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Submitted by BrettJurick on Fri, 2023-05-12 01:05
Saturday, Sep 30, 2023 - 08:30am to Sunday, Oct 01, 2023 - 03:00pm
Meet at QuikTrip
1400 Joe Ramsey Blvd
Larry Reeg

Join in for the Fun Fall Road Trip to Historic Jefferson, TX. September 30th - October 1st, 2023

With a rich and diverse history, and it's dramatic rise to prosperity during the 1800's, it was the state's largest and most significant river port. The pre-civil war town has scenic streets, charming restaurants, quaint B&B's and historic hotels. It's a perfect setting for a weekend getaway.

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  • Meet at Quick Trip 1400 Joe Ramsey Blvd, Greenville, TX
  • 8:30 AM Saturday September 30th.
  • Leave at 9:00 AM.  Take HWY 69 south to Alba, TX. Turn left on TX 182E
  • Take TX182 East to Hwy 154W East to Marshall, TX to the Texas and Pacific Railway Museum, 800 N. Washington Ave.
  • To lunch at Jucy’s Hamburgers 2003 Victory Dr. Marshall
  • Option 1) Take HWY 80 West to HWY 154 W 14.5 Miles (20 minutes) to Enoch’s Stomp Vineyard & Winery
  • Then on to Jefferson


  • Option 2) head North on Hwy 59 to Jefferson, TX
  • Free time to shop the antique shops, General Store Market or Museums
  • Check in to your hotel:
  • Historic Kahn Hotel, 903.601.4471, Kim Carter offering 10% discount
  • Excelsior House Hotel, 903.665.2513, Nancy
  • 5:00 Meet at McGarity's Restaurant and Saloon for Happy hour (half hour) to relax and visit.
  • 5:30-7:30 Dinner at reserved dining area at McGarity's Restaurant and Saloon
  • 8:00-9:30 Historic Jefferson Ghost Tour

Sunday October 1st

  • 8:50 Excellent Breakfast at Taste of Caddo Restaurant
  • If you are staying at Excelsior House Hotel and prefer their breakfast, feel free to make reservations there instead.
  • 10:00 Head to Turning Basin Riverboat Tours for a 1-hour historical tour of the river.
  • Lunch at the Big Pines Lodge

Trip home

Juicy Hamburgers

Historic Kahn Hotel: One of the Top Ten Most Haunted Hotels in Texas

Historic Wing Rooms - Excelsior House Hotel

9 Fun Things to Do in Jefferson, TX - Lone Star Travel Guide

McGarity's Restaurant 

Jefferson Ghost Walk

Facebook - Taste of Caddo

Jefferson Bay Tours

Big Pines Lodge