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Austin, Texas

Austin is not only the capital of Texas, but also"The Live Music Capital of the World". The city on the Colorado River is famous for the many live bands that play in the numerous bars and pubs every evening. In contrast to the conservative, Texas surrounding area, Austin has an open, liberal, almost student atmosphere. It is not for nothing that the city's slogan is "Keep Austin Weird".

The most exciting music, film and interactive media artists gather in Austin during the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in March. The 14-day festival, which first took place in 1987, now enjoys an almost legendary status. If the Texas heat is particularly pressing, you should definitely visit Barton Springs - an outdoor pool in the middle of the river of a small tributary of the Colorado River, which is fed from a natural source. The most beautiful bars and restaurants in the city can be found on Sixth Street. The many hotels in Austin invite you to stay here longer. Accept the invitation - it's worth it.

From March to October, Austin becomes the"Bat City". Then the world's largest inner city bat population, with around 2 million animals, lingers in the city: When the sun slowly begins to disappear behind the skyscrapers, the delicate bats that live in the joints of the Congress Avenue Bridge in Downtown start their prey. At first only a few venture out, then suddenly they flock out in droves, so that it almost looks as if a deep black cloud of smoke moves over the Colorado River - a spectacle that is unique in the world and free of charge!

Useful information about Austin

  • Texas State Capitol
    At the time of its construction, the Texas State Capitol was the 7th largest building in the world. Even if it had to give up this status in the meantime, the impressive architecture has lost none of its splendor.
  • Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail
    An idyllic bike and pedestrian route along the Colorado River and a lake. Unusual serenity in the middle of the city. A great little park.
  • South by Southwest
    See tomorrow's stars today: South by Southwest, held annually in March, is a springboard for the world's most aspiring artists.
  • LBJ Presidential Library
    The acronym "LBJ" is the 36th President of the United States, Lyndon Baines Johnson. You can spend several exciting hours in the multimedia library, which is also a museum in honor of Johnson.
  • Bullock Texas In Bullock Texas,
    learn all about the changeful history of the Lone Star State, which in the meantime belonged to Spain and Mexico, but also fought for its own independence.
  • The Driskill
    The Driskill, the grand dame of Austins, has persisted in place since 1880 and is reminiscent of a bygone era. In the pompous building there is now a hotel including a bar, where you can get the possibly best Bloody Marys Austins.

Information about Austin

Foundation: 1835

Population: approx. 865,000

Area: 767 kmē

Height: 149 m above sea level

Time zone: Central Standard Time (CET -7 hours)

Intern. Airport: Austin – Bergstrom International Airport

Big Bend National Park, Texas

In western Texas, right on the border with Mexico, where the Rio Grande River forms a large loop, lies one of the hidden treasures of the United States - the Big Bend National Park.

The park, which Spanish explorers once called El Despoblado (German: the uninhabited state), presents itself to its visitors in an impressive variety: Here you will encounter the almost endless Chihuahua Desert, the Chisos Mountains, the slopes of which, with increasing height, become greener and more forested numerous magical canyons, altitude differences of over 1,500 m - and the mighty Rio Grande, the lifeline of this otherwise dry region.

The Rio Grande forms the natural border in the south and east of the park. At 2,400 m, Emory Peak is the highest peak in the park. In the mountains of the Chisos Mountains you will find excellent hiking trails. Countless bird species, desert rabbits, raccoons, white deer, coyotes, cougars and black bears are only a part of the animal world, which you can admire with a little luck. The Ross Maxwell Scenic Drive gives you the opportunity to experience the beauty of the park from your car. Stop at the numerous viewpoints and take the opportunity to dig deeper into the mountain landscapes and canyons.

Highlights in the Big Bend National Park

  • Santa Elena Canyon
    Probably the most spectacular canyon in the park. As you wade through the Rio Grande, the rocky cliffs to the left and right of you shoot at tremendous heights.
  • Chisos Mountains
    The only mountain range in the USA that is completely within a national park. Climb the 2,385 m high Emory Peak and enjoy the fabulous view.
  • Boquillas Canyon
    The Boquillas Canyon on the eastern edge of the park is not as big and rocky as the other canyons in the park, but still absolutely picturesque. Due to the often high water level, exploration by boat or kayak is recommended.
  • Lost Mine Trail
    On this approx. 8 km long hiking path (there and back) you get an excellent overview of the flora and fauna of the park. In addition, there are always great views during the hike.
  • Overview of hiking trails
    An overview of all hiking trails in the park. Find the trail that suits your needs.
  • Big Bend Visitor Centers
    The Visitor Centers are the heart of every park in the United States. Here you are provided with all sorts of useful information. There are three visitor centers in the Big Bend National Park.

Information about the Big Bend National Park

Foundation: 1944

Area: 3242.19 kmē

Height: 500 m - 2,300 m above sea level

Big Bend National Park

Big Bend National Park, mountainous nature reserve in the Chihuahua Desert on the Rio Grande in Texas; approx. 3000 km2, founded in 1944. The character plants include the creosote bush and species of yucca, agave and cactus, while the wildlife includes puma, coyote, umbilical cord and over 400 bird species. The landscape is impressive with desert, deep cut canyons and volcanic craters.

Brazos River

Brazos River, 2000 km long river in central Texas. From hydropower plants on the upper reaches of the river, the water supply to agriculture is regulated - especially the irrigated cotton cultivation.


College Name City Screenshot
Abilene Christian University Abilene, TX Abilene Christian University
Alamo Community College San Antonio, TX Alamo Community College
Alvin Community College Alvin , TX Alvin Community College
Amarillo College Amarillo, TX
Amberton University Garland, TX
Angelina College Lufkin, TX
Angelo State University San Angelo, TX
Arlington Baptist College Arlington, TX Arlington Baptist College
Austin College Sherman, TX Austin College
Austin Community College Austin, TX
Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary Jacksonville, TX
Bay Ridge Christian College Kendleton, TX
Baylor College of Dentistry Waco , TX
Baylor College of Medicine Waco , TX
Baylor University Waco , TX
Blinn College Brenham, TX
Bradford School of Business Houston, TX
Brazosport College Lake Jackson, TX
Brookhaven College Dallas, TX
Cedar Valley College Lancaster, TX
Central Texas College Killeen, TX
Clarendon College Clarendon, TX
Coastal Bend College Beeville, TX
College of the Mainland Texas City, TX
Collin County Community College McKinney, TX
Concordia College University - Austin Austin, TX
Criswell College Dallas, TX
Dallas Baptist University Dallas, TX
Dallas Christian College Dallas, TX
Dallas Theological Seminary Dallas, TX
Del Mar College Corpus Christi, TX
DeVry Institute of Technology - Dallas Irving, TX
East Texas Baptist University Marshall, TX
Eastfield College Mesquite, TX
El Centro College Dallas, TX
El Paso Community College El Paso, TX
Grayson County College Denison, TX
Hardin-Simmons University Abilene, TX
Hill College Hillsboro, TX
Houston Baptist University Houston, TX
Houston Community College - Central College Houston, TX
Houston Community College - Northeast College Houston, TX
Houston Community College - Northwest College Houston, TX
Houston Community College - Southeast College Houston, TX
Houston Community College - Southwest College Houston, TX
Howard Payne University Brownwood, TX
Huston-Tillotson College Austin, TX
Jarvis Christian College Hawkins, TX
Kilgore College Kilgore, TX
Lamar University Beaumont, TX
Laredo Community College Laredo, TX
Lee College Baytown, TX
LeTourneau University Longview, TX
Lon Morris College Jacksonville, TX
Lubbock Christian University Lubbock, TX
McLennan Community College Waco, TX
McMurry University Abilene, TX
Midland College Midland, TX
Midwestern State University Wichita Falls, TX
Mountain View College Dallas, TX
Navarro College Corsicana, TX
North Central Texas Community College Gainesville, TX
North Harris Montgomery Community College Houston, TX
North Lake College Irving, TX
Northeast Texas Community College Mt. Pleasant, TX
Odessa College Odessa, TX
Our Lady of the Lake University San Antonio, TX
Paris Junior College Paris , TX
Paul Quinn College Dallas, TX
Prairie View A&M University Prairie View, TX
Ranger College Ranger, TX
Rice University Houston, TX
Richland College Dallas, TX
Saint Edward's University Austin, TX
Saint Mary's University San Antonio, TX
Sam Houston State University Huntsville, TX
San Jacinto Community College Pasadena, TX
Schreiner College Kerrville, TX
South Plains College Levelland, TX
South Texas College of Law Houston, TX
South Texas Community College McAllen, TX
Southern Methodist University Dallas, TX
Southwest Texas Junior College Uvalde, TX
Southwestern Adventist University Keene , TX
Southwestern Assemblies of God University Waxahachie, TX
Southwestern Christian College Terrell, TX
Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas Dallas, TX
Southwestern University Georgetown, TX
Stephen F. Austin State University Nacogdoches, TX
Sul Ross State University Alpine, TX
Tarleton State University Stephenville, TX
Tarrant County College Fort Worth, TX
Temple College Temple, TX
Texarkana College Texarkana, TX
Texas A&M International University Laredo, TX
Texas A&M University - College Station College Station, TX
Texas A&M University - Commerce Commerce, TX
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi Corpus Christi, TX
Texas A&M University - Galveston Galveston, TX
Texas A&M University - Kingsville Kingsville, TX
Texas A&M University - Texarkana Texarkana, TX
Texas Children's Cancer Center Houston, TX
Texas Christian University Fort Worth, TX
Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Austin, TX
Texas Lutheran University Seguin, TX
Texas Southern University Houston, TX
Texas State Technical College - Harlingen Harlingen, TX
Texas State Technical College - Marshall Marshall, TX
Texas State Technical College West Texas Sweetwater, TX
Texas State University - San Marcos San Marcos, TX
Texas Tech University Lubbock, TX
Texas Tech University - Health Sciences Center Lubbock, TX
Texas Tech University - School of Law Lubbock, TX
Texas Tech University at Junction Junction, TX
Texas Wesleyan University Fort Worth, TX
Texas Woman's University Denton, TX
Trinity University San Antonio, TX
Trinity Valley Community College Athens, TX
Tyler Junior College Tyler , TX
University of Dallas Irving, TX
University of Houston Houston, TX
University of Houston - Clear Lake Houston, TX
University of Houston - Victoria Victoria, TX
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Belton, TX
University of North Texas Denton, TX
University of North Texas Health Science Center Fort Worth, TX
University of Saint Thomas Houston, TX
University of Texas - Arlington Arlington, TX
University of Texas - Austin Austin, TX
University of Texas - Brownsville Brownsville, TX
University of Texas - Dallas Richardson, TX
University of Texas - Edinburg Edinburg, TX
University of Texas - El Paso El Paso, TX
University of Texas - Health Science Center at San Antonio San Antonio, TX
University of Texas - Houston Health Science Center Houston, TX
University of Texas - Permian Basin Odessa, TX
University of Texas - San Antonio San Antonio, TX
University of Texas - Tyler Tyler , TX
University of Texas Health Center Tyler , TX
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Galveston, TX
University of the Incarnate Word San Antonio, TX
Vernon College Vernon, TX
Victoria College Victoria, TX
Wayland Baptist University - Plainview Plainview, TX
Weatherford College Weatherford, TX
West Texas A&M University Canyon, TX
Western Texas College Snyder, TX

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