Travel Blogs from Bandera, United States

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'Tip-O-Tex' FMCA Chapter Rally, Bandera, United States travel blog

'Tip-O-Tex' FMCA Chapter Rally

A travel blog entry by chictravelers2

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... ;time for all. Thursday, after breakfast we all went sightseeing,,, first, we went to St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Bandera. It's the 2nd oldest Polish church in the US, originally built in 1855 and has been beautifully ...

Yehaww...can this horse ride faster??, Bandera, United States travel blog

Yehaww...can this horse ride faster??

A travel blog entry by veromarcos

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Not much to say today, apart from the fact that the dude ranch is relaxing and a great experience. Food is plentiful and pool and hot tub excellent. Our only dissappointment is that we can't trot or gallop with the horses as there are always beginners ...

Day 1 - We're Off!  No, We're Not!, Castroville, TX to Bandera, TX, United States travel blog

Day 1 - We're Off! No, We're Not!

A travel blog entry by savant

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... . Okay, what can go wrong now? Who said that and tempted fate? We were almost an hour into our road trip north of Bandera, Texas when a deer ran into us. The truck was totaled. Thank goodness we went back for my cell phone because Sander's doesn't ...

Lonely Star of Texas...la la la, Bandera, United States travel blog

Lonely Star of Texas...la la la

A travel blog entry by veromarcos

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... was supposed to be the "cowboy capital of the World"...as so many things in Texas it has to be larger and first. We arrived at Bandera and found a small street with lots of bars and shops but no cowboys to be seen. Just in case we went into the tourist ...

Cowboy tedeschi, Bandera, United States travel blog

Cowboy tedeschi

A travel blog entry by dario_nina

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... dalle vestigia ancora visibili delle prime abitazioni che si costruirono quando emigrarono qui. Ma che siamo in Texas non c'è dubbio. Bandera si considera la capitale cowboy del mondo!  Tutta l'architettura è old west, compreso l'Arkey Blue's ...

Cowboy Time, Bandera, United States travel blog

Cowboy Time

A travel blog entry by spiritdtraveler

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So today started with a morning wake up call at the door of your log cabin, then a ride either by horse or cart down to River Medina for a spot of breakfast. Breakfast was huge and am still getting used to the portion sizes. The first ride is at 10am and ...

We Have Arrived!!!, Bandera, United States travel blog

We Have Arrived!!!

A travel blog entry by jcansler

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Jenn: Well, we arrived safe and sound and are all tucked in to a room located in a building that connected to the ranch headquarters. The drive was uneventful though it did include a stop at the Buc-ee's of all Buc-ee's. Becca and Kelly and Melissa ...

Bandera and Barbecue, Bandera, United States travel blog

Bandera and Barbecue

A travel blog entry by ianandpat

Stopped off in Bandera to look for some new boots. Unfortunately didn't find any but I did have some good Barbecue at Busbee's Bar-B-Que. 50 miles. ...

Better than Arkansas, Bandera, United States travel blog

Better than Arkansas

A travel blog entry by jcansler

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I came to a revelation yesterday – before when I said I wanted to go camping, I meant this. A place full of planned activities, where you sleep in an air-conditioned room and have tons of nice people all around you. Where all the food is prepared ...

Election Day, Bandera, United States travel blog

Election Day

A travel blog entry by cruisinseniors

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The lead story today was the election of officers for the South Texas Renegades. Once again I was elected secretary, no big surprise there. Actually there were no surprises during the election. The biggest surprise came when the board presented a ...

Greyhound Bus 3 - The Longest Journey Ever, Denver - San Antonio - Bandera, United States travel blog

Greyhound Bus 3 - The Longest Journey Ever

A travel blog entry by spiritdtraveler

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... , CO. By the time we got another bus we were at least 8 hours behind schedule meaning i might not be able to get to Bandera TX to Mayan Dude Ranch. This couple that were with us from the start got talking and made me feel really welcomed into the ...

Ranch dudes, Bandera, United States travel blog

Ranch dudes

A travel blog entry by lindensabroad

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Friday saw us head west towards Bandera, just past San Antonio.  The drive was estimated at being nearly 4 hours in length, in reality it was closer to 5 hours due to traffic congestion.  As we got close to San Antonio we noticed the change in ...

Don't mess with Texas, Bandera, United States travel blog

Don't mess with Texas

A travel blog entry by skjonnemand

... . Vi havde reserveret et par dage på en ægte “dude ranch”, nemlig Twin Elm Guest Ranch.Efter et kort besøg i Bandera (som er cowboyagtig, men også meget lille) fandt vi vores ranch. Stedet har en hel nyåbnet RV park, og vi fik vores ...

Still Here (Wild Times), Bandera, United States travel blog

Still Here (Wild Times)

A travel blog entry by malbet

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... bend, it was delightful. Of course there were a few stops along the way, not least at the Silver Dollar Saloon in Bandera. Now Malc and I could quite easily have missed this gem as there is nothing ostentatious about its exterior. A simple doorway that ...

Dude Ranch Day 1, Bandera, United States travel blog

Dude Ranch Day 1

A travel blog entry by jjmeef

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Packed our bags and walked to Avis to collect our rental car, then on the road to the Silver Spur Guest Ranch outside Bandera in Texas. We arrived around midday, just in time for lunch. Signed our waivers, dropped our bags in a cosy, rustic cabin, then ...

Raindrops keep falling on my head....., Bandera, United States travel blog

Raindrops keep falling on my head.....

A travel blog entry by nicjdav

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... of an old Western movie set and is named the cowboy capital of Texas and in true Texas state of mind tradition; we didn't rock up in Bandera unprepared. The must do things in Bandera are 1) stay on a dude ranch, 2) drink beer and dance in one of the many ...

Bandera and Boerne, TX, Bandera, United States travel blog

Bandera and Boerne, TX

A travel blog entry by lilikoi78

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After a not so restful night of sleep at the American Motel (for me at least,) we got started early and made our way to Bandera, TX.  We were actually staying in Boerne, TX but we couldn't check into our cabin until 3:00, so we decided to go to ...

Horeseback Riding, Bandera, United States travel blog

Horeseback Riding

A travel blog entry by jaredandjen

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... talk about with him, although he was a Dallas Cowboys fan (BOO!!). After our horseback ride we headed to a local bar Longhorn in Bandera, TX for a couple of beers.  Next we moved on to the Bandera Saloon and Grill for some food and beers. ...

Don’t squat with your spurs on - a ranch sig, Bandera, United States travel blog

Don’t squat with your spurs on - a ranch sig

A travel blog entry by jcansler

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... his lesson. I suspect he has not. After horses, we decided to head into town – there is not much of a town in Bandera but there are some shops and places for the girls and the grandma to spend money. Which they did. Julie got some candy cigarettes ...

Arrival, Bandera, United States travel blog

Arrival

A travel blog entry by cruisinseniors

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... We opted to take the car since we are close to home and this way we can go somewhere without having to beg a ride from someone. Bandera is the Cowboy Capital of Texas and the town is quaint. They have hitching posts in front of some of the stores for the ...

Car Hire Ride - Texan Tour Continued..., Bandera - San Antonio, United States travel blog

Car Hire Ride - Texan Tour Continued...

A travel blog entry by spiritdtraveler

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It has been very hard to leave Mayan Ranch but i managed to see Claire who has been so nice to me whilst here at the ranch I will miss her. So i was driving back in my hire car which was a lovely sporty number i got a taxi back to San Antonio to my ...

We are LOVIN it!, Bandera, United States travel blog

We are LOVIN it!

A travel blog entry by jcansler

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... .) On this ride we got to climb up some hills (or mountains as the girls call them) and we could see the whole spread. Bandera is really beautiful. After horses, we settled in and then swam - the pool and outside air was much warmer. We played a ...

Day 30, Bandera, United States travel blog

Day 30

A travel blog entry by barbo1999

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... at around 11:00 am.  So maybe I really didn't sleep that late.  Wow, talk about a small town...this is it!  Bandera is the cowboy capital of the world.  Bandera has been a cowboy town since the 1800's and many of the old buildings have ...

Golf finally!!, Bandera, United States travel blog

Golf finally!!

A travel blog entry by cruisinseniors

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This morning started like like most every other morning, but then about 9:30 the wind started up and here came the cold front! Not so much of a cold front in that the temperature did not drop significantly, but the clouds rolled in again and it spit rain ...

Redneck Woman, Bandera, United States travel blog

Redneck Woman

A travel blog entry by spiritdtraveler

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After arriving about 7pm just in time for dinner, my first impressions were WOW!!!!! This place looked lovely, traditional and very country. I finally met Kelly, she's so lovely after finding my log cabin (no.1) which is rightfully located next to ...

Down on the ranch., Bandera, United States travel blog

Down on the ranch.

A travel blog entry by donnaskewes

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... that is not Mexican or steak and ribs.  Heading north for a two night stay at the Silver Spur Ranch, just outside of Bandera - the so-called Cowboy Capital of the world!  Stopped off in Bandera to cowboy/girl up!  Ella got some amazing ...

Texas, Bandera, United States travel blog

Texas

A travel blog entry by daveandanna

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Dude Ranch Day 2, Bandera, United States travel blog

Dude Ranch Day 2

A travel blog entry by jjmeef

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Woke up, very hungover, to the sound of the breakfast bell. Had breakfast, said goodbye to Charlie and Kathi, then went back to bed for an hour. Woke up just in time for our 11am horse ride. It was a smaller group this time, and the ride in the fresh air ...

La vie sur le ranch, Bandera, United States travel blog

La vie sur le ranch

A travel blog entry by meliboum

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... , eh ben j'étais ben trop de bonne humeur et j'ai pris ben trop de photos. Je vous épargne ! On a ensuite filé vers Bandera, notre arrêt pour les deux prochaines nuits. Bandera est une toute petite ville, mais qui s'est auto-déclarée la « coybow ...

bandera, Bandera, United States travel blog

bandera

A travel blog entry by coachtom

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... highway 16 following the trail that John Wayne, Gary Cooper and Gregory Peck, Ok real cowboys did, through the Medina-Bandera valley while heading the heard north to Abilene and eventually into Dodge City Kansas to deliver the livestock to the awaiting ...

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