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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
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Big Bend National Park

The Rio Grande River follows the border between Texas and Mexico for over 1000 miles. 244 miles of it are administered by the National Park Service in Big Bend National Park. Big Bend is sometimes...
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Basaic
Nov 02, 2010

Panther Junction Visitor Center and Post Office

The Panther Junction Visitor Center is open all year from 8:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.Here you will find exhibits that will help to inform you about the geology, as well as the natural and cultural...
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KimberlyAnn
Mar 10, 2010

Rio Grande Village Visitor Center

The Rio Grande Village Visitor Center is open November through April, 8:30 to 4:00. This visitor center is located a quarter of a mile north of the Rio Grand Village area. At this visitor center you...
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KimberlyAnn
May 14, 2005

Two More Visitor Centers

Chisos Basin Visitor Center and Persimmon Gap Visitor Center are open all year. Chisos Basin Visitor Center is located in Chisos Basin in the developed area at the end of the drive. There is a small...
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KimberlyAnn
May 14, 2005

Castolon Visitor Center and Store

This visitor center is open November through April, 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., except it is closed for a lunch break. The visitor center is located in the east end of the historic La Harmoni store and...
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KimberlyAnn
May 14, 2005

What is that haze?

The scenic beauty in Big Bend can be spoiled by a haze that hides its expansive views. This haze has been increasing since the 1980s. A study showed that the haze is caused by particles suspended in...
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KimberlyAnn
May 14, 2005
 
 
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The Best Time to Visit Big Bend

Generally Big Bend is most crowded in March and April, and very crowded during spring break when college students arrive at the park. College spring break usually falls around the second and third...
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KimberlyAnn
May 14, 2005

Do not be afraid by the big distances!

Big Bend National Park is huge, spanning about 50 miles (75 km) North-South and East-West, for a total of 801,000 acres (3241.5 sq. km). It is nothing to drive the more than 70 miles (110 km) to...
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XenoHumph
Oct 07, 2003

Plants, Animals, Fossils, & Hot Springs

Take a late night dip in the hot spring. It's part of an old health spa right on the Rio Grande, and next to a cliff face containing some ancient petroglyphs.Big Bend is a naturalists' dream. There...
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Jan 23, 2003

You must spend time just...

You must spend time just hiking and driving through the desert. Open your eyes and see all the colors and life that is there.....
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heplion
Oct 04, 2002

Top Hotels in Big Bend National Park

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Basin Rural Station, , Texas, 79834, United States
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Chisos Basin, Texas, 79834, United States
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Top Things to Do in Big Bend National Park

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Santa Elena Canyon Trail

Santa Elena Canyon sits in the southwest corner of the park next to the Rio Grande river and the border with Mexico. The river cuts through the adjacent cliff in this area creating a dramatic canyon....
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Hot Springs

In 1901 a homesteader named J. Langford decided this would be a nice place to build a resort. He built a home here and added a motel and a general store/post office in 1927. The resort was popular...
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Chisos Mountains

The Chiso basin is a high plateau created by an ancient volcano that created the surrounding Chiso Mountains. Some of the best hiking in the park is here along with the highest abundance of wildlife...
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Mule Ears Spring

The Mule ears are a famous rock formation in the park, this trail leads to a springs by the base of the ears. The hike is a couple of miles each way so be prepared with water and good hiking boots....
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Boquillas Trail

When the official border crossing closed, trade coming across the border here slowed down a lot but did not stop. These enterprising Mexicn goatherders had a sideline selling souvenirs to tourists...
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Window Trail

The Window is one of the most popular views in the park, and has become one of the symbols of Big Bend National Park. This pour off channels all the rainwater from the high Basin to a sudden 200 foot...
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Top 5 Big Bend National Park Writers

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XenoHumph

"Beautiful, wild and remote Western Texas!"
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Basaic

"Basaic Big Bend National Park Page"
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KimberlyAnn

"Big Bend National Park, Texas U.S.A."
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"Bending on the Border"
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"Underappreciated National Treasure"
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