Texas Hotel Reservations
Hard Hits in Texas College Football
Check Out The Southwestern Athletic
Comprised of 10 schools from Mississippi, Texas, Alabama, Arkansas, and Louisiana, the Southwestern Athletic Conference was established in 1920, with football teams competing at the Football Championship Subdivision level. Two of the oldest members of the conference both call Texas home – Texas Southern University, and Prairie View A&M.
Texas Southern University, found in Houston, was established in 1927, and fielded a competitive football for the first time 20 years later in 1947. When you’re traveling through the Houston area, plan a visit to the BBVA Compass Stadium, a 22,000-seat marvel they share with the Houston Dynamo of the MLS.
For travelers flying into Houston, you’ll land at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport. Before all the game day festivities begin, plan a visit to the Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary, or take the kids for a tour of Space Center Houston.
Prairie View A&M is close to the Houston area, set in the city of Prairie View. A friendly little city, Prairie View is only minutes from Brenham – make the trip west and check out the Monastery of St. Clare Miniature Horse Farm, a unique way of exploring the area before game day arrives.
Once game day does arrive, make your way to Blackshear Field and watch as the PVAMU Panthers take on the rest of the Southwestern Athletic Conference in exciting college football action.
Best Western Hotels Along the Way:
Area Visitor Favorites
- 17 Texas Golf Courses
Enjoy the golf in Texas.
Travel across Texas with your clubs and shoot for par at any of these exemplary golf courses. Tee it up in Dallas to El Paso.
- 36 Things To Do With Kids in Texas!
Visit Texas with the family and experience a wide range of kid-friendly activities. From pro sports, to zoos and museums.
- 8 Must-Go Events in San Antonio!
Dia de los Muertos, La Villita
Check out eight annual events throughout San Antonio – from the Stock Show & Rodeo and Fiesta to celebrating mariachi, jazz, and folk music.
- Texas Gulf Beaches!
Check out awesome beaches along the Texas Gulf Coast, including South Padre Island, Mustang Island, and Galveston Island.
- Best Things to Do in Austin
State Capitol Complex
An unbeatable itinerary for your visit to Austin – covering everything from museums and parks to indie bookstores and more.