Tag Archives: wonders of back roads

Devil’s Backbone Overlook | Canyon Lake, Texas

These rolling hills and sweeping valleys dotted with oak and juniper and cactus make for a perfect location for a picnic and picture-taking on Farm Road 32.   Upon this 20-mile-long stretch of road and I knew exactly why it … Continue reading

Posted in Texas, Weird Roadside Attractions | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The ATX Sign at the Whole Foods Lamar

The sun was about to go down and the colors looked soooo warm! The ATX sign is standing behind the Whole Foods Lamar.   THE STORY BEHIND THE NEW “ATX” SIGN ON FIFTH AND LAMAR SIGNAGE COMPANY ION ART CRAFTED … Continue reading

Posted in All About Austin Snapshots, Texas | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Be Ready for the Ride | Austin, Texas

  I have been here in South Austin for a year or so.  I hadn’t noticed these until two weeks ago when I passed by on 71.  I spotted a cowgirl and a cowboy at the entrance.  I had to … Continue reading

Posted in All About Austin Snapshots, Weird Roadside Attractions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Blazer Tag | Austin, Texas

It’s unlike any laser tag. Walking into the face of laser assault to the senses. There are over 60 video games, air hockey tables, skeeball and all you can name. The newest addition to Blazer Tag is having an indoor … Continue reading

Posted in All About Austin Snapshots | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Treaty Oak | Austin, Texas

The Treaty Oak is the last surviving member of the Council Oaks. Since the 1880s, the tree had been privately owned by the Caldwell family. In 1937 the City of Austin purchased the land for $1,000 and installed a plaque … Continue reading

Posted in All About Austin Snapshots, Weird Roadside Attractions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Row. Row. Row.

The 50-foot-tall structure  is composed of roughly 75 boats, suspended from a steel framework by a mass of cables. The sculpture, outside the Hackerman Building, looms over the corner of Speedway and 24th Street and features canoes jutting out at … Continue reading

Posted in All About Austin Snapshots, Weird Roadside Attractions | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Old Bicycle Fence | Salado, Texas

I always have wanted to show you that there is a fence that holds many old bicycles about 14 of them are tied to.  I saw them way back in May 2011.  I came back last Thursday and checked if … Continue reading

Posted in Weird Roadside Attractions | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment