back to top

25 Things No One Tells You About Moving To Texas

The stars at night really are big and bright.

Posted on

2. ... And you'll finally understand the hype behind homecoming mums.

instagram.com

Sometimes literally.

Advertisement

3. The heat is beyond anything you've ever experienced.

Heat Index [feels-like] Forecast for Wednesday (Heat Stroke Prevention Day). Watch 3 News http://t.co/6ohiTw9Bj7

KIII 3 News@kiii3newsFollow

Heat Index [feels-like] Forecast for Wednesday (Heat Stroke Prevention Day). Watch 3 News http://t.co/6ohiTw9Bj7

3:56 PM - 30 Jul 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

5. They don't play around when it comes to BBQ.

instagram.com

6. And once you have authentic Tex-Mex you'll wonder how you ever lived without it.

instagram.com

7. It will become blatantly clear that chips and queso are the state's unofficial appetizer.

instagram.com
Advertisement

8. You'll learn that the regional beers are unique, and nothing short of amazing.

instagram.com

Shiner Bock, Ziegen Bock, Lone Star, and Deep Ellum IPA to name a few.

11. People don't actually ride their horses everywhere...

instagram.com

Well, most of the time.

Advertisement
Advertisement

19. It will feel like almost every other vehicle on the road is a truck.

instagram.com

Texas is the nation's largest market for truck manufactures.

20. Road trips across the state will feel like road trips across the country.

instagram.com

The state is big, really big.

21. You'll discover that boots are pretty fashionable, and that most residents own at least one pair.

instagram.com

Some stereotypes are kind of true.

22. The regional snacks may seem odd at first...

instagram.com

23. ... But taste absolutely amazing.

instagram.com

24. You find out that the state has a rich and storied history.

instagram.com

Remember the Alamo!

25. You'll realize that Texans are pretty damn proud.

instagram.com

And after a while, you'll be proud to be a Texan, too.

instagram.com

Promoted