Get excited, Texans – it’s time for another road trip! Now, our previous road trip articles were cool and all, but this takes things to a whole new level. Combining two of life’s greatest joys, exploring new places and eating, is bound to be a success. Especially when those places are in Texas and the food in question is barbecue. That’s right! We’re about to embark on a Texas barbecue road trip.
Just like the other road trip articles, all the work is done for you. (Aside from the driving, of course.) The Google Map with all the restaurants and directions is right here. So who’s ready for two days of delicious eats and (very) full bellies?
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
What are your favorite restaurants on the Texas barbecue road trip? Are there any others you would add to the list? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below!
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Texas barbecue road trip
October 12, 2020
What are the best barbecue restaurants in Texas?
There are so many amazing BBQ restaurants in Texas. If you want to extend your road trip by a day, take a trip to Snow’s BBQ in the town of Lexington. Like the famous Franklin BBQ, this delicious eatery sees long lines every morning. We promise it’s worth setting an alarm for, though. You just can’t get smoked brisket like this anywhere else.
What are the best Tex Mex restaurants in Texas?
There is no shortage of amazing places to get Tex Mex in Texas. Everyone raves about the food from Matt’s El Rancho in Austin, and it’s easy to see why. This iconic eatery crafts their tortillas from scratch every day, and their salsa is spicy and delicious. Be sure to order their famous chile relleno! This dish is so good, former president LBJ once had them flown to the white house.
What are the best sandwich shops in Texas?
For an amazing sandwich, you have to head over to Alvin Ord’s in San Marcos. This neighborhood deli is known for crafting giant sandwiches served on soft, freshly baked bread. It’s one of the best sandwich shops in Texas. Come see why! After your first bite, you’ll want to come back again and again.
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.
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