The Ultimate Small Town Texas Road Trip Map

  Common road trips are from Austin to San Antonio, Houston to Dallas, and pretty much anywhere to South Padre Island. But with so many fantastic big cities and fascinating destinations, the small towns can get overlooked.  The small towns of Texas should not be ignored. The small towns are where some of the most interesting Texas history took place see the ultimate small town Texas road trip !   Starting in Marfa, you’ll hit I-10 and head east, with very few detours. Outside Houston start heading North on 146 and take it…

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10 Unique Texas Festivals You Should Visit

10 Unique Texas Festivals You Should Visit These 10 unique Texas festivals do things a bit differently. Whether they’re showing off vibrantly decorated vehicles or boasting of an elaborate costume contest, these events are unlike any other. Big Country Balloon Fest World Championship BBQ Goat Cook-Off Bertram’s Oatmeal Festival Arlington Festival of Quilts Billy the Kid Festival Texas Firearms Festival Houston Art Car Parade Texas Pirate Festival The O. Henry Pun Off Buda Weiner Dog Races     CAMP CONTEMPORARY YOUR CHILDHOOD CAMP— ALL GROWN UP Join us this fall for Camp Contemporary,…

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The Obsessively Detailed Map of American Literature’s Most Epic Road Trips

The Obsessively Detailed Map of American Literature’s Most Epic Road Trips (Atlas Obscura) The above map is the result of a painstaking and admittedly quixotic effort to catalog the country as it has been described in the American road-tripping literature. It includes every place-name reference in 12 books about cross-country travel, from Mark Twain’s Roughing It(1872) to Cheryl Strayed’s Wild (2012), and maps the authors’ routes on top of one another. You can track an individual writer’s descriptions of the landscape as they traveled across it, or you can zoom in…

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A 100-Year-Old Church in Spain Transformed into a Skate Park Covered in Murals by Okuda San Miguel

A 100-Year-Old Church in Spain Transformed into a Skate Park Covered in Murals by Okuda San Miguel Okuda San Miguel was commissioned to cover the walls and vaulted ceilings with his unique brand of colorful geometric figures. Nearly every flat interior surface is covered with a rainbow of color, illuminated from every side by tall windows, making this a truly special place to skate.  http://okudart.es/showcase     Ar†stråda Magazine – ART  Ar†stråda Magazine – MOTO  Ar†stråda Magazine – BITES  Ar†stråda Magazine – NITES  Ar†stråda Magazine – UNIQUE 

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