Day Trips

Gerald E. McLeod has covered the world of Texas travel from Amarillo to Zapata and beyond for his "Day Trips" column for more than 25 years.
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Day Trips: Santa Maria Plaza de Toros, La Gloria
Santa Maria Plaza de Toros, La Gloria
The last bloodless bullfight in Texas (maybe)

Gerald E. McLeod, Columns, Feb. 27, 2020

Day Trips & Beyond: Skiing in Boone, N.C.
Day Trips & Beyond: Skiing in Boone, N.C.
North Carolina’s ski slopes offer something for everybody

Gerald E. McLeod, Travel, Feb. 24, 2020

Day Trips: Lundi Gras Boucherie at Lakeview Park, Eunice, La.
Lundi Gras Boucherie at Lakeview Park, Eunice, La.
Old-fashioned Lundi Gras Boucherie feeds a hungry Mardi Gras

Gerald E. McLeod, Columns, Feb. 20, 2020

Day Trips: Collective Hill Country, Wimberley
Collective Hill Country, Wimberley
Hill Country camping in luxury

Gerald E. McLeod, Columns, Feb. 13, 2020

Day Trips: South Padre Island
South Padre Island
Texas tropics really shine in the wintertime

Gerald E. McLeod, Columns, Feb. 6, 2020

Day Trips & Beyond: February Events Roundup
Day Trips & Beyond: February Events Roundup
Laissez les bons temps rouler

Gerald E. McLeod, Travel, Jan. 31, 2020

Day Trips: Seminole Indian Scouts Cemetery, Brackettville
Seminole Indian Scouts Cemetery, Brackettville
Remembering Black Seminole heroes outside of Brackettville

Gerald E. McCleod, Columns, Jan. 30, 2020

Day Trips: Interurban Railway Museum, Plano
Interurban Railway Museum, Plano
Remembering the interurban rails

Gerald E. McLeod, Columns, Jan. 23, 2020

Day Trips: The Bonfire Shelter
The Bonfire Shelter
Take a hike into an ancient time capsule

Gerald E. McLeod, Columns, Jan. 16, 2020

Day Trips: Coming in 2020 Across Texas
Coming in 2020 Across Texas
What Capt. Day Trips is looking forward to in the new year

Gerald E. McLeod, Columns, Jan. 9, 2020

Day Trips: Bob “Daddy-O” Wade
Bob “Daddy-O” Wade
A tour of dearly departed Bob “Daddy-O” Wade’s art

Gerald E. McLeod, Columns, Jan. 3, 2020

Day Trips & Beyond: January Events Roundup
Day Trips & Beyond: January Events Roundup
See what 2020 has in store

Gerald E. McLeod, Travel, Dec. 31, 2019

Day Trips: The Museum of Illusions, Dallas
The Museum of Illusions, Dallas
A museum that plays tricks on your mind

Gerald E. McLeod, Columns, Dec. 27, 2019

Day Trips: Top 10s
Top 10s
A look back at 2019

Gerald E. McLeod, Columns, Dec. 19, 2019

Day Trips: Balanced Rock Trail
Balanced Rock Trail
Hike leads to a window on the world

Gerald E. McLeod, Columns, Dec. 12, 2019

Day Trips: Holiday Gift Guide
Holiday Gift Guide
Unique Texas gifts worth a day trip

Gerald E. McLeod, Columns, Dec. 5, 2019

Day Trips & Beyond: December Events Roundup
Day Trips & Beyond: December Events Roundup
Plenty of fun still to be had in 2019

Gerald E. McLeod, Travel, Nov. 29, 2019

Day Trips: Nuestra Señora del Rosario Mission
Nuestra Señora del Rosario Mission
Mission ruins recall Spanish Texas

Gerald E. McLeod, Columns, Nov. 27, 2019

Day Trips & Beyond: Holiday Lights 2019
Day Trips & Beyond: Holiday Lights 2019
Holiday happenings from Arlington to Wimberley

Gerald E. McLeod, Travel, Nov. 25, 2019

Day Trips: Deep-Sea Fishing, Galveston
Deep-Sea Fishing, Galveston
Spending reel time on the Gulf of Mexico

Gerald E. McLeod, Columns, Nov. 21, 2019

Day Trips: Ellis Motel, Round Top
Ellis Motel, Round Top
Take a load off at Round Top lounge

Gerald E. McLeod, Columns, Nov. 14, 2019

Day Trips & Beyond: Santa Fe, N.M.
Day Trips & Beyond: Santa Fe, N.M.
Art and food in the enchanting city of Santa Fe

Gerald E. McLeod, Travel, Nov. 12, 2019

Day Trips: Best of Texas
Best of Texas
Five best roadside attractions around Texas

Gerald E. McLeod, Columns, Nov. 7, 2019

Day Trips & Beyond: November Events Roundup
Day Trips & Beyond: November Events Roundup
From Día de los Muertos celebrations to holiday lights in November

Gerald E. McLeod, Travel, Nov. 1, 2019

Day Trips: Color Factory, Houston
Color Factory, Houston
Interactive pop-up exhibit turns art into experience

Gerald E. McLeod, Columns, Oct. 31, 2019

Day Trips: Rick Pratt School of Wooden Boat Building, Port Aransas
Rick Pratt School of Wooden Boat Building, Port Aransas
Just add water at boat-building school

Gerald E. McCleod, Columns, Oct. 24, 2019

Day Trips: Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum, Cuero
Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum, Cuero
Chisholm Trail rides again

Gerald E. McLeod, Columns, Oct. 17, 2019

Day Trips: Three Roll Estate Distillery
Three Roll Estate Distillery
Local rum returns to the land of sugar plantations

Gerald E. McLeod, Columns, Oct. 10, 2019

Day Trips & Beyond: October Events Roundup
Day Trips & Beyond: October Events Roundup
Find fall foliage in Texas and stop and smell the roses

Gerald E. McLeod, Travel, Oct. 3, 2019

Day Trips: Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Unspoiled coastal refuge at its best in the fall

Gerald E. McCleod, Columns, Oct. 3, 2019

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