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Day Trips covers the world of Texas travel from Amarillo to Zapata and beyond. Day Trips, Vol. 2, a book of "Day Trips," is available for $8.95, plus $3.05 for shipping, handling, and tax. Mail to: Day Trips, PO Box 40312, South Austin, TX 78704.


West Texas brewery hangs up its spurs, at least for now

Gerald E. McLeod, Jan. 10, 2019

Bryan Museum, Galveston

The story of Texas through rare artifacts

Gerald E. McLeod, Jan. 3, 2019

Day Trips & Beyond: January Events Roundup

Kick off 2019 with some Texas travel

Gerald E. McLeod, Travel Daily, Dec. 29, 2018 8:00 AM

Top 10s

The biggest Texas travel happenings of 2018

Gerald E. McLeod, Dec. 27, 2018

The Stagecoach Inn, Salado

Sam Houston slept here and so can you

Gerald E. McLeod, Dec. 20, 2018

Daytripping as Holiday Shopping

Buy a gift on your next Texas day trip

Gerald E. McLeod, Dec. 13, 2018

Ladonia Fossil Park

North Texas riverbed a treasure chest of ancient bones

Gerald E. McLeod, Dec. 6, 2018

Day Trips & Beyond: December Events Roundup

It's the most wonderful time of the year

Gerald E. McLeod, Travel Daily, Dec. 1, 2018 7:00 AM

Sabal Palm Sanctuary, Brownsville

Sanctuary safeguards rare island of palms behind border wall

Gerald E. McLeod, Nov. 29, 2018

Ice Land, Moody Gardens, Galveston

Ice sculpture is the coolest show on the island

Gerald E. McLeod, Nov. 21, 2018

Fort Lancaster

West Texas frontier fort has a story to tell

Gerald E. McLeod, Nov. 15, 2018

Otis Henry Memorial, Texarkana

World War I monument memorializes the depths of a mother’s loss

Gerald E. McLeod, Nov. 8, 2018

Day Trips & Beyond: November Events Roundup

Pre-holiday travel tips

Gerald E. McLeod, Travel Daily, Nov. 2, 2018 8:00 AM

Best of Day Trips

Five best things about daytrippin’ in 2018

Gerald E. McLeod, Nov. 1, 2018

Day Trips & Beyond: Pecos National Historic Site

Travel tips for the Land of Enchantment

Gerald E. McLeod, Travel Daily, Oct. 31, 2018 8:00 AM

Active Plan, Brownsville

Tropical trail mix comes to the RGV

Gerald E. McLeod, Oct. 25, 2018

Altstadt Brewery

German-style brewery’s tasting room opens outside Fredericksburg

Gerald E. McLeod, Oct. 18, 2018

Stella Mare RV Resort, Galveston

Pair of beach houses offer an island retreat

Gerald E. McLeod, Oct. 11, 2018

African American Museum, Dallas

Jefferson's Monticello exhibit takes straight look at slavery

Gerald E. McLeod, Oct. 4, 2018

Day Trips & Beyond: October Events Roundup

Fall is full of fairs and fests

Gerald E. McLeod, Travel Daily, Oct. 1, 2018 4:00 PM

Round Rock Honey

Take a sweet trip to the land of golden sauce

Gerald E. McLeod, Sep. 27, 2018

San Felipe de Austin Historic Site

Original Texas capital returns through new museum

Gerald E. McLeod, Sep. 20, 2018

Chandler Guest Ranch, Dryden

Former fishing camp still an oasis on the Pecos River

Gerald E. McLeod, Sep. 13, 2018

Bretagne Memorial, Cypress

Service dog from 9/11 remembered in her home town

Gerald E. McLeod, Sep. 6, 2018

Day Trips & Beyond: September Events Roundup

Art festivals and dance halls liven up the landscape in September

Gerald E. McLeod, Travel Daily, Sep. 1, 2018 7:00 AM

Snake Farm, New Braunfels

Snake Farm, just sounds nasty, but is a lot of fun

Gerald E. McLeod, Aug. 30, 2018

Monument Inn Restaurant

Gerald E. McLeod, Aug. 23, 2018


Tiny homes make a big splash in vacation rentals

Gerald E. McLeod, Aug. 16, 2018

Gandhi Plaza, Irving

Revered international leader memorialized in North Texas

Gerald E. McLeod, Aug. 9, 2018

Day Trips & Beyond: August Events Roundup

Texas fun is heating up with grape stomps, outlaw festivals, and rodeos

Gerald E. McLeod, Travel Daily, Aug. 3, 2018 7:00 AM

Tree Sculpture Tour, Galveston

Galveston Tree Sculpture Tour turns lemons into lemonade

Gerald E. McLeod, Aug. 2, 2018

Day Trips & Beyond: Wright in Wisconsin

Wisconsin driving trail showcases architect’s diverse styles

Gerald E. McLeod, Travel Daily, Jul. 27, 2018 7:00 AM

Lakewood Brewery, Garland

Garland full-flavored craft brewery sets itself apart

Gerald E. McLeod, Jul. 26, 2018

Garland BBQ

Old-fashioned pit barbecue does it low and slow

Gerald E. McLeod, Jul. 19, 2018


French chef decorates her ultimate treehouses in Utopia

Gerald E. McLeod, Jul. 12, 2018

The Titanic, Mayborn Museum, Waco

Artifacts of famed ocean liner sets sail at Waco museum

Gerald E. McLeod, Jul. 5, 2018

Day Trips & Beyond: July Events Roundup

Get hip to these timely travel tips

Gerald E. McLeod, Travel Daily, Jul. 3, 2018 7:00 AM

Spring Branch

New barbecue joint resurrects old Hill Country roadhouse

Gerald McLeod, Jun. 28, 2018

Deep Eddy Vodka, Dripping Springs

Vodka tasting room showcases locally made spirits straight or in cocktails

Gerald E. McLeod, Jun. 21, 2018

Jet Set Chocolate, Brenham

Airline pilot turns to turning chocolate into art as a hobby

Gerald E. McLeod, Jun. 14, 2018

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