Texas Welcome Center ~ I-10 Texas
Photo Op at Texas Welcome Center ~ Interstate 10, Texas
If you’re heading west from Louisiana on Interstate 10, don’t miss the chance to take a photo in front of this Texas Welcome Center’s Star.
- This Texas Welcome Center provides the usual features of a rest top, including a professional travel center full of brochures and helpful travel counselors.
- Make sure you take time to stretch your legs on the boardwalk over Blue Elbow Swamp to enjoy views of a southeast Texas swamp; maybe you will see a gator!*
- Don’t forget to take a picture in front the Texas Star!
- Admission is FREE.
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I have traveled Interstate 10 so many times, I thought it would be fun to share a little Interstate 10 trivia with you:
Texas Interstate 10 Trivia:
- Texas’ I-10 is 878.6 miles long.
- Mrs. Padilly has driven all 878.6 miles!
- This is the longest continuous untolled freeway under a single authority in the USA.
- At Mile Marker 1, you are closer to Los Angeles, California than you are to Orange, Texas.
- From around El Paso to Fort Stockton, the speed limit is 80 mph.
- At Mile Marker 570 in San Antonio, you can head north on I-35 to Austin, and go deep in the heart of Texas. ♥
- When you reach Mile Marker 880 (heading east), you can take the Sabine River Turnaround to stay in Texas. Smart Move! 😉
- Mile Marker 880 is the highest mile marker and exit marker in the US Highway Interstate System, or any other US Freeway.
- At Mile Marker 879 (heading west), make sure to stop at the Texas Welcome Center to get your own photo with the Texas Lone Star!