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BEST IN TEXAS Readers’ Choice Awards Results | LODGING, CAMPING

April 3, 2013
Mom & pop motels, like the Peach Tree Inn in Fredericksburg attract riders with amenities like covered, room-adjacent parking.

Mom & pop motels, like the Peach Tree Inn in Fredericksburg attract riders with amenities like covered, room-adjacent parking. Photograph by Wayne Roth.

TOP 10 Mom & Pop Motel

1 Leakey Inn
2 Camp Live Oak
3 Hotel Limpia
4 Peach Tree Inn
5 Outback Oasis
6 River Front Hotel
7 Shiner Country Inn
8 Austin Motel
9 Delux Inn
10 Big Bend Motor Inn


Top 10 Lodging

1 Leakey Inn
2 Gage Hotel
3 Inn of the Hills
4 River Front Motel
5 Koyote Ranch
6 YO Ranch
7 Hotel Paisano
8 Indian Lodge
9 Guadalupe River Ranch
10 Camp Live Oak


Top 5 National Chains

1 Best Western
2 Motel 6
3 Holiday Inn
4 KOA
5 La Quinta


TOP 10 Bed & Breakfast

1 Old Rock House B&B
2 Full Moon Inn
3 Outpost at Cedar Creek
4 The Whistler B&B
5 Celtic Queen Country Inn
6 The Mansion at Bandera
7 Longhorn Saloon Bed and Brew
8 Gruene Mansion
9 Pecan Street Inn
10 Hotel Turkey


TOP 10 Campground

1 Camp Live Oak
2 KOA
3 Koyote Ranch
4 Good Times Campground
5 Lake Wister State Park OK
6 Kerrville-Schreiner Park
7 Dinosaur Valley State Park
8 Turner Falls OK
9 Garner State Park
10 South Llano River State Park


TOP 10 Resort/Luxury Lodging

1 Gaylord Texan
2 Escondida Resort
3 Gage Hotel
4 YO Ranch Resort
5 Hyatt Regency Hill Country
6 Inn of the Hills
7 Indian Lodge
8 Cibolo Creek Ranch
9 Menger Hotel
10 Mount Magazine State Park Lodge & Cabins AR

 

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THROTTLE – Bike Night at The Shops Club, Dallas

October 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

  The Shop Clubs Dallas is a state-of-the-art facility that provides a creative, collaborative, and fun environment while building a strong community for car and motorcycle enthusiasts. On Thursday, October 21st come see what The Shops Club is all about at THROTTLE – A Bike Night.  There will be Prize drawings, some bike games, and a fun time to gather with your riding buddies and make new friends. All bike and motor enthusiasts are invited…
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West Houston Bike Night

October 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join Mancuso Crossroads and Mancuso Central H-D for bike night on the third Thursday of every month at Wildcatter Saloon. They are teaming up with Outlaw Dave and the west Houston riding community to host the biggest bike night in Katy! You can meet riders at Mancuso Crossroads H-D at 6:00 p.m. for a short ride with friends to bike night. The fun starts at 7:00 p.m. at Wildcatter.
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CANCELED – Harvest Classic Motorcycle Rally

October 22 - October 23

  CANCELED Statement from the Harvest Classic Team: Friends, We are extremely sorry to let you know that we have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2021 Harvest Classic Rally. Confirmed Covid cases, hospitalizations, and deaths continue to rise and are expected to peak in October. Many festivals and events are requiring proof of vaccination as a prerequisite for entry. As a team, we explored this option but decided against it for multiple reasons….
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BMW MOA Getaway

October 22 - October 24

This October 22-24, 2021 the BMW Motorcycle Owners Association returns to the Texas Hill Country. You’ll find them at one of the area’s most iconic hotel venues, the Inn of the Hills Resort and Conference Center in Kerrville, Texas, where Texas history meets Hill Country hospitality. The Inn of the Hills sits right on Junction highway , just south of downtown Kerrville. Thirty minutes away is Fredericksburg, Texas with its antiques, shops, and surrounding wine…
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HOT PEPPER FESTIVAL

October 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Can you handle the heat? On Friday, October 22nd, the Palestine Area Chamber of Commerce  kicks off the 2021 Hot Pepper Festival with the annual Palestine Chili Cook-off. The cook-off has an 8:00 AM start time for cooking. Contestants grind, cook, and turn  chili in at 2:00 PM. On Saturday, October 23, the Pepper Palooza Parade through the streets of Downtown Palestine starts at 10:00 AM. Immediately following, the Festival fun will begin. The Festival…
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