The Daytripper

The Daytripper Visits Waxahachie’s Munster Mansion

The Daytripper Visits Waxahachie’s Munster Mansion

Keep your “wax” for your candles and surfboards; the name of this town 30 ... Read More »

The Daytripper Explores Castroville’s Alsatian Culture

The Daytripper Explores Castroville’s Alsatian Culture

Texas is rich with evidence of its Spanish, German, and Mexican roots. But ... Read More »

The Daytripper Explores Lake Jackson, the ‘City of Enchantment’

The Daytripper Explores Lake Jackson, the ‘City of Enchantment’

About an hour south of Houston and 10 miles inland from the ... Read More »

The Daytripper Meets the Goat Mayor of Lajitas

The Daytripper Meets the Goat Mayor of Lajitas

If you head west and keep going, you’ll end up in one of the roughest ... Read More »

The Daytripper Drives a World War II Tank in Uvalde

The Daytripper Drives a World War II Tank in Uvalde

At the crossroads where the Hill Country meets South Texas sits a ... Read More »

The Daytripper Visits Palo Duro Canyon

The Daytripper Visits Palo Duro Canyon

Near the rim of Palo Duro Canyon, the second-largest canyon ... Read More »

The Daytripper Kicks it Into High Gear in Kilgore

The Daytripper Kicks it Into High Gear in Kilgore

Kilgore is an authentic Piney Woods town boasting the “World’s Richest ... Read More »

The Daytripper Uncovers Hidden Gems in the Sprawling Houston Suburb of Spring

The Daytripper Uncovers Hidden Gems in the Sprawling Houston Suburb of Spring

About 20 miles north of downtown Houston, Spring is a charming ... Read More »

The Daytripper Takes a Hot Air Balloon Ride Over the East Texas Town of Longview

The Daytripper Takes a Hot Air Balloon Ride Over the East Texas Town of Longview

Somewhere between East and northeast Texas lies the charming town of ... Read More »

The Daytripper Finds Rustic Relaxation on the Guadalupe River in Kerrville

The Daytripper Finds Rustic Relaxation on the Guadalupe River in Kerrville

As the local saying goes, “Kerrville is the new Kerrville”—there isn’t ... Read More »

The Daytripper Explores Asian Culture in Houston’s Chinatown

The Daytripper Explores Asian Culture in Houston’s Chinatown

Houston is known as the city that sent humans to the moon, but it ... Read More »

North Padre Island Offers a Quieter Gulf Coast Adventure

North Padre Island Offers a Quieter Gulf Coast Adventure

South Padre Island is famous for its beachside resorts and coastal ... Read More »

The Daytripper Visits the Inspiration for ‘Lonesome Dove’ in Graham

The Daytripper Visits the Inspiration for ‘Lonesome Dove’ in Graham

Most travelers are familiar with the Hill Country located west of ... Read More »

The Daytripper Gets Back to the Basics in Luckenbach

The Daytripper Gets Back to the Basics in Luckenbach

If you’re looking to simply kick back under an old oak tree while ... Read More »

The Daytripper Checks Out the Heart of Czech Country

The Daytripper Checks Out the Heart of Czech Country

In the rolling hills and prairies between Austin and Houston, you’ll ... Read More »

The Daytripper Enjoys “Mexicajun” Eats and Gulf Coast History in Port Arthur

The Daytripper Enjoys “Mexicajun” Eats and Gulf Coast History in Port Arthur

There’s a part of Texas where the freshwater of the Sabine River mixes ... Read More »

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