Adventure Guide to TexaseBook - 1999
Our team of knowledgeable authors offers comprehensive introductions that cover history, geography, climate, when to go, transportation, planning and culture. Region-by-region, the books then delve into the heart of the area, with driving tours and side trips to the best museums, historic sites and shops. But the focus is on activities, and you'll learn about the best spots for diving, snorkeling, horseback riding, hiking, biking, rock climbing and more. Extensive listings of recommended tour operators, too. Select places to stay and eat, as well as regional festivals and celebrations.
Explore Austin, Houston, Dallas/Ft. Worth, San Antonio, Waco and the smaller places, from Dripping Springs to Marble Falls and more. Angle for "the big one" at Highland Lakes, or try some offshore fishing. Tramp through the Big Thicket or paddle on Lake Texoma. Resident author shares the joys of Texas cooking, local lore and introduces you to some interesting historical characters, such as Sheriff Lone Wolf Gonzaullus.