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You will find enticing diversity here - in the scenery, the history, the food, and the people. And you will discover a hospitality born of gracious Southern roots, sprinkled with old-fashioned Western grit, and spiced with the cultures and customes of Hispanic, German, Czech, and two dozen or so other significant ancestries.

Texas is, indeed, like a whole other country.

Explore Texas

Burton Cotton Gin & Museum

Built in 1914, the Burton Farmers Gin, listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Burton, TX Museums

Reeves Memorial

A life-sized statue of Jim Reeves commemorates the Panola County native who became one of America's best loved country-Western singers, who died in a plane crash in 1964. Member of Country Music Hall of Fame; millions of records to his credit. Memorial is three miles east of downtown on U.S. 79

Carthage, TX Memorials

Old Bedford School

This beautifully restored 1915 vintage schoolhouse is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and features a visitors center, a gallery with changing exhibits and an authentically furnished 1915 classroom. The site also has a 149-seat auditorium for 25 performances each year.

Bedford, TX Historic Schoolhouses

International Exotic Feline Sanctuary International Exotic Feline Sanctuary

Founded in 1988, the International Exotic Feline Sanctuary's misson is to care for its exotic feline inhabitants as well as educate the public about their needs. Bobcats, cougars, jaguars, leopards, lions and tigers are among the species living on the site, which currently features more than 60

Boyd, TX Zoos



Grapevine Lake Equestrian Trails

Rocky Point Trail - Approximately 3 miles. Users: Hiking and equestrian Description:

, TX Equestrian

Austin County Jail

The historic Austin County Jail served the county from 1896 through 1992

Bellville, TX Historic Buildings

Sam Rayburn Fishing

Sam Rayburn Reservoir, at over 114,000 surface acres, represents one of the healthiest fisheries in the State of Texas and one of the most popular fishing destinations in the country. The two main purposes for the existence of Sam Rayburn (flood control and hydropower generation)

, TX Fishing

Parker County Courthouses

After three previous structures were destroyed by fire, the present Parker County Courthouse was begun in 1884 and dedicated in 1886

Weatherford, TX Historic Courthouses

Proctor Lake Hunting

Hunting is permitted in specified areas on Proctor Lake. The season is from September 1 through February 24 as published in the Texas Hunting Guide for this county. Legal game are dove, quail, squirrel, rabbits and waterfowl. NO DEER OR TURKEY MAY BE TAKEN!

, TX Hunting