Paint Rock’s Prehistoric Pictographs Take The Daytripper Back in Time

Paint Rock’s Prehistoric Pictographs Take The Daytripper Back in Time

Not every Texas town is full of obvious tourist destinations. Sometimes, you’ve got to flip a couple rocks to find the good spots hidden out of sight.

The Daytripper Visits North Dallas’ Eclectic Food Scene and First-Class Museums

The Daytripper Visits North Dallas’ Eclectic Food Scene and First-Class Museums

The biggest challenge of visiting Dallas is that it’s big. There’s enough in this bustling metropolis to fill dozens of daytrips, so my advice is to pick a section and explore its many nooks and crannies.

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 miles south of Dallas is pronounced “walks-a-hatch-ee.” Dubbed “Hachie” by locals, this 40,000-person town—nicknamed the Gingerbread City for its delicately designed gingerbread-style architecture—shows its sweetness at every restaurant and small business in town.

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 Acre,” a collection of oil derricks just off Main Street that memorializes the town’s oil industry.

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 Longview. As the legend goes, railroad workers inspired the town’s name in the 1870s when they stepped on Rock Hill and proclaimed, “Wow, that’s a long view.” Whether enjoying the namesake horizons or forests of towering pine trees, you can fill plenty of long days exploring all this town has to offer.

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 another place like it. For over 165 years, the town one hour northwest of San Antonio has established itself as a true relaxation destination.

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 should also be known as the place that brings the entire earth together.

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