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

 

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Honda Supercross Party and Vintage MX Show

February 21 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Honda Supercross Party and Vintage MX Show at Al Lamb Honda
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Supercross Autograph Signing at Arlington Motorsports

February 21 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Get ready for Monster Energy AMA Supercross by stopping by Arlington Motorsports on February 21st! MEET YOUR FAVORITE SUPERCROSS RIDERS from Team Suzuki and Team Yamaha, while enjoying food and raffle prizes! PLUS, grab your chance to WIN a NEW motorcycle! All you have to do is take a turn at our Dice Roll Game* and you could win a 2020 Suzuki RMZ-450! It will be a night to remember and we look forward to…
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$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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Daytona Bike Week

March 6 - March 15

Daytona Bike Week is a 10-day event filled with street festivals, concerts, motorcycle races, bike shows, rallies, manufacturer showcases, and more.
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$15 – $20.00

Motors, MUSIC & Mayhem

March 13 - March 15

Motorcycle rally, complete with a Bike, Truck, Car Show. Miss Mayhem Pinup Girl contest, bike and people games. Venders. Live Entertainment. Bringing the commoradity of bikers together show support for Polk County Peace Officers Association and Center of Hope.
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