Every year, for work, I take short day trips/overnight trips to various places around Texas. Although I could take superhighways to pretty much everywhere I go, I try to take smaller highways through small towns (if I can get there in the same-ish amount of time and distance).
I grew up in a small town, so driving through these new-to-me places always puts a smile on my face. I love seeing main streets that are going through a revival, and my heart kind of aches when I see the main streets that are still waiting for a benefactor (or 20).
When I drive through these places, I can't help but think of Stars Hollow (the town from The Gilmore Girls). I would absolutely love to someday live in such a town, with such a fantastic
I never stop to take actual photos of the places I pass through, but I found a couple of photos online to share. (Thank you, people of the Internet!)
This amazing building can be found in Giddings:
This is main street Navasota:
Brenham's downtown is super cute.
And here's the main square of Stars Hollow, just for fun.