Planoites are an opinionated bunch. We may be the Guide to the Good Stuff, but we’re always curious to hear what you think. Every so often, we ask our online readers their opinion on a different topic. This time, we wanted to know:
What is your favorite road trip from Plano?
Austin, TX because we love the laid back, quirky vibes and outdoor activities. Always stay at the Austin Motel and eat at Home Slice Pizza.
– Alice H.
Austin, TX. Lake Travis is beautiful. We like to stay at Travaasa and eat at Otis BBQ.
– Jeffrey G.
Austin, TX. I love staying in an Air BnB and Voodoo Doughnuts for the win!
– Sara W.
Branson, MO. So many different types of activities to do at an affordable price. Like to stay at Still Waters Resort and eat at the Keeter Center.
– Michael F.
Broken Bow, OK. My husband and I love camping or “cabining” and a good drink from Beaver’s Bend Brewery with a bite delivered from Rolling Fork Takery.
– Emily L.
Cedar Ridge Preserve in Duncanville. We like to follow that with lunch at Cattleack BBQ!
– Chris W.
College Station, TX. I love driving down for the weekend to relive the glory days and visit my younger siblings in college. I stay on any couch I can (although now that I’m newly married that will have to change), and love going to Fuego Tortilla Bar, or Papa Perez, both College Station originals.
– Jacob A.
Copper Breaks State Park. Eat something over the fire, sleep in a tent.
– Jonathan R.
Dallas, TX. Klyde Warren Park on a nice day to hang out and then catch dinner nearby at Savor or Lark in the Park.
– Fred G.
Fredericksburg, TX for the wineries, of course! Usually stay at The Villas (or The Inn) at Barons Creek Vineyards.
– Katy A.
Fredericksburg, TX. It’s so quaint and cute and not too far a hike. We love to book a relaxing B&B through Absolute Charm Rentals and grab dinner at Otto’s German Bistro for some delicious local food and wine.
– Heather B.
Fort Worth, TX. I love to explore the museums, botanical gardens and Stockyards. Paris Coffee Shop for yummy diner food and pie.
– Lisa G.
Fort Worth, TX. Short trip, but the relaxed demeanor of city does wonders. Bonnels and Fred’s are my favorite dining spots. Stay at Omni Hotel, previously the Worthington hotel.
– Ryan M.
Galveston, TX because we enjoy beaches and fishing. We love all the seafood restaurants, and we stay at Moody Gardens Resort.
– Deborah B.
Glen Rose, TX. We have three small kids so we love Dinosaur Valley State Park and Fossil Rim. We stay at the La Quinta and eat at a fabulous local BBQ joint.
– Elisha L.
Granbury, TX. It’s fun to walk around the Square, and there are a few great restaurants. Another fun activity is Revolver Brewery. On Saturdays they have a band and a food truck. It is family friendly, too!
– Linda C.
Hamilton Pool in Dripping Springs, TX. The waterfall is beautiful and perfect for swimming in the summer. Since there are no concession stands nearby, we usually just pack our lunch. It’s absolutely spectacular and the perfect place for a weekend getaway, I love it.
– Swetha T.
Jefferson, TX for any of the wonderful, historic bed & breakfasts!
– Chris L.
Lake Texoma, and yes, we eat at Mom’s cafe.
– Elida B.
Mason, TX in the Hill Country. It is a beautiful drive. I stay at the Lindsay Ranch Guesthouse and eat at Coopers BBQ and Nacho’s Cafe.
– Alica P.
Oklahoma City, OK. Our favorite place to stay is the Skirvin Hotel and our favorite place to eat is Broadway 10 Bar and Chophouse.
– Kathryn K.
Paris, TX for the Eiffel Tower.
– Bijoy P.
San Antonio, TX. We like to stay at the Hotel Valencia and eating at Maria’s Mexican Bistro is a must-best fajitas!
– Jodi S.
San Antonio, TX. Stay on the Riverwalk and eat at MiTierra’s and the Guenther House.
– Amy M.
Surfside Beach, TX. My favorite weekend road trip would be to Surfside beach because it’s a small quiet town with good seafood.
– Katie V.
Waco, TX for the Magnolia Silos and antique stores and bed & breakfasts.
– Jackie B.
Waco, TX to visit my Alma Mater and eat at my fave restaurant, Ninfas.
– Julie M.
Wherever my favorite band is playing.
– Cindy C.