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You really get a good idea how the Johnson's lived their lives at the ranch while LBJ was in office. This was their retreat, as they spent 400+ days at the ranch in the 6 years he was President. To take the tour of the...More
We started with a visit to the visitors center in Johnson City, which gave a good overview of LBJ's life. We then took the guided tour of his boyhood home. After that we took the self-guided tour of his ranch, & the ranger led tour...More
We were passing through Johnson City and stopped at the visitor center. The ranger encouraged us to head out to the LBJ Ranch before it closed.
It's about 15 minutes out if town. You get a free pass at the State Park to drive around...More
Okay, I confess that I am a history buff and a fan of Democratic Party politics and have read just about everything that's been written about
LBJ. So, when my other half and I were spending the week in San Antonio, there was no doubt...More
I can see why the president spent 30% of his time here. It was really cool to see his boyhood home, his school, his house, his grand parents house and his grave just right there all together right by the river.
We really enjoyed the...More
If you're making a run through the Texas Hill Country, add the LBJ Ranch to your visit. You won't be disappointed. You will see the one room school he attended, the family cemetery, the ranch, a museum, presidential jet and automobiles, and the first Texas...More
LBJ signed the Civil Rights Act, oversaw the enactment of Medicare and kept President Kennedy’s promise to send astronauts to the moon. But regardless of your politics, this is a great stop to look into the lives of a larger than life icon of American...More