Category: Texas


Riverwalk, Alamo, McKinney Falls

We arrived in Austin, Texas – specifically McKinney Falls State Park – on a Sunday, and could only get reservations through Friday night of the following weekend.  This gave us only one full day to get out and do something in the area. Nit knowing the area all that well,...


LBJ to the rescue

I mentioned in my previous post that LBJ – or his State & National Historic Site – came to our rescue by occupying us for a few hours on a travel day. Being a much-experienced and now jaded National Park visitor, these types (and Forts) usually do not hold my...


The long long drive

On Tuesday morning we made our escape from Big Bend and spent the work day at a city park in Fort Stockton, Texas. The night was spent another half hour down the Interstate at a rest area. In the morning we made the couple-hour jump to Sonora, Texas where we...