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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


Bardwell Lake Parks and Camping

There are six developed park areas at Bardwell Lake. Mott Park The park consists of approximately 270 acres with development on approximately 54 acres, and is located on the west side of the lake. Access to the area is a paved road that connects to FM 985

, TX Camping


Mary Elizabeth Hopkins Santa Claus Museum

The Mary Elizabeth Hopkins Santa Claus Museum showcases more than 2,000 Santas; old, new, foreign and American, in various media. Someone once told Mary Elizabeth Hopkins that if you have three or more of anything, then you are a collector. Hopkins was certainly that!

Columbus, TX Museums

Tate-Brandon House Museum

The Industrial Revolution brought about the increased substitution of machinery for human effort. By the mid-1800'

Columbus, TX Museums

Cooper Lake Fishing

Jim Chapman (Cooper)

, TX Fishing

Belton Lake Camping

Live Oak Ridge Park

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Burton Depot Museum

The Old Depot Museum contains railroad memorabilia of the Houston and Texas Central Railroad. A metal caboose and wooden caboose sit beside the old depot. A newspaper article stated the passenger train would leave Houston at 2:30 p.m. and arrive in Burton at 5:30

Burton, TX Railroad History

Grapevine Lake Camping

Recreational opportunities at Grapevine Lake are endless! Campers will find two class A campgrounds to enjoy, as well as tent and primitive camping areas. Mountain bikers, hikers and horseback riders will enjoy the many trails Grapevine Lake has to offer, including the popular biking/

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Georgetown Lake Boating

Boat ramps are located at 3 parks at Lake Georgetown. The ramps located at Cedar Breaks Park and Jim Hogg Park are open year round from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm with a 24 hour exit. The ramp at Russell Park is open from April 1 - September 30 from 6:00 am to dusk. All of the ramps are 4

, TX Boating