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Historic Home Tours in Texas

Do you love to tour old homes?  Relive Texas history through the front door of each of these home tours across the state! 1. Moody Mansion, Galveston The 28,000 square foot home in… Continue reading

Top Family Tubing Destinations in Texas

When the temperatures start climbing, most Texans know to look for the cold, clear spring-fed rivers to keep you cool!  With so many great rivers in Texas, it’s hard to know which ones… Continue reading

Animal World and Snake Farm Zoo, New Braunfels

The Snake Farm on I-35 just North of San Antonio has been there as long as I can remember, and over the years I’ve watched it grow large enough to add the name,… Continue reading

Art car museum

In Houston, unique cars are everywhere!  Home to the largest Art Car Parade in the country, you’re likely to see Art Cars at various locations around town, but for a unique look at… Continue reading

Hyatt Regency Houston

From it’s beautiful views, great rooms and unmatched service, you can’t help but love staying at the Hyatt Regency in Downtown Houston!  My daughter and I spent a girl’s weekend in Downtown Houston,… Continue reading

Hard Rock Cafe at Bayou Place, Houston

Our daughter loves Hard Rock Cafe, and we always visit one when in a new city, if just to get her another shirt!  The Houston Hard Rock Cafe is located in Downtown Houston,… Continue reading

Ranchman’s Cafe, The Ponder Steakhouse

The Ranchman’s Cafe, one of our favorites and a must place to stop if we are in the area! Since 1948 they have served steaks, huge baked potatoes and delicious pie in a… Continue reading

Choctaw Casino and Resort, Durant, Oklahoma

Choctaw Casino and Resort rises above the Oklahoma landscape as you cross the Red River just an hour North of Dallas, with flashing lights to guide you.  We literally turned off our GPS,… Continue reading

Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark, Grand Prairie

Yes, it’s January in Texas, and we’re running around outside in swim suits!  Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark is such a fun way to play, all year long! Thanks to Epic Waters for inviting… Continue reading

South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center, South Padre Island

South Texas is part of a huge migration route for birds, and while there are many, many places in the region dedicated to seeing birds, one of our favorites is the South Padre… Continue reading

Port Isabel Lighthouse SHS, Port Isabel

The only lighthouse in Texas that is open to the public, we love visiting the Port Isabel Lighthouse, which once illuminated the South Gulf Coast as a beacon to ships!  While the town… Continue reading

ICE! Lone Star Christmas at Gaylord Texan, Grapevine

If you’re trying to fit in all your Christmas activities this week, here’s one of our favorites, a visit to ICE! at the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine!  The amazing hotel, located in the… Continue reading

Vitruvian Lights, Addison

One of the prettiest light displays in North Texas, Vitruvian Lights in Addison occupies the trails of Vitruvian Park, and the lights reflect off the lake for some breathtaking views!  People fill the… Continue reading

10 of the Best Family Friendly Restaurants in Arlington

It’s hard to find a good restaurant that appeals to the entire family, with good food choices, a casual atmosphere and speedy enough service to keep the kids from getting bored, but we’ve… Continue reading

Gift of Lights at Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth

Texas Motor Speedway in North Fort Worth is known for it’s loud roar of engines as race cars fly around the track, race fans cheering with every lap!  But during the holidays, it’s… Continue reading