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Category Archive: paddling

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

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

Kids Learn about Nature at Galveston Island State Park

Galveston Island has long been known for their treasure; gold buried by pirates and washed ashore by sunken Spanish ships.  Treasure hunters have spent their lives combing the beaches, finding something just large… 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

Why Glen Rose is considered the Dinosaur Capital of Texas

We spent a fun 3 days in Glen Rose, uncovering the reason why it’s called the Dinosaur Capital of Texas!  From hiking trails, swimming holes and the Courthouse Square, you’ll find yourself surrounded… Continue reading

The Ultimate Road Trip Guide to Destin, Florida

Planning a road trip to Destin?  Here’s my ultimate road trip offering 3 different routes from Texas, with plenty of stops along the way!     My friend Leslie asked for a few… Continue reading

10 Amazing Summer Day Trips from Fort Worth, 2018

If you’re in search of the perfect summer list of Day Trips from Fort Worth and North Texas, this is for you.  If you’re having too much fun, I’ve even included places to… Continue reading

Altitude H2O, Lake Grapevine

Altitude H2O on Lake Grapevine, a terrific inflatable obstacle course waterpark opened this weekend, and we were there to check it out!  We had a blast! After getting our wristbands, we were fitted… Continue reading

La Torretta Lake Resort and Spa, Lake Conroe

Nothing says summer like a weekend at the lake!  We made our escape out to La Torretta Lake Resort and Spa, located on Lake Conroe!  This terrific resort offers so much, from golf… Continue reading

A Weekend at Beavers Bend Resort State Park, Broken Bow, Ok

Broken Bow is quickly becoming one of the most visited areas in Oklahoma, and just 3 hours from DFW, it’s easy to see from all the Texas license plates that many Texans are… Continue reading

Canyon of the Eagles, Burnet

It’s my birthday weekend, and we headed to Canyon of the Eagles on Lake Buchanan, one of the Highland Lakes on the Colorado River!  Named for the numerous bald eagles that nest here… Continue reading

Discovery Green, Houston

Americans and travelers from around the world are heading to Houston this year to attend a World Series Champion Astros game, and even before the season begins, the entire Bayou City is welcoming… Continue reading

12 of the Best Summer Vacation Destinations in Texas

Summer fun is just a few fast-paced months away, and now is a great time to start making plans for a terrific getaway!  Here’s my 12 must-do Summer Family Getaways!  Now all you… Continue reading

3 Days in Bricktown, Oklahoma City, Ok

I’ve been hearing lots of great things about Bricktown in Oklahoma City for a few years now, but we’ve never had the time to make a trip up and check it out, but… Continue reading