Scenic Driving Texas (Third Edition)

Scenic Driving Texas (Third Edition)

by Laurence Parent
     
 

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Pack up the car and enjoy 34 drives through some of the most spectacular scenery in Texas, where the culture, terrain, and climate are as diverse as the Lone Star State is big. Offering nearly 1,200 miles of riding pleasure, this indispensable highway companion maps out short trips for exploring the state's scenic byways and back roads. Discover a long and vibrant

Overview

Pack up the car and enjoy 34 drives through some of the most spectacular scenery in Texas, where the culture, terrain, and climate are as diverse as the Lone Star State is big. Offering nearly 1,200 miles of riding pleasure, this indispensable highway companion maps out short trips for exploring the state's scenic byways and back roads. Discover a long and vibrant history, myriad outdoor recreational activities, and breathtaking scenery from the Deep South on the Louisiana border to the Old West in El Paso. See the granite dome of Enchanted Rock, cruise along Bluewater Highway on the Gulf Coast, or traverse the rugged mountains and desert country of Big Bend National Park.

Inside You'll Find

Itineraries ranging from 10 miles to 74 miles in length

Route maps for each drive

In-depth descriptions of attractions along the way

Historical information and suggested side trips

Tips on accommodations, camping, and travel services

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762748891
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/14/2011
Series:
Scenic Driving Series
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
717,615
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Laurence Parent is a freelance photographer and writer specializing in landscape, travel, and nature subjects. He has written and/or photographed nearly 30 books. He lives in Wimberley, Texas.

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