Survey: Houston ranked #1 most popular city in Texas for overseas tourists

Photo of downtown Houston.

They say everything is bigger in Texas and the Bayou City has another accolade to add to its list! 

According to, Houston was ranked the #1 most popular city in Texas for overseas tourists. 

The site said the Bayou City saw 317,000 overseas visitors in 2021 and was the #6 most visited metro in the United States according to National Travel and Tourism Office data. 

The full list is as follows:

- #1: Houston - 317,000 overseas tourists

- #2: Dallas - 193,000 overseas tourists

- #3: Austin - 74,000 overseas tourists

- #4: San Antonio - 50,000 overseas tourists

- #5: Fort Worth - 18,000 overseas tourists

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