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Houston Sightseeing Tour and Galveston Day Trip
"In the morning make your own way downtown to meet your double-decker bus for a fully-narrated sightseeing tour of Houston’s most iconic sites. Your 90-minute tour by open-top bus passes by City Hall Chase Tower Minute Maid Park—home of the Houston Astros baseball team Houston’s Museum District Hermann Park and more.After touring central Houston with your knowledgeable guide transfer to a comfortable coach that takes you on a 50-minute drive to reach Galveston
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Tanger Outlets Shopping and Houston City Sightseeing Tour
"Make your own way to a convenient downtown location in the morning to board your double-decker bus for a Houston sightseeing tour with informative commentary on the city’s top attractions. Travel by open-top bus on a 90-minute tour that takes you City Hall and Minute Maid Park — home of the Houston Astros baseball team. Pass Houston’s Museum District and Hermann Park where the Houston Zoo the Museum of Fine Arts Houston and the Houston Museum of Natural Science are located. After touring central Houston transfer to a comfortable minivan for the 30-minute drive to Tanger Outlets in Texas City. The large outdoor mall features close to 200 outlet stores — with steep discounts on premium brand-name and designer clothing accessories shoes
From $80.00
 
Dallas Segway Tour
"1-Hour Sightseeing TourThis 1-hour Segway tour is more geared towards sightseeing and makes more photo stops to let you savor the views. Departing at either 4pm or 5:30pm from Downtown Dallas you'll receive a brief safety instruction to get you comfortable on your Segway. Then it's time to hit the streets! Cruise around Downtown Dallas and visit Dealey Plaza John F Kennedy Memorial Plaza (also known as the JFK Memorial) Victory Park and the Dallas Convention Center. Your guide will entertain you with fun facts about Dallas throughout your ride.1.5-Hour Historical TourThis 1.5-hour tour focuses on the history of Dallas. Departing at either 12pm or 2pm from Dow you'll receive a brief safety instruction to get you comfortable on your Segway. Then
From $39.00

More Things to Do in Caddo Lake State Park

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Birding At The Park!

Caddo Lake State Park has been set apart as a Wetlands of International Importance. Is it any wonder that a multitude of bird species can be found here!Here are just the "Key" birds: Wood Duck, Wild...
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Guided Pontoon Tour

For a serene view of Big Cypress Bayou, a guided tour can be scheduled with Old Port Caddo Rentals and Tours, which is located within Caddo Lake State Park. A pontoon boat will be your transport as...
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A Canoe and You!

These canoes lined up neatly at shore's edge caught our eye as we drove through Caddo Lake State Park.They're available for rent, so you can do more than just enjoy the two trails. A canoe would allow...
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Skimming Over the Lake

Canoes and kayaks are a popular way to explore the lake and maze of bayous. The water level is kept under control by dams and reservoirs.The lake is fairly shallow in some places at 8-10 feet, but...
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Head to the Trails!

The temperature this February afternoon was in the 70's, the sun was shining and we couldn't have ordered a more perfect day to visit Caddo Lake State Park. The park has two trails to try out--we...
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Wildlife at the Park

This was the extent of the wildlife we encountered...one friendly little squirrel, who didn't seem to mind posing for my camera. However, other creatures,such as, alligators, turtles, frogs, snakes,...
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Oxbow

A Beavers Lodge - Research discovered an abundance of beaver activity related to the cypress as well as a lack of cypress regeneration because of them. This was one of a few beaver lodges we saw....
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Don Henley's House

Don Henley's (of the Eagles Band) grew up on Caddo Lake and threw his support behind the Nature Conservancy's action to preserve the Lake. He has been deeply engaged as founder of the Caddo Lake...
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Don't Get Caught on the Dry Side

This house served as a bar and liquor store for Harrison County which was 'dry'. On the other side of the river channel where it sat was Marion County which was 'wet'. As an easy convenience and to...
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Easy to Get Lost

The upper 1/3 of the lake is a 10,000 acre pristine cypress swamp crisscrossed by a maze of boat roads. It was the site of the first Powerboat Mail route. New boaters should carry a map of the lake...
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Oil drilling

The first off-shore oil drilling happened in Caddo Lake by the Gulf Oil Company although the mushy swamp made moving the heavy equipment for drilling impossible. The US Army Corps of Engineers were...
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Birds

I believe in the warmer months you can listen for Yellow-billed Cuckoos, Acadian and Great Crested Flycatchers, Wood Thrushes, White-eyed, Red-eyed, and Yellow-throated Vireos, and at least 13 species...
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A Naturally Formed Lake

The 32,000 acre Caddo Lake is Texas' only naturally-formed lake. It straddles the boundary between Texas and Louisiana and has as many as five configurations. It has also been called Sodo Lake and...
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Turtle Shell

Between 1845 and 1875 more than 200 steamboats travelled between Shreveport, Louisiana, and Jefferson, Texas marking up more than 2,500 documented trips. Their route took them through Caddo Lake where...
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Top 5 Caddo Lake State Park Writers

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VeronicaG

"The Only Natural Lake in Texas--Caddo Lake"
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btex

"Caddo Lake!"
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keeweechic

"Keeweechic's Caddo Lake"
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ATXtraveler

"Beautiful Scenery!"
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Texxunn1

"Caddo Lake State Park in the fall"
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