Exploring Route 66 through Texas

Our first full day on historic route 66 saw us take in all the sights that Route 66 through Texas had to offer.  Most people, of course, take the route all the way from Chicago but we had to be content with starting in the Lone Star State. Texas has some really great...

Visiting the U Drop Inn in Shamrock TX

Do you recognise the U Drop Inn?  The one all lit up in neon?  You’ll find it in Shamrock TX and if you have kids you might recognise it as what Ramone’s workshop was based on in the film Cars!   Now, I’ve wanted to visit Route 66, specifically with...

Watching our first baseball game in Dallas

(These blog posts are way behind I know – I’m determined record this amazing trip before I forget all the little details!) It seems we were pretty set on enjoying ALL that there is that is traditional American culture on this trip!  Before we left the big...

Drive in movies and discovering Dallas

We had a great time in Dallas, our very first taste of the USA.  One of our favourite things we experienced was the drive in movies – something we don’t have back in the UK! Discovering Dallas One of the selling points I gave James and the kids when I was...