Over in Ingram you’ll find a piece of art dedicated to some prehistoric past.
Our first episode of The Texas Bucket List!
Since 1989, Austin resident Vince Hannemann has been collecting junk and now he has cathedral full of it. Situated on Austin’s south side, the Cathedral of Junk is a popular spot for visitors from around the world.
We head to Caddo Lake to ride on a steamboat that is more than just a ghostly echo of the past.
Over in Bellville, we found a baker who built himself a castle. Mike Newman has owned Newman’s Bakery for 30 years but one day he wanted something bigger. Now he’s got it.
Well, they’ve certainly turned trash into treasure and gotten a little extra fun out of their aluminum at the Beer Can House in Houston! Covered in chimes and cans galore, this house is the ultimate result of “Hold my beer – watch this!” challenges. If you’re looking for something unique and bizarre, look no further. Well worth a stop on The Texas Bucket List!
A modern throwback to the speakeasies of the prohibition era, The Centennial Club in McAllen powerfully captures the feel of the 20s era style with rich and luxurious decorations, drinks, and designs. If you want to revisit the Roaring 20s at cocktail hour or have a succulent, scrumptious meal, The Centennial Club is well worth a stop on The Texas Bucket List.
Hear ye, hear ye! Lords and Ladies are welcome every year to dress in their medieval finest, their magically mystic, and their outlandishly ostentatious for The Texas Renaissance Festival in Todd Mission. With appearances from every period in history, the Renaissance Festival offers a unique and immersive glimpse of the past with jousting tournaments, plays, and shops. For merriment and fun, this blast from the past can’t be beat on The Texas Bucket List!
There’s nothing more quintessentially Texan than the Rattlesnake Roundup in Sweetwater! Learn everything you ever wanted to know about rattlesnakes – safety, what is done with their venom, and even how they taste. It’s the largest rattlesnake rodeo in the U.S. and well worth a stop on The Texas Bucket List!
If you can’t get enough of the eerie and unnatural, head over to the National Museum of Funeral History located in north Houston. As the only funeral history museum in the nation, their exhibits feature famous figures from presidents to Marilyn Monroe. We can guarantee you won’t be bored stiff when you come for a visit. Well worth a stop on The Texas Bucket List!