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Day TripsŪ from Houston; Getaway Ideas for the Local Traveler



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Rediscover the simple pleasures of a day trip with Day Trips guides. For local travelers seeking new adventures in their own backyards, as well as vacationers, each volume offers hundreds of exciting things to do, see, and discover within a two-hour drive.

Author Biography

Laura Nathan-Garner was born and raised in Houston, where she currently lives with her family. A big-city girl at heart, she's discovered that some of Texas's true gems and most charming characters can be found outside the city limits. She is the author of Insiders' Guide to Houston (Globe Pequot Press).

Table of Contents

introductionp. vii
using this bookp. xi
a suburban retreatp. 2
springp. 2
the woodlandsp. 8
lone star landp. 14
conroep. 14
montgomeryp. 20
plantersvillep. 24
sam's townp. 26
huntsvillep. 26
into the piney woodsp. 36
humblep. 36
clevelandp. 39
coldspringp. 41
lumber landp. 44
livingstonp. 44
woodvillep. 50
nature's finestp. 53
liberty and daytonp. 53
the big thicket national preservep. 59
kountzep. 62
silsbeep. 65
battlegrounds and birdsp. 70
pasadenap. 70
la portep. 73
baytownp. 75
anahuacp. 78
oil and artp. 80
beaumontp. 80
port dreamsp. 88
nederlandp. 88
port arthurp. 90
border treasuresp. 95
orangep. 95
down by the bayp. 102
alvinp. 102
santa fep. 105
bay area houstonp. 106
life's a beachp. 114
galvestonp. 114
wet and wildp. 126
angletonp. 126
lake jacksonp. 129
freeport and surfside beachp. 132
pioneer countryp. 138
west columbiap. 138
rosenberg and richmondp. 142
farmlandsp. 148
katyp. 148
brookshirep. 151
san felipep. 153
sealyp. 156
calm waters and shady oaksp. 157
columbusp. 157
czech territoryp. 163
la grangep. 163
schulenburgp. 168
bluebonnets and blue bellp. 174
chappell hillp. 174
brenhamp. 179
burtonp. 186
independence dayp. 189
hempsteadp. 189
independencep. 193
washingtonp. 196
navasotap. 199
all the president's memosp. 203
bryan-college stationp. 203
antiquers' heavenp. 211
bellvillep. 211
round top and winedalep. 215
regional informationp. 221
festivals and celebrationsp. 226
indexp. 243
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