Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 02-22-2017, 12:15 PM   #1
yuppie cowboy
 
2012 30' Classic
Star , Idaho
Join Date: Feb 2016
Posts: 7
Smile South Texas Route Info

Anybody that has any info on the route from Van Horn Texas to Del Rio then North to Kerrville. We will be in the area first week in March. Info on RV parks, attractions, etc. would sure be appreciated. Our interests are
antiques, western history, horse stuff. Thanking you in advance. This is the old yuppie cowboy.
__________________

__________________
larrykling1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-22-2017, 02:56 PM   #2
Rivet Master
 
mimiandrews's Avatar
 
1966 22' Safari
Weatherford , Texas
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 1,388
I haven't been through that part of the state in a long time, but Texas highways are almost always good roads. A map will get you a route that works. US 90 used to be a good way across that area, and it looks like it goes where you want to end up. Pay attention to the map scale and be prepared for the distances. Lots of miles, and miles, and miles.

Do fill up at every opportunity, because it can be a long way between gas stations out there. People are friendly, drivers wave at you as they pass, but don't expect too many of them.

Our state parks have fabulous campsites for reasonable prices. Check out the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission's website. Reservations can be hard to get on weekends, but there's almost always space available on weekdays. Lots of good parks in the Hill Country around Kerrville.

Good State Park camping at Ft. Davis with a restored Buffalo Soldiers' cavalry fort nearby and McDonald Observatory worth a stop for one of their Star Parties. A bit north of there, at Balmorhea State Park there's an awesome swimming pool build around a natural spring.

If you like spooky stuff that hasn't yet been explained, you can always look for the Marfa Lights. Scientists have said they're reflections of car lights in certain atmospheric conditions, but how come they were seen back in the 1880's? There's supposed to be a thriving artist's colony at Marfa, and probably a few antiques too.

Enjoy your visit.
__________________
mimiandrews is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Best Route South Dakota to Vancouver BC? maggieevans On The Road... 13 07-21-2013 12:39 PM
south missouri to south texas rjack On The Road... 6 01-04-2011 09:34 PM
Planning South Florida to Upstate NY trip...suggestions on route? arm4 On The Road... 12 03-25-2008 09:25 PM
Best Route South, First Timer firedog On The Road... 6 12-03-2006 07:35 PM
South'n Shine and wet sanding info... austreampete Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 2 10-02-2003 04:17 AM


Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by



Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:34 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.