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Texas Legends

Joao Canziani Texas

Photo: Joao Canziani

Looking for the Texas mythologized onscreen and in stories: a place filled with cowboys, outlaws, and Lone Star pride. Read the article

Destinations: Austin · San Antonio · Archer City · Stonewall

Inspired by: Driving Texas: A European Take — by Ian Buruma, Published Nov. 2007

Hotels (2)

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    Lonesome Dove Inn

    This Archer City gem is run with impeccable hospitality by Mary Slack. Every room is named after a McMurtry novel or character, and his books are l

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    Hotel San José

    Located in the modern bohemian neighborhood of South Congress (or SoCo), the über-hip San José Hotel has 40 sleek, minimalist guest rooms with eart

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Activities (5)

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    Booked Up

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    Lyndon Baines Johnson Ranch

    At the LBJ Ranch, outside of Johnson City in the Hill Country, where Johnson was born and died, everything is being restored to the way it was duri

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    The Alamo

    A reverential tone is everywhere in the mission itself, from the trinkets in the gift shop to the admonitions on the wall asking visitors to keep t

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    Lyndon Baines Johnson Library & Museum

    Walking around the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum at the University of Texas is a touching experience. For there, among the Disneyfied ki

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    Continental Club, Austin

    Music strikes a note in Austin, known as the “Live Music Capital of the World,” so dance your way to this bar for blues, country rock, and rockabil

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Similar Trips (2)

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  • Green Travel in Austin, Texas

    Austin

    Environmentally friendly electric scooters are the preferred mode of transport in this bohemian Texan city (use one to get from your photovoltaic-powered hotel room to a restaurant that uses only b

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  • Family Fun In Austin

    Austin

    KEEP AUSTIN WEIRD is the city's unofficial slogan. Fortunately for visitors, locals conscientiously comply. This is the land of unhurried and unpretentious cool, a reincarnated hippiedom in which a

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