Category Archive: history

9 Dino-Mite Places To Take Your Kids To See Dinosaur Tracks in Texas

Since my kids were little we’ve spent a good portion of our vacation time searching for dinosaur fossils and tracks! My oldest and I have even participated on a few excavations, and it’s… Continue reading

The 10 Best Places to go Swimming in Glen Rose

One of the best swimming locations in North Texas, Glen Rose, which is about an hour southwest of Fort Worth, offers different options for staying cool during a hot Texas Summer! From resort… Continue reading

The Most Artsy Place in Texas, The Village of Salado

Salado is such a fun little village, and reminds me of a smaller Fredericksburg, without the crowds!  There are over 60 shops and galleries in downtown, restaurants, breweries and wineries, and several great… Continue reading

Summer Destinations! Granbury City Beach Park is FREE and One of the BEST Lake Parks in Texas!

One of our annual summer traditions is a trip to Granbury City Beach Park! Granbury has created a really wonderful beach on the shores of Lake Granbury, within walking distance to the historic… Continue reading

Cedar Ridge Preserve – Dallas’ Best Hiking Trail

Located right at the city limits of Dallas and Cedar Hill, Cedar Ridge Preserve, which is managed by Audubon Dallas, is a beautiful and popular hiking destination! The preserver offers over 13 different… 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

Texas Independence Day Celebrations

On March 2nd, 1836, the Texas Declaration of Independence from Mexico was signed in a little cabin in present day Washington-on-the-Brazos, outside Brenham.  I can only imagine the fields were full of bluebonnets,… Continue reading

Make Grapevine Your Spring Break Destination!

There’s so much to do in Grapevine!  Centrally located in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, and minutes from DFW Airport, Grapevine has one of the most picturesque Historic Downtowns in North Texas, great restaurants,… 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

Money Saving Tips for Visiting the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Dallas

If you’re ready to get blasted off to outer space, or jump back in time to the time of the dinosaurs, or even take a trip down into the Earth on a drill,… Continue reading

14 Things to do in San Antonio this February, 2020

San Antonio can always be called a city of Love, but never as much as in February, when the city is at it’s most romantic!  Check out all the amazing things to see… Continue reading

Japanese Fall Maple Festival at the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens

Travel across the world this weekend to the Japanese Fall Maple Festival at the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens!  The 2019 Festival will be bigger and better than ever!  On November 23rd and 24th,… Continue reading

Do You Want to Play? The Village on Front Haunted Experience, Arlington

Have you heard about Mary?  At the Village on Front, you are asked to step back in time to Arlington during the late 1800’s and join in a search for a little girl… Continue reading