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BEST IN TEXAS Readers’ Choice Awards Results

April 3, 2013
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The final RIDE TEXAS® BEST IN TEXAS Readers' Choice Awards was published in 2011. It summarizes the Top 10 lists of all the previous polls to arrive at the best of the bests.

The final RIDE TEXAS® BEST IN TEXAS Readers’ Choice Awards was published in 2011. It summarizes the Top 10 lists of all the previous polls to arrive at the best of the bests.

Selections from Top 10 Lists

The RIDE TEXAS® BEST IN TEXAS Reader’s Choice Award results really are a treasure-trove of good stuff. Ride on!

This is just a small sample of some highlights from the over 1,000 pages of BEST IN TEXAS that we’ve published. The issues have in-depth features, stories, complete information and maps.

TOP 10 Lists Best Roads

TOP 10 Lists Best Small Towns

TOP 10 Lists Best Road Food

TOP 10 Lists Best Parks | Landmarks | Destinations

TOP 10 Lists Best Hangouts

TOP 10 Lists Best Motorcycle Events

TOP 10 Lists Best Lodging

TOP 10 Lists Best Motorcycle Gear & Accessories Selection

TOP 10 Lists Best Motorcycle Insurance Companies

TOP 10 Lists Favorite Motorcycle for Ridin’ Texas

Events

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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$1.00 – $3.00

Railroad Heritage center

October 22 @ 9:30 am - December 28 @ 4:30 pm

Railroad Heritage Center: History steams into downtown with the Texas State Railroad Society’s presentation at the Railroad Heritage Center featuring a 37′ x 17′ HO scale model train display. Marvel at model train displays, hands on exhibits, history, artifacts and train memorabilia. 808 W. Oak Street 7 days a week during Christmas in Palestine! $3.00 per adult $1.00 per child A 37′ x 17′ HO scale model railroad
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$20.00 – $120.00

The Polar Express (TM) Train Ride

November 13 - December 28

The Polar Express™ Train Ride: November 13 – December 28 Read along with the story as the historic steam strain makes its magical round-trip from the Palestine Depot to the North Pole. Meet Santa and enjoy caroling, hot cocoa, a treat and a special gift for each child.
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$25.00

Old Town Carriage Rides – Palestine

November 14 @ 6:00 pm - December 19 @ 11:45 pm

Old Town Carriage Rides Saturdays November 14 thru and December 19 and a special opportunity to ride December 24th, Christmas Eve. Departing from the Shelton Gin, climb into a beautiful classic carriage and enjoy a ride throughout the Historic Main Street District aglow with holiday lighting. Each ride can hold 2-4 adults, groups with children may accommodate more riders. $25.00 per ride. For questions or more information, please call 903-804-0494. Private rides are available (price…
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$10.00

Grinch’s Lair at the Historic Anderson County Jail

November 20 @ 12:00 pm - December 20 @ 6:00 pm

Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays, November 20 to December 20. Hours: 12 p.m.- 6 p.m. He’s mean, he’s green and he’s in Palestine. The Grinch will take you on a tour of his home. Characters from the beloved book are staged throughout the historic attraction.
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