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

$30

Motorcycle Grand Tour of Texas

March 1 - November 1

This tour is a self-guided motorcycle tour that has stops throughout the state of Texas. The tour is open to all types of motorcycles (as defined by Texas Law) and riders/passengers. All riders must be at least 18 years old and licensed to operate a motorcycle. Riders are to be safety conscience and obey traffic laws. Participants in the tour will visit tour stops that include roadside attractions, historical sites, memorials, unique geography, and biker friendly businesses. For…
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$15.00

Ronnie Stratton Memorial Flattrack races

April 18

Flat Tracking Racing, Waco, TX
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Free

Crockett County Annual Easter Egg Hunt

April 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

You’re invited to the Crockett County Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Ozona’s Rodeo Park. Sponsored by the Ozona Knights of Columbus. FMI contact Frank Tambunga at 325-392-2827 Visit www.Ozona.com/EventsCalendar to find more area activities!
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$28

Granbury Wine Walk

April 24 - April 25

It’s time to sip and savor on authentic Texas wines! This one-of-a-kind event is a huge hit in Granbury, so mark your calendars for the 10th Annual Wine Walk, April 24-25, 2020! Wine-lovers from all over flock to Granbury year-round for the wine in the area, but the Wine Walk is a special event in itself where dozens of wineries head to the Historic Granbury Square. The event kicks off Friday, April 24 and again,…
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$20.00

Bikes on the Bayou

April 24 @ 7:00 pm - April 26 @ 7:00 pm

The 2nd annual Bikes on the Bayou will focus on bringing together Houston’s entire two-wheeled community, from motorcycles to scooters to bicycles. It’s a weekend of live music, vendors, food, beer, full bar, motorcycle promenade, and a host of other cycle-centric entertainment.
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Bike Nights