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Up For Sale, the Old Spanish Trail Restaurant in Bandera Serves Up Cowboy History

Up For Sale, the Old Spanish Trail Restaurant in Bandera Serves Up Cowboy History

The Old Spanish Trail in Bandera, one of the oldest continuously operating restaurants in Texas, is on the market for a cool $3.25 million.

Looking for a Saloon? Bandera’s Historic 11th Street Cowboy Bar Is For Sale

Looking for a Saloon? Bandera’s Historic 11th Street Cowboy Bar Is For Sale

The owner of one of the Lone Star State’s most famous country western bars has put the venue up for sale.

Roadside Oddity: The Giant Longhorn Skull of Bandera

Roadside Oddity: The Giant Longhorn Skull of Bandera

Presiding over the southern approach to the rootin’ tootin’ cowboy town of Bandera, fixing its steady-yet-vacant gaze on the Medina River, is a giant polyurethane foam and fiberglass sculpture of a Longhorn skull.

A Tale of Two Cities: Stephenville, Bandera, and the ‘Cowboy Capital of the World’

A Tale of Two Cities: Stephenville, Bandera, and the ‘Cowboy Capital of the World’

Texas is so large and so vast that it’s home to not just one town known as the “Cowboy Capital of the World.” It has two of them, in fact.

The Daytripper’s Top 5 in Bandera

The Daytripper’s Top 5 in Bandera

We’ve all been there, when an out-of-stater asks us if we all wear 10-gallon hats and ride horses to work. For most of us, the answer is no. But for the folks in the Cowboy Capital of the World, it’s a part of daily life. This Hill Country town is filled with all the boot-scootin’, cattle-ropin’ fun your Texan heart can handle. Here are five ways to wrangle the most adventure out of your day.

Cowboy up at Bandera’s Rancho Cortez

Cowboy up at Bandera’s Rancho Cortez

Even the quality of light looks different here, I think, watching as my boys amble down from a rusty wagon, whooping and hollering among the horses, donkeys, and a lone pot-bellied pig at Rancho Cortez in Bandera.

Bandera’s Funtier Days

Bandera’s Funtier Days

Summer doesn’t officially start until late June, but Memorial Day weekend sure feels like the season’s debut as events across the state celebrate the three-day weekend and pay tribute to our nation’s war dead.

Something’s Afoot in Bandera

Something’s Afoot in Bandera

It’s 11 a.m. on a Saturday, and I’m sitting with Arkey Blue at Arkey’s Silver Dollar, a storied dance hall in the basement of Bandera’s General Store.

A New Book Explores How Psychics Thrived on Texas Border Radio Stations

A New Book Explores How Psychics Thrived on Texas Border Radio Stations

The borderlands between Texas and Mexico have always been steeped in mystery and romance. Despite the fact that most residents on both sides of the Rio Grande are simply hard-working, regular folks, a thick layer of frontier myth has encrusted la frontera pretty much from the time when human beings first laid eyes on the great river.

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