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Category Archive: activities

8 Reasons to Visit Gruene Historic District this Summer

The name may be funny, but there’s serious fun to be found in Gruene, pronounced “GREEN”, an old town on the Guadalupe River, which is now part of the City of New Braunfels. … Continue reading

10 Fun Things to do in DFW with Your Best Friends

My friend Kelly’s birthday is this weekend, and we’re trying to decide what to do to celebrate!  I made her a list of some fun things, and I can’t wait to see what… Continue reading

16 Things to See and Do on the San Antonio Riverwalk

Often imitated, but never duplicated, you can’t beat a day on the San Antonio Riverwalk!  From amazing shops, restaurants, bars and more there is just so much to see and do! 1.Take a… Continue reading

Candytopia Interactive Art Museum, Dallas

We absolutely could not wait for the opening of Candytopia in Dallas, and it absolutely DID NOT DISAPPOINT!  We had an incredible time, and while I wasn’t sure if my husband would enjoy… Continue reading

12 Reasons Six Flags Fiesta Texas is Better Than Six Flags Over Texas

As Six Flags Gold Member for the past 11 years, we have made countless visit to both Fiesta Texas and Six Flags, and over the years we’ve found one thing to be pretty… Continue reading

Poston Tulip Gardens, Waxahachie

While Texas isn’t known for it’s Dutch culture, we have had our share of stories that originated in Holland, perhaps one of the best is the story of the el Baron de Bastrop,… Continue reading

Granbury Ghost and Legends Tour in Historic Downtown Granbury

A fun and family-friendly tour around the Historic Granbury Courthouse Square, the Granbury Ghost and Legends Tour is a year-round fun event that happens every Friday and Saturyday evening!  I’ve done the tour… Continue reading

Fort Richardson State Park, Historic Site and Lost Creek Reservoir Trailway, Jacksboro

One of the most famous of the Texas Forts Trail, Fort Richardson State Park gives you a look at the life on a frontier fort with restored buildings and some ruins during the… Continue reading

Street Dreams, Fredericksburg

While on most Texas Hill Country Ranches you expect to find cows or goats, at Street Dreams outside of Fredericksburg, the ranch is full of classic cars!   Open Tuesday – Saturday, you can… Continue reading

Altstadt Brewery, Fredericksburg

We love good German food, and my husband loves German beer, all of which make Altstadt Brewery a fun destination when in the Texas Hill Country! Doesn’t it just look like a huge… Continue reading

Stonehenge II, Ingram

It wasn’t aliens that built Stonehenge II in the Texas Hill Country, a 80 percent-scale replica of the famed stones in England, but it’s still a great place to visit in Ingram, overlooking… Continue reading

You Won’t Believe This Refurbished Tour Bus in the Texas Hill Country Where You Can Spend the Weekend!

I’ve been humming Johnny Cash songs all week, thanks to our incredible stay in the Highwaymen Tour Bus in Ingram this week!  This 1953 repurposed Greyhound tour bus was our home-away from home… Continue reading

Let’s Go To Luckenbach, Texas

Luckenbach sits between Johnson City and Fredericksburg, just a short little detour off the highway, but it seems a million miles away from present day.  A place where time has stopped, or at… Continue reading

Pecan Street Brewing, Johnson City

Johnson City has so much to do nearby, so you need a place to refuel and relax afterwards!  We spent a great afternoon relaxing in the Biergarten at Pecan Street Brewing, but they… Continue reading

Lanterns in the Garden at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden

I love Lantern Festivals, and I’m so excited that the Fort Worth Botanic Garden is hosting one during the Spring!  It seems most are during the Winter, when it’s freezing!  We visited and… Continue reading