Well after a year of trying to decide where we wanted to go on vacation for the month of July we decided to do a road trip around Texas! Welcome to our 2016 Road Trip!
Originally, we planned (and I had it all mapped out) to do another multi-state road trip with our main destination being Yellowstone National Park. However, after replacing the truck’s transmission to the tune of $4000, we decided that we would stay closer to home in order to save money. That $4000 was our vacation fund!
Besides, Texas is pretty much its own country anyway, lol; with an abundance of sites to see!
The 2016 Road Trip Itinerary
We will start our vacation by heading west to the Caverns of Sonora. After an overnight stay, we will continue on to Fort Lancaster Historical Site, then to Historic Fort Stockton and the Old Cemetery.
Once we have had our fun, we will then head to our main destination, Guadalupe Mountains National Park we were will camp for about a week before heading into New Mexico to Carlsbad Caverns (that will be our 2nd visit as we stopped there during our last road trip).
Once we are done with the Caverns we will make our way to Rattlesnake Bomber Base before heading home. I am sure at some point I will add more “stops” to that leg of the trip so just keep an eye on my Instagram and Facebook for pictures as we stop!
But the vacation doesn’t stop there!
After a day or two of rest, we plan to also visit Corpus Christi to see the USS Lexington aka the Blue Ghost. From there we have no real plans, other than to make sure we are home by the 31st lol.
So keep an eye on the blog, I will update it as I can. I will more than likely be without any cell service while we are in the Guadalupe Mountains.
Complete List of The Places We Visited on Part 1 of our 2016 Road Trip
Old Fort Cemetary
Guadalupe Mountains National Park
Lincoln National Forest
Sitting Bull Falls
Five Points Vista
Lobo, Texas – Ghost Town
Cottonwood Day Use Area
Ghost Town of Salt Flat, Texas
Dell City, Texas
Fort Hancock / Camp Rice
Rattlesnake Bomber Base
Odessa Meteor Crater
List of Places We Visited On Part 2 of Our 2016 Road Trip
Do you have any suggestions?
Do you have any suggestions on places we should see during our 2016 Road Trip? The nuttier and stranger, the better! Let me know by commenting below!