WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE YOU MOVE TO TEXAS    

HISTORY & CULTURE

Texas is more than the Wild West. Texas is a living embodiment of American values of independence and freedom. The state’s flag is the only one in the country that may be flown as high as the US flag.

EVERYTHINGS BIGGER HERE

Texas is the third most populous US state with 24 million citizens occupying 267,339 square miles. Famous for its scenic expanse, which has been used for cowboy movies.

CLIMATE

Since Texas is so big, the weather varies widely depending on where you are located. In Amarillo, the average January temp is at 37 degrees, while it averages 62 degrees in Brownsville. There's no snow!

DRIVERS LICENSE

When it comes to updating your driver’s license, all you need to do is to present your current one along with other documents. You can take care of this at any local DMV.

REAL ESTATE

Texas homes are listed at an average from $59,900 – $279,900. If you want to learn more about Texas real estate, you can check out the Texas Association of Realtors.

MOVING & STORAGE

One of the secrets to successful relocation is working with a reputable company. Before your move to Texas, be sure to check with the US DOT or the FMSCA to make sure your mover is legitimate.

44 Fun Things to Do in Texas

There are so many cool, hidden, and unusual things to do in Texas, but we only had room for 44! Check out this article by Atlas Obscura for some fun things to do.

2018 Best Places to Live in Texas

Explore the best towns and cities to live in Texas based on factors such as crime, public schools, cost of living, job opportunities, and local amenities.

Visit the Museum of the Weird

Opened by PT Barnum in 1941, “The American Museum” represents a departure from high-class art and science museums, offering items of a more dubious nature.