There are plenty of things to love about the Lone Star State. But, for those of you who have never been, here are some very good reasons why we Texans love our state.

As you can see in the gallery above, we Texans just love the finer things in life. From BBQ and beer, to fairs and road trips, there's just not a lot of things that we don't like in the Lonestar State. And, unlike most states, you don't have to leave Texas to see beautiful scenery, experience the finest cuisine or just spend some time with the family.

What's your favorite thing about Texas?

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