Lonely Planet Texas is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Feast on BBQ brisket, meet real-live cowboys at the state fair, root for the home team at a college football game and visit (so you'll always remember) the Alamo; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Texas and begin your journey now!
Inside Lonely Planet's Texas Travel Guide:
*Color maps and images throughout
*Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests
*Insider tips save you time and money, and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
*Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices
*Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
*Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including history, music, politics, Texas BBQ and cuisine, football, wildlife and more.
*Over 40 color maps
*Useful features - including Texas Outdoors, Travel with Children, Eat Like a Local, and Month by Month (annual festival calendar)
*Coverage of Austin, San Antonio, the Hill Country, Route 66, Dallas, Houston, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend National Park, and more