Texas Travel

Texas Travel Books and Guides

Texas has something for everyone and these travel books will help you do Texas your way! Whether you are a history buff, love to get off the beaten path or are just looking for new and fun attractions – these Texas Travel Books will help you plan your next vacation, day trip or weekend getaway.


Texas Off the Beaten Path Travel Book

Texas Off the Beaten Path: A Guide to Unique Places
If you’re planning to travel at all throughout the Lone Star State, this book will be an indispensable guide for your travels! This guide helps you discover the hidden places in Texas that most tourists miss as well as Texas trivia and tidbits of Texas history.


Backroads and Byways

Backroads & Byways of Texas: Drives, Day Trips & Weekend Excursions
With natives as your guides, this new series steers you down the most scenic and historic byways in the areas they cover, with plenty of intriguing points of interest and places to eat, stay, and shop along the way.


Why Stop Texas Travel BookWhy Stop?: Texas – A Guide to Texas Historical Roadside Markers
Have you ever wondered what all those Historical Markers were as you went driving past? Or if you should go back and check it out? This book helps you decide with the location and actual inscriptions on many of Texas’ most prominent and interesting roadside markers.


Texas Old Time Restaurants and CafesTexas Old Time Restaurants and Cafes
Tired of eating at Dennys? Author Sheryl Smith-Rodgers scoured the state to find the best old time restaurants and cafes, making this an excellent gift and travel guide! Divided geographically, this book takes a look at cafes and restaurants that have been serving Texas for 20 years or longer. Each of the restaurant entries includes a history of the cafe along with directions and nearby attractions.


Touring Texas Gardens Travel GuideTouring Texas Gardens
This directory spotlights the best of Texas gardens. Many are hard to find treasures that are great destination spots, or ideal travel breaks while driving through the state. This book includes the best times to visit, how to get there, what to expect in bloom, what birds and butterflies you’ll see, how to arrange group tours, and children’s activities.


Ghost Towns of TexasGhost Towns of Texas
This is the kind of book you want to take in your car always! You never know in Texas when your going to be near a ghost town! The book has a map and is indexed, with good information on the towns , how to get there and what you will find. Although, by their very nature, the Texas ghost towns featured in Baker’s book have deteriorated even more – or disappeared altogether – since the publication of this book in 1986, it remains a classic reference and a “must have” for the ghost town hunter’s library.


The Best Tent Camping in Texas Travel GuideThe Best in Tent Camping: Texas: A Guide for Car Campers
The campgrounds selected for The Best in Tent Camping: Texas had to meet three criteria: they had to be accessible by car but not overrun with RVs; offer great scenery; and be as close as possible to a wilderness experience.  Divided into the state’s major geographical areas, the book is based on the author’s 30 years’ experience in following the back roads of Texas. Along with a detailed profile and useful at-a-glance information, clear maps show campground layout, individual sites, and key facilities.


Doin Texas with your Pooch Doin’ Texas With Your Pooch
If you are traveling with their pets, this book is the ultimate dog owner’s guide to the beautiful Lone Star State. Doin’ Texas with Your Pooch provides readers with everything they need to know about dog friendly travel in the state including 1,500+ pet-friendly accommodations in every price range.

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