I’ve lived in Texas. So, even though I’ve never been to L.A., I can say with some certainty that the two spots couldn’t be more different…mostly because Texas is pretty much unlike anyplace else in the country.

How do I mean that? Positive? Not so much.

I’ll let you decide.

But these 15 pictures leave no doubt that you’d be pretty crazy to mix the two up.

15. Yes, that’s a bear in Pasadena. Take that, Texas.

North East Pasadena
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14. California has In N Out Burger, and they have a cult-like following.

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13. But Texas has Whataburger, and you’d be hard-pressed to find better hangover food anywhere in the world.

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12. She thought a tattoo showcasing her love for Cali was a good idea…but she was wrong.

Because we’re actually proud of being part of the greatest Country/State in the world Texas
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11. No one in Texas would have that thought, ever.

Finally started my Texas sleeve. Loving it so far. Done by Burke Long at Independence Tattoo in Norfolk.
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10. Yeah, I’ll just find somewhere else to tie up my horse.

Welcome to Culver City.
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9. They should really make wider spaces for those pickups since everyone has one in Texas.

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8. Never in Texas (okay, MAYBE in Austin).

True true
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7. In L.A., no one is going 60 because there are too many cars on the freeway.

6. Autumn in L.A.

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5. In L.A., you drink your breakfast (but not in a fun way).

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4. In Texas, you get to enjoy your food (but you might need new pants).

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3. They’re all about the ‘gram.

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2. But in TX, the festivals are all about the band.

Pep rally at UT in Austin. Texas sized Texas flag
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1. No one in CA is putting a state-shaped pool in their backyard.

The Backyard Is Now Complete
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I guess it’s time for me to visit L.A.! How about you?

What are your fave hotspots in LA or Texas? Let us know in the comments!