Category Archive: hike

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

12 Amazing Things To Do During Spring Break in Houston, 2020

Spring Break is almost here, but don’t fear if you haven’t already made your plans!  There’s SO much to do in Houston!  Check out my top picks for a non-stop Spring Break of… Continue reading

The Ultimate Spring Break Bucket List in Dallas/Fort Worth!

Ready or not, Spring Break is coming!  It just comes around once a year, and brings with it 216 glorious, homework FREE hours to be filled!  Here’s my Bucket List of Spring Break… Continue reading

What To See and Do During Spring Break in Austin

You can feel it in the warm rays reaching down from the sun, the cool wind gust and blooms peaking out from beneath the earth, it’s almost Spring!  With this celebration comes the… Continue reading

The Only U.S. Diamond Mine Open To The Public, and You Can Keep What You Find!

Some of our favorite family trips have been treasure hunting!  We’ve been gold mining in Colorado, Texas and South Dakota, and crystal mining in Oklahoma, but for a real family-fun adventure, nothing beats… Continue reading

Where to Play, Eat and Stay in Eureka Springs, Arkansas

I am just absolutely IN LOVE with the little town of Eureka Springs in the Ozark Mountain of Arkansas!  The entire Downtown is on the National List of Historic Places, has fun ghost… Continue reading

Bald Eagles in Texas! Tips on Some of the Best Places to Spot a Bald Eagle in Texas

Have you ever seen a WILD BALD EAGLE?  Once you see one up close (and by that I mean up close enough to determine that it is a bald eagle through your binoculars),… Continue reading

Taking a Dip At The Devil’s Watering Hole in Texas

You will love this Texas Swimming Hole on a hot day, and you don’t even need to sell your soul to the devil to play here!  One of the wonders of the Texas… Continue reading

10 Big, Brave and Bold Adventures in Burnet, Texas

If you’re looking for an adrenaline packed weekend, look no further than the Texas Hill Country town of Burnet!  This town on Scenic Hwy 281 stretches West to Lake Buchanan, the largest of… Continue reading

18 Things to See and Do on Alabama’s Coastal Connection National Scenic Byway

Take this amazing Scenic Byway on your way to Gulf Shores or Destin for a chance to see the gentle transformation of the Alabama Gulf Coast to the Southern elegance and charm by… 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

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

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

15 Free Things to do in Arlington this Summer

We usually exhaust our summer funds by the 2nd week of June, and with 10 more weeks of summer ahead, we are looking for FREE things to do!  Here’s a great list of… Continue reading

The Amazing Dream Park in Fort Worth Will Make You Wish You Were a Kid Again

Having just opened at one of our favorite parks, Trinity Park on the Trinity River, we couldn’t wait to visit the new Dream Park in Fort Worth!  A FREE, inclusive park for all… Continue reading