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Category Archive: activities

Wild Berry Farm, Sadler

What could be more fun than a day spent on the farm, especially if that farm is Wild Berry Farm with so many fun activities for the entire family! As the name implies,… Continue reading

Thurber Ghost Town, Thurber

Several years ago I read about the ghost town of Thurber, located between Fort Worth and Abilene on I-20, and one October day we set out on a road trip to see the… Continue reading

14 Things for Kids 5 and Under At The 2019 State Fair of Texas

As soon as school starts, we start turning our heads and hearts to Dallas and the State Fair of Texas, which runs from September 27 – October 30th, 2019!  While the Fair is… Continue reading

Where High Desert Meets Mountains: 12 Things To Do in the Far West Texas Town of Fort Davis

Fort Davis in West Texas’ Chihuahuan Desert sits on the northernmost edge of the Big Bend Region, and as such is the perfect place to begin your adventure!  If the wide open spaces… Continue reading

Endangered Ark Elephant Sanctuary, Hugo, OK

The Endangered Ark Foundation in Hugo, OK is such an incredible place; a circus elephant sanctuary where these animals can live and roam their 200 forested acres in Southeast Oklahoma, just 10 miles… Continue reading

Son’s Blue River Camp, Kingsbury

We already love Son’s Island, and just couldn’t wait to visit Son’s Blue River Camp on the San Marcos River!  I planned our visit for a bittersweet moment in our lives, as after… Continue reading

Carhenge, Nebraska

Carhenge On the way back to Texas from our Mount Rushmore Road Trip, we heard of Carhenge, and with my husband being a huge car lover, made the slight detour over to Alliance… Continue reading

Crazy Horse Memorial, Black Hills, South Dakota

Carved into a granite mountain, the sculpture of Crazy Horse, a Lakota Warrior.  The sculpture, which aspires to be the largest in the world, began in 1947. and still continues to this day.… Continue reading

Custer State Park Resort, Custer, SD

Custer State Park Resort is about 30 minutes from Mount Rushmore in the Black Hills, and offers some of the most amazing drives, animals and scenery making it a Bucket List place to… Continue reading

10 Reasons to visit Wall Drug Store, Wall, SD

As you’re headed out Interstate 90 East from Rapid City, you’ll see a sign almost every other mile telling you of something you just can’t miss at Wall Drug Store, just ahead!  And… Continue reading

Bear Country USA, Rapid City, SD

When my son announced that he wanted to go to Mount Rushmore for our Summer Vacation, I was so excited because for years I’ve seen people posting their pictures of Bear Country U.S.A.,… Continue reading

12 Reasons to visit Buena Vista, CO

If you’re looking for an incredible Colorado getaway, you have to visit Buena Vista!  We were only there for a few days, but already planning a trip back to explore all there is… Continue reading

Dinosaurs in Cowtown! What to Know Before You Go to The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is an incredible, hands-on space where kids can learn and explore the marvels of science as it applies to the universe in their open-ended Innovation… Continue reading

Lake Texoma Family Fun Things To Do

Lake Texoma on the Texas-Oklahoma Borders is a beautiful lake with so many terrific things to do!  It’s clear, cool waters are the complete oppose of the red clay waters of the Red… Continue reading

The Gristmill River Restaurant and Bar in Historic Gruene, New Braunfels

One of the most popular Texas restaurants, The Gristmill overlooking the Guadalupe River in Historic Gruene is a one of a kind restaurant in a one of a kind location.  It’s casual enough… Continue reading