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Tailgating: Step right up to the college football carnival

Updated: June 24, 2009, 4:54 PM ET
By Doug Ward | Special to ESPN SportsTravel

• Tailgate photo galleries: The fans | The stands

When Texas and Oklahoma get together for the Red River Shootout at the State Fair of Texas every October, the smell of corn dogs wafts through the stadium and screams ring out from the thrill rides that rise above the Cotton Bowl, giving the game a real carnival atmosphere.

For almost 80 years, the Dallas backdrop to the storied rivalry has provided one of college football's most colorful game-day experiences.

But ...

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