Category Archive: activities

Captain Kelly’s Deep Sea Headquarters, Port Aransas

One of the many things to do in Port Aransas is go fishing!  While there are great places to fish around the island, nothing beats a fishing excursion!  We had an incredible time… Continue reading

Volente Beach Resort and Waterpark on Lake Travis, Leander

While we are traveling, I’m multi-tasking between living in the moment with my family and working to take pictures, see everything, and just observe things that I think are noteworthy!  After 7 years,… Continue reading

10 Mother’s Day Getaways that are totally worth it!

Ready, set, go to making this your best Mom’s Day EVER!  Here’s 10 wonderful ways to have fun with the family, play, kick back and a little time for yourself, too!  How ever… Continue reading

Bella the Alamo Cat, San Antonio

One of the most famous landmarks in Texas is undoubtedly the Alamo, and people come here from all over the country and the world to see it!  It’s remembered or the sacrifices of… Continue reading

A Weekend at Beavers Bend Resort State Park, Broken Bow, Oklahoma

Broken Bow is quickly becoming one of the most visited areas in Oklahoma, and just 3 hours from DFW, it’s easy to see from all the Texas license plates that many Texans are… Continue reading

Austin Zoo and Animal Sanctuary, Austin

Located on the West side of Austin, the Austin Zoo is an animal rescue sanctuary that is open to the public.  It doesn’t receive state or federal funding and all money comes from… Continue reading

11 Reasons to visit The Salt Lick BBQ for your Sunday Afternoon BBQ fix, Driftwood

BBQ is huge in Texas, and one of the biggest names is the Salt Lick in Driftwood.  Located just about 15 minutes West of Austin, we love it for special occasions, Sunday afternoons… Continue reading

Museum of the Weird, Austin

I’d say the Museum of the Weird is half FREAK show, half oddities exhibits and half wax museum, because even the math in Austin is weird!  But if you’re looking for a fun… Continue reading

Pace Bend Park on Lake Travis, Spicewood

On the shores of Lake Travis lies one of the prettiest parks in Texas, Pace Bend Park in Spicewood.  With 9 miles of shoreline, offering both great cliffs and rocky beaches on this… Continue reading

Homestead Craft Village at Homestead Heritage, Waco

It’s 4 o’clock on a beautiful April afternoon, and we’re trying to decide if we must check out the Cheese Cave at Brazos Valley Cheese after spending a full early afternoon touring Homestead… Continue reading

Fort Griffin State Historic Site, Albany

Fort Griffin State Historic Site lies in what is known in Texas as the Big Empty.  The wide open spaces where you’re likely to see more deer than people during a weekend.  North… Continue reading

Longhorn Caverns State Park, Burnet

Texas has a great selection of commercial caverns around the state, and they are each significant for something unique, but Longhorn Caverns really appeals to me for all the great history and myths… Continue reading

Canyon of the Eagles, Burnet

It’s my birthday weekend, and we headed to Canyon of the Eagles on Lake Buchanan, one of the Highland Lakes on the Colorado River!  Named for the numerous bald eagles that nest here… Continue reading

Things to see and do in Huntsville

This little Texas town is home to the Texas State Penitentiary and Sam Houston State University, but there is a lot more to see here!  Take a quick detour off the interstate, or… Continue reading

Mr Hamburger, Huntsville

We’re always on the search for a good cheeseburger, and the little town of Huntsville doesn’t disappoint!  Just a couple of miles off I-45. Mr Hamburger smiles down and welcome everyone to one… Continue reading