Texas on Tour at the Albuquerque International Balloon Festival

Written by on October 5, 2011 in NM Events - Comments Off on Texas on Tour at the Albuquerque International Balloon Festival

Have you ever wanted to visit Texas, but never gotten around to it? Well now you can take a virtual tour with the Texas on Tour exhibit. This 5,400-square-foot, high-tech, interactive exhibit features virtual reality, green screen technology and interactive games will be at the Albuquerque International Balloon Festival, October 1 – 9, 2011.

Texas on Tour is a high-tech exhibit that transports visitors to unique outdoor Texas experiences that are highly entertaining, educational and personalized. For instance, you can enjoy a virtual reality kayaking trip through Texas waterways or take a stroll along a Texas beach through the use of green screen technology. Daily performances from Texas musicians and entertainers make this a truly fun exhibit to visit.
Tourism is one of the largest industries in Texas, supporting 525,700 jobs across the state. And there is no lack of things to see and do in the state … from fantastic National Parks like Big Bend and Guadalupe Mountains, to the River Walk in San Antonio, the Alamo, dozens of museum, nightlife, culture, shopping and GREAT food. Each of the seven regions of Texas has something unique to offer including:
• 624 miles of sparkling coastline — sand, sea and sun — characterize the Gulf Coast Region
• The Mexican culture of the South Texas Plains shapes everything from architecture to food
• Gorgeous wildflowers and lush hills are typical of the Texas Hill Country
• Rugged mountains, breathktaking sunsets and big skies characterize Big Bend Country
• Dramatic landscapes and rugged canyons are typical in the Panhandle Plains
• World-class shopping, renowned sports teams, natural beauty, and historic towns are tucked into the Prairies and Lakes Region
• Towering pines and expansive lakes make the Piney Woods Region a nature lover’s paradise

For more information on Texas travel events and vacation destinations, visit TravelTex.com or for a free Travel Guide call 1-800-8888-TEX. For more information about Texas on Tour and all there is to see and experience in Texas, please visit http://www.traveltex.com and follow them on Twitter @texastourism or Facebook.

This is a sponsored post paid for by Texas on Tour.

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