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Texas Hill Country and LBJ Tour From San Antonio
"Travel along the beautiful scenic backroads of the Texas Hill Country with a stop at Johnson City where you'll visit LBJ's boyhood home. Only a short distance away is the town of Stonewall the peach capital of Texas and home to the Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site. Enjoy a tour of the LBJ Ranch located along the picturesque Pedernales River.During your tour you will discover how the German migration of the 1840s and 1850s influenced the development of this picturesque area. You will hear about the role of the Texas cowboy and the great cattle drives from South Texas to mid-western markets and you'll learn about the legacies of both LBJ—America’s 36th President—and Lady Bird
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Texas Hill Country and LBJ Ranch Tour with Wine Tasting Options
"Travel along the beautiful scenic backroads of the Texas Hill Country with a stop at Johnson City where you'll visit LBJ's boyhood home. Only a short distance away is the town of Stonewall the peach capital of Texas and home to the Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site. Enjoy a tour of the LBJ Ranch located along the picturesque Pedernales River.During your tour you will discover how the German migration of the 1840s and 1850s influenced the development of this picturesque area. You will hear about the role of the Texas cowboy and the great cattle drives from South Texas to mid-western markets and you'll learn about the legacies of both LBJ—America’s 36th President—and Lady Bird
From $109.00
 
San Antonio Haunted Legends Segway Tour
"You will meet your guide in downtown San Antonio and begin with a safety orientation on operating the segway. You'll glide glide on down to Travis Park for some free-ride time to get acclimated to the segway. You'll make your way to St. Anthony a historic but recently renovated hotel that was linked to a famous unsolved grisly murder many years ago. You'll then cruise over to historic Houston St. home to the beautiful Majestic Theater. Here you'll see the Gunther Hotel which has close ties with the St. Anthony's past and is where Jazz musician Robert Johnson first recorded his seemingly otherwordly sounds.Afterward you'll make your way to Alamo Plaza and the Alamo itself the site of the bloody battle in 1836 and sacred landmark in Texas. From here you'll spot the Emily Morgan hotel; formerly a hospital
From $50.00

More Things to Do in Alpine

Meet the Locals

As always one of my favorite things to do is meet the locals. Ted Gray was not the only local I met during my stay there, I also met a very pretty young redhead named Melissa. She had beautiful eyes...
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Basaic
Mar 20, 2009

Read About the Old West

The book written about Ted Gray is called "The Last Campfire" and it tells the story of his fascinating life. The book he wrote is called "Shades of the West" and is a series of short stories about...
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Mar 20, 2009

Meet Ted Gray

The morning after my stay in Alpine at the Holland Hotel I awoke early and reloaded the car. As I was walking back to the hotel I saw a distinguished looking older man walking in front of me with a...
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Mar 20, 2009

Museum of the Big Bend

The Museum of the Big Bend is located on the campus of Sul Ross State University on the east edge of the town of Alpine. It offers an excellent introduction to the cultural heritage and natural...
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Basaic
Mar 14, 2009

See the Historic Brewster County Courthouse

Although people have passed through this area for thousands of years, the first permanent settlement was established in 1882 when the railroad came here. This was a prime spot for the railroad because...
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Basaic
Feb 10, 2009

Hike, hike baby

Hike up Sul Ross mountain behind the university and see if you can figure out where the old "desk" used to be. The trails are pretty well maintained and it is an easy hike. You can also hike up 'A'...
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Oct 11, 2007
 
 
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If you are in Alpine, you...

If you are in Alpine, you should also take the time to visit Fort Davis (see my VT page). It's only 24 miles north of Alpine. Marfa is also a short distance from Alpine (also see my VT page).This is a...
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Oct 04, 2002

Museum of the Big Bend

The museum has been collecting and exhibiting artifacts of the vast Big Bend region for more than 70 years. The exhibits of the museum capture and contrast the history of the various inhabitants of...
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Oct 04, 2002

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