Category Archive: paddling

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 ideas on… Continue reading

10 Amazing Summer Day Trips from Fort Worth, 2020

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

The Largest Floating Waterpark in Texas is at Lake Grapevine

Whoazone, previously Altitude H2O on Lake Grapevine, is a terrific inflatable obstacle course waterpark opened this weekend for it’s 3rd year, and it’s a blast! After getting our wristbands, we were fitted with… Continue reading

La Torretta Lake Resort and Spa, Lake Conroe

** Permanently Closed ***   They are renovating and will open as Margaritaville Resort. Nothing says summer like a weekend at the lake!  We made our escape out to La Torretta Lake Resort and… Continue reading

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

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 Resort, 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

One of the most vibrant and exciting places to visit in Downtown Houston is Discovery Green Park, which always has something fun happening, surrounded by great restaurants and things to see and do!… 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

DFW Best Spring Playdates, 2018

Spring is just around the corner, and the warm weather is a great time to get the kids out for some fun playdates where you can meet-up with friends or just hang out!… Continue reading

Our Weekend at Bastrop State Park Cabin No.12, Bastrop

  In February, you never know what the weather will be like.  You could have ice on the roads, or a beautiful, sunny day!  Thankfully, the latter was the case for us during… Continue reading

Turner Falls, Davis Oklahoma

We first visited Turner Falls Park in Davis about 15 years ago, and it turned in to an annual trip, centered around when my husband would be gone for the weekend to the… Continue reading

10 Reasons Why Your Next Beach Vacation Should be to South Padre Island

South Padre Island isn’t just a place to visit for Spring Break when you’re in college, it’s an incredible vacation destination for families all year long!  We spent the New Years Weekend exploring… Continue reading

Why You Need to Visit Galveston’s Most Family Friendly Beach

Galveston Island has many fun beaches on which you can spend the day, but this is by far the most family-friendly beach on the island! A large pavilion offers restrooms and showers for… Continue reading