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Category Archive: hotels

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

Why Natchitoches, Louisiana Should Be Your Next Girls Weekend Getaway

Steel Magnolias turns 30 in November, and the little town where the author of the book lives and the movie was filmed is going all out for the event!  But that’s just one… 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

10 Things to do in Galveston in the rain

While we usually don’t let a little summer rain stop us from having a good time in Galveston, some days you just need to get out of the rain and luckily Galveston is… Continue reading

10 Perfect Lake Getaways in Texas

No matter what you’re looking for, quiet mornings fishing on mirror-like water, or tieing up for parties on the lake, there is a perfect Lake Getaway in Texas for you! Canyon Lake  Play … Continue reading

8 Reasons to Visit Gruene Historic District this Summer

The name may be funny, but there’s serious fun to be found in Gruene, pronounced “GREEN”, an old town on the Guadalupe River, which is now part of the City of New Braunfels. … Continue reading

16 Things to See and Do on the San Antonio Riverwalk

Often imitated, but never duplicated, you can’t beat a day on the San Antonio Riverwalk!  From amazing shops, restaurants, bars and more there is just so much to see and do! 1.Take a… Continue reading

11 Incredible Spring Break Destinations in Texas

Spring Break is coming, and it’s time to make plans for the best one ever!  Here’s 11 of our favorite Spring Break Destinations, from hikes in West Texas to never ending concerts by… Continue reading

A weekend in New Braunfels

There is SO much to do in the cute little town of New Braunfels in the Texas Hill Country, and we had a blast exploring some of our favorite things during a long… Continue reading

Hyatt Regency Houston

From it’s beautiful views, great rooms and unmatched service, you can’t help but love staying at the Hyatt Regency in Downtown Houston!  My daughter and I spent a girl’s weekend in Downtown Houston,… Continue reading

Choctaw Casino and Resort, Durant, Oklahoma

Choctaw Casino and Resort rises above the Oklahoma landscape as you cross the Red River just an hour North of Dallas, with flashing lights to guide you.  We literally turned off our GPS,… Continue reading

ICE! Lone Star Christmas at Gaylord Texan, Grapevine

If you’re trying to fit in all your Christmas activities this week, here’s one of our favorites, a visit to ICE! at the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine!  The amazing hotel, located in the… Continue reading

10 Tips for a Terrific Ski Vacation in Red River, New Mexico

Are you ready to take the kids out to ski?  New Mexico is the closest place to go in Texas, and has some incredible ski areas.  I grew up skiing in Red River,… Continue reading

The Texas Gingerbread Trail

Texas defined German roots in Texas means we celebrate the cookies, cakes and gingerbread families with love during the Christmas season and all year long!  From bakeries to Gingerbread Houses, you’re sure to… Continue reading