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March 26 - April 8, 2020

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Historic Huntsville, Texas

Come tour historic Huntsville, Texas

Take a full day to relax (all dates fit with our SHSU calendar) and learn the history of Huntsville and Walker County, and visit some of our best museums and historic landmarks. Join 10 colleagues in the spacious “Joye-mobile” Party van for an exclusive tour of Huntsville and Walker County with step-aboard guides familiar with all the details of our local history.



Wine Tours

Relax and join our Wine tours around Huntsville, Texas

Ready to party? Once a month on those special Friday afternoons join 10-12 friends in the spacious “Joye-mobile” Party van for an exclusive tour of a different winery every other week. Each winery is a little different. Some grow their own grapes in vineyards, others buy grapes and process and package their wine on-site.


We offer a charter service!

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Joye, the inspiration for the van.

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Follow in their footsteps!


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3 - 5 Day Tours

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Visit Texas' Best-Loved Destinations


Party van to share history

Do you want to travel, see new places, visit sites you’ve heard of, but want company?

As a retired History Professor Emeritus, I specialize in a friendly, safe, sociable atmosphere for small groups. You’ll meet new friends, eat at the best local eateries, and learn from local docents. We’ll travel in the “Joye-mobile” Party van with drinks and snacks!  (Yes, you can try the Dance pole!)

You said SOMEDAY you would visit when you had more time.
NOW is your chance!

Tours designed with YOUR Comfort in mind.

  • Intimate groups of 8 to 12
  • Lectures by local historians
  • Visit unusual museums
  • Enjoy the best local cuisine
  • Travel in the Joye Mobile
  • Snacks and water provided

If you have other places you would like to go, we can plan a tour for you!

Learn more about our Charter Service

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Do you want to travel, see new places, visit sites you’ve heard of, but want company?

Your tour costs cover all travel, guided tours of sites by historian and local docents, museum entrance fees, and informational handouts. 

100% Refunds until 1 week prior.


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National Park Service Caddo Mounds

First Spring Breakers?

Mankind may have arrived in East Texas during the Early Archaic period (1250-1300 A.D.)[i]  These early peoples found the land well suited to their lifestyles. Archeological sites along the coast indicate that some of the tribes were primitive hunter-gatherers. Others had developed a highly advanced culture. Post holes and charcoal evidence proved that groups, presumably...
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At the mission

San Francisco de los Tejas, how and why?

Not the way the Spanish would have built a mission
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On Making Videos

The term Naïve comes to mind. Merriam Webster defines naïve as “ marked by unaffected simplicity” or “deficient in worldly wisdom or informed judgment”. Let’s be honest. It’s just stupidity.   While I wait for my beautiful, big black party van to be fixed (with a stripper pole that I’m certain the mice out in the back pasture...
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