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 ...

Cowboy Capitol of the World, Bandera, United States travel blog

Cowboy Capitol of the World

A travel blog entry by psunstrom

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... in these parts.  The drive from Boerne, Tx to here was breathtaking in this Hill Country.  The main drag of Bandera is lined with "Old West" decor shops and architecture with hitching rails at the bars and river running for kayaking fans. ...

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 ...

Friday 21st November, Bandera, United States travel blog

Friday 21st November

A travel blog entry by kirrav

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... the car and drove to a local supermarket. Got some drink to take with us to the ranch for the night. We then drove on to Bandera, had a look in the town and a coffee at the local coffee shop (so looking forward to coffee at home). After this we drove to ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

Don't mess with Texas

A travel blog entry by skjonnemand

... 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, ...

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 ...

The Cowboy Capital of the World, Bandera, United States travel blog

The Cowboy Capital of the World

A travel blog entry by noeljrblog

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... retreated and hid behind me. I thought Man's Best Friend was suppose to take a bullet for his master. Clearly, Mousse disagrees. Bandera was the destination of our campground. In reality, we had a 20 mile drive up the hills and clearly out in the ...

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. ...

Casita Bluebonnet Rally, Bandera/567*1292, United States travel blog

Casita Bluebonnet Rally

A travel blog entry by philandlinda

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Phil cooked our steak on the grill at the 11th Street Grill restaurant the first evening.  We visited with Dave/Linda (our co-campers) and Tim/Julie(next to us). We had potluck supper the next evening in the rally hall.   Friday was the day to ...

Visit to Bandera, Bandera, United States travel blog

Visit to Bandera

A travel blog entry by monique_roch

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Bandera is the county seat of Bandera County, Texas, United States, in the Texas Hill Country, which is part of the Edwards Plateau. The population was 857 at the 2010 census. Bandera calls itself the "Cowboy Capital of the World". In a rugged county ...

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 ...

Texas Hill Country, Fredricksburg Tx, Bandera Tx ,New Braunfels Tx. , United States travel blog

Texas Hill Country

A travel blog entry by mortonadventure

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... even up on the rock itself. Our young hiking careers nearly ended before we started..... Heading south we set our sights on Bandera which is the self proclaimed "Cowboy Capital of the World". The anticipation was high as we swaggered into town and backed ...

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 ...

Bandera, Bandera, United States travel blog

Bandera

A travel blog entry by georgelauren

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... idea that we wanted to stay at a working ranch while in Texas. After a lot of research, we settled on a place in Bandera (cowboy capital of the world) called the Silver Spur Ranch. And that was our long anticipated destination today... Before heading ...

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 ...

Cowboy Capital of the World, Bandera, United States travel blog

Cowboy Capital of the World

A travel blog entry by lmlampard

A leisurely start to the day today, we had breakfast & headed West around 11am for Bandera, a small town highly recommended to us by a friend we met in Calgary who is a Baptist minister, born & raised in Texas Hill Country. The hour long drive was ...

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 ...

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