Some theme parks are closed for the season.
North Texas occasionally freezes; South Texas rarely does.
Christmastime festivities statewide.
(late Mar–May & Sep–early Nov)
Best time of year to travel: the weather is less intense, everything is still open.
Spring is when most festival planners throw events, including rodeos.
Head to West Texas and parts of the Hill Country in fall for leaf-peeping.
Kids are out of school, so attractions are busiest.
Temperatures will be stiflingly hot outside, but everywhere inside has air-con.
Prime time for beaches, lakes and rivers.