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Day Trips & Beyond: April Events Roundup
No fooling: April is a great time to see sand sculptures on the Gulf Coast, drive through West Texas, or pick strawberries in Marble Falls.

10:47AM Tue. Apr. 2, Gerald E. McLeod Read More | Comment »

Day Trips & Beyond: March Events Roundup
Hit the road in March to enjoy wildflower season around the state.

2:55PM Sat. Mar. 2, Gerald E. McLeod Read More | Comment »

Day Trips & Beyond: February Events Roundup
February means Mardi Gras parades, Valentine's getaways, and hints of spring

10:00AM Fri. Feb. 2, Gerald E. McLeod Read More | Comment »

Eight Dining Destinations on the Lubbock Food Trail
At 373 miles northwest of Austin, Lubbock is a good stopping point on the long drive to the ski slopes of New Mexico and Colorado. Still very much a college town, the Hub City of the High Plains is maturing as a culinary destination. I only had a few days to tour the dining rooms of the city on the plains, and here are some of my favorite finds.

9:00AM Fri. Jan. 19, Gerald E. McLeod Read More | Comment »

Day Trips & Beyond: January Events Roundup
Start 2024 well-caffeinated in Paint Rock on the way to the northwest.

4:16PM Thu. Jan. 4, Gerald E. McLeod Read More | Comment »

Day Trips & Beyond: December Events Roundup
December means the Christmas lights are calling and it’s time for a Hill Country drive.

4:26PM Fri. Dec. 1, 2023, Gerald E. McLeod Read More | Comment »

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Day Trips & Beyond: Holiday Lights 2023
Around the state, colorful lights twinkling in the dark means the holiday season is upon us, so we've compiled a handy guide to displays around Texas and neighboring states.

3:06PM Fri. Nov. 17, 2023, Gerald E. McLeod Read More | Comment »

Day Trips & Beyond: November Events Roundup
November means it’s time to celebrate chili, sausage, and the holidays.

4:10PM Thu. Nov. 2, 2023, Gerald E. McLeod Read More | Comment »

Day Trips & Beyond: The Baker Hotel, Mineral Wells
The Baker Hotel in Mineral Wells was once one of the most opulent hotels in the South. Now, stripped to its bones, the building still shows signs of its former elegance like a former beauty queen who defies the ravages of age.

8:00AM Fri. Oct. 20, 2023, Gerald E. McLeod Read More | Comment »

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