Frommer's Texas

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John Wiley & Sons, Jun 18, 2007 - Travel - 480 pages
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Frommer's. The best trips start here.

Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer.

  • The lowdown on all things Texas, from designer duds to honky tonks.
  • Outspoken opinions on what's worth your time and what's not.

  • Exact prices, so you can plan the perfect trip whatever your budget.

  • Off-the-beaten-path experiences and undiscovered gems, plus new takes on top attractions.

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Contents

Whats New in Texas
1
The Best of Texas 1 7 by David Baird Eric Peterson Neil E Schlecht
7
The Best Luxury Historic Hotels 8 7 The Best Museums
15
The Best Bed Breakfasts 8 The Best Shopping
17
Boutique Hotels 10 9 The Best Places for BootScootin
18
The Best Hotel Bargains 11 10 The Best of Natural Texas
19
The Best Restaurants 12 11 The Best Historical Attractions
20
The Best Texan Dining 13 12 The Best Family Adventures
21
Texas in1 Week
63
Texas in 2 Weeks
65
Texas for Families
66
Exploring the TexasMexico Border
68
by Neil E Schlecht
70
Arlington
118
Houston East Texas
151
FamilyFriendly Restaurants
181

The Best Lone Star Experiences 15 13 The Best of Texas Online
22
Planning Your Trip to Texas 2 24 by Neil E Schlecht 1 The Regions in Brief
24
Visitor Information
28
Money
30
When to Go
31
Texas Calendar of Events
32
Travel Insurance
35
Health Safety
37
Specialized Travel Resources
38
Planning Your Trip Online
42
The Complete Travel Resource
43
Getting There
44
Package Deals for Independent Travelers
45
Escorted GeneralInterest Tours
46
Getting Around Texas
48
Tips on Accommodations
51
Gateway to Mexico
52
Recommended Books Films Music
54
Texas
56
Sports Outdoor Activities
193
Side Trips to East Texas
200
The Texas Gulf Coast
206
Back from
226
Padre Island National Seashore
233
by David Baird
246
Austin
292
FamilyFriendly Restaurants
315
Staying Active
324
Hill Country Side Trips
332
West Texas
338
Gallery Hopping in the Big Bend
365
San Angelo
371
Del Rio Amistad National
377
The Panhandle Plains
412
Texas in Depth
439
Index
452
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About the author (2007)

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 Frommer's Mexico.

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

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

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