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So my next trip is coming up. We are leaving next Friday from Madison, WI. First stop is Selah, then heading over to Tucson to visit my mom, then to Vegas, then back to Madison.

We have no concrete plans besides that. I think we know mostly what we want to do and see in AZ, so mainly looking for Texas advice.

We will get to Selah early Saturday 11/10, and don't need to be to Tucson until like 11/15.

What should we do, where should we go for the other 4 days in Texas? Is DFW the best area for disc golf? Where are your favorite hiking/camping spots? From the little Googling I did it seems like most of the coolest National Parks are close to the border - we are thinking about doing Big Bend - worth it?
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Old 11-08-2018, 12:37 PM
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What about Arkansas? Anyone? We'll be going all the way through AK on I40/I30 in the early AM and will probably want to stop somewhere before getting to Selah.

Also, we will likely stay N after Selah and go through ABQ before Tucson. Anyone have any suggestions for courses by OKC, Witchita Falls, or Amarillo?
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Seems natural that you would visit Austin considering how often it is compared to Madison.
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Seems natural that you would visit Austin considering how often it is compared to Madison.
Yeah....originally we were going to go down that way...

But honestly like 95% TX seems like a wasteland in terms of cool nature stuff to see. I'm sure the Gulf coast is cool, or we could go all the way down by the border for mountains, but meh.

I do want to try to find a Packers bar in DFW to watch the game on Sunday. Then we'll prob play something around there (suggestions, anyone?), then mosey on over to ABQ, and spend a couple days in the Gila N Forest, since it's right between ABQ and Tucson.
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Big Bend has some nice stuff, and this time of year would be a good time. It's very remote, though. Get good audiobooks.

For Oklahoma City, it kinda seems out of your way if you're going from Selah to Tucson. Nevertheless, if you went up I-35 to I-40 I'd say Noble DGC is a good stop, as well as some courses in Norman (Lions and Griffin are right next to each other and are solid 3.5 to 4.0 types). In OKC, my personal favorite is Dolese Youth Park East. But none are true destination courses.

Make sure you hit Harry Myers in Rockwall (Cedars in Fate is quite close too and a solid course). I'm not all that familiar with DFW courses but really liked both Lester Lorch offerings.
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