Fodor's Texas 1st Edition

Fodor's Texas 1st Edition

by Fodor's Travel Publications, Stewart Coerver, Tyra Damm

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Fodor's Texas 1st Edition by Fodor's Travel Publications, Stewart Coerver, Tyra Damm

NEW TITLE! This completely new book spotlights the best that this big and beautiful state has to offer, from its top museums and art galleries to its tastiest barbecue pits and taquerias to its hottest boutique hotels.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781400007196
Publisher: Fodor's Travel Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 07/29/2008
Series: Fodor's Gold Guides Series , #1
Pages: 544
Product dimensions: 7.98(w) x 5.10(h) x 1.11(d)

Table of Contents

About this Book ............ 6

Chapter 1: Experience Texas ............ 7
From the Editors ............ 8
What’s New in Texas ............ 9
What’s Where ............ 12
Texas Today ............ 16
Top Texas Attractions ............ 18
Texas’s Top Experiences ............ 20
Being a Texan 101 ............ 21
Quintessential Texas ............ 22
If You Like ............ 24
History You Can See ............ 26
Great Itineraries ............ 28

Chapter 2: San Antonio ............ 31
Exploring San Antonio ............ 33
Sports & the Outdoors ............ 48
Arts & Entertainment ............ 55
Shopping ............ 58
Where to Eat ............ 59
Where to Stay ............ 77

Chapter 3: Austin ............ 93
Exploring Austin ............ 95
Shopping ............ 110
Sports & the Outdoors ............ 118
Arts & Entertainment ............ 125
Where to Eat ............ 135
Where to Stay ............ 153

Chapter 4: The Hill Country ............ 169
Fredericksburg Area ............ 174
North & Northwest of San Antonio ............ 189
Between San Antonio & Austin ............ 201
The Highland Lakes ............ 211
The Northwest Quadrant ............ 218

Chapter 5: Dallas & Fort Worth ............ 225
Exploring Dallas ............ 227
Exploring Fort Worth ............ 238
Exploring the Greater DFW Metroplex ............ 245
Shopping ............ 247
Sports & the Outdoors ............ 249
Nightlife & the Arts ............ 251
Where to Eat ............ 254
Where to Stay ............ 269

Chapter 6: North-Central Texas ............ 287
North of Dallas—Fort Worth ............ 289
Southwest of Dallas— Fort Worth ............ 292
South of Dallas—Fort Worth ............ 295
Waco ............ 300

Chapter 7: Houston & Galveston ............ 309
Houston ............ 311
Sports & the Outdoors ............ 327
Shopping ............ 327
Nightlife & the Arts ............ 332
Where to Eat ............ 336
Where to Stay ............ 349
Galveston ............ 360

Chapter 8: East Texas ............ 369
Texarkana & Shreveport ............ 372
Jefferson—Marshall Area ............ 375
Tyler ............ 379
Nacogdoches ............ 381
Bryan—College Station ............ 383
Huntsville ............ 385
Beaumont & Port Arthur ............ 388

Chapter 9: South Texas & the Coast ............ 393
Corpus Christi & the Coastal Bend ............ 396
Rio Grande Valley ............ 403
South Padre Island & Port Isabel ............ 414

Chapter 10: West Texas ............ 421
El Paso & Juárez ............ 425
Alpine, Marfa & the Davis Mountains ............ 433
Midland-Odessa ............ 436
San Angelo ............ 443
Del Rio & Lake Amistad National Recreational Area ............ 445

Chapter 11: Big Bend National Park ............ 449

Chapter 12: Guadalupe Mountains National Park............ 469

Chapter 13: Carlsbad Caverns national Park ............ 481

Chapter 14: The Panhandle ............ 497
North Plains ............ 501
South Plains ............ 509
Wichita Falls & Environs ............ 517

Texas Essentials ............ 521

Index ............ 530

About our Writers ............544

Maps
Greater San Antonio ............ 35
Downtown San Antonio ............ 37
River Walk ............ 39
Alamo Heights & Brackenridge Park ............ 44
Six Flags Fiesta Texas ............ 49
SeaWorld San Antonio ............ 50
Where to Eat in Downtown San Antonio ............ 66
Where to Eat in Greater San Antonio ............ 71
Where to Stay in Downtown San Antonio ............ 82
Where to Stay in Greater San Antonio ............ 87
Greater Austin ............ 97
Downtown Austin ............ 100
University of Texas Area ............ 104
West Austin/Zilker Park ............ 107
Where to Stay & Eat in Downtown Austin ............ 142
Where to Stay & Eat in Greater Austin ............ 146—147
The Hill Country ............ 171
Fredericksburg ............ 176
Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex ............ 228—229
Downtown Dallas ............ 231
Downtown Fort Worth ............ 239
Fort Worth Cultural District ............ 242
Fort Worth Stockyards ............ 244
Where to Eat & Stay in Downtown Dallas ............ 258
Where to Stay & Eat in Greater Dallas ............ 262
Where to Eat and Stay in Downtown Fort Worth ............ 267
Where to Eat and Stay in the Fort Worth Stockyards ............ 268
Where to Eat and Stay in Greater Fort Worth ............ 270
North-Central Texas ............ 290
Waco ............ 301
Greater Houston ............ 312—313
Downtown Houston ............ 316
Museum District, Galleria/Uptown & Western Houston ............ 318
Where to Stay & Eat in Downtown Houston ............ 339
Where to Stay & Eat in the Museum District, Galleria/Uptown, and Western Houston ............ 348
Where to Stay & Eat in Greater Houston ............ 350
Galveston ............ 363
East Texas ............ 371
Shreveport, LA ............ 374
Tyler ............ 379
South Texas & the Coast ............ 395
Corpus Christi Bay ............ 398
McAllen Area ............ 404
Brownsville ............ 408
Nuevo Progreso, Mexico ............ 413
South Padre Island ............ 416
West Texas ............ 423
El Paso ............ 427
Midland-Odessa ............ 439
Bend National Park ............ 450—451
Chisos Basin ............ 459
Guadalupe Mountains National Park ............ 470—471
Carlsbad Caverns National Park ............ 482—483
Subterreanean Trail Network, Carlsbad Caversn NP ............ 487
The Panhandle ............ 500
Amarillo ............ 502
Lubbock ............ 512
Texas Airports ............ 526—527

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