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Trip Reference Materials

Online Resources
  Day Trips from Houston: Getaway Ideas for the Local Traveler
Carol Barrington, 12th ed., Globe Pequot Press, June 2008
  Fun with the Family: Texas
Sharry Buckner, Allan C. Kimball, Sharry Buckner (Revised by), 6th ed., Globe Pequot Press, December 2006

Group Tour Guide
Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau
901 Bagby Street, First Floor
Houston, Texas 77002
713-437-5556 or 1-800-4HOUSTON

  Houston Chronicle “Travel” section in Sunday editions
  Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)
Travel Information Division
125 East 11th Street
Austin, Texas 78701
1-800-452-9292 or 1-800-888-8839
Website: www.dot.state.tx.us
Online requests for the free publications listed below, plus many others, can be made at: www.traveltex.com. The publications are also available at Texas Travel Information Centers:
    Texas Highways Magazine
Texas Official Travel Map
Texas State Travel Guide
  Texas Off the Beaten Path
June Naylor, 8th ed., GPP Travel, November 2008

Restaurant and rest stop locations with ample facilities and quick service:


Buc-ee’s: www.bucees.com
Burger King: www.bk.com
Jack in the Box: www.jackinthebox.com
McDonald’s: www.mcdonalds.com
WalMart: www.walmart.com
Wendy’s: www.wendys.com