The best pralines you will ever taste. This pecan candy is made from high quality ingredients and an amazing praline recipe.
When it comes to fun, relaxation, and cruising on the water, Austin's Boat Tours is the area's local expert. A short drive from downtown Austin to Lake Travis brings you to their evening sunset cruises or weekend outings - trips designed to give you that "on vacation" feeling without the airport hassle.
Best Western plus Blanco Luxury Inn & Suites -
Best Small Hotel
Have you ever told your family what you'd do different if you opened a restaurant? Grandma's recipes, friendly people. Well, that's exactly the idea behind Babe's Chicken Dinner House. A sit-down restaurant where people really feel at home. Babe's is a casual place where you'll feel comfortable in your blue jeans or cutoffs.
Beautifully decorated and landscaped, the BEST WESTERN PLUS Blanco Luxury Inn & Suites is centrally located in the heart of the Texas Hill Country.
Cedar Mountain Lodge -
Best Corporate & Group Retreat
City of Beaumont - Best Year Round Destination
A family owned and operated facility, Cedar Mountain Lodge is known for their Texas hospitality. The Lodge offers a variety of services accommodating group or individual needs. Each guest will find that the facilities and amenities offer intimacy, comfort, and luxury suited for the most discerning guest.
You'll feel right at home in Beaumont. Home to big cookin', big events and big fun. From bird watching and botanical gardens to swamps and gators, you'll find plenty of things to do inside and outdoors.
Cycle Ranch Motocross is a premier motocross track just outside of San Antonio, Texas. Cycle Ranch Motocross has been home to the 4-stroke nationals, The Winter Crown Series, The Main Event MX Series, The Texas State finals and Championships, and much more.
Karting is an emerging sport to the North Texas area and DKC is leading the way in building awareness and enthusiasm by premiering the first true go-kart track in the state of Texas.
Denison Area Chamber of Commerce -
Best Recreation Destination
Del Rio is a city in and the county seat of Val Verde County, Texas . As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 35,718.
With a nod to its historic past, Denison has an eye toward the future. Steady growth, friendly people, some of the finest schools in America, along with a a highly-skilled workforce, Denison is consistently ranked among the top places to live in the country.
Gaylord Texan Resort & Conference Center -
Best Family Getaway
Critically acclaimed Four Day Weekend is quickly becoming one of the country's hottest comedy acts. Performing more than 150 corporate shows a year, the cast has traveled around the country working for numerous Fortune 500 companies.
Take a look at the Attraction that keeps being awarded year after year, the Gaylord Texan.
Hampton Inn & Suites Denison -
Best Contemporary Hotel
Le Chateau Pet Resort Spa & Boutique - Best Pet Resort
Perfectly located beside sparkling Lake Texoma, the Hampton Inn & Suites Denison hotel has plenty to offer visitors. The jewel of the area, Lake Texoma and its 650 miles of beautiful shoreline attracts over a million visitors a year to Denison.
Luxury pet hotel providing pets a fun-filled and relaxing vacation all their own when you you must leave your special pet behind. behind.
Messina Hof Winery & Resort - Best Romantic Getaway
National Museum of Funeral History - Best Specialty Museum
Messina Hof Winery & Resort, a Texas vineyard established in 1977 by Paul and Merrill Bonarrigo, is rooted in the union of two family heritages. Winemaker Paul Bonarrigo's family dates back seven generations to Messina, Sicily. Merrill's family is from Hof, Germany.
The National Museum of Funeral History houses the country's largest collection of funeral service artifacts and features renowned exhibits on one of man's oldest cultural customs. Come discover the mourning rituals of ancient civilizations, see up-close the authentic items used in the funerals of U.S. presidents and popes.
New York, Texas ZipLine Adventures -
Best Adventure Tour
Opa's Smoked Meats - Best Smoked Meats
You will be on a guided adventure tour with 6 ziplines †topped off with some of the most breathtaking 30-plus mile views of the East Texas Countryside. †Your zipline adventure will take you soaring through towering pines, hardwoods and high above the rocky hillside of one of the highest elevations in East Texas.
Opa's Smoked Meats use authentic German recipes that have been in the family for generations. They call for fresh ingredients including select cuts of beef, pork, chicken and turkey. Not to mention a special blend of spices along with a process that slowly smokes the meat for full flavor. For almost sixty years,
River Oaks Shopping Center -
Best Open-Air Shopping Experience
The STUDIO at Fischer - Best Modern Event Venue
River Oaks Shopping Center is an upscale multi-level, multi-use retail/office project with a four-level parking garage. The center, known for its symbolic art-Deco architecture, was built in the 1930's thus making it one of the oldest shopping centers in Texas.
The STUDIO at Fischer is a rental venue in the Texas Hill Country. Professional photo shoots, video projects, corporate events, upscale wedding and receptions - The STUDIO provides a beautiful multi-use indoor / outdoor environment for your event or retail needs.
Tac Pro Shooting Center - Best Firearms Training Facility
Sunset Cliffs Farms is a beautiful facility located just Northwest of Austin in the Texas Hill Country On beautiful Lake Buchanan. The property offers a calm, peaceful environment with amenities including the covered ring, manicured trails, an air conditioned lounge, tack room, oversized stalls with mats, and much more.
The 550 acre Shooting Center facilities include a gun store specializing in products for tactical professionals, Law Enforcement and competition shooters, classrooms with covered firing point, restrooms and refreshment machines, outdoor pistol, tactical shotgun and Subgun ranges, with paper and reactive steel targets.
The Victorian Inn Bed & Breakfast - Best Historic Bed & Breakfast Experience
The Victorian Bed & Breakfast Inn was established in 1981 as Galvestons first Bed & Breakfast Inn. For over 32 years we have offered exceptional accommodations in one of Galveston Islands most beautiful historic mansions.