Best of Road: Texas and New Mexico

Our road trippin’ videographer, Allison Otto, captures small town life in several Texas towns and in Sante Fe, NM, while touring the country on the Best of the Road RV.
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

Photo By: Allison Otto

Photo By: Allison Otto

Photo By: Allison Otto

Photo By: Allison Otto

Photo By: Allison Otto

One small-town wonder: A little wrangler in College Station, TX.

Exterior of the Depot Café, a popular local diner in Frisco, TX.

The water tower is a well-known landmark in Frisco, TX.

Mary Mathis has been serving her famous snow cones in Frisco, TX, for more than 25 years. Her snow cones are a summertime tradition.

The snow cone lady’s shack in Frisco, TX, serves more than 50 varieties of snow cones.

A windmill in Frisco, TX, where temperatures reach more than 106 degrees.

A replica of the ring worn by graduates of Texas A&M.

Colonel, the horse, watches the sunset in College Statiom, TX.

The Best of the Road RV tackles the Watkins Glen International racetrack in Watkins Glen, New York.

Best of the Road co-hosts Gary Hurt and Amanda Pflugrad dance to a mariachi band in the Santa Fe Plaza, a National Historic Landmark.

An all-female mariachi band performs at the historic Santa Fe Plaza.

Santa Fe’s Railyard District is now home to a vibrant arts and food scene, which features a Southwestern-flavored farmer’s market on the weekends.

A railcar at the historic Railyard District in Santa Fe. The Santa Fe Southern Railway offers scenic High Desert trips in their vintage cars.

A local farmer sautés fresh snap peas for shoppers to sample.

The Santa Fe Farmer’s market is a great place to find a budget breakfast or lunch on Saturday.

Fresh sage burros for sale at the Santa Fe Farmer’s Market.

Bert and Best of the Road co-host Amanda Pflugrad, joke with the check won by team Two for the Road for their work as judges of the America’s Most Beautiful Towns category.

The Best of the Road teams and staff celebrate with Bert on a yacht in Seattle.

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