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Drive from Houston to San Antonio

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Drive from Houston to San Antonio

Hi all

As part of our Texas trip we will be driving from the Space Centre in Houston to San Antonio. Just wondering if there are any nice towns or anything else worth stopping off at on the way there.

Thanks

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1. Re: Drive from Houston to San Antonio

on I-10 stop off in Schulenberg...take exit ramp right then left under the overpass..to first or second traffic light...German/Czech bakery on the left

http://www.kountrybakery.com/index.html

At Sequin TX, closer to San Antonio..cut over 13 miles to I-35 to visit New Braunfels/Gruene Texas..State Hwy 46..then take I-35 into SA...you could do this in reverse as you are leaving SA.

start @ 1:20 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wqwafQYOwrY

free music daily at Gruene Hall...on the touristy side but still a favorite..Texana

Luling TX on I-10 for BBQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oo75DalsVOw

look at a map...the edges of San Antonio and Austin are just about 1.5 hours...you could do a clockwise

route back into Houston...make a day trip to the state capital, university, LBJ library etc.

www.texashighways.com for articles and events by region

on line catalog PDF www.traveltex.com.

and make a pit stop at this kitchy place-you can't miss the billboards. Buc ees's petrol station

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iSdkEDU_TGI

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tp4sKAe_7a4

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2. Re: Drive from Houston to San Antonio

Try to take a "break" at Buccee's 10070 West IH 10 at Luling area exit. There will be a billboard announcing the exit:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIgpEYIAcT8

It is a huge gas station and convenience store. Great snacks to buy for the car and Texas Souveniers

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3. Re: Drive from Houston to San Antonio

How much time to you have. If a lot, Cut over at Schulenburg and take Hwy 90 to Gonzales. Along the way, Painted Churches, Brewery in Shiner, Palmetto State Park outside of Gonzales.

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4. Re: Drive from Houston to San Antonio

Thank you all so much, that's exactly the advice I was hoping for.

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5. Re: Drive from Houston to San Antonio

What is the date of this journey? I'll check my Texas Events Calendar to see if there are any events that day. Tks

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6. Re: Drive from Houston to San Antonio

It will be Sunday 16 march, arriving the previous day In Houston and heading to San Antonio for 3 nights before 2 nights in Austin, 2 nights in Stockyards Fort Worth and 2 nights Sundance square.. Want to make sure I don't miss anything!!!

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7. Re: Drive from Houston to San Antonio

Four nights Fort Worth? 2 nights at the stock yards is 1 too many, spending 2 nights at Sundance Square. What is it you want to see in Fort Worth that you are spending 4 nights for?

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