Historic areas have a unique draw, attracting lots of new business and visitors while keeping the old-time charm of days gone by. If you’re wondering where some of the coolest Texas old towns can be found, check out the following list:
Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District
This national historic site ranks highly on Trip Advisor and is even featured on the “Dallas off the beaten path” guide. With plenty to see and do, you won’t be bored in this old-fashioned destination. Shop for some cowboy (or cowgirl) attire, book a stay in one of the historic hotels or just mosey along the brick lanes and indulge in people-watching.
Check it out here: http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g55857-d108354-Reviews-Fort_Worth_Stockyards_National_Historic_District-Fort_Worth_Texas.html
King William Historic District
Located in San Antonio, this low-key historic area is great for walking, sight-seeing and taking in the splendor of historic architecture. With more than 25 blocks of historic mansions and impeccable landscaping, the King William district is sure to inspire the home designer within you! One reviewer says, “Love the little shops & restaurants – the park – the homes & the annual King William parade during Fiesta is a great time!”
Check it out: http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g60956-d106394-Reviews-King_William_Historic_District-San_Antonio_Texas.html
Grapevine Historic Main Street District
A walk down Main Street in Grapevine, TX will take you back to the good old days. With a quiet, old-fashioned atmosphere, you won’t find a lot of hustle and bustle in this district – instead, you’ll find a variety of quaint restaurants and wine shops. One reviewer says, “Nice place to take a stroll and pop in the unique boutiques. Grapevine Main Street has lots of festivals and events all year round. Theatres, shops, restaurants, wine bars…I live here and love it!”
Check it out: http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g55930-d591674-Reviews-Grapevine_Historic_Main_Street_District-Grapevine_Texas.html
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