By Laurence Parent. Pack up the car and enjoy thirty-four drives through some of the most spectacular scenery in Texas, where the culture, terrain, and climate are as diverse as the Lone Star State is big. This indispensable highway companion maps out short trips highlighting the treasures of Texas, including ghost towns, missions, lighthouses, caverns, wildflowers, and old general stores. Join nature writer and photographer Laurence Parent on an adventure that takes you from the rock spires of Palo Duro Canyon to the beaches of Galveston to the cypress sloughs of swampy Big Thicket. Inside you'll find: individual itineraries from 10 to 74 miles in length; in-depth descriptions of drive highlights, including dinosaur tracks, waterfalls, historic districts, and campgrounds; a route map for each drive Historical information and suggested side trips; and tips on camping, travel services, and best driving seasons.
A Falcon Guide. 6" x 9" softcover. 242 pages. Third edition 2011.