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Road Trip featuring Comanche, Texas

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Last week we traveled. We drove for about 6 hours from Houston heading to north-northwest Texas, passing through some smallish towns and country sides. This road trip’s feature is the city of Comanche, in central Texas. Country living would be at its best here. The city motto says.

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Murchison Park El Paso Scenic Drive

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I stopped in El Paso during my trip to stay in a hotel for the night, and since I had few hours before dark, I was looking for things to do in the city. Museums and zoos and a lot of entertaining places were suggested. However, I opted for the…

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Bolivar Point Lighthouse

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Bolivar Peninsula is accessible by ferry from Galveston Island. From the ferry decks, a lighthouse would be visible. It was catching to the eye even from a distance because of its dark colors against the sea in front of it from our vantage point. Link and I got off the ferry and…

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One of the Best Mexican Restaurants in Houston

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I left the office 30 minutes early to drive to the restaurant we agreed to meet at in Houston. That was before 5pm so traffic was a little better. Link was already there two hours before meeting time. Ha. Tacqueria Tepatillan is a Mexican restaurant and cantina along the Beltway.…

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Best Restaurants in Bastrop, Texas

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The very kind and soft-spoken workmate (he does 200 push ups every day!) was now the driver on our return trip.  He’d been driving for about four hours already without saying anything, and I know that he must be hungry. We missed one town, so our ‘last’ opportunity would be the…

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Restaurants in Abilene, Texas

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We were glad that there were a lot of restaurants to choose from close to the hotel where we stayed at. In fact, Abilene has 257 restaurants. However, of our four days together, we ate at Cracker Barrel twice for breakfast, twice at Subway for lunch, and twice at Chili’s for dinner!…

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Hotels in Abilene, Texas

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From the site, it took us about 30 minutes to get to the hotel for an hour of rest before checking out the city for restaurants for our meals. We stayed at Holiday Inn Express and Suites. So on this field trip, we were accumulating some loyalty points for hotel rewards later.…

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Road Trip to Abilene, Texas

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The world’s largest Buffalo Skull, an outdoor structure which weight about 4,000 lbs., is located in the facility of Frontier Texas in the city of Abilene. From Sulphur Springs, we drove to Abilene.  I-30 go through the center of Dallas, however, we got on Highway I-20, instead, upon approaching Dallas to…

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Lake Ray Hubbard in Rockwall, TX

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Feel and enjoy the breeze! Lake Ray Hubbard is a 22,000-acre fresh water reservoir, and is one of the biggest recreational lakes in Texas. Restaurants, shopping, movie theater, salons lined the shores graced by a giant fountain. On the Harbor on the Lake, people could go fishing and recreational boating.…

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Hotels in Sulphur Springs, Texas

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Our first accommodation for this trip was in Sulphur Springs, Texas. We booked our hotels through the corporate travel site, egencia. It was very convenient since after management approval, our hotels would be booked automatically.