Day Trips from Austin, 5th: Getaway Ideas for the Local Traveler

Day Trips from Austin, 5th: Getaway Ideas for the Local Traveler

by Paris Permenter, John Bigley
     
 

No planning required!

Need a day away to relax, refresh, renew? Just get in your car and go!
Day Trips from Austin is your guide to hundreds of exciting things to do, see, and discover right in your own backyard. Explore places you never knew existed—many free of charge and most within a two-hour drive of Austin.
 
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Overview

No planning required!

Need a day away to relax, refresh, renew? Just get in your car and go!
Day Trips from Austin is your guide to hundreds of exciting things to do, see, and discover right in your own backyard. Explore places you never knew existed—many free of charge and most within a two-hour drive of Austin.
 
Do something sweet: Visit Blue Bell Creamery in Brenham to see the making of ice cream and you can enjoy a free scoop at the tour’s end.

Do something wonderful: Take a ride on a miniature train for a tour of Texas’s largest petting zoo, and have your mind bent in the Anti-Gravity House at Wonder World in San Marcos.

Do something outdoorsy: Vacation at one of the many dude ranches that dot the landscape around Bandera for horseback riding, cookouts, fishing, hiking, and even country-western dance lessons.
 
With full trip-planning information, you can make the most of your time off and rediscover the simple pleasures of a day trip.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762745418
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/01/2007
Series:
Day Trips Series
Edition description:
Fifth edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author



Paris Permenter and John Bigley are a husband-wife team of travel writers and members of the prestigious Society of American Travel Writers. Longtime residents of central Texas, they make their home in the Hill Country west of Austin. They have written about their state and other destinations for many magazines and newspapers and have written numerous guidebooks.

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