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Texas Off the Beaten Path®: Discover Your Fun

Texas Off the Beaten Path®: Discover Your Fun

by June Naylor
Texas Off the Beaten Path®: Discover Your Fun

Texas Off the Beaten Path®: Discover Your Fun

by June Naylor

Paperback(11th Edition)

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Tired of the same old tourist traps? Whether you’re a visitor or a local looking for something different, Texas Off the Beaten Path shows you the Lone Start State with new perspectives on timeless destinations and introduces you to those you never knew existed—from the best in local dining to quirky cultural tidbits, hidden attractions, unique finds and unusual locales. So if you’ve “been there, done that” one too many times, get off the main road and venture Off the Beaten Path.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493034604
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 09/01/2018
Series: Off the Beaten Path Series
Edition description: 11th Edition
Pages: 312
Sales rank: 1,036,522
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

June Naylor, a sixth-generation Texas and Fort Worth native, has written about travel and food since 1984, primarily with the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, where she served as assistant travel editor for 10 years. She is currently the newspaper’s dining critic, food columnist and a regular contributor to the travel section. She is the author of several Texas guidebooks, such as the award-winning Insiders' Guide to Dallas & Fort Worth, Quick Escapes Dallas/Ft. Worth, and Food Lovers' Dallas & Fort Worth.  

Table of Contents

Introduction xi

The Brazos-Republic Trail 1

Heart of Texas 3

State Capital Country 12

The Republic of Texas 24

The Gulf Coast 33

The Land of Spindletop 35

The Romantic Seaside 46

The Coastal Bend 51

The Coastal Plains 60

The Big Beach 64

The Hill Country 71

Ranches & Lakes 75

Rocks & Wildlife 83

Exotics, Dudes & Germans 88

South Texas 107

Missions & Europeans 109

Brush Country 119

The Rio Grande Valley 123

The Piney Woods 131

Deepest East Texas 133

The 19th-Century Trail 140

Bayous, Lakes & Legends 152

North Texas 160

Red River Country 162

The Big D 172

Around Cowtown 179

Dinosaurs & Hell's Gates 189

The Texas Panhandle 203

Fandangles & Rattlesnakes 205

Cap Rock & Canyons 215

The Staked Plains 227

Wildest West Texas 235

Forts & the Permian Basin 238

Big Bend Country 246

Trans-Pecos Country 264

Index 273

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