Season 6 – Schulenburg!

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In case you missed it, our Schulenburg episode aired in a few markets last week and on KLRU in Austin on Thursday. Don’t miss this episode as Chet explores the “Painted Churches of Texas” and dives into the German and Czech history of Central Texas! Lots to learn and explore in this beautiful town and surrounding countryside! A Polka museum, a Texas dance hall and the iconic Stanzel Model Aircraft Museum are just a few of our stops. Let’s hit the road.

Be sure to tune into you local PBS station to watch.

You can also catch the show online. Check out our Schulenburg episode page for the link.

Season 6 – Monahans!

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In case you missed it, our Monahans episode aired in a few markets last week and on KLRU in Austin on Thursday. You won’t want to miss this West Texas adventure! Chet gets lost in the desert, meets an odd frog, walks in the shoes…ummm, I mean wears the glasses of a music legend and grabs some air in a dune buggy. All this and a million more adventures await in Monahans.

Be sure to tune into you local PBS station to watch.

You can also catch the show online. Check out our Monahans episode page for the link.

Round Rock!

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In case you missed it, Round Rock premiered on KLRU last night and we threw a party in Round Rock to celebrate! Thanks so much to everyone who came out…we had a blast. It’s always great to hang out with you…our fans!

So, Round Rock isn’t called the “Sports Capital of Texas” for nothing.  Especially if you can make a sport out of eating, learning about history, or beekeeping. Got you curious…Be sure to tune into you local PBS station to watch.

You can also catch the show online. Check out our Round Rock episode page for the link.

Season 6 – NEW Episodes!

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New episodes of the Daytripper start airing TONIGHT! Check your local PBS station listing for details. We know that Houston and San Antonio are airing the new Round Rock episode this weekend. We are super excited the rest of Season 6 and invite you to come along on our adventures. So tune in and watch as we travel the across this great state we call home!

The first episode up is ROUND ROCK!

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Season 6 – Kingsville

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If the worth of a Tex-ified kingdom were valued in cattle, oil, and land, then the King Ranch is the most powerful kingdom our state has ever seen.  Dating back to the 1800′s, this ranch is almost as legendary as the Lone Star State itself.  Exploring the ranch and the nearby town of Kingsville makes for a really fun adventure!

Be sure to tune into you local PBS station to watch.

You can also catch the show online. Check out our Kingsville episode page for the link.

Season 6 – Baytown

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While most simply fly past Baytown on I-10, those that know better stop and explore this incredible town where oil and water really do seem to mix quite well. From history to art to outdoor adventures and great food, Baytown is packed with fun for the whole family. Tune in to see what all they have in store and plan your next adventure!

Be sure to tune into you local PBS station to watch.

You can also catch the show online. Check out our Baytown episode page for the link.

Season 6 – Athens, TX

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Who needs to travel to Greece when you’ve got a Texas version right here.  While Athens, TX may not have 7,000 years of history and the Acropolis, there is way more to do in this East Texas town than you might think. You’ll learn how an Athens native named “Old Dave” and/or “Uncle Fletcher” invented a little thing we call the hamburger. Don’t miss the SCUBA show in town where an underwater diver feeds and talks about our native fish and If you’re looking to get into the water, then just a few blocks from the square is the Athens SCUBA park. If a high-flying, thrilling adventure is what you are after, then head to nearby New York, Texas for a zip line adventure with NY TX Zipline Adventures.  You’ll be amazed at this hidden mountain range in East Texas and feel free as a bird flying through the pines. There’s so much to do in Athens you won’t want to miss this episode!

Be sure to tune into you local PBS station to watch.

You can also catch the show online. Check out our Athens episode page for the link.

Subaru and AT&T Partner on Enhanced Technology

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We love technology and new gadgets here at the Daytripper and we were excited to see this announcement come out of CES. As you know, we love our Subaru and we use AT&T for our mobile carrier. New features focus on additional security and safety as well as enhanced connectivity through STARLINK. All sounds like the right move for travel safety and in support of the new hands-free driving rule. All good things when traveling Texas!

“AT&T* and Subaru of America, Inc. today announced an agreement   in which Subaru will provide enhancements to its Subaru STARLINK in-vehicle connectivity system that deliver improved personal safety and security services to vehicle occupants via 4G LTE wireless connectivity.” (source: AT&T Newsroom)

The full article can be read on the AT&T Newsroom site.

Have a great weekend Daytrippers and be sure to hit the road over the weekend and explore another spot in this great state! VIYA CON DIOS!!

Trippin’ with Best Western

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We’re gonna take a moment here to REALLY thank one of our awesome new sponsors.  If you’ve been watching Season 6, you know that Best Western Hotels of Texas recently teamed up with us and it couldn’t be a better fit.  As you know, we LOVE traveling to small towns, and there’s a Best Western in almost every one.  In fact, there are 231 Best Westerns across the Lone Star State.  That’s a BUNCH!

For Seasons 1-5, we stayed at a number of Best Western Hotels, but now we get to stay at one on every shoot.  The free wi-fi is always awesome, and our new ritual is to have our breakfast meeting over their free breakfast buffet.  Because what’s a good night’s sleep if you don’t have a good breakfast to go along with it?

So, as you plan your trips, vacations, spring breaks or other roaming across Texas, be sure to include Best Western in those plans.  We truly appreciate our sponsors, and literally wouldn’t have a show without them.  Thank you Best Western.

Here’s the spot we made for them.

Here’s us at our breakfast meeting in Schulenburg.

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