As temperatures get lower and we all bundle up for the winter season, the holiday season takes shape. Some are simply more excited to celebrate the holiday season than others of course. Whatever the choice Texans make, one thing is for sure:

Everyone just seems happier during the holidays with all the various things that bring smiles to our faces.

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One thing is for sure though, some places go all out in the celebration of the holidays. Every place has their own way of celebrating, and while some are smaller, others are very extravagant. Wouldn't you know it, Texas might have a claim that they might do the holidays better than most.

Thumbtack Releases The Best Festive Cities

Recently, Thumbtack put together data that showed the top 20 cities for celebrating the holidays. The data collected was in regards to home projects that many planned for the season. So with this knowledge, how did Texas fare in the rankings?

Texas cracked the top ten immediately, with San Antonio coming in right at the tenth spot. But the Lone Star State also landed in the top five, with Houston at four, Dallas-Fort Worth at two.

Number one? Drum Roll please...Austin, Texas was ranked the number one city in the nation to celebrate the holidays. So could Texas be the best place to enjoy the holidays? We might have an arguement.

But it looks like we have some more work to do, after all, Texas should be the entire top five, not just three!

21 Texas Town Names Outsiders Can't Pronounce

Have you ever heard someone call Killeen "Kye-lean" or Salado "Salad-oh"? That's just the tip of the Texas mispronunciation iceberg. Here are the towns and cities most folks who didn't grow up in Texas don't have a clue how to pronounce.

Top 25 Delicious Foods & Drinks That Define The Great State of Texas!

There's more to Texas than just Dallas Cowboys and oil in fact, Texas has helped shape the taste of America. From BBQ, to Tex Mex to Ice Cream and beyond, Texas has introduced the rest of the U.S. to the Texas way of life through food. So what foods and drink make Texas so special? Let's take a look.

10 Myths About Texas That Even Some Natives Believe

Everything's bigger in Texas, including the tall tales! Our state can seem pretty strange to people from far away, or even our immediate neighbors. There are several myths about Texas that range from quirky to fun and just plain ignorant and insulting, and even some people born and raised her believe 'em. Here are a few we can dispel today.

Bet You Didn't Know: 10 Bizarre Texas Laws Still on the Books

Many states still have strange laws on the books that aren’t enforced or taken seriously anymore, and Texas is no exception.

Most of these laws are just funny now, but at one time, there was a valid (or at least somewhat valid) reason for them to exist.

Texas has plenty of strange rules and regulations that you could technically be prosecuted for if you violate them, since they've never been amended. Some of these are only for specific cities and not state-wide, but all of them are pretty odd!

Let's take a look at 10 of the weirdest ones in the Lone Star State.

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