Since it was first published in 1996, Official Guide to Texas State Parks and Historic Sites has become Texans' one-stop source for information on great places to view scenic landscapes, tour historical sites, camp, fish, hike, backpack, swim, ride horseback, go rock climbing, and enjoy almost any other outdoor recreation. This revised edition includes five new state parks and historical sites, completely updated information for every park, and many beautiful new photographs. The book is organized by geographical regions to help you plan your trips around the state. For every park, Laurence Parent provides all of the essential information: The natural or historical attractions of the park Types of recreation offered Camping and lodging facilities Addresses and phone numbers A locator map Magnificent color photographs So if you want to watch the sun set over Enchanted Rock, fish in the surf on the beach at Galveston, or listen for a ghostly bugle among the ruins of Fort Lancaster, let this book be your complete guide. Don't take a trip in Texas without it.
A Guide to 85 of the State's Greatest Hiking Adventures
Author: Laurence Parent
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Category: Sports & Recreation
From the rugged Guadalupe Mountains in the west and the deep canyons of the Red River in the Panhandle to the lakes on the eastern landscape, the Texas backcountry is as spacious and diverse as the Lone Star State itself. This guide contains unforgettable hikes that suit all abilities and interests.
Discover the Lone Star State with over 30 recommended drives. Scenic Driving Texas provides indispensable information, including directions and a map for each itinerary, in-depth descriptions of attractions and points of interest, travel tips, and more. In addition to the text being fully revised and updated, the 3rd edition features a new cover treatment.
Since 1973, TEXAS MONTHLY has chronicled life in contemporary Texas, reporting on vital issues such as politics, the environment, industry, and education. As a leisure guide, TEXAS MONTHLY continues to be the indispensable authority on the Texas scene, covering music, the arts, travel, restaurants, museums, and cultural events with its insightful recommendations.
A first edition, Insiders' Guide to El Paso is the essential source for in-depth travel and relocation information to this legendary Texas panhandle area with wild west charm. Written by a local (and true insider), this guide offers a personal and practical perspective of El Paso and its surrounding environs.
The South-Central States--Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi
Author: Mel White
Publisher: Random House
More than 180 full-color photographs and text detail the natural treasures of America's South Central states, describing a wide range of national and state parks, wildlife refuges, reserves, and their special features. Original. 25,000 first printing.
You'll never fall into the tourist traps when you travel with Frommer's. It's like having a friend show you around, taking you to the places locals like best. Our expert authors have already gone everywhere you might go-they've done the legwork for you, and they're not afraid to tell it like it is, saving you time and money. No other series offers candid reviews of so many hotels and restaurants in all price ranges. Every Frommer's Travel Guide is up-to-date, with exact prices for everything, dozens of color maps, and exciting coverage of sports, shopping, and nightlife. You'd be lost without us! Let Frommer's guide you through the sophisticated cities, glorious beaches, rolling hills, and dusty plains of Texas. Frommer's offers up-to-date coverage of all the Lone Star state's highlights -- hot music scenes, world-class museums, excellent bird watching, hiking in national parks, cafes, honky-tonks, small towns, sprawling cities, wineries, surf 'n' sand, and more. Inside you'll find candid, detailed reviews of the very best dining and accommodations; insider tips on shopping; information on Texas history and culture; and a "gloss'ry" to teach you how to talk like a Texan. We offer a wealth of sightseeing tips, outdoor recreation advice, and special moments--from highlights for the first-time visitor to off-the-beaten-track discoveries that will impress even the most seasoned traveler.