Suggestion: search the city web site and write the Chamber of Commerce for info packages...don't forget Corpus Christie if you have the time. The Big Bend and hill country idea is a good one. Take Hwy 90 out of El Paso (not IH10). Stay in Marfa and then take Hwy 67 south to Presidio, east on the River Road, (Hwy 170) to Lajitas, brouse around, but too expensive to stay there. Ride around Terlingua a few minutes, on to Big Bend. Go to the Chisos Basin cafe for something to eat. Gas is available at Study (Stoo dy) Butte and at the Hwy 170 and Hwy 285. Head North on 285 to Marathon. Take 90 on over to Bracketville. Take hwy 334 to 55, north to Camp Wood, 337 to Leaky (lake e) 336 north to 41, east to 83, back to Leaky, stop at the Frio Canyon Motorcycle Stop in Leaky (Hwy 337, l block west of Hwy 83) then 337 to Vanderpool, (great bike museum two miles north on 187, back to Vanderpool, east on 337 to Medina, 16 south to Bandera and 16 on in to San Antonio. Need more or if you have questions, email me at [email protected]. Put Galveston in the subject.