Day Tripping' Texas

Welcome to Day Trippin' Texas

Texas covers 267,339 square miles, or 7.4% of the nation’s total area. That means that we have a LOT of places to see. We have beaches and deserts, mountains and plains, historic forts and really old churches, and lots of whimsical roadside attractions.

So if you're looking for somewhere to go, something to do or some place new to see, we can help you find it.

Central Texas

Central Texas

Salado

The Village of Salado is the best small town in Texas! With several bed and breakfasts and only a short drive up I35, between Waco and Austin.

Central Texas

St. Olaf Kirke

St. Olaf Kirke, commonly referred to as The Rock Church, is a small Lutheran church located outside of Cranfills Gap in an unincorporated rural...

Central Texas

Comfort

From an architectural viewpoint, Comfort is extremely rich. Nearly the entire downtown is on the National Register of Historic Places. Many rock...

Central Texas

Carmine

Originally called Sylvan, the name was changed to honor Newton Carmean, the first postmaster in 1892.

East Texas

East Texas

Jefferson

Welcome to the City of Jefferson… "Riverport to the Southwest". Settle in for a journey through time when the living was easy and the era was golden.

Gulf Coast

Gulf Coast

Texas Wetlands

Texas is a large and ecologically diverse state containing many different types of wetlands, most of which can be placed in the below categories:...

Gulf Coast

Port Isabel

As one of the oldest cities in extreme south Texas, Port Isabel has a long and interesting history dating back to 1519 when it was charted by Spanish...

North Texas

North Texas

Lewisville Lake

Lake Lewisville is a reservoir located in North Texas (USA) on the Elm Fork of the Trinity River in Denton County near Lewisville. Originally...

North Texas

Bug Tussle

Bug Tussle is at the junction of Farm Road 1550 and State Highway 34, ten miles south of Honey Grove and five miles north of Ladonia in southeastern...

North Texas

Saint Jo

Established in 1856, the city of Saint Jo was originally known as Head of Elm, named for its location at the headwaters of the Elm Fork of the...

Panhandle

Panhandle

The Giant Legs of Amarillo

Just off the highway heading south on I-27 out of Amarillo are two gigantic legs in athletic socks. You wouldn't know it, but they are the shattered...

Panhandle

Amarillo Sunset

Outside Amarillo in the middle of a field sits this abandoned homestead. Once someone's dream.

Panhandle

Caprock Canyons

View of Caprock Canyons from Haynes Ridge, Briscoe County. Caprock Canyons State Park and Trailway is a Texas state park located along the eastern...

South Texas

South Texas

Langtry

The community is notable as the place where "Judge" Roy Bean, the "Law West of the Pecos", had his saloon and practiced a kind of law.

South Texas

Spinach Capital of the World

Crystal City is in Zavala County. It was originally settled by American farmers and ranchers producing cattle and various crops. Crystal City was a...

West Texas

West Texas

Fort Davis National Park

Established in 1854, Fort Davis was important in guarding and establishing America’s western frontier. Troops stationed at this historic military...