The Enchanted Rock:

Just north of Fredericksburg in the Texas Hill Country, the Enchanted Rock sits proudly. It is clearly one of the largest natural rock formations in the United States. The title "National Natural Landmark." was given to the Rock site in 1970 and was then included in the Texas State Park Systems. Thousands of tourists get attracted annually, to the Enchanted Rock with also features a dome, which rises 425 feet above the surface.

The site offers various adventurous activities which include Hiking, Camping, Tent Camping and Rock Climbing. You would find some private rock climbing tour experts on the site, who can help you climb the rock. Of course, you'd have to pay them according to them. The site is open for visitation purposes, seven days a week and closes 30 minutes later the sunset. However, the place remains closed on the multiple occasions of public hunts.

Vitruvian Lights:

If you love bright and well-lit places at night, then Addison is the place for you. The Vitruvian Park in Addison features various events at this time of the year. Winters are something special for these folks. The park gets decorated with alluring lights all over the place. In fact, at the event nights, you'd be able to witness 550 trees all twinkling with colorful lights. You can get detailed information about all the events at their official calendar here - http://www.vitruvianpark.com/events/event-calendar/

The Alamo:

The building from the Texas Revolution. It is not only an important historical legacy but also the most popular tourism spot. The place attracts approximately 2.5 million tourists annually. The building moved twice from its place of the construct which was near the headwaters of San Pedro Creek. The great battle of Alamo was fought after a century of building the building which makes it am great craft from the past.At Present the place is owned by the Government of Texas and operated by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas. The area is open on all the days of the year. However, it remains closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas day. Timings for the visitation are as follows;

Monday through Saturday - 9 a.m to 10:30 p.m

Sundays - 10 a.m to 10:30 p.m

The closing time for the months June, July and August is 7 p.m.

The Light Festival:

Lights can be impressive, and a real masterpiece of lights can be seen at the Light Festival of Moody Gardens in Galveston. The place is lit up with approx 1 million small LEDs. It is said that here, the lights dances and sing all the night. The Festival starts from November 14 till January 10 at Galveston, Moody Gardens. It is recommended that you visit this place once in your lifetime.

Houston Galleria:

The greatest attraction here is a 55-foot tall Christmas tree that you certainly can't miss. The tree has 450,000 lights and 5,000 ornaments on itself, making it the most adorable thing you can will see in the area. Also, you get to snow skate on the sink while watching the tree and don't forget the Christmas shopping that you can do here.
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