Category Archive: November

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

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

10 Events Not To Miss in Fort Worth this November

Grab your jacket before you head out the door, because there is so much to do this month in Fort Worth, and the cooler temperatures are calling!  One of the nicest months in… Continue reading

Dinosaurs Live! at Heard Natural Science Museum, McKinney

The Heard Natural Science Museum is a top destination during the Summer for kids and families to explore the outdoors and natural world, but each year from September through February a special attraction… 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

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

Historic Home Tours in Texas

Do you love to tour old homes?  Relive Texas history through the front door of each of these home tours across the state! 1. Moody Mansion, Galveston The 28,000 square foot home in… Continue reading

South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center, South Padre Island

South Texas is part of a huge migration route for birds, and while there are many, many places in the region dedicated to seeing birds, one of our favorites is the South Padre… Continue reading

Port Isabel Lighthouse SHS, Port Isabel

The only lighthouse in Texas that is open to the public, we love visiting the Port Isabel Lighthouse, which once illuminated the South Gulf Coast as a beacon to ships!  While the town… 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

Vitruvian Lights, Addison

One of the prettiest light displays in North Texas, Vitruvian Lights in Addison occupies the trails of Vitruvian Park, and the lights reflect off the lake for some breathtaking views!  People fill the… Continue reading

11 Family Fun Things to do in Burleson

If you’re looking for a fun little family getaway, check out all the town of Burleson has to offer! Burleson sits just off I-35, South of Fort Worth, and was once a stop… 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

Prairie Lights Sneak A Peek 5K, Grand Prairie

Prairie Lights Sneak a Peek 5K Driving through the amazing lights at Prairie Lights has been a family tradition since my kids were very small.  I can remember when it was originally at… 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