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

Wimberly

Wimberley is the geographic center and the aesthetic heart of the Wimberley Valley and is located at the confluence of Cypress Creek and the Blanco...

Central Texas

Bend

Bend is an unincorporated community in Lampasas and San Saba Counties in Central Texas. It is located on Farm to Market Road 580 on the western leg...

Central Texas

Hempstead

Hempstead is in Waller County, Texas. The community, located at the junctions of U.S. Highway 290, Texas State Highway 6, and Texas State Highway...

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

Galveston Sunset

Named after Bernardo de Gálvez y Madrid, Count of Gálvez, Galveston’s first European settlements on the island were constructed around 1816 by...

Gulf Coast

Hotel Galvez, Galveston

Galveston civic leaders planned on building the Hotel Galvez in 1898 after a fire destroyed another large hotel (the Beach Hotel) on Galveston Island...

Gulf Coast

Berclair School

I’ve come across a couple dozen abandoned schoolhouses across central Texas, mostly by happenstance — for some reason, it seems that...

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

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

Bug Tussle

At least three explanations exist for this town's unusual name. The most popular is that the name commemorated an invasion of bugs that spoiled a...

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...

Panhandle

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

West of Amherst

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Panhandle

Storm over Oldham County

Incredible view of a storm at sunset over Oldham County. Oldham County is one of 254 counties in Texas. It is a rural area. 14 ranches, most with...

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...

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...