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Category Archive: activities

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

Tips for Visiting Meow Wolf, Santa Fe New Mexico

Meow Wolf was beyond anything I had imagined, and we just absolutely loved it!  Even my husband, who I’ve left out of many immersive art exhibit visits, was just spellbound by the depth… Continue reading

The Turquoise Trail National Scenic Byway, Albuquerque to Santa Fe, New Mexico

Named for the various turquoise mines along the route, the Turquoise Trail National Scenic Byway stretches from Albuquerque to Santa Fe, taking you through the mountains, forest and desert of New Mexico for… Continue reading

The Isotopes Baseball Game was a Home Run during our Albuquerque, New Mexico Vacation

I can’t believe how much there was to see and do in Albuquerque!  We found ourselves there for a week with only a days notice before going, so planning things to do and… Continue reading

What To Do In Old Town Albuquerque New Mexico

We spent a fun and adventurous week in Albuquerque, New Mexico and had such a great time in this city at the base of the Sandia Mountains.  It was the longest we had… Continue reading

Which Beach is Right for You? A Guide to 10 of the Best Beaches in Galveston

Planning a visit to Galveston Island but not sure which beach is the best?  Here’s a breakdown of each beach, so you can find the perfect place to put your toes in the… Continue reading

Sirena Park and the Legend of Sirena the Indian Mermaid in Salado

I love local legends, and the one of Sirena, a beautiful Indian maiden, and her unrequited love of an Indian brave.  Crying by the river, a magical catfish overheard her and said he… Continue reading

Barton Springs Pool in Austin is Paradise on a Hot Summer Day

A dip into the cold water of Austin’s Barton Springs Pool should be on every Texan’s bucket list!  The pool and the Zilker Park attractions nearby can constitute a full day of fun,… Continue reading

Krause Springs Swimming Hole and Waterfall in Spicewood

When it comes to summers in Texas, there’s nothing better than a cold dip in a spring-fed swimming hole, and one of our favorites sits in the Texas Hill Country in Spicewood, about… Continue reading

Lake Lewisville Family Fun Things To Do

One of the biggest and busiest lakes in North Texas, there is always something fun to do on Lake Lewisville!  From lakeside dining to lake cruises and just fun parks to come spend… Continue reading