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

4th Annual Biker Meet N Greet Rally

April 26 - April 28

Live music all weekend long with shows Friday night, Saturday afternoon (free outdoors), Saturday night. Night shows inside the club with the regular cover charge. Also Friday night inside club Bikini Oil Wrestling. Full kitchen grill inside the club. Saturday outdoor Biker Wedding at 11 am- all bikes start staging at 10 am for the ceremony. Larry Tillery with Scott McGill, Jimmie Barnes, Tim Burge takes the stage at 1:30 pm kicking off the free…
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$20

Bikes on the Bayou

April 26 @ 8:00 am - April 28 @ 5:00 pm

“Bikes on the Bayou” is a three-day festival in Houston, TX. that celebrates motorcycles, bicycles, and scooters in Eleanor Tinsley Park and along Allen Parkway. This all-inclusive festival will bring together all two-wheeled enthusiasts to celebrate music, culture and their riding communities. The three-day event will also provide motorcyclists the opportunity to participate in cruises throughout the festival space and secure overnight parking on festival grounds. Event organizers have meticulously chosen music acts for the…
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$20

Ride to Finish the Fight

April 27 @ 9:10 am

1st annual Fun Run benefiting “Parker County Relay for Life” Rings of Hope Team. Help us help cancer patients and support research for a cure for cancer to end these battles many of us have fought and many fighting today. It’s going to be a beautiful day for riding. Come out for a fun ride, fellowship with new friends and ride for a Cure.
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$75

6th Annual Texas Redneck Ramble Dual Sport Ride

April 27 @ 12:00 pm - April 28 @ 5:00 pm

  Join us for the 6th Annual Texas Redneck Ramble in Jacksboro, Texas. The fun will kick off on Saturday, April 27th with a motorcycle field meet. Trophies will be presented for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place riders. After the field meet, you can join your fellow riders for dinner with some shenanigans on the side Sunday, April 28th, we will ramble off with a 165 mile Dual Sport ride that is sure to…
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$15

Mudbugs for Heroes

April 27 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Fundraiser benefitting Veteran Pardners in Mexia, Texas. Sponsored by Brotherhood Forever MC Limestone Chapter. $15 cover includes either a burger plate or crawfish till they’re gone. (700# of crawfish) . Live music by Pushwater from 2:00-6:00pm. DJ Kurt will play until??? Bike Games, Live Auction, 50/50, and more. Family friendly event. kids 12 and under free. Gates open at noon
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