Are the Texas holidays really more festive? A list says it all

As the temperatures drop and we all bundle up for the winter season, the holiday season begins to take shape. Some just look forward to celebrating the holiday season more than others, of course. Whatever the choice of Texans, one thing is certain:

Everyone just seems happier during the holidays with all the different things that put a smile on our faces.

One thing is for sure though, some places are going all out when celebrating the holiday. Each place has its own way of celebrating, and while some are smaller, others are very extravagant. Wouldn’t you know, Texas could lay claim to doing the holidays better than most.

Thumbtack publishes the best festive cities

Recently, Thumbtack compiled data showing the top 20 cities to celebrate the holiday. The data collected related to home projects that many were planning for the season. Knowing this, how did Texas fare in the rankings?

Texas immediately cracked the top ten, San Antonio landed directly in tenth place. But the Lone Star State also finished in the top five, with Houston in fourth and Dallas-Fort Worth in two.

Number one? Drum roll please…Austin, Texas was voted the nation’s number one in celebration of the holiday. So, could Texas be the best place to enjoy the holidays? We could argue.

But it looks like we still have work to do, after all Texas should be the entire top 5, not just three!

21 Texas Place Names Outsiders Can’t Pronounce

Ever hear someone call Killeen “Kye-lean” or Salado “Salad-oh”? That’s just the tip of the Texas mispronunciation iceberg. Here are the cities most people who didn’t grow up in Texas have no idea how to pronounce.

Top 25 Delicious Foods and Drinks That Define the Great State of Texas!

There’s more to Texas than just Dallas Cowboys and oil. In fact, Texas helped shape the taste of America. From BBQ to Tex Mex to ice cream and beyond, Texas introduced the rest of the US to the Texan way of life through food. So what foods and drinks make Texas so special? Let’s take a look.

10 Myths About Texas That Even Some Natives Believe

Everything is bigger in Texas, including the big stories! Our state can seem quite alien to people from afar, or even to our immediate neighbors. There are several myths about Texas ranging from the whimsical to the funny to just plain ignorant and offensive, and even some people who were born and raised in it believe them. Here are a few for us to scatter today.

Bet You Didn’t Know: 10 Bizarre Texas Laws That Are Still In The Books

Many states still have weird laws on the books that are no longer enforced or taken seriously, and Texas is no exception.

Most of these laws are just for fun today, but there used to be a valid (or at least semi-valid) reason for their existence.

Let’s take a look at 10 of the strangest things to do in the Lone Star State.