LASR.net Homepage




Menu

Texas

Panhandle Plains Prairies and Lakes Hill Country South Texas Plains Piney Woods Big Bend Country Gulf Coast Panhandle Plains Prairies and Lakes Piney Woods Gulf Coast South Texas Plains Hill Country Big Bend Country Say "Texas" and think BIG, Big country, Big hospitality, And big opportunities for a fun filled vacation

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

Lantana Lodge at Ray Roberts Lake

Fine dining and luxurious overnight accommodations are now available at the Lantana Lodge which is located in the Jordan Unit of Ray Roberts Lake. The classic "dog trot"

, TX Lodges

Grapevine Lake Equestrian Trails

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

, TX Equestrian

Guadalupe Mountains Equine Trails

The park offers diverse riding opportunities. Sixty percent of the trails are open to stock use. Those closed to stock are difficult to maintain or pass through unique and fragile areas intolerant of such use. Stock manure droppings introduce exotic plants that displace native vegetation.

, TX Equestrian

Eisenhower State Park

Eisenhower State Park, with 423.1 acres, is located in Grayson County, northwest of Denison, Texas, on the shores of Lake Texoma. The park was named for the 34

, TX State Parks

Waco Lake Hunting

Waco Lake offers a wide variety of hunting opportunities including: dove, early teal, duck, archery, deer gun season, and spring turkey hunting. There are 9 Wildlife Management Areas that consist of approximately 2,000

, TX Hunting

Davy Crockett Statue

David “Davy” Crockett was born in Tennessee on August 17, 1786 and died a hero on March 6, 1836 at the Battle of the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas. A memorial to Davy Crockett stands at the south end of Ozona's town square, and Crockett County, formed in 1875

Ozona, TX Monuments

Somerville Lake State Parks

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department operates two State Parks units (Nails Creek Unit and Birch Creek Unit) at Somerville Lake with overnight camping facilities. The State Parks offer a multitude of recreational opportunities such as camping, picnicking, boating, fishing;

, TX State Parks

Historic Sites in Columbus

Medallions of the State Historical Survey Committee have been placed on almost 80 sites in Columbus. The newest concept in providing historical and architectural information is the unique "Talking Houses"

Columbus, TX Tours

Waco Lake Fishing

There are over 51 species of fish which inhabit Waco Lake. The 6 major species which anglers catch regularly include Largemouth Bass, White Bass, Crappie, Channel Catfish, Blue Catfish and Yellow Catfish.

, TX Fishing

Waco Lake Boat Ramps

Waco Lake has a total of 10 public boat ramps. The Corps of Engineers maintains 8 of these 10. The other two are operated by the two public marinas on Waco Lake:

, TX Boating

Providence Baptist

The original Providence Baptist Church was built approximately two and a half miles northwest of Chappell Hill. This building was destroyed by a violent storm in 1866

Chappell Hill, TX Historic Churches

Lavon Lake Fishing

Lavon Lake is noted for crappie fishing, especially in winter and spring. Largemouth bass, channel catfish, and blue catfish offer good angling opportunities. Striped bass were stocked in 1989 and 1994

, TX Fishing