My Top 5 Most Interesting Small Texas Towns

Having visited a huge number of cities and towns across Texas in my lifetime, some of the smaller communities really stand out in my travels. Here are my picks for Top 5 Most Interesting Small Texas Towns. I think you’ll like them, too. Terlingua – Population 82 – (Big Bend Region) Few places I’ve visited…

11 Places to See Flowers in Texas

While I’m not one to want fresh cut flowers sent to me as a gift, I do love to experience their beauty in nature. In thinking of all the wonderful places to view flowers in the Lone Star State, and there are many, I thought I’d share some of my very favorite spots. Number 11…

Why Texas is My Passion

Starting this blog about a month ago, I did so based on an idea that I wanted to see Texas in a different way than I’ve ever seen it as a Native. The blog’s name comes from the obvious. Texas IS a BIG state! In order for you to better understand my passion for Texas,…

In Closing – Final Thoughts on This Trip

This specific quest completed, we’re sharing some thoughts from our trip, all 3,331 miles of it. I asked the ladies to state their thoughts in their own words so here we go. Favorite Food Stops While we didn’t eat every second of every day, food pictures seemed to get the most comments from our friends….

Day 8 – Odessa to Perryton – Fields & Farming (478 miles)

It was whirlwind tour through the Texas Plains Trail Region. This is definitely farm country. Having lived for five years in the panhandle when I was in part of elementary, junior high, and high school, I was prepared for the beauty of the farming communities that are so vital to the U.S. fuel, food, and…

Day 6 – Lajitas to El Paso – Get Busy Livin’ – (276 miles)

After a much-needed night’s slumber at Lajitas Golf Resort, we packed up the car and headed down the River Road to Presidio. To give you an idea of the size of the largest county in Texas of the 254 counties that represent the Lone Star State, Brewster County is made up of 6,192 square miles….

Day 5 – Eagle Pass to Lajitas – Views for Days (394 miles)

Leaving Eagle Pass, we took a drove by Amistad National Recreation Area. Didn’t get a great photo this go around so I grabbed one from my library of photos and thought I’d share the beauty of the area. Another stop along the way was the overlook by the Pecos River High Bridge, along the Texas…