Category Archive: fishing

Texas Bluebonnet Trail, Ennis

Bluebonnet Season is an abbreviated season in Texas, with the peak usually in mid-April.  Drivers congest the highway service roads for pictures and take long Sunday drives with their families.  All too quickly,… Continue reading

Fort Griffin State Historic Site, Albany

Fort Griffin State Historic Site lies in what is known in Texas as the Big Empty.  The wide open spaces where you’re likely to see more deer than people during a weekend.  North… Continue reading

Canyon of the Eagles Resort, Burnet

It’s my birthday weekend, and we headed to Canyon of the Eagles on Lake Buchanan, one of the Highland Lakes on the Colorado River!  Named for the numerous bald eagles that nest here… Continue reading

Things to see and do in Huntsville

This little Texas town is home to the Texas State Penitentiary and Sam Houston State University, but there is a lot more to see here!  Take a quick detour off the interstate, or… Continue reading

12 of the Best Summer Vacation Destinations in Texas

Summer fun is just a few fast-paced months away, and now is a great time to start making plans for a terrific getaway!  Here’s my 12 must-do Summer Family Getaways!  Now all you… Continue reading

Our Weekend at Bastrop State Park Cabin No.12, Bastrop

  In February, you never know what the weather will be like.  You could have ice on the roads, or a beautiful, sunny day!  Thankfully, the latter was the case for us during… Continue reading

Turner Falls, Davis Oklahoma

We first visited Turner Falls Park in Davis about 15 years ago, and it turned in to an annual trip, centered around when my husband would be gone for the weekend to the… Continue reading

10 Reasons Why Your Next Beach Vacation Should be to South Padre Island

South Padre Island isn’t just a place to visit for Spring Break when you’re in college, it’s an incredible vacation destination for families all year long!  We spent the New Years Weekend exploring… Continue reading

10 Best Scouting Overnights in Texas

Scouting offers so many amazing opportunities for kids and their families, but one of the often overlooked ones is Scout Overnights!  Many of the favorite fun destinations in Texas also offer educational overnights… Continue reading

20 Reasons to Visit North Texas Jellystone Park, Burleson

We love Jellystone Parks, and for my son’s big 10th birthday, we loaded up him, his friends and all their bikes and headed to North Texas Jellystone Park in Burleson for a wild… Continue reading

Why You Need to Visit Galveston’s Most Family Friendly Beach

Galveston Island has many fun beaches on which you can spend the day, but this is by far the most family-friendly beach on the island! A large pavilion offers restrooms and showers for… Continue reading

12 Family Fun Things To Do in Cedar Hill

This quiet community on the shores of Joe Pool Lake offers so much to the nature enthusiast, with amazing hiking trails, DFW’s only state park, fishing, and disc golf!  There is also great… Continue reading

Possum Kingdom State Park, Graham

Possum Kingdom Lake is known for it’s huge cliffs, which even lure the Red Bull International Cliff Diving Competition to the heights of Hell’s Gate on the lake!  However, cliffs make for tricky… Continue reading

All You Need to Know About Cedar Creek Lake for a Relaxing Weekend Getaway

From quiet mornings on the lake to great watersports, there is something for everyone on Cedar Creek Lake!  Located just an hour southeast of Dallas, the lake is the perfect weekend escape for… Continue reading

Bluebonnet City Park, Ennis

We had driven past Bluebonnet Park since it was built, but today was our first time to ever stop and check it out!  Like many of the Ennis city parks, it’s beautiful!  It’s… Continue reading