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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

 

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Motorcycle Grand Tour of Texas

March 1 - December 15

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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$12 – $30

The HIDEOUT: Bikes, Blues and BBQ at The Pig Trail

September 23 - September 27

Our goal at THE HIDEOUT has always been to host a safe and affordable event along the Pig Trail (Highway 23) in Ozark, AR. 2020 marks our third year hosting this event.
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$8

Oxford Ranch Rendezvous

September 24 - September 26

The Rendezvous  is an old-school, no frills motorcycle camp out and meet up. Enjoy the open road, making new old friends and great eats at our cast iron cookout. Registration is not required.
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$8

Oxford Ranch Rendezvous

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  Off-Road | Side Roads | Back Roads … It’s all about the ride. The Rendezvous is an old-school, no-frills motorcycle campout and meet up. Enjoy the open road, making new old friends, and great eats at our cast iron cookout. Registration is not required because this ain’t a rally Live music is unplugged and if you know how to pick or strum, join in. We have brought back Dr. Bob and his crew of guitar pickin’…
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Texas Half-Mile American Flat Track Race

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