This practical travel guide to Texas & the Southwest features detailed factual travel tips and points-of-interest structured lists of all iconic must-see sights as well as some off-the-beaten-track treasures. Our itinerary suggestions and expert author picks of things to see and do will make it a perfect companion both, ahead of your trip and on the ground. This Texas & the Southwest guide book is packed full of details on how to get there and around, pre-departure information and top time-saving tips, including a visual list of things not to miss.
Our colour-coded maps make Texas & the Southwest easier to navigate while you're there. This guide book to Texas & the Southwest has been fully updated post-COVID-19 and it comes with a free eBook. The Rough Guide to TEXAS & THE SOUTHWEST covers: Houston, Around Houston, The Gulf Coast, Laredo and the Rio Grande Valley, Austin, The Hill Country, San Antonio, Dallas, Fort Worth, The Panhandle, The Davis Mountains, Big Bend National Park and around, El Paso.
Inside this Texas & the Southwest travel guide you'll find:RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EVERY TYPE OF TRAVELLER Experiences selected for every kind of trip to Texas & the Southwest, from off-the-beaten-track adventures in Marfa to family activities in child-friendly places, like Big Bend National Park or chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas, like the Rio Grande Valley. PRACTICAL TRAVEL TIPS Essential pre-departure information including Texas & the Southwest entry requirements, getting around, health information, travelling with children, sports and outdoor activities, food and drink, festivals, culture and etiquette, shopping, tips for travellers with disabilities and more. TIME-SAVING ITINERARIESIncludes carefully planned routes covering the best of Texas & the Southwest, which give a taste of the richness and diversity of the destination, and have been created for different time frames or types of trip.
DETAILED REGIONAL COVERAGEClear structure within each sightseeing chapter of this Texas & the Southwest travel guide includes regional highlights, brief history, detailed sights and places ordered geographically, recommended restaurants, hotels, bars, clubs and major shops or entertainment options. INSIGHTS INTO GETTING AROUND LIKE A LOCALTips on how to beat the crowds, save time and money and find the best local spots for theatre, music, museums and learning about the city's history. HIGHLIGHTS OF THINGS NOT TO MISSRough Guides' rundown of Austin, The Hill Country, San Antonio, Dallas's best sights and top experiences helps to make the most of each trip to Texas & the Southwest, even in a short time.
HONEST AND INDEPENDENT REVIEWSWritten by Rough Guides' expert authors with a trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, this Texas & the Southwest guide book will help you find the best places, matching different needs. BACKGROUND INFORMATIONComprehensive 'Contexts' chapter of this travel guide to Texas & the Southwest features fascinating insights into Texas & the Southwest, with coverage of history, religion, ethnic groups, environment, wildlife and books, plus a handy language section and glossary. FABULOUS FULL COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHYFeatures inspirational colour photography, including the stunning The Gulf Coast and the spectacular Davis Mountains.
COLOUR-CODED MAPPINGPractical full-colour maps, with clearly numbered, colour-coded keys for quick orientation in Houston, The Panhandle and many more locations in Texas & the Southwest, reduce the need to go online. USER-FRIENDLY LAYOUT With helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time. FREE EBOOK Free eBook download with every purchase of this guide book to Texas & the Southwest allows you to access all of the content from your phone or tablet, for on-the-road exploration.