Category Archive: Travel

Jun 20

Kilgore…

alleycats

From Gladewater, head South on TX-271 to FM135 to Kilgore, home of the famous Kilgore Rangerettes and some fantastic treasure hunting! Follow the signs to Downtown (Look for the large rows of old oil derricks) and find your way to Main Street. Alley Cats Antiques and Gifts at 213 E. Main has beautiful antiques, primitives, …

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Jun 19

Gladewater…

Christies

On TX-80 East of Big Sandy is Gladewater, The Antique Capital of East Texas. You’ll see the sign to Downtown from TX-80 at FM 271. There are lots of shops to visit, but three must visit places are: Christie’s Collectibles has Fenton, Heritage Lace, furniture and more. Star 4 Antiques is inside the Gladewater Antique …

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Jun 19

Big Sandy … Hawkins… Holly Lake

Hestand

You’ll want to visit Big Sandy on a Saturday, because Saxon Auctions: The Longest Running Auction in the State of Texas happens every Saturday night at 6:30pm. To get there, head East of 80 and when you get to the lake in Big Sandy, look on the North hill to see the auction barn. The …

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Jun 19

Athens…Ben Wheeler…Murchison

RDWilson

    From Canton, head South East on HWY 64 and take a slight Right on 271 to Ben Wheeler. This charming town has many shops, but be sure to check out renowned Decoy Artist R.D. Wilson and other artists exhibiting at Far Out Fest June 22-23.         From there, head South …

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Jun 17

Mineola…

Ponderosa

Mineola is on TX-80 1.5 hrs East of Dallas, or just 34 minutes North of Tyler on TX-69. This beautiful Downtown has lots to do and see. Don’t miss: The Ponderosa Gun Shop with unique collectible firearms and more. Uniques & Antiques, The largest Antique Mall in Mineola just off Broadway on Line St. Stonewall …

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