Best of Road: Texas and California

Allison Otto, our videographer on the Best of the Road RV, tours the best small towns in CA and TX before completing the trip in Seattle.
Episode: Best of the Road

Photo By: Allison Otto

Photo By: Allison Otto

Photo By: Allison Otto

Photo By: Allison Otto

Photo By: Allison Otto

Photo By: Allison Otto

Photo By: Allison Otto

Photo By: Allison Otto

Photo By: Allison Otto

Photo By: Allison Otto

Photo By: Allison Otto

Photo By: Allison Otto

Photo By: Allison Otto

A child celebrates the Fourth of July in Gainesville, TX, which was awarded “Most Patriotic” town in America in the recent Best of the Road tour.

Truffles decorate a table at a community Fourth of July party in Gainesville, TX, which is a Medal of Honor host city.

Dogs celebrate the Fourth of July in Denton, TX.

The Best of the Road RV crew enjoyed almond-encrusted onion rings at Luna Red in San Luis Obispo, CA.

On a busy weekend in Gainesville, TX, the Fried Pie Company can sell as many as 800 pies.

Travel Channel videographer Allison Otto photographs a Fourth of July parade in Gainesville, TX.

Best of the Road co-host Gary Hurt stretches his legs on a California byway.

Detail from a street mural in San Luis Obispo, CA.

The famous BubbleGum Alley in San Luis Obispo, CA.

The origins of BubbleGum Alley are unknown. Some historians claim it was started after World War II by a graduating class of San Luis Obispo High School.

A couple enjoys an evening canoe trip in Seattle.

The sun sets in Seattle, the final destination for Best of the Road.

The Best of the Road crew celebrate the completion of the tour with an evening boat cruise in Seattle.