Mrs. Padilly’s Road Trips:

Welcome To My Road Trip Adventures!

This page includes image links to articles on my road trips. Articles appear randomly. Just scroll through the page, then click on an image that catches your attention to read more.

Each article includes my Padilly Tips, photographs, and experiences to help you plan your own visit. You will also find a “Comment” section at the end of each article. If you have additional questions, please ask and I will do my best to answer it for you!


Texas Welcome Center – Orange, Texas

TEXAS WELCOME CENTER – ORANGE Texas-Louisiana Border Off Interstate 10 One of Many Texas Travel Information Centers ~ Some of the best in the country! This Texas Welcome Center provides the usual features of a rest top, including a professional travel center full of brochures and helpful travel counselors. MakeRead the Rest…

Blue Bell Ice Cream

Blue Bell Ice Cream Tour

BLUE BELL CREAMERY ~ Brenham, Texas Home To My Favorite Ice Cream Stop! Blue Bell Creamery’s hours of operation: Open Monday through Friday, 8 am – 5 pm, Saturday, 10 am – 4 pm The creamery can get busy during the weeks schools are in session. Check hours if you are visitingRead the Rest…

Buzz Aldrin on Moon

Space Center Houston

The Johnson Space Center “The Eagle has landed.”   It is a very popular destination center with guests visiting from around the world; peak attendance is on weekends, holidays, and summer. Space Center Houston has its own building at the NASA Johnson Space Center. In order to tour the workingRead the Rest…

Little Cowboy in Fredericksburg, Texas

Springtime in Fredericksburg, Texas

Fredericksburg, Texas One of my favorite Texas Hill Country Towns. If not my favorite town in the Lone Star State! Fredericksburg is at its best in the springtime, when the wildflowers are in bloom. The area is becoming very well-known for its wineries and wine tours. Do not miss theRead the Rest…

Mrs. Padilly's Logo Born at Cadillac Ranch

Cadillac Ranch: Texas’ Best Graffiti Stop

 THE CADILLAC RANCH, Amarillo, TX. Home to My Favorite Graffiti Stop! Don’t forget to bring a can of spray paint! But don’t worry if you forgot, as there are usually discarded cans on the ground that still contain some paint. Keep your favorite shoes at home! Rainy days can makeRead the Rest…