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The Daytripper

Description

Well-known and obscure destinations in Texas are explored.

Upcoming Episodes

  • Hillsboro, TX

    The Season 7 finale visits a modern town with a vintage feel: Hillsboro, Texas. Stops include a museum of roadside attractions and nostalgia; a local soda fountain; a museum set in an old jail; and a museum dedicated to Texans at war. (30 minutes)

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  • Big Bend, Part 1

    Part 1 of 2. The Season 8 premiere visits Big Bend National Park in West Texas. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT InFocus 34.2 Stereo
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  • Big Bend, Part 2 and Terlingua

    Conclusion. A visit to Big Bend National Park in West Texas includes backpacking to the South Rim and climbing Emory Peak. Also: a trip to nearby Terlingua spotlights the town's old mining culture, an old theater and the historic La Kiva bar. (30 minutes)

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    WNIT InFocus 34.2 Stereo
    WNIT InFocus 34.2 Stereo
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Available Online Episodes

  • Abilene, TX - Chet heads to Abilene to explore the history of the wild Texas frontier.
  • Alpine, TX - Chet visits “The Big Bend” of Texas with stops to learn its history.
  • Amarillo, TX - Chet heads to the Texas panhandle to visit the historic stockyards, see a cattle auction..
  • Arlington, TX - Chet heads to Arlington to explore the city's legacy of big thrills, dating all the way...
  • Athens, TX - Chet heads to East Texas to the town that invented the hamburger. He visits the Texas F...
  • Austin, TX - Chet travels to Austin, TX. He explores the unique places that give Austin its...
  • Balmorhea - Chet heads to the desert.
  • Bastrop, TX - Chet travels to Bastrop, Texas.
  • Baytown, TX - Chet heads to the San Jacinto Battlefield where Texas won its independence. He experien...
  • Beaumont, TX - Chet travels to Beaumont, he canoes, feeds alligators, and eats crawfish.
  • Big Bend / Terlingua - Chet is back in Big Bend with Emory Peak and a trip to Terlingua.
  • Big Bend National Park - Chet explores the desert and mountains for Texas's first national park.
  • Blanco, TX - Chet heads to the “Lavender Capital," Blanco, Texas.
  • Boerne, TX - Chet heads to Boerne, explores main street, a nature preserve, and a cave.
  • Brenham, TX - The Daytripper heads to Brenham Texas, the home of Blue Bell, and the birthplace of Texas.
  • Bryan & College Station, TX - Chet travels to Aggieland. He visits Texas A & M, Holick's boots, Layne's...
  • Burnet, TX - Chet travels to Burnet, Texas.
  • Conroe, TX - Chet heads to Conroe to learn history, play on the lake, and pet wolves.
  • Corpus Christi, TX - Chet heads to the Texas coast to tour an aircraft carrier, walk aboard Columbus’s ships...
  • Dallas - Chet heads to “Big D” to explore all that’s happening in the heart of the city.
  • Denton, TX - Follow Chet as he travels to Denton, TX to race the Texas Motor Speedway ...
  • Devils River, TX - Chet heads to no-man’s land to canoe the “most pristine river in Texas.”
  • Dripping Springs, TX - Chet heads to the hill country, eats at a Belgium bakery, swims in Hamilton Pool ...
  • East Austin, TX - Chet explores the east side of Texas’s capital city.
  • El Paso, TX - Chet travels to the edge of Texas to discover the Wild West history of this frontier town.
  • Fort Davis, TX - Chet heads to West Texas to visit the Davis Mountains and explore the U.S. Fort
  • Fort Worth, TX - Fort Worth, TX. Chet heads to "cowtown" to visit the historic Fort Worth Stockyards...
  • Fredericksburg, TX - Chet travels to Fredericksburg, Texas and to Enchanted Rock.
  • Galveston, TX - Chet travels to Galveston, TX. He heads to the beach, tries skim boarding...
  • Georgetown, TX - Chet explores Williamson County, including its historic square and...
  • Glen Rose, TX - Chet stands in the footprints of real dinosaurs, walks in the shadows of fake ones.
  • Goliad, TX - Chet heads to Goliad to visit the location of the famous Goliad Massacre...
  • Granbury, TX - Chet finds heaps of history in Granbury, Texas.
  • Grapevine, TX - Chet heads to Grapevine, the "Christmas Capital of Texas" to catch the spirit of the...
  • Hillsboro - In his “Viewer’s Choice” finale, Chet heads to a modern town with a vintage feel.
  • Houston, TX - Houston, TX - Chet travels to the "Bayou City" to hop amongst its neighborhoods...
  • Huntsville, TX - Huntsville, TX. Chet heads to Huntsville to explore the history...
  • Jefferson, TX - Chet heads to Jefferson to explore its port-city history...
  • Johnson City, TX - Johnson City, TX - Chet travels to the birthplace and hometown of Lyndon B. Johnson...
  • Kemah, TX - The town of Kemah may be small, but it’s just one tiny piece of...
  • Killeen, TX - Chet heads to Killeen to visit Fort Hood, play paintball, eat Hawaiian Food, and tasty BBQ
  • Kingsland, TX - Chet heads to the Hill Country to pick grapes at a winery...
  • Kingsville, TX - Chet heads to the home of the King Ranch covering approximately 1,300 square miles of S...
  • La Grange, TX - Chet goes on the "best little day trip in Texas" to paddle the Colorado River...
  • Llano, TX - Chet daytrips to Llano, TX. He visits the historic jail with the Mayor, Cooper's...
  • Lockhart, TX - Chet travels to Lockhart, TX to sample the four big bbq joints...
  • Lubbock, TX - Chet heads to Lubbock and explores the Texas High Plains.
  • Lufkin, TX - Chet heads to Lufkin to explore the Texas Piney Woods and one of Texas's four National...
  • Luling to Shiner, TX - Chet travels from Luling, Texas to Shiner, Texas with a stop in Gonzales, Texas.
  • Marble Falls, TX - Chet heads to the Marble Falls to explore its art, adventure, and cuisine. He visits...
  • Marfa, TX - Chet heads to Marfa to tour its famous art galleries, go for a ride on a glider, and more!
  • Mason, TX - Chet heads to Mason: the “Gem of the Hill Country.” As the only place in Texas to find top
  • Mineral Wells, TX - Chet travels to Mineral Wells, Tx. He rock climbs in Penitentiary Hollow, tours...
  • Monahans, TX - Chet heads to West Texas and sleds down Monahans’s Sahara-like sand dunes.
  • Nacogdoches, TX - Chet heads to the “oldest town in Texas” to learn its history, go zip lining in the piney
  • Natural Bridge to Canyon Lake - The Daytripper heads to Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch and Caverns then to Canyon Lake.
  • New Braunfels - Chet explores New Braunfels, an old German town built along two pristine rivers.
  • Orange, TX - Chet heads to Orange to explore the swamps and waterways of this town on the Louisiana...
  • Palestine, TX - Chet explores a hidden waterfall, learns about giant balloons and hunts for wild hogs.
  • Port Lavaca, TX - Chet heads to Port Lavaca on Matagorda Bay to dive into its coastal food and lifestyle.
  • Return to Bastrop, TX - Return to Bastrop, TX. Chet returns to Bastrop to talk with locals about the wildfires...
  • Richmond - Chet heads to a small town in the shadow of Houston to explore a living history park.
  • Rockport-Fulton, TX - Chet joins the “snowbirds” and heads to the Texas coast.
  • Round Rock - Chet heads to the “Sports Capital of Texas.”
  • San Angelo - Chet dives into the town's wild west history.
  • San Antonio, TX - Chet heads to one of Texas’s largest cities to explore...
  • San Antonio, TX - Downtown - Chet heads to downtown San Antonio to visit the Alamo, float the Riverwalk and explore the
  • San Marcos, TX - Chet travels to a town thriving on the flowing waters of the San Marcos River.
  • Schulenburg, TX - Chet explores the “Painted Churches of Texas” and dives into the German and Czech history.
  • Smithville, TX - Chet heads to Smithville! He bikes from Bastrop State Park to Buescher...
  • South Padre Island, TX - Chet visits the gulf oasis known as South Padre Island as only The Daytripper can!
  • Spicewood, TX - Chet travels to Spicewood to sip some coffee, swim in Krause Springs...
  • Spooky, TX - Spooky, TX - Chet recaps some of his spookiest trips to some of Texas's most-haunted...
  • Stephenville, TX - Chet heads to the "cowboy capital of the world", visits Dublin Bottling Works, sees some b
  • Sulphur Springs - Chet goes fishing on Lake Fork. He also visits a historic square and a museum.
  • Taylor, TX - Chet heads to Taylor for BBQ, BBQ, and more BBQ.
  • The State Fair of Texas - Chet heads to the State Fair of Texas to explore its history, excitement, and food...
  • Tomball, TX - Chet heads north of Houston to explore a town built along the railroad.
  • Turkey - Chet heads to the panhandle where he finds some vibrant history and good eats.
  • Van Horn, TX - Chet heads west to visit Guadalupe Mountains National Park and climb Guadalupe Peak ...
  • Waco, TX - Chet travels to Waco, Texas.
  • Wimberley, TX - Chet travels to Wimberley, TX...