Season 6 – Port Lavaca

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In case you missed it, we went to “Port Lavaca” on the Daytripper.  Along the water’s edge of Matagorda Bay, we explore the food and history of this coastal town.  From La Salle’s landing spot, to old Indianola, to a cast-iron lighthouse in a wildlife refuge.  Will we catch enough to eat along the way?  You’ll have to wait and see.  Let’s hit the road.

Be sure to tune into you local PBS station to watch. Here are some upcoming dates/times for this week:

Weekend Times
KCOS (El Paso) - Saturday 9:00am

KLRU (Austin) - Saturday 10:00am
KTTZ (Lubbock) - Saturday 10:30am

Coming Soon
KEDT (Corpus Christi) - Thursday, 7:30pm

Houston Public Media - Saturday, 3:30pm

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

Season 6 – Lubbock

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In case you missed it, we headed to Lubbock! This may be Texas Tech red raider land, but it welcomes one and all.  We explore the traditions of the University and eat at its best hangouts  We explore Lubbock’s history, from 12,000 B.C. up to rock and roll legend Buddy Holly.  Followed by a dip and a drive in.  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 Lubbock episode page for the link.

Season 6 – Marble Falls

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In case you missed it, we headed to Marble Falls! It’s more than just hill country, this town is art country with art on main street and in the nearby Pogue Foundry.  It’s adventure country on an ATV in the dirt, a SUP board on the water, and a hang glider in the sky.  Which takes us even higher than the pie.  Let’s hit the road.

Be sure to tune into you local PBS station to watch. Here are some upcoming dates/times for this week:

Weekend Times
KCOS (El Paso) - Saturday 9:00am

KLRU (Austin) - Saturday 10:00am
KTTZ (Lubbock) - Saturday 10:30am

Coming Soon
KEDT (Corpus Christi) - Thursday, Oct 16 7:30pm

Houston Public Media - Saturday, Oct 18 3:30pm

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

Season 6 – The State Fair of Texas!

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In case you missed it, Season 6 kicked off last night with a trip to the State Fair of Texas. So join us as we head to the festival to end all festivals.  We spend some time bonding with Big Tex, in life and in butter.  We see some blue-ribbon livestock and prize-winning races. Play some games, take some rides, and dive into the deep-fried.  Corn Dogs, Fried Butter, and even Fried Thanksgiving Dinner.  Let’s hit the road.

Be sure to tune into you local PBS station to watch. Here are some upcoming dates/times for this week:

Weekend Times
KCOS (El Paso) - Saturday 9:00am

KLRU (Austin) - Saturday 10:00am
KTTZ (Lubbock) - Saturday 10:30am

Coming Soon
KEDT (Corpus Christi) - Thursday, Oct 16 7:30pm

Houston Public Media - Saturday, Oct 18 3:30pm

You can also catch the show online. Check out our State Fair of Texas episode page for the link.

Season 6 starts TONIGHT on PBS

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We’ve been working really hard on bringing you the best episodes in Texas, and Season 6 is going to be awesome.  It all kicks off this week on PBS.  The Texas stations and times are listed below.  See you on the road.

Thursday Evening
BasinPBS (Midland) - 7:00pm
KNCT (Killeen) - 7:30pm
KLRU (Austin) - 8:30pm
PanhandlePBS (Amarillo) - 8:30pm

Weekend Times
KCOS (El Paso) - Saturday 9:00am

KLRU (Austin) - Saturday 10:00am
KTTZ (Lubbock) - Saturday 10:30am

Coming Soon
KEDT (Corpus Christi) - Thursday, Oct 16 7:30pm

Houston Public Media - Saturday, Oct 18 3:30pm

We don’t have any information on KLRN (San Antonio), KMBH (Harlingen), or KAMU (Bryan-College Station).  We’ll get you that information as soon as we can.  Vaya con Dios Amigos.

Here Comes Season 6!

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Here comes Season 6! Many of you have been asking and we are excited to announce that new episodes start October 2, 2014. We’ve traveled far and wide across the great state of Texas, we’ve tried new foods and experienced some new adventures and can’t wait to share them with you! Check out your local PBS station for air dates and times. In the meantime, here are some promos for the first 4 episodes of Season 6. So gather up the family, grab some BBQ, popcorn or your favorite snack and join us for another season of adventures across Texas!

A Texas Cajun Paradise – Orange!

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Come and explore a Texas Cajun hideaway that’s full of Bayou fun! Daytrippers, season 5 finale is this week! We are airing tonight on a few stations and airing on more over the weekend. Be sure to check your local PBS station for air times. Here are a few…

This Saturday at
- 9:00am KLRN Public Television
- 10:00am KLRU
- 10:30am KERA: Public Television and Radio for North Texas
- 10:30am KTTZ-TV
- 3:30pm HoustonPBS

For other Texas Stations, please check your local listings.  Of course, you can always head over to the Episodes page to watch Orange online and catch up on past shows as well!

The Gem of the Hill Country – Mason

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Daytrippers, season 5 continues as Chet heads to Mason, the “Gem of the Hill Country” to explore its namesake fort, eat some tasty chicken-fried and interior mexican food, and finally hunt down his own chunk of Texas Topaz. We are airing tonight on a few stations and airing on more over the weekend. Be sure to check your local PBS station for air times. Here are a few…

This Saturday at
- 9:00am KLRN Public Television
- 10:00am KLRU
- 10:30am KERA: Public Television and Radio for North Texas
- 10:30am KTTZ-TV
- 3:30pm HoustonPBS

For other Texas Stations, please check your local listings.  Of course, you can always head over to the Episodes page to watch Mason online and catch up on past shows as well!

Cans for Q – Houston!

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CansForQHowdy Daytrippers! Join us next Thursday, May 29, in Katy for “Cans for Q!” Come on out to celebrate the debut of the Orange episode as well as raise support for your local food bank. The party will be at Rudy’s Bar-B-Q on Thursday, May 29, 2014. We will all eat together starting at 6:30pm and at 8:00pm we will debut the Orange episode!

Here’s the deal - Bring a canned good donation and we’ll give you a free 1/4 lb of brisket (one per customer). Turn your cans into delicious BBQ…yep, that’s what we do!

So, come on out on Thursday, May 29 at 6:30pm to Rudy’s Bar-B-Q and join us for “Cans for Q!” In the meantime, enjoy a sneak peek at the Orange episode.

Details:
Houston Cans for Q
Thursday, May 29, 2014, 6:30pm-8:30PM
Rudy’s Bar-B-Q
21799 Katy Freeway
Katy, TX 77450
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Lost in the Pines of Lufkin!

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Chick-O-Sticks, Pines, Canoeing and BBQ…it’s all in Lufkin! Daytrippers, season 5 continues. We are airing tonight on a few stations and airing on more over the weekend. Be sure to check your local PBS station for air times. Here are a few…

This Saturday at
- 9:00am KLRN Public Television
- 10:00am KLRU
- 10:30am KERA: Public Television and Radio for North Texas
- 10:30am KTTZ-TV
- 3:30pm HoustonPBS

For other Texas Stations, please check your local listings.  Of course, you can always head over to the Episodes page to watch Lufkin online and catch up on past shows as well!