Smittys-Lockhart, TX

    Day 1

    Day 01 – Friday, November 26, 2010 – Trip to Lockhart, Texas and Lunch at Smitty’s Market – PART 1

    Black Friday when most of the people in the USA were shopping for early Christmas bargains, the Garcias drove south to Caldwell County and Lockhart, Texas.

    Lockhart was only about...

    Day 2

    Day 01 – Friday, November 26, 2010 – Trip to Lockhart, Texas and Lunch at Smitty’s Market – PART 2

    Leaving Smitty’s Barbecue, we visited the Caldwell County Court House which was built in 1894 and is said to be the most photographed court house in the state.

    The town...

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Day 2: Goat Cave Karst Nature Preserve


The Preserve was set aside to buffer some of the ecologically sensitive karsts in the area from encroaching neighborhoods. Karsts are caves that feed directly into the Edwards Aquifer below ground.

Because the three caves can be dangerous to hikers and nonprofessional spelunkers, they are...

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