Texas Travel Guide

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BlueSkyTraveler.com - San Antonio UNESCO Missions

The new UNESCO site in Texas

The USA’s newest World Heritage site dedicated in 2015, the San Antonio Missions are a great history lesson in Spanish colonialism and tell the story of the beginning of South Texas culture. So this was the perfect way to start my exploration of San Antonio and Texas!

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Texas Lavender Fields

Lavender in Blanco

An overseas trip to France and a stroll through the Provence lavender fields may not be in the budget, but you can still see fields of purple in USA in Blanco, Texas.

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Painted Church - Schulenburg Texas

Painted Churches of Texas

The Painted Churches of Texas are a sight to be seen. Go inside a plain white steeple church and you will find a European styled painted church of high gothic windows, tall spires, elaborately painted interiors with brilliant colors and friezes created by the German and Czech settlers in America.

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Schulenburg Texas

Daytrippin’ Schulenburg Texas

Daytripping to Schulenburg Texas will transport you into a rich culture of German and Czech heritage.   Settlers immigrated here in the 1800’s and brought with them culture, food and faith which you can experience today in rural Texas.

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Smithville, Texas

Hope Floats in Smithville, Texas

Today’s destination – Smithville Texas. One of the Central Texas railroad towns, it has charmed Hollywood with its turn of the century character of its neighborhoods and Main street.

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