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Category Archive: hotels

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

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

Custer State Park Resort, Custer, SD

Custer State Park Resort is about 30 minutes from Mount Rushmore in the Black Hills, and offers some of the most amazing drives, animals and scenery making it a Bucket List place to… Continue reading

12 Reasons to visit Buena Vista, CO

If you’re looking for an incredible Colorado getaway, you have to visit Buena Vista!  We were only there for a few days, but already planning a trip back to explore all there is… Continue reading

Lake Texoma Family Fun Things To Do

Lake Texoma on the Texas-Oklahoma Borders is a beautiful lake with so many terrific things to do!  It’s clear, cool waters are the complete oppose of the red clay waters of the Red… Continue reading

The Mountain at First Monday Trade Days, Canton

First Monday Trade Days in Canton is a huge flea market, with tons of items from new to gently used to so-old-it’s-new-again items!  Open once a month, the weekend preceding the First Monday,… Continue reading

10 Fun Things to do with Kids in the Fort Worth Stockyards

You don’t need a cowboy hat to enjoy the variety of activities in the Stockyards, and just as it’s a great destination for night-life, during the day there plenty to do for the… Continue reading