Scenic Driving Texas (Third Edition) [NOOK Book]

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Discover the Lone Star State with over 30 recommended drives. Scenic Driving Texas provides indispensable information, including directions and a map for each itinerary, in-depth descriptions of attractions and points of interest, travel tips, and more. In addition to the text being fully revised and updated, the 3rd edition features a new cover treatment.
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Scenic Driving Texas (Third Edition)

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Overview

Discover the Lone Star State with over 30 recommended drives. Scenic Driving Texas provides indispensable information, including directions and a map for each itinerary, in-depth descriptions of attractions and points of interest, travel tips, and more. In addition to the text being fully revised and updated, the 3rd edition features a new cover treatment.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762769483
  • Publisher: Globe Pequot Press
  • Publication date: 6/14/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,096,975
  • File size: 14 MB
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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. 

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Table of Contents

Locator Map iv

Map Legend vii

Introduction viii

Using This Guide xi

The Scenic Drives

1 Trans-Mountain Highway: El Paso & Franklin Mountains 1

2 Guadalupe Pass: Salt Flat to McKittrick Canyon 8

3 Davis Mountains Loop: Fort Davis 15

4 Ghost Town of Shafter: Marfa to Presidio 55

5 The River Road: Lajitas to Presidio 28

6 Ross Maxwell Scenic Drive: Big Bend National Park 35

7 Basin Drive: Big Bend National Park 43

8 Rio Grande Village Drive: Big Bend National Park 48

9 Palo Duro Canyon 56

10 High Plains to Canyons: Silverton to Caprock Canyons State Park 64

11 Trail of the Dinosaur: Cleburne to Dinosaur Valley State Park 70

12 Lakes & Caves: Marble Falls to Inks Lake 76

13 Enchanted Rock: Llano to Fredericksburg 83

14 Willow City Loop 93

15 The Old Tunnel: Comfort to Luckenbach 98

16 Springs & Rivers: San Marcos to Guadalupe River State Park 107

17 Lost Maples: Kerrville to Lost Maples State Natural Area 115

18 Canyons & Rivers: Medina to Garner State Park 122

19 Rio Grande Valley: Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park to Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge 128

20 Rio Grande Delta: Sabal Palm Audubon Center to Boca Chica Beach 135

21 Padre Island: Aransas Pass to Padre Island National Seashore 142

22 Aransas: Rockport to Aransas National Wildlife Refuge 148

23 Bluewater Highway: Surfside Beach to Galveston 154

24 The Lost Pines: Buescher State Park to Bastrop State Park 162

25 La Bahia Road: Burton to Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site 168

26 Sam Houston National Forest: Anderson to Huntsville State Park 175

27 Big Thicket National Preserve 182

28 Indian Mounds & Old Spanish Missions: Alto to Kennard 189

29 Cypresses & Steamboats: Daingerfield State Park to Caddo Lake 197

30 Scenic Views & Steam Trains: Love's Lookout to Rusk 206

31 Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge 213

32 The River Road: Big Bend National Park 218

33 Two Forts & Two Rivers: South Llano River State Park to Fort McKavett State Historic Site 226

34 Creeks & Hills: Cibolo Nature Center to Tarpley 233

Suggested Reading 238

Index 239

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