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My Favorite Texas Trip: Growing a Beard for St. Patrick’s Day in Shamrock

May 4, 2020 | By Julia Jones

Take a Route 66 Detour at Spinning Jenny’s House of Music in Shamrock

February 27, 2020 | By Jason Boyett

15 Small Texas Towns to Visit Now

July 31, 2019 | By

There was a time when most Texans lived over yonder. But over the past century, the percentage of Texans living in rural areas versus urban areas flipped: Today, 85 percent of us live in cities, while only 15 percent live in the country, according to the Texas Demographic Center.

The Daytripper’s Top 5 on Route 66

December 19, 2018 | By Chet Garner

The top stops in Texas on the ‘Mother Road of America’

An Epic Route 66 Road Trip Is Headed for Texas

July 13, 2018 | By Julia Jones

The trust, a nonprofit group based in Washington, D.C., recently named the route a “national treasure,” a title given to places that are integral to the nation’s history. Including the entirety of Route 66 on the list is meant to feature all the vintage hotels, neon signs, gas stations, and other businesses along the route, as well as its infrastructure.

Get Your Kicks (and Souvenirs)

December 15, 2015 | By Scott Jarrett

How can one explain the neon magnetism of Route 66? Before this summer, I could quote a few lines of the famous 1946 Bobby Troup lyric, but if pressed, I had trouble pinpointing on a map precisely where you could “get your kicks.”

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