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: Black Is Beautiful Beer, Weathered Souls Brewery, San Antonio
Black Is Beautiful Beer, Weathered Souls Brewery, San Antonio
Brewers worldwide are making a San Antonio beer for social change

Gerald E. McLeod, Sept. 17, 2020

Day Trips & Beyond: Mid-September Travel Updates
Day Trips & Beyond: Mid-September Travel Updates
Travel news from around Texas and beyond

Gerald E. McLeod, Sept. 10, 2020

Day Trips: Comanche Lookout Park, San Antonio
Comanche Lookout Park, San Antonio
Climb the (fourth) highest mountain

Gerald E. McLeod, Sept. 10, 2020

Day Trips: Stag Leap Country Cabins, Nacogdoches
Stag Leap Country Cabins, Nacogdoches
Escape to a cabin in the Piney Woods

Gerald E. McLeod, Sept. 3, 2020

Day Trips & Beyond: September Travel Updates
Day Trips & Beyond: September Travel Updates
Go the social distance

Gerald E. McLeod, Aug. 28, 2020

Day Trips: Save the World Brewery, Marble Falls
Save the World Brewery, Marble Falls
A six-pack to-go for a good cause

Gerald E. McLeod, Aug. 27, 2020

Day Trips: Drive-Ins
Drive-Ins
Carhop service available at these drive-ins

Gerald E. McLeod, Aug. 20, 2020

Day Trips & Beyond: Mid-August Travel Updates
Day Trips & Beyond: Mid-August Travel Updates
Foeder for thought and a beer for a good cause

Gerald E. McLeod, Aug. 14, 2020

Day Trips: Drive-Through Wildlife Parks
Drive-Through Wildlife Parks
Take a drive on the wild side at these animal parks

Gerald E. McLeod, Aug. 13, 2020

Day Trips & Beyond: August Travel Updates
Day Trips & Beyond: August Travel Updates
The latest on safe travel during the pandemic

Gerald E. McLeod, Aug. 6, 2020

Day Trips: Sebastopol House Historic Site, Seguin
Sebastopol House Historic Site, Seguin
Historic limecrete mansion honors Black entrepreneurship

Gerald E. McLeod, Aug. 6, 2020

Day Trips: Fort McKavett State Historic Site, Menard
Fort McKavett State Historic Site, Menard
Frontier fort was home to Buffalo Soldiers

Gerald E. McLeod, July 30, 2020

Day Trips: Stonehenge Replicas, Ingram and Odessa
Stonehenge Replicas, Ingram and Odessa
The allure of Stonehenge comes to Texas

Gerald E. McLeod, July 23, 2020

Day Trips: Potty Breaks
Potty Breaks
Alternatives to public restrooms when traveling

Gerald E. McLeod, July 16, 2020

Day Trips: Matagorda Beach
Matagorda Beach
A seashore with social distancing

Gerald E. McLeod, July 9, 2020

Day Trips: The Grotto, San Antonio
The Grotto, San Antonio
Man-made cave part of “Art on the River”

Gerald E. McLeod, July 2, 2020

Day Trips & Beyond: June Travel Updates
Day Trips & Beyond: June Travel Updates
Safe daytripping as coronavirus continues

Gerald E. McLeod, June 26, 2020

Day Trips: Port Isabel Lighthouse
Port Isabel Lighthouse
The lighthouse guided ships through the channel between Padre Island and the mainland

Gerald E. McLeod, June 25, 2020

Day Trips & Beyond: Water Park Updates From Around the State
Water Park Updates From Around the State
Daytripping in the age of a pandemic

Gerald E. McLeod, June 19, 2020

Day Trips: Guadalupe River
Guadalupe River
Four swimming holes on the Guadalupe River

Gerald E. McLeod, June 18, 2020

Day Trips: Sculpture Gardens
Sculpture Gardens
Four sculpture gardens inspire the mind and exercise the body

Gerald E. McLeod, June 11, 2020

Day Trips: Polly's Chapel, Bandera
Polly's Chapel, Bandera
Frontier chapel survives 140 years in the woods

Gerald E. McLeod, June 4, 2020

Day Trips & Beyond: Daytripping in the Age of a Pandemic
Day Trips & Beyond: Daytripping in the Age of a Pandemic
Get ready for summer with Texas beaches and Texas peaches

Gerald E. McLeod, May 29, 2020

Day Trips: Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge
Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge
A National Wildlife Refuge in our midst

Gerald E. McLeod, May 28, 2020

Day Trips & Beyond: Daytripping in the Age of a Pandemic
Day Trips & Beyond: Daytripping in the Age of a Pandemic
Texas travel updates as of Memorial Day weekend

Gerald E. McLeod, May 22, 2020

Day Trips: Gillespie County Country Schools
Gillespie County Country Schools
Take a trip back in education history while enjoying the Hill Country scenery

Gerald E. McLeod, May 21, 2020

Day Trips: Zaragoza Birthplace State Historic Site, Goliad
Zaragoza Birthplace State Historic Site, Goliad
State historic site remembers the hero of Cinco de Mayo

Gerald E. McLeod, May 14, 2020

Stay Trips: Westcave Cellars Winery and Brewery, Johnson City
Stay Trips: Westcave Cellars Winery and Brewery, Johnson City
Hill Country winery reopening in stages

Gerald E. McLeod, May 7, 2020

Day Trips & Beyond: Daytripping in the Age of a Pandemic
Day Trips & Beyond: Daytripping in the Age of a Pandemic
Statewide updates since Gov. Abbott's "Open Texas" order

Gerald E. McLeod, May 5, 2020

Stay Trips: Delivered
Stay Trips: Delivered
Let the day trip come to you

Gerald E. McLeod, April 30, 2020

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