The Lone Star State

Deep in the heart of Texas

As one of the largest states in the U.S in both area and population, Texas lives up to its reputation of “Everything is bigger in Texas”. The nickname of “The Lone Star State” signifies its former independence in the republic and a reminder of the state’s struggle for independence from Mexico.

This lantern section showcases all of the elements that make Texas and the Texan culture unique. You won’t want to miss the 40-foot cowboy and the DFW staples, like our rendition of the Dallas skyline and homages to other iconic landmarks around town. Click here to find the Lone Star State location on the park map.