Backroads Of Texas: Along The Byways To Breathtaking Landscapes And Quirky Small Towns

November 1, 2016|
Backroads Of Texas: Along The Byways To Breathtaking Landscapes And Quirky Small Towns by Gary Clark
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Veer off the interstate and explore strange, sublime, and breathtaking sights. It''s all available on the backroads of Texas.

Texas is the second largest state in the United States, and you can be sure it''s home to plenty of incredible sights waiting just off the beaten path.Backroads of Texasguides readers off the main drag where they can find intriguing sites, offbeat characters, and glorious landscapes. These are the sights normally missed by interstate-centric travelers.

The book includes thirty backroad drives and excursions that take travelers into the boondocks where all the craziest natural sights occur. Watch frenzied bats as they fly by the thousands from San Angelo''s Foster Road Bridge. Catch your breath as you drink in the majestic Guadalupe Mountains. Get ready for goosebumps when you spelunk into the shadowy depths of Inner Space Cavern, and try not to get spooked when you see the paranormal "ghost lights" near the eclectic town of Marfa. These off-road sights are what truly set the Lone Star State apart from its neighbors.

Completely reimagined for a new generation of road-trip takers and explorers,Backroads of Texasis lavishly illustrated with photographs, maps, and vintage advertising of Texas''s many scenic, historic, and cultural attractions. You think you know what Texas looks like? Think again.Backroads of Texashas something to surprise and excite everyone.

Gary Clarkis the weekly nature columnist for theHouston ChronicleandSan Antonio Express Newsand a professor at Lone Star College-North Harris. The winner of eight writing awards, he also publishes feature articles in state and national magazines and has written several books, includingBackroads of the Texas Hill Country, Texas Wildlife...
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Title:Backroads Of Texas: Along The Byways To Breathtaking Landscapes And Quirky Small Towns
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:176 pages, 11.65 X 8.5 X 0.65 in
Shipping dimensions:176 pages, 11.65 X 8.5 X 0.65 in
Published:November 1, 2016
Publisher:Voyageur Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780760350539

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