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BEST IN TEXAS Readers’ Choice Awards Results | PARKS, LANDMARKS, DESTINATIONS

April 3, 2013
Mission San Antonio de Valero, better known as The Alamo is one of Texas' most beloved and iconic landmarks.

Mission San Antonio de Valero, better known as The Alamo is one of Texas’ most beloved and iconic landmarks. Photograph by Valerie Asensio.

TOP 5 Historic Landmark

1 The Alamo, San Antonio
2 Sam Houston Statue, Huntsville
3 San Jacinto Monument, La Porte
4 Presidio La Bahia, Goliad
5 State Capitol Building, Austin


Top 10 Parks, Lakes, Attractions

1 Big Bend National Park Study Butte
2 Palo Duro Canyon Canyon
3 Inks Lake State Park, Burnet
4 Lake Travis, Austin
5 Lost Maples State Natural Area, Vanderpool
6 Garner State Park, Concan
7 Grand Canyon, AZ
8 Lake Whitney, Whitney
9 Canyon Lake, Sattler
10 Caddo Lake State Park, Karnak


TOP 5 Swimming Hole

1 Hamilton Pool, Dripping Springs
2 Balmorhea State Park,Toyahvale
3 Camp Live Oak, Leakey
4 Blue Hole, Wimberley
5 Turner Falls, OK


Top 10 Landmarks

1 Enchanted Rock Fredericksburg
2 Mount Rushmore, SD
3 Alamo, San Antonio
4 Stonehenge II, Hunt
5 Luckenbach, Luckenbach
6 Chisos Basin Big Bend National Park, Study Butte
7 Sam Houston Statue, Huntsville
8 Texas State Capitol, Austin
9 San Jacinto Monument, La Porte
10 Cadillac Ranch, Amarillo


TOP 10 State or National Park

1 Big Bend National Park
2 Lost Maples State Natural Area, Vanderpool
3 Palo Duro Canyon State Park, Canyon
4 Garner State Park, Concan
5 Huntsville State Park, Huntsville
6 Eisenhower State Park, Denison
7 Inks Lake State Park, Burnet
8 Dinosaur Valley State Park, Glen Rose
9 Pedernales Falls State Park, Johnson City
10 Big Thicket National Preserve, Kountze

 

Events

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8th Annual Capital of Texas Police Motorcycle Chute Out

March 3 @ 7:00 am - March 6 @ 5:00 pm

The COTPMCO is a police motorcycle skills competition and training where motors from across the country gather every year. Free exhibitor show, free for spectators, competitor giveaways and more. This year’s Chute Out will be held on the Cowboy Harley-Davidson of Austin’s training grounds behind Cabela’s.
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Daytona Bike Week 2021

March 5 - March 14

We are excited to embark on our 80th Anniversary. Be sure to check the official Bike Week website for sponsors, information, and gear for this great new Bike Week Festival in 2021!
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Iron Horse Disciples Bike Night

March 5 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join the Copperas Cove chapter of the Iron Horse Disciples Motorcycle Ministry at Horny Toad Harley-Davidson on Friday, March 5th.
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$5.00

8th Annual Rouse RockNRides

March 6 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

This car show keeps on getting bigger and better with several surprised guest appearances. There will be music, food, and lots of prizes. We encourage everyone and anything on wheels to come out.
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Free

TARA Monthly Adventure Ride

March 6 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

The Austin TARA (Texas Adventure Riders Association) Chapter sponsors a monthly dual sport adventure ride the first Saturday of every month. All riders are invited to attend.
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