Quick Escapes Dallas/Ft. Worth: 23 Weekend Getaways in and around the Lone Star State

Quick Escapes Dallas/Ft. Worth: 23 Weekend Getaways in and around the Lone Star State

by June Naylor
     
 

Too much work? Too much worry? Need a change of scene? GET OUT OF TOWN!
Twenty-three quick and convenient minivacations take you away from the hustle and bustle of the city:

• Experience the cowboy way of life, go tubing down the Medina River, and admire the brilliant fall foliage of Lost Maples State Natural Area in the Bandera, Lost Maples, Uvalde,

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Too much work? Too much worry? Need a change of scene? GET OUT OF TOWN!
Twenty-three quick and convenient minivacations take you away from the hustle and bustle of the city:

• Experience the cowboy way of life, go tubing down the Medina River, and admire the brilliant fall foliage of Lost Maples State Natural Area in the Bandera, Lost Maples, Uvalde, and Boerne escape.
• Take in a musical at an 1886 opera house, go antiquing for treasures along a historic town square, and visit a 1,500-acre park with the world’s best-preserved dinosaur tracks in the Granbury and Glen Rose escape.
• Explore the rich history of the plaza at the end of the Santa Fe Trail, shop for treasures from Native American artisans, and tour the "valley of the wild roses" in the Santa Fe escape.

Information at Your Fingertips:
• Detailed route maps • Travel directions • Destination highlights • Activities for morning, afternoon, and evening • Choice restaurants, picnic sites, and lodgings
• Special events and festivals • Shopping • Local sources of information

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762730216
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/28/2004
Series:
Quick Escapes Series
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.56(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.64(d)

Meet the Author

June Naylor is a sixth-generation native of Texas. She is an award-winning travel writer and is also travel editor at the Fort Worth Star Telegram where she writes about Texas travel, as well as food and dining. She makes her home in Fort Worth, Texas.

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