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Let’s face it. Texas is BIG and if you are like us, you are always looking for cool, little out of the way places to stop, stretch your legs, and look around. So….as we find some of those places, we’ll post them here for you. Happy trails!

Texas Destinations: Historic Clairette Bridge

CLAIRETTE BRIDGE

If you are like me and you tend to have a heavy foot when it comes to the accelerator, you will have to force yourself to slow down or you will completely miss the tiny community of  Clairette, located on … Continue reading

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Part 1: Mullin, Texas. The Best Time I’ve Had In A Long Time!

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What do you get when you send $15 and two 30-something best friends to Mullin, Texas, on a regular ol’ workday? Give up? Okay, okay… I’ll spill the beans. I’m quite sure the suspense is killing you. You get a … Continue reading

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Texas Destinations: Bluff Dale Suspension Bridge

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I’ve traveled Highway 377 between Comanche and Fort Worth hundreds of times in my lifetime, flying through the little town of Bluff Dale, Texas in Erath County without giving a thought to anything except trying not to get a speeding … Continue reading

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Looking For A South Texas Restaurant?

ISAACK RESTAURANT IN JUNCTION, TEXAS

Okay, I have to tell you that we stopped at this restaurant because we were hungry, and because it made us laugh. Why a laugh? Look at the sign below. We assumed that anyone still advertising the fact that he … Continue reading

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The Promise Showing In Glen Rose, Texas

THE PROMISE

I’ve seen it a hundred times, at least. Our daughter performed in it for two seasons, and I was there two nights a week for both seasons, not counting the multitude of rehearsals.  Today, we still attend once per season, … Continue reading

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Snow Tubing At The Gaylord Texan

THE GAYLORD

It’s no secret that here at Texansunited.com we are all about country living at its best; however, we also know that our kiddos need a chance to experience our Texas cities as well. This week our travel suggestion takes you … Continue reading

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Fun Times At Ben Hogan Museum In Dublin!

AT THE BEN HOGAN MUSEUM

Scott McClure of Iron Mountain, MI had a great time in the Ben Hogan Museum of Dublin this week. He posed for pictures for his wife alongside the bronze statue of Mr. Hogan, inspired by the world-famous picture of the … Continue reading

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Want To Fly In A WWII Fighter Plane?

PRESLEY WAITING TO BOARD THE DEUCE

Okay, I’m going to start with a disclaimer here. The slice of Texas as well as WWII history that we took advantage of is possibly dangerous so I won’t tell you that you should try it. Instead, I will just … Continue reading

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Taking A Break From The World In Dublin, Texas

HOME IN DUBLIN, TEXAS

There’s nothing like some time in the country to put the world back on its axis, is there?  I really hadn’t thought much about needing a bit of relax time today until I passed the city limit sign of Dublin, Texas on a … Continue reading

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Sahawe Indian Dancers To Perform At Pow Wow

POW WOW INDIAN DANCERS

One of the most colorful parts of the Comanche County Pow Wow to be held September 22 and 23 in the Comanche City Park is the Sahawe Indian Dancers. The Sahawe Indian Dancers were originally founded in 1950 as the … Continue reading

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Comanche Unveils Its Newly Restored Train Depot

COMANCHE, TEXAS TRAIN DEPOT

Well, it’s been a long time coming, but the Comanche Train Depot is wonderfully restored and open for business as the brand new home of the Comanche Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Center!  Today, executive director, Christine Perkins,  brings you a photographic tour of … Continue reading

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Dublin Museum To Display Unique Machine From Ben Hogan Company

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One of the most exciting additions to the Ben Hogan Museum collection was installed this week, but it took five grown men, several dollies, and lots of cheerleading to get it done. Mr. Hogan’s “loft and lie” gauge is a … Continue reading

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Bluz Dawg To Entertain At Billy The Kid Chili Cook-Off

JIM MOODY

The historic town of Hico, Texas is gearing up for its annual Billy the Kid Chili Cook-Off (Saturday, October 6, 2012), and that means that things are popping at the Billy the Kid Museum as plans and more great plans … Continue reading

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The Best Steak In Texas Will Be In Hico, Texas

HICO STEAK COOKOFF

Historic Hico, Texas is the place to be this next Saturday, May 19, 2012, because that is where the food and good times are going to flow as Hico hosts the Texas Steak Cookoff that has become famous around the … Continue reading

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The Corner Lot In Bloom In Dublin, Texas

Limestone & BlueBonnets!

When Patty Hirst sent me her early morning photos of the Dublin, Texas Corner Lot, I think I actually gasped aloud at the sheer beauty and bounty of the blooms adorning the lovely corner or the Corner Lot as it … Continue reading

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W.P. Kloster Museum Annex Opens in Dublin

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Texansunited.com is very excited to announce that the much awaited W.P. Kloster Museum Annex in Dublin, Texas opened its doors to the public on December 3, 2011, in Dublin, Texas. It will be open seven days a week from 10:00 … Continue reading

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Dublin, Texas: Old Dublin Cemetery

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Every town has one, and every one of them is special…especially when it is your town and your cemetery, and especially when it is your town’s first cemetery. I don’t know what it is that makes it so special; I … Continue reading

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Dublin, Texas: Hogan Museum Opens To Public

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The doors to the world’s only Ben Hogan Museum opened this week in downtown Dublin, childhood home of the finest ball striker in golf history. The informal opening, which comes after two sneak previews in the past few months, is … Continue reading

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Comanche, Texas Museum Just Keeps Wowing Guests!

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The day before Easter found things hopping once again at the Comanche County Historical Museum as several different things were happening all at once! The first thing United encountered as we entered the building were Civil War historians Cris Bloyd, … Continue reading

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    Let’s face it. Texas is BIG and if you are like us, you are always looking for cool, little out of the way places to stop, stretch your legs, and look around. So….as we find some of those places, we’ll post them here for you. Happy trails!

    Texas Destinations: Historic Clairette Bridge

    CLAIRETTE BRIDGE

    If you are like me and you tend to have a heavy foot when it comes to the accelerator, you will have to force yourself to slow down or you will completely miss the tiny community of  Clairette, located on … Continue reading

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    Part 1: Mullin, Texas. The Best Time I’ve Had In A Long Time!

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    What do you get when you send $15 and two 30-something best friends to Mullin, Texas, on a regular ol’ workday? Give up? Okay, okay… I’ll spill the beans. I’m quite sure the suspense is killing you. You get a … Continue reading

    Posted in Down The Road, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | 16 Comments

    Texas Destinations: Bluff Dale Suspension Bridge

    BLUFF-DALE-SUSPENSION-BRIDGE

    I’ve traveled Highway 377 between Comanche and Fort Worth hundreds of times in my lifetime, flying through the little town of Bluff Dale, Texas in Erath County without giving a thought to anything except trying not to get a speeding … Continue reading

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    Looking For A South Texas Restaurant?

    ISAACK RESTAURANT IN JUNCTION, TEXAS

    Okay, I have to tell you that we stopped at this restaurant because we were hungry, and because it made us laugh. Why a laugh? Look at the sign below. We assumed that anyone still advertising the fact that he … Continue reading

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    The Promise Showing In Glen Rose, Texas

    THE PROMISE

    I’ve seen it a hundred times, at least. Our daughter performed in it for two seasons, and I was there two nights a week for both seasons, not counting the multitude of rehearsals.  Today, we still attend once per season, … Continue reading

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    Snow Tubing At The Gaylord Texan

    THE GAYLORD

    It’s no secret that here at Texansunited.com we are all about country living at its best; however, we also know that our kiddos need a chance to experience our Texas cities as well. This week our travel suggestion takes you … Continue reading

    Posted in Down The Road, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

    Fun Times At Ben Hogan Museum In Dublin!

    AT THE BEN HOGAN MUSEUM

    Scott McClure of Iron Mountain, MI had a great time in the Ben Hogan Museum of Dublin this week. He posed for pictures for his wife alongside the bronze statue of Mr. Hogan, inspired by the world-famous picture of the … Continue reading

    Posted in Down The Road, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

    Want To Fly In A WWII Fighter Plane?

    PRESLEY WAITING TO BOARD THE DEUCE

    Okay, I’m going to start with a disclaimer here. The slice of Texas as well as WWII history that we took advantage of is possibly dangerous so I won’t tell you that you should try it. Instead, I will just … Continue reading

    Posted in Down The Road, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

    Taking A Break From The World In Dublin, Texas

    HOME IN DUBLIN, TEXAS

    There’s nothing like some time in the country to put the world back on its axis, is there?  I really hadn’t thought much about needing a bit of relax time today until I passed the city limit sign of Dublin, Texas on a … Continue reading

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    Sahawe Indian Dancers To Perform At Pow Wow

    POW WOW INDIAN DANCERS

    One of the most colorful parts of the Comanche County Pow Wow to be held September 22 and 23 in the Comanche City Park is the Sahawe Indian Dancers. The Sahawe Indian Dancers were originally founded in 1950 as the … Continue reading

    Posted in Down The Road, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

    Comanche Unveils Its Newly Restored Train Depot

    COMANCHE, TEXAS TRAIN DEPOT

    Well, it’s been a long time coming, but the Comanche Train Depot is wonderfully restored and open for business as the brand new home of the Comanche Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Center!  Today, executive director, Christine Perkins,  brings you a photographic tour of … Continue reading

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    Dublin Museum To Display Unique Machine From Ben Hogan Company

    HOGAN 3

    One of the most exciting additions to the Ben Hogan Museum collection was installed this week, but it took five grown men, several dollies, and lots of cheerleading to get it done. Mr. Hogan’s “loft and lie” gauge is a … Continue reading

    Posted in Down The Road, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

    Bluz Dawg To Entertain At Billy The Kid Chili Cook-Off

    JIM MOODY

    The historic town of Hico, Texas is gearing up for its annual Billy the Kid Chili Cook-Off (Saturday, October 6, 2012), and that means that things are popping at the Billy the Kid Museum as plans and more great plans … Continue reading

    Posted in Down The Road, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

    The Best Steak In Texas Will Be In Hico, Texas

    HICO STEAK COOKOFF

    Historic Hico, Texas is the place to be this next Saturday, May 19, 2012, because that is where the food and good times are going to flow as Hico hosts the Texas Steak Cookoff that has become famous around the … Continue reading

    Posted in Down The Road, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

    The Corner Lot In Bloom In Dublin, Texas

    Limestone & BlueBonnets!

    When Patty Hirst sent me her early morning photos of the Dublin, Texas Corner Lot, I think I actually gasped aloud at the sheer beauty and bounty of the blooms adorning the lovely corner or the Corner Lot as it … Continue reading

    Posted in Down The Road, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

    W.P. Kloster Museum Annex Opens in Dublin

    KLOSTER1-300x260

    Texansunited.com is very excited to announce that the much awaited W.P. Kloster Museum Annex in Dublin, Texas opened its doors to the public on December 3, 2011, in Dublin, Texas. It will be open seven days a week from 10:00 … Continue reading

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    Dublin, Texas: Old Dublin Cemetery

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    Every town has one, and every one of them is special…especially when it is your town and your cemetery, and especially when it is your town’s first cemetery. I don’t know what it is that makes it so special; I … Continue reading

    Posted in Down The Road, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

    Dublin, Texas: Hogan Museum Opens To Public

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    The doors to the world’s only Ben Hogan Museum opened this week in downtown Dublin, childhood home of the finest ball striker in golf history. The informal opening, which comes after two sneak previews in the past few months, is … Continue reading

    Posted in Down The Road, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

    Comanche, Texas Museum Just Keeps Wowing Guests!

    C7-CROPPED-249x300

    The day before Easter found things hopping once again at the Comanche County Historical Museum as several different things were happening all at once! The first thing United encountered as we entered the building were Civil War historians Cris Bloyd, … Continue reading

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