A Marmac Guide to Houston and Galveston

Overview

While Houston holds tight to its traditions, economic development and cultural diversity are rapidly molding it into a true international city of the twenty-first century. Though devastated by the hurricane of 1900, today picturesque Galveston offers dozens of annual festivals, historic sites, and shop-lined boulevards. This newly updated sixth edition is the perfect guide to explore the many attractions in these two Texas cities.
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Overview

While Houston holds tight to its traditions, economic development and cultural diversity are rapidly molding it into a true international city of the twenty-first century. Though devastated by the hurricane of 1900, today picturesque Galveston offers dozens of annual festivals, historic sites, and shop-lined boulevards. This newly updated sixth edition is the perfect guide to explore the many attractions in these two Texas cities.
The Marmac Guide Series is noted for its clear, easy-to-use format. The Houston and Galveston guide highlights the essentials: transportation, lodging, restaurants, shopping, nightlife, sightseeing, and day and weekend adventures outside the cities. Key maps at the beginning are provided for quick reference. While this informative guide is ideal for tourists and natives alike, new residents, especially, will appreciate the chapter describing various neighborhoods and school districts.
A native Texan and longtime Houston resident, editor Syd Kearney is an award-winning travel writer, photographer, and editor. Her journeys around the globe have been chronicled in articles and photographs that have appeared in newspapers across the country.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781589803220
  • Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/28/2005
  • Series: Marmac Guides
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 547,123
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

A native Texan and longtime Houston resident, Syd Kearney is an award-winning travel writer, photographer, and editor. Her journeys around the globe have been chronicled in articles and photographs that have appeared in newspapers across the country.
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