Southwest USA's Best Trips - Texas Trips (PDF Chapter)
This is the Texas Trips chapter from Lonely Planet’s Southwest USA’s Best Trips guidebook.
Texas is big – and we mean big. The only way to truly appreciate its size is to hit the road and discover what’s out there in those wide open spaces...
- string together some of Texas’ most welcoming towns on a hill country drive
- pick the right route with inspirational images and key trip highlights
- explore more than 400 miles of coastline from Galveston to South Padre on the Texas Gulf Coast
- get around easily with colour maps and route directions in easy stages
- enjoy the solitude of hundreds of miles of remove Texas back-country
- discover even more with walking tours, detours and ways to link your trips
Coverage includes: San Antonio, Comfort, Kerrville, Fredericksburg, Luckenbach, Lyndon B Johnson Ranch, Johnson City, Wimberley, San Marcos, Gruene, New Braunfels, El Paso, Fort Davis, Marfa, Alpine, Marathon, Big Bend National Park, Terlingua, Prada Marfa, Galveston, West Colombia, Palacios, Aransas National Wildlife Refuge, Goose Island State Park, Rockport & Fulton, Port Aransas, Padre Island National Seashore, Corpus Christi, Loyola Beach, South Padre Island, Port Isabel, Laredo, Uvalde, Fort McKavett State Historical Park, San Angelo, Big Spring, Turkey, Palo Duro Canyon State Park, Canyon, Amarillo, Austin.
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- Packed with inspiring images, walking tours and the best local knowledge
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