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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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More Things to Do in Big Bend National Park

Santa Elena Canyon

The Rio Grande has carved out three magnificent canyons in the Park which start and end abruptly - one moment you are in a canyon with over 1000 feet high walls and the next ..... With a car, you can...
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mtncorg
Apr 04, 2011

Texas Route 170 to Presidio

If you are out in the middle of nowhere, you might as well continue in that direction. TX 170 from Study Butte - at the Park's western entrance - fllows the Rio Grande upriver some 60 miles to the...
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mtncorg
Nov 05, 2003

South Rim of the Chisos Mountains

OK, I didn't actually have time to hike up here, but you should try and take the time. The views from up here are World class. Try and come during the late Fall through early Spring timeframe to enjoy...
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mtncorg
Apr 04, 2011

Rio Grande Overlook

After turning East from US Highway 385 the road leads to Rio Grande Village. Just before you go through the tunnel there is a pulloff for the Rio Grande Overlook. This gives you a nice view of the...
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Basaic
Nov 02, 2010

Chisos (2): The Window

The window is a dent, a canyon, cutting through the mountains surrounding the Chisos Basin. When you are in the Chisos Basin, the window allows for stunning views of the desert below. From the desert...
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XenoHumph
Oct 05, 2003

Chisos (5): Lost Mine Trail

So far, this has been my favorite hike in the Chisos! It goes up a mountain trail with stunning views all the way through. At the beginning of the hike, you can get a little brochure with explanations...
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XenoHumph
Oct 09, 2003
 
 
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Chisos (6): Emory Peak Trail

This is the hike to the highest peak of the Chisos Mountains. Emory Peak is 7825 feet (2385 m) high. The view is absolutely stunning from the top, and well worth the effort. Overall, I liked that...
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XenoHumph
Oct 09, 2003

Big Bend Desert

This tip is just a general comment about what you see in most of Big Bend: a harsh, flat and dry desert, cut by high plateaus called mesa, or by sheer cliffs (Sierra del Carmen, Santa Elena...
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XenoHumph
Oct 13, 2003

White tuff

This picture was taken along the Maxwell Scenic Drive near Tuff Canyon. You can hike down Tuff Canyon, it is a less than a mile (1 km) long trail. The white color of the tuff (explosive volcano...
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XenoHumph
Oct 09, 2003

Rio Grande Village

Near the end of the road leading east across the park is Rio Grande Village. This place used to be a lot bigger and busier than it is today. Today there is still a Visitors Center, a small store, a...
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Basaic
Nov 02, 2010

K Bar Ranch

Another ranch that was established on this land was the K Bar Ranch. The main building for the ranch still exists today and is used as guest housing. There is also a camping area here. The K Bar Ranch...
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Basaic
Nov 02, 2010

Window View Trail

This is a one third of a mile, paved wheel chair accessible trail. The trail is level, and a pleasant short walk with nice mountain views. This would be a great little trail to walk at sunset, as our...
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KimberlyAnn
May 13, 2005

Fossil Exhibit

One of the first stops along the main road leading South in the park is an exhibit about fossils from the Cretaceous and Tertiary Periods found in the park. The fossils were found in various parts of...
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Basaic
Nov 02, 2010

Hannold Draw and Graves

A little farther South down the road is Hannold Draw. This draw got its name from Curtis and Nina Hannold who homesteaded here in 1908. Curtis taught school in Dugout Wells 8 miles away to make extra...
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Basaic
Nov 02, 2010

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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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"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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