Get ready to board the charter bus, destination: San Angelo.
This town is the shining star of Texas! San Angelo is the place to be for heritage trails which link the past and future from modern shops to vintage landmarks. Concho Avenue is full of charm for you and everyone on your charter bus will enjoy the country collectibles to wonderful memorabilia.
The Concho Pearls have been found in the natural waterways of West Texas for at least 400 years. From the humble fresh water mussel grows the most fabulous fresh water pearls that come in a vast array of colors and sizes. Your charter bus group will find them in many shops available for sale.
If any of you on your charter bus tour, are into the wonderful invention of the telephone, this next stop is the place for you. This museum exhibits more than 100 antique telephone displays, original telephone directories dating back to the 1800s and an authentic switchboard from 1910. Your charter bus gang will also see one of Alexander Graham Bell's original telephones.
Here is a great place to see. Fort Concho is the reason that San Angelo exists today. Founded in 1867 as a frontier outpost, to protect early West Texas settlers, Fort Concho in San Angelo is how the city began. There are costumed historical interpreters that show your charter bus group what life was like in the mid-1800s.
Is anyone on the charter bus into trains? The Railway Museum is a stop they will love. It is located in the restored Historic 1910 Orient-Santa Fe Depot. The Railway Museum displays railroad artifacts and memorabilia, including a permanent model train layout depicting San Angelo in 1928 when both the Santa Fe and the Kansas City, Mexico and Orient railroads were in operation in the city. This is fascinating history for not only the railroad buff, but anyone with interest in San Angelo's history.
The sport of golf is alive and well in San Angelo. There is Quicksand 18 Hole Golf Course, It is an 18 hole golf course with five separate tees. Voted in the top 20 "Toughest Courses in Texas" by Northern Texas Golfer Magazine, Quicksand is rapidly becoming known as an oasis for golfers of all skill levels. There is Riverside Golf Course. It is an 18 hole public course stretching 6,396 yards long from the blue tees along the Concho River. Then there is Santa Fe 9 Hole Golf Course,in Santa Fe Park. This is a public 9 hole walking golf course along the beautiful Concho River in downtown San Angelo. Now that is what your charter bus group will call golf heaven.
If shopping is on your list of things to do, then this is the place. This town has whatever you and the gang on your charter bus could want. There is Park 2400, Southwest Plaza,which has over 40 stores. There is Stadium Park which has approximately 20 specialty stores. There is more available at the Sunset Mall. Last but not least, the Village. This has everything, including western gear so those folks back home can have a little bit of Texas brought back to them from your charter bus excursion.
San Angelo has many places to unwind and relax, whether at the local watering hole, or one of their fine restaurants. Your charter bus group will find a wide assortment of dining and fast food, as well.
San Angelo welcomes you and your group for your next charter bus excursion.