This page contains the 2022 tour list and the maps we used for the tour group. Road conditions may have changed or destinations may no longer be present (ie, restaurant has closed or changed hands). Enjoy our past tours or look for some ideas for your future road travels.
This list may change through out 2022:
Sat, 1/1/2022: Hair of the Dog. Join us for our seventh-annual DFW copy of Houston’s Hair of the Dog event celebrating a new year with twisty roads and enjoyable friends. Starting Point: Texas Smokehouse II (Shell) (3313 S Burleson Blvd, Alvarado, TX 76009-5935, United States) @ 9:00a; Ending Point: Del Norte Tacos (101 TX-171, Godley, TX 76044) @noon Maps
Sat 2/12: Sam Gill to lead group into East Texas territory with a starting point of Buc-ee’s in Terrell and we’ll head toward Palestine, TX for lunch.
Sat 3/5: Dennis to do a picnic lunch tour from Lavon (7-Eleven 991 S STATE HIGHWAY 78, Lavon, TX) to Bonham State Park.
Sun 3/20: Starting from Vintage Flying Museum (leaving around 2:30p), we’ll head out and circle up to Decatur and then return back toward Fort Worth and end at The BBQ Ranch. The Vintage Flying Museum is located at Mecham Airport in North Fort Worth (820N and Business 287) and opens at noon on Sundays. The plan would be for some to come at noon and enjoy the aircraft and then we will leave and drive around and end back in North Fort Worth.
Fri-Sun 3/25-3/27, Ray Twisted sisters trip to the Hill country.
Sat, 4/16 (Easter Weekend): Cranfills Gap – starting from QT in Burleson nearest to Joshua, TX (2690 SW Wilshire Blvd, Burleson, TX 76028), we’ll take our group out and drive some interesting roads to end in Cranfills Gap at the Horny Toad Bar & Grill.
Sat 4/23: Dennis Blue Bonnet tour around the Ennis, TX area. This can move to Sunday if there is rain on Saturday. This will NOT be on the official Bluebonnet Festival in Ennis as that is the first weekend in April.
Fri- Sun 5/13-5/15: Ray Galveston Journey – we’ll work to see Spindle Top, NASA, San Jacinto, Kemah Beach.
Sat 6/4: Ray FM4 journey with lunch and potentially dinner to be planned as part of it
Sat 6/18: Ray Will end in Nocona, TX with a visit to Horton’s Car Museum
Sat 7/9: Sam and FM455
Sat 7/23: Ray Waco Dinner (Café Homestead)
Sun 8/7: Valley View to McKinney’s Hutchins BBQ
Sat 8/13: Ray Mexia Tour, stop at Fort along that direction
Sat 9/10: Sam: Mineola And the East Texas Burger Co
9/27-10/2 National Event: Ofest Forever in Palm Springs CA
Tue-Mon 10/4-10/10: Dennis Albuquerque Balloon Festival and maybe Trinity Site or Toas, NM
Sat 11/12: Shawn to lead to Sherman
Sat 12/3: Sam to lead to downtown Denton for lunch
Wed 12/14: Ray Christmas Lights