Alice is a city on the South Texas Plains.
Alice was named after the daughter of ranchman Richard King, who established the famous King Ranch. The city is known as the "birthplace of Tejano music" since it was here, in the 1940s that Tejano was first recorded and popularized.
- US Highway 281 goes around the western side of town.
- Texas Highway 44 goes through the center of town and connects it with Corpus Christi.
- Texas Highway 359's southern end is near Alice.
- 1 Lake Findley (Lake Alice), Lake Alice Road. There is a park area and some trees near the lake.
- 2 South Texas Museum, 66 South Wright St, ☏ . Focuses on the history of the area from the American Indians forward, particularly the pioneer era.
- 3 Tejano Music Hall of Fame Museum, 213 N. Wright St, ☏ . Dedicated to preserving the history of the musicians and recordings of this uniquely Texas genre.
- Water tower. The city's water tower near downtown is the tallest concrete water tower in the world, at 165 feet.
Alice's main shopping district is along Texas Highway 44 and Main Street
- 1 Big House Burgers (Intersection of Woodlawn Drive and Main Street). There is one other restaurant with the same name in nearby Kingsville.
- 1 Best Western Executive Inn (SureStay Hotel), 1350 S Business Highway 281, ☏ , fax: .
- 2 Holiday Inn Express & Suites Alice, 2965 E Main St, ☏ .
- Scottish Inn, 815 S US Highway 281, ☏ .
- Days Inn, 555 US Highway 281 (Johnson Street), ☏ .
|Routes through Alice|
|San Antonio ← Pleasanton ←||N S||→ Edinburg → McAllen|
|Jct N S ← San Diego ←||W E||→ Corpus Christi → Ends at|