Frommer's Texas

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John Wiley & Sons, Jun 24, 2005 - Travel - 473 pages
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A must for savvy travelers to the Longhorn State
  • Delivers frank, up-to-date travel advice on Texas, a top destination state that had more than $100 million leisure travelers in 2001 who spent $40.4 billion
  • Guides visitors to the best accommodations, dining, nightlife, and sights in Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, Austin, Corpus Christi, El Paso, Amarillo, and more
  • Highlights Texas's many family-friendly attractions (amusement parks, Big Bend and Guadalupe Mountains National Parks, and wonderful beaches), nature tourism options (such as the Great Texas Costal Birding Trail), and historic sites (such as the Alamo and the Caddoan Mounds)
  • Provides the lowdown on Texan music and food and even offers tips on how to talk like a Texan
  

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Contents

The Best of Texas
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2
17
by Neil E Schlecht
24
Travelers
47
by Neil E Schlecht
62
4
76
69
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by David Baird
153
by Edie Jarolim
249
Austin
292
West Texas
334
MidlandOdessa
363
SanAngelo
369
Del Rio Amistad National
375
The Panhandle Plains
410
Texas in Depth
436

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by David Baird
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About the author (2005)

David Baird is a writer, editor, and translator based in Austin, Texas. He was born and bred in Houston, though he spent part of his childhood in Morelia, Mexico. He has contributed to several works about Texas and Mexico, including Frommerís Mexico.

Edie Jarolim was a senior editor at Frommerís in New York before she indulged her Southwest fantasies and moved to Tucson, Arizona. She has since written about the Southwest and Mexico for a variety of national publications, ranging from America West Airlines Magazine, Art & Antiques, and Brides to the New York Times Book Review and the Wall Street Journal.

Eric Peterson, a Denver-based freelance writer, has contributed to Frommerís Colorado and has authored Frommerís Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks. When heís not on the road or writing about travel, Peterson covers Coloradoís business scene and Denverís punk-rock underbelly.

Neil E. Schlecht was reared in North Dallas. He attended Plano Senior High School, returned for graduate school at UTĖAustin, and married a Texan. Now living in northwestern Connecticut, he is the author and co-author of more than a dozen travel guides, including Frommerís Peru, Spain For Dummies, and Frommerís Cuba. His Texas heroes are Lance Armstrong, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and Jimmie Dale Gilmore.

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