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Alice (Texas)

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Alice is a city in the South Barrier Coast region of Texas.

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Understand[edit]

Alice was named after the daughter of ranchman Richard King, who established the famous King Ranch. The city is known as the "birthplace of Tejano music" since it was here, in the 1940's that Tejano was first recorded and popularized.

Get in[edit]

  • US Highway 281
  • Texas Highway 44
  • Texas Highway 359

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

  • South Texas Museum, 66 South Wright Street, 361 668 8891. Focuses on the history of the area from the American Indians forward, particularly the pioneer era.
  • Tejano ROOTS Hall of Fame Museum, 213 N. Wright Street, 361 668 6666. Dedicated to preserving the history of the musicians and recordings of this uniquely Texas genre.
  • The city's water tower near downtown is the tallest concrete water tower in the world, at 165 feet.

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Lake Findley or (Lake Alice)
  • Alice Municipal Golf Course
  • Parks
    • Anderson Park
    • Flournoy Park

Buy[edit][add listing]

Alice's main shopping district is along Texas Highway 44 and Main Street

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Drink[edit][add listing]

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Best Western Executive Inn, 1350 S Business Highway 281, +1 361 664-2133 (fax: +1 361 668-0461), [1].  edit
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 2965 E Main Street, +1 361 664-7111, [2].  edit
  • Scottish Inn, 815 S US Highway 281, 361 664 4351.  edit
  • Days Inn, 555 US Highway 281(Johnson Street), 361-664-6616, [3].  edit

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