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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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Optional High View Walk from Hot Springs

If you would like a longer walk, instead of returning the way you came after visiting the Hot Springs continue on past the springs. You will come to a fork. The left fork loops up onto the top of the...
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KimberlyAnn
Sep 14, 2011

Ruins of the Resort

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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Basaic
Nov 02, 2010

You Have the Option of Taking a Soak

Today, many people still bring swimming suits and water shoes to soak in the warm water. When we were there, the pool was very shallow, and there was a brown slimy looking mud. Even so there was a man...
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KimberlyAnn
May 13, 2005

Historic Buildings in Hot Springs

As you walk the trail to the hot springs you will pass a number of historic buildings. Be sure to stop and look inside the old motel. Many of the rooms have paintings on the walls. The photo, taken by...
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KimberlyAnn
May 13, 2005

Hot Springs Historic Walk

This is an easy one quarter mile trail which takes you past the historic remains of the store/post office, the old motor lodge, the bath house remains, and a hot springs. In 1901 J. Langford a...
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KimberlyAnn
May 13, 2005

Hot Springs Trail

This is an easy flat 6 miles (9.5 km) roundtrip that links Rio Grande Village to hot springs along the Rio Grande. I did only part of it, starting at the hot springs. The main interesting features are...
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XenoHumph
Oct 09, 2003

The Springs

Today there seems to be a layer of mud on the bottom of the soaking area but that does not stop people from throwing on a bathingsuit and trying out the water. Maybe this is therapeutic mud?
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Basaic
Nov 02, 2010
 
 
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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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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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Rio Grand Village Nature Trail

This hike is along the border in the southwest corner of the park. The trail leads through some marshes, along the river and then up a small peak for magnificent views over the river and the small...
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Chihuahuan Desert Trail

This is an easy one half-mile loop with interpretive signs along the way that takes you through the shrub habitat Chihuahuan Desert. There are a large variety of wonderful prickly pear cacti such as...
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