Galveston, South Padre Island and the Texas Gulf Coast: Great Destinations: A Complete Guide

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"Consistently rated the best guides to the regions covered...Readable, tasteful, appealingly designed. Strong on dining, lodging, culture, and history."—National Geographic Traveler.

Distinctive for their accuracy, simplicity, and conversational tone, the diverse travel guides in our Explorer's Great Destinations series meet the conflicting demands of the modern traveler. They're packed full of up-to-date information to help plan the perfect getaway. And they're compact and ...

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Explorer's Guide Galveston, South Padre Island & the Texas Gulf Coast: A Great Destination (Explorer's Great Destinations)

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Overview

"Consistently rated the best guides to the regions covered...Readable, tasteful, appealingly designed. Strong on dining, lodging, culture, and history."—National Geographic Traveler.

Distinctive for their accuracy, simplicity, and conversational tone, the diverse travel guides in our Explorer's Great Destinations series meet the conflicting demands of the modern traveler. They're packed full of up-to-date information to help plan the perfect getaway. And they're compact and light enough to come along for the ride. A tool you'll turn to before, during, and after your trip, these guides include:

  • Chapters on lodging, dining, transportation, history, shopping, recreation, and more!
  • A section packed with practical information, such as lists of banks, hospitals, post offices, laundry mats, numbers for police, fire, and rescue, and other relevant information.
  • Maps of regions and locales.

From the sea border with Mexico to the Louisiana shore, the coast of Texas is rich in history, recreation, and natural and architectural beauty and is a major destination for both Texans and non-Texans alike.

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Texas Gulf Coast region encompasses 350 miles of seacoast, from South Padre Island and the Rio Grande Valley to Beaumont and the Louisiana border. Each year, millions of tourists flock to its beautiful beaches, wildlife preserves, museums, historic sites, and other vacation attractions. Alex Wukman's 320-page Great Destinations guidebook offers detailed information that will enrich the visit of even the most time-strapped visitors.
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“A crisp and critical approach for travelers who want to live like locals.”
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781581570397
  • Publisher: Countryman Press, The
  • Publication date: 1/7/2008
  • Series: Explorer's Great Destinations Series
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 636,592
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 27, 2011

    Awsome

    I go here every year in fact im going 2morrow.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 17, 2008

    Great guidebook to use and keep

    Unfussy and full of interesting history about the coast, good to keep around after the fact if your kids need to write a report later. Includes a little for everyone in the family or for the solo/couple travellers

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