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Category Archive: activities

How to Keep Cool Like a Local at this FREE Park on the San Marcos River

One of our favorite swimming holes this summer has been at Rio Vista Park in San Marcos, and if you visit you’ll love it, too!  While most of the tourist head down to… Continue reading

10 Big, Brave and Bold Adventures in Burnet, Texas

If you’re looking for an adrenaline packed weekend, look no further than the Texas Hill Country town of Burnet!  This town on Scenic Hwy 281 stretches West to Lake Buchanan, the largest of… Continue reading

An Oasis In Downtown; The Fort Worth Water Gardens

The Fort Worth Water Gardens has been a tourist destination since opening in 1974!  Millions of visitors to Cow Town each year come to enjoy the solitude of the gardens, and the rush… Continue reading

A Day in Downtown Fort Worth; Things to See and Do

If you’re looking for a fun lunch date, evening get together or just a solo shopping trip, check out all that Downtown Fort Worth has to offer!  It’s not an extensive list, but… Continue reading

Panther Island Boat Tours, Fort Worth

Fort Worth has a new and fun way to experience the Trinity River that runs through it, on a Panther Island Boat Tour!  Panther Island has been the go-to place in Fort Worth… Continue reading

Sweet Eats Fruit Farm, Georgetown

Sweet Eats Fruit Farm is a great place to visit during the Late Spring and Summer for big, beautiful pick your own peaches right from the tree, and they have a fun pumpkin… Continue reading

Why Georgetown is Known as the Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas

Sitting North of Austin off I-35, Georgetown is home to the convergence of the forks of the San Gabriel River, InnerSpace Caverns and the pristine campus of Southwestern University, but it’s the Courhouse… Continue reading

Gaylord Texan Resort, Grapevine

This amazing resort in North Texas has everything you need for a terrific weekend with the family!  We had so much fun, and in July everything we did was centered around the resorts… Continue reading

18 Things to See and Do on Alabama’s Coastal Connection National Scenic Byway

Take this amazing Scenic Byway on your way to Gulf Shores or Destin for a chance to see the gentle transformation of the Alabama Gulf Coast to the Southern elegance and charm by… Continue reading

Why Natchitoches, Louisiana Should Be Your Next Girls Weekend Getaway

Steel Magnolias turns 30 in November, and the little town where the author of the book lives and the movie was filmed is going all out for the event!  But that’s just one… Continue reading

Never Miss Another Music Festival in Texas; A Lineup of the Top Music Festivals by Month!

From March through December, Texas is filled with some amazing Music Festivals!  Like it’s land, Texas’ music runs from Hip Hop to Red Dirt to Conjuncto, and fills in all the spaces in… Continue reading

Where to Play, Eat, and Stay in Orange Beach, Alabama

Just East of Gulf Shores, Alabama, Orange Beach sits on the beach and bay of the Gulf Coast, offering the best of both worlds to vacationers!  A little less crowded and congested than… Continue reading

Where to Eat, Sleep and Play in Gulf Shores, Alabama

From beaches to burgers, here’s a list of some of our favorite places to play, eat and stay in Gulf Shores, Alabama! Small Town Big Beach completely describes Gulf Shores Alabama. With a… Continue reading

Texas Grape Stomps and Grape Harvest Festivals, 2019

July and August in Texas may be hot, but it’s also Grape Harvest Time!  Many of the Wineries and Vineyards offer fun Grape Stomps and Festivals for the entire family, with great activities,… Continue reading

A Step Back in Time on Route 66 in Tucumcari, New Mexico

Yes, Life is a Highway….. Driving from Texas, you’ll start to see the signs along I-40 advertising Tucumcari miles before you reach the exit to Historic Route 66 and the town of Tucumcari,… Continue reading