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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
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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

Terlingua Ghost Town Tips (4)

Turlinga Ghost Town/ star gazing

A mass of dilapidated wooden board houses which have fallen into disuse. They were built by the miners who came to pan for gold in them thar hills. Quite interesting to visit. There is a hotel there,...
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Suet
Sep 22, 2009

Terlingua - Ghost Town?

Listed as a 'ghost town' on the National Park map, this is not entirely true. The old townsite is changed a bit, resurrected by tourism. Terlingua is about 10 miles away from the western entrance to...
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mtncorg
Nov 05, 2003

Terlingua Ghost Town

Terlingua is a village located a few miles West of Big Bend National Park. It is very spread on barren hills and consists mainly of your typical trailer houses (see my Local custom tip on local...
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XenoHumph
Oct 14, 2003

Terlingua Ghost Town Cemetery

Do not miss the cemetery of Terlingua Ghosttown! It has lots of charm, which lies between the neglect it is suffering while still being a minimum taken care of as the numerous little candles will...
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XenoHumph
Oct 14, 2003
 
 
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Things to Do Near 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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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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