Tumbleweed Dance Hall & Saloon might just be a bar as big as Texas; it certainly has enough space both inside and out. With a long history of country shows and a huge dance floor - adorned with a disco ball mounted inside a giant wagon wheel - Tumbleweed wants to be an heir to legendary Texas dance halls like Gilley's. Novices can take lessons on the smaller dance floor in the side bar, and the great big backyard is perfect if the weather is nice. But the biggest thing about Tumbleweed might be the bars - we lost count of all the wells in the house, but this saloon is certainly well-equipped for its large audience.
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Sometimes I'm amazed at how stupid I can be. My first trip to Texas is a perfect example — I fully expected to see cacti and cowboys after stepping out of Hobby. I also thought that most Houston bars would be like the Tumblewe...