Category Archive: destinations

Yurt Camping in Arkansas

A hold-over from nomadic tribes in Asia, yurts have gained in popularity for travel enthusiast for their unique designs.  While these yurts listed are not temporary in location or covered in animal skins,… Continue reading

A Saturday Lunch Date on the Fort Worth Traffic Circle

Our kids are old enough now that we can get away, just the two of us, for a Saturday Morning and Lunch Date, which is exactly what we did today!  I’m working on… Continue reading

Rent A Boat for a Fun Day out on Joe Pool Lake, Grand Prairie

Lake Days are the Best Days!  Nothing says Fun in the Sun like a day out on the boat, but you don’t need to own a boat, not when Lynn Creek Marina on… Continue reading

Keep What You Find at the FREE Mineral Wells Fossil Park

Our Quarantine Life has mainly consisted of spending as much time outside as possible, as alone as possible.  We’ve walked, hiked, and played as many outside games as a family of five can… Continue reading

10 Tips for the Best Backyard Campout

Just because we have to stay home, doesn’t mean we can have some fun!  Grab some blankets, pillows and head to your backyard for a fun evening under the stars!  Backyard Campouts are… Continue reading

Storm Pick Your Own Strawberry Farms, Dalworthington Gardens

Picking strawberries is not only just a ton of fun, but it’s also a great way to get the kids having fun outside, and learning where food comes from and how to take… Continue reading

Where To Play, Eat and Stay in Fredericksburg

The Hill Country brings visitors from around the country to experience the beauty and culture of Texas, and one of the top destinations is the Germanic town of Fredericksburg, known for it’s wine… Continue reading

Tips and Tricks for Having A Great Time at the Coyote Drive In Theater in Fort Worth

The Drive In really is our favorite way to watch a movie!  I love being outdoors, the excitement of playing with the kids before the movie, and the laid back atmosphere during the… Continue reading

10 of the Best Things to do along the Trinity Railway Express Line

Trinity Railway Express runs from Fort Worth T&P Station to Dallas Union Station, and it’s a fun and convenient way to see the city.  When my kids were young, especially my youngest who… Continue reading

They Really Do Dye The River Green in San Antonio on St. Patrick’s Day, and you need to see it!

****  Cancelled  **** St. Patrick’s Day has been celebrated on the River Walk since 1968 as a joint project of the San Antonio River Walk Association and the Harp & Shamrock Society of… Continue reading

All You Need To Know About the 2020 Dallas St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival

*** Cancelled *** Whether you are Irish all year long, or just one day a year, no one will care at the Dallas St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival on Greenville, which will… Continue reading

Houston’s 61st Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade

****  Cancelled for 2020  **** Considered one of the largest St. Patrick’s Day parades in the country, the 61st Houston St. Patrick’s Day Parade will have a new route on March 14th at… Continue reading

The 74th Annual Shamrock St. Patrick’s Day Celebration on Historic Route 66

It shouldn’t surprise you that the tiny town of Shamrock in the Texas Panhandle goes all out for St. Patrick’s Day!  In fact, the Shamrock celebration is the Official St. Patrick’s Day Celebration… Continue reading

Enjoy a Celtic Celebration at this Austin Farm for St. Patrick’s Day

***  Cancelled  *** On Sunday, March 15th, you’ll be seeing green everywhere you look at Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farms in Austin as this historic farm nods to the Celtic roots in Texas, with fun… Continue reading

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Dublin, The Irish Capital of Texas

There’s a lot going on this spring in the little town of Dublin, about a 2 hour drive southwest from DFW or northwest from Waco!  The town celebrates it’s designation as the Irish… Continue reading