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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 Hill Country

Boerne

Founded in 1852 by German settlers and incorporated in 1909, the City of Boerne was one of the area’s most strategic transportation locations...

Central Texas

Lake Belton Sunset

Belton Lake is a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reservoir on the Leon River in the Brazos River basin, 5 miles (8 km) northwest of Belton, United...

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.

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

Dickinson Bayou

Dickinson Bayou is located in southeast Texas in the San Jacinto-Brazos Coastal Basin. Dickinson Bayou rises two miles northeast of Alvin in...

Gulf Coast

Rockport

Aransas County was formed from Refugio County in 1871. Its county seat is Rockport. The area is commonly referred to as Rockport-Fulton.

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:...

North Texas

Central Texas North Texas

Brazos River

The Brazos River, called the Rio de los Brazos de Dios by early Spanish explorers (translated as “The River of the Arms of God”), is the...

North Texas

Alvord

Alvord is on U.S. Highway 287/81 ten miles northeast of Decatur in northeast Wise County. Settlement began there in the early 1880s. The community...

North Texas

Haslet

Haslet is on Farm Road 156 some sixteen miles northwest of Fort Worth in extreme north central Tarrant County.

North Texas

Lake Ray Roberts Dam

Aerial view of Ray Roberts Lake and Dam on the Elm Fork in Denton County. The dam is over 2 miles long. This photo does not show the entire dam. The...

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...

Panhandle

Panhandle

West of Amherst

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Panhandle

Amarillo Sunset

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

Panhandle

Caprock Canyons in Quitaque

Caprock Canyons State Park in Quitaque is home to the Official Bison Herd of the State of Texas! “Imagine a place where marbled redrock canyons...

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

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...

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.

West Texas

Videos West Texas

El Cosmico, Marfa

If you find yourself in Marfa looking for an interesting place to stay, check out El Cosmico. It's an out of this world stop on The Texas Bucket List...

West Texas

Davis Mountains State Park

Davis Mountains State Park is a 2,709-acre state park located in the Davis Mountains in Jeff Davis County. The park elevation is between 5,000 and...

West Texas

West Texas Red Clay

Red clay derives its color from iron oxide, and is usually created through the breakdown of rocks in lower substrates. Red clay is technically a...