Texas is a very big place, nearly 900 miles from east to west, with dramatic, diverse landscapes and over 500 cities to explore. This remarkable state is organized into 7 regions, each with its own unique Texas personality.
Texas’ playground is its 625 miles of Gulf Coast with abundant wildlife and stunning beaches stretching southward from the Louisiana border to the Mexico border near Brownsville. Gorgeous waterfront, vacation and resort real estate can be found here in a variety of price ranges.
Hill Country includes the capital city Austin and lovely rolling hills, rivers and lakes. Hill Country real estate features rolling hills that dominate the region, lush, year–round landscapes and an abundance of beautiful lakes and rivers. This fast growing region is known for its exceptional golf property, equestrian real estate and lakefront living in a variety of private, gated neighborhoods.
The Prairies and Lakes region is home to the Dallas/Ft.Worth Metroplex and a dynamic country lifestyle. This area has just about everything, from bustling cities and luxury real estate to quaint small towns and retirement property. The Metroplex encompasses twelve counties and is home to over 6 million residents, making it the fourth largest metropolitan area in the country.
The Panhandle Plains, in the northwest, is known for its incredible canyon lands and Old West heritage. Amarillo, Wichita Falls and Brownwood are anchor cities of this region which includes a stretch of historic Route 66. Big Bend Country borders the Rio Grande River and features pristine parklands and the high peaks of the Davis Mountains. Embrace the great outdoors with 1,170,000 acres of wilderness terrain where there is unlimited hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, camping and relaxing amidst the desert wilderness.
The South Texas Plains encompass the historic Rio Grande and Alamo areas, the rugged beauty near Eagle Pass, and adventure–filled city of San Antonio. The inviting climate and mild winters means residents can enjoy golf, tennis, fishing and other outdoor activities year–round. To the east is the Piney Woods region with beautifully forested lands and renowned fishing spots. This unique area includes the state’s four national forests and five state forests with a number of refreshing lakes, ideal for those seeking boating and fishing real estate.