Texas Camino Real
Camino Real means Kings Highway. It is the oldest and first road in Texas. The road goes from Monterey Mexico to Los Adaes in Louisiana and from Eagle Pass to Nacogdoches in Texas. It is about 450 miles long inside Texas and about 750 miles from Monterey to Los Adaes.
Touring the Camino Real from San Antonio to San Marcos is a very scenic
rural drive with historic German farmhouses, many stone fences, lots of
Here are just some of the sites along the Camino Real between San Antonio and San Marcos:
San Antonio Missions
Historical District in New Braunfels
Historical District in San Marcos
And much more…
Camino Real between San Antonio and San Marcos has the #1, #3 and #4
largest tourist attraction in Texas. The #2 is in Austin just off the
Currently, there is pending legislation on the Camino to signify it as a National Historical Trail.
It is a great drive and fun for the entire family or for the couple who would like a relaxing drive on old rural roads.
Please visit www.texascaminoreal.com/tour/tourp1.htm to see how it is mapped out for the trail between San Antonio and San Marcos. The website is ever changing and has tour notes on this trail. It also has pictures of some of the sites you will see on the tour.