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Celebrate Texas Travel & Tourism Week

Texas Governor, Rick Perry, recently declared May 8-16th, 2010 Texas Travel & Tourism Week.

Technically, this is more than a week, but the event is meant to coincide with National Tourism Week, which also runs May 8-16th, 2010.

To celebrate, people are encouraged to act like tourists in their own hometowns. If you are one of those who neglects local sites until out-of-town guests arrive, now is your chance to explore your local community.

Texas First Lady visits Fort Worth

On May 11th, 2010, Anita Perry, wife of Texas Governor Rick Perry, kicks off Fort Worth’s edition of a nationwide event called Travel Rally Day. Festivities begin on the Lawn of the Livestock Exchange Building at 10am and continue throughout the day, including live music, food, a parade, and – this being Cowtown – a cattle drive through the Fort Worth Stockyards.

What: Travel Rally Day in Fort Worth
When: May 11th, 2010, starting at 10am
Where: Lawn of the Livestock Exchange Building

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