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…

Day 1 – Gainesville to Carthage – Bonjour, Y’all (340 miles)

And so the quest begins… It was a whirlwind of a day starting with the packing of the rental car, a Chevy Equinox. Three women, nine days, snacks, drinks, cameras, and a minimum of 27 outfits, multiple pairs of shoes, and assorted beauty products don’t lend for small packing, even though we did our best….

Local Eats across the Lone Star State

One thing that has always been an interesting experience for me in my travels is the culinary scene in a community. Whether it’s a large city or small town, the food tells its own story. As we travel across the Texas perimeter, we’ll stop along the way for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks, oh, yes,…

Texas Tunes for Traveling

Here’s a sampling of the more than 500 songs we’ll be listening to on the road during our 3,100+ mile road trip around the perimeter of Texas. We have Texas artists and Texas-themed songs. What do you think? Are we missing any of your favorites? Miles and Miles of Texas – Asleep at the Wheel…

Texas Perimeter Road Trip

Want to know what a trip around the perimeter of the Lone Star State looks like? Our route is a short 3,179 miles. To put that in perspective, it’s 2,776 miles from Los Angeles to New York City. It’s 3,077 miles from Seattle, WA, to Orlando, FL. Maybe we are crazy! Day 1, Saturday, June…

What are you thinking? Are you crazy?

Hey, friends. Because I’ve had a lot of time to think during the pandemic, I was pondering one day as a Native Texan, “Just how BIG is Texas?” While I’ve always known the distance from Orange to El Paso was 852 miles and the distance from Texline to Brownsville was 897 miles, (these are things…