We go aboard a ship built for war to celebrate the greatest generation that ever lived.
The Texas Bucket List – Mission San Jose
Step aside, Alamo, and make way for an older mission with a lot of history under her belt: the Mission San Jose. Located in San Antonio, this beautiful location features the largest collection of Spanish colonial architecture that’s over 300 years old. Drop in on a Sunday at Mariachi Mass for a true cultural and historic experience before you kick the bucket.
The Texas Bucket List – St Mary Catholic Church
We visit one the painted churches in central Texas for one heavenly experience and some Holy history.
The Texas Bucket List – San Antonio Market Square
We visit the bustling San Antonio Market Square, one of the largest markets for Mexican goods outside of Mexico. Be prepared for bright colors, authentic goods, and a piece of culture and history that dates back to 1730.
The Texas Bucket List – Presidio La Bahia
We visit Presidio La Bahia in Goliad to explore the grounds where men died fighting for Texas Independence from Mexico. You can even stay the night at La Bahia, just as long as you aren’t afraid of what goes bump in the night! It’s a place that every Texan needs to visit, and hear the battle cry of Texas in soft South Texas breeze – Remember Goliad!
The Texas Bucket List – Thurber Ghost Town
If you can’t get enough of the eerie, pop on over to Thurber, a ghost town with a tall spire on Interstate 20. There not too much that’s left of the once-bustling Texas brick manufacturing and coal mining town. We learn about the people that were forced to leave this place and visit one of the most desolate graveyards we’ve ever gazed at — well worth the stop on The Texas Bucket List!
The Texas Bucket List – Texas Woman’s University First Lady Dress Collection
From glittering gowns to sleek timeless styles, the Texas Woman’s University in Denton displays dresses worn by some notable women from the Lone Star State. The Texas First Ladies Historic Costume Collection exhibits over 40 gowns — some replicas, some originals — all looking just as regal and impressive as they did in their prime. It’s well worth a stop on The Texas Bucket List!
The Texas Bucket List – Devil’s Rope Museum
The Barbed Wire Museum in McLean fences in a bit of history that changed the free-roaming game for cowboys and Native Americans across the Lone Star State. Explore this prickly piece of the past from how it was made to the many different designs. Well worth a stop on The Texas Bucket List!
The Texas Bucket List – Ennis Railroad and Culture Museum
We visit to a long-standing train depot in Ennis that happens to be a museum. Just a few generations ago, it was known as the place where the railroads and cotton fields meet. Once the main stop between Dallas and Austin, this station now serves as a testament to the history and culture of the people of Ennis. Well worth a stop on The Texas Bucket List!
The Texas Bucket List – Texas Ranger Hall of Fame
Look in on a law-enforcing legacy of Texas at the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum in Waco! With nearly 200 years of history, the Texas Rangers are one of the most famous law enforcement groups in the nation. Come and see the people behind the badges as well as some of their symbolic artifacts! Well worth a stop on The Texas Bucket List.
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