LBJ Ranch, the ancestral home of the 36th President, became a place where national decisions were made. Access to the LBJ Ranch is by self-guided vehicle tour. Guests receive a map and CD with narration about each site along the one-way route, including the Junction School, LBJ's birthplace, the Johnson family cemetery and the Texas White House complex of buildings.
To enter the LBJ Ranch, obtain a free permit at the LBJ State Park Visitor Center. Tickets for a ranger-guided visit to the restored Texas White House can be purchased at the LBJ Ranch Hangar. For information: PO Box 329, Johnson City 78636.
Permits for the self-guided tour are issued from 9 a.m.-4:15 p.m. daily. The tours of the Texas White House are 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's days.