Archive for December 29, 2013

Billy Bob’s, located in Fort Worth, Texas, is the largest honky-tonk in the world at around 100,000 square feet. The club can hold close to 6,000 patrons. This club has activities, food, live music, and more bars than the most serious drinker can handle. To add to all that excitement, they have live bull-riding in the club. The club is notorious for attracting some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry. Inside the handprints of stars can attest to that. The place has a slight museum quality to it along with it being a spot for many films. It is a great place to have a great time with friends or to meet some new ones. Here are a few photos I took while doing a tour before the crowds arrived. Enjoy the photos and for more info on Billy Bob’s view their website here.

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The Fort Worth Stockyards in Fort Worth, Texas are a magnificent preservation of Texas history, and the way things once were once upon a time. The stockyard area is loaded with fine restaurants serving a variety of food, but I must add that this is beef country. This area is home to great steaks. The people of Fort Worth Stockyards area are helpful, courteous, and willing to answer any of your questions. The highlight for me was the daily cattle drives of beautiful longhorn cattle walking right down the original brick roads of exchange street. There were also recreations of gunfight’s with the sheriff taking out the outlaws. The stockyards were so enjoyable, that I will definitely be going back to enjoy. One other added bonus is the largest honky-tonk in the world called Billy Bob’s. I’ll post some photos of Billy Bob’s on another post. Enjoy the photos and make a trip to the Fort Worth Stockyards!

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The Gaylord Texan is the largest most magnificence hotel/resort I have ever seen. It is located in wonderful Grapevine, Texas. The people in Grapevine are courteous, knowledgeable, friendly, helpful, and might I add it is the Christmas Capitol Of Texas. This hotel can cater to the smallest wedding, or the largest of corporate events, because of their massive convention center on location. There are four fantastic restaurants serving Italian, Mexican, American Fair, and a Steakhouse. My favorite is the River Cantina. It provides the feel of being right on the San Antonio Riverwalk. Out of ten stars, I give this hotel and eleven. I tried to capture the vibe through photos, but as with anything in life, it doesn’t beat being there. Enjoy the photos!

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I must say that I HIGHLY recommend the Great Wolf Lodge in Grapevine, Texas. Grapevine has some really nice people in the town, and the Great Wolf Lodge offers amenities and service like none other. This hotel/resort has it all. The only thing I can add is make sure your pockets are full, because everything is a la carte. Here are some photos from the lodge. Everything is truly bigger in Texas!

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