Category Archive: Texas Hill Country

9 Dino-Mite Places To Take Your Kids To See Dinosaur Tracks in Texas

Since my kids were little we’ve spent a good portion of our vacation time searching for dinosaur fossils and tracks! My oldest and I have even participated on a few excavations, and it’s… Continue reading

The 15 Best Family Friendly Resorts in Texas

It’s officially Summer and you’re ready for Vacation! If you’re looking for amazing pools and waterparks, golf courses or just time to relax, read a book and get a facial or massage, there’s… Continue reading

10 Things You Must Try at a Buc-ees Gas Station

Everyone has their favorites at this Texas sized, Beaver-happy gas stations! With the opening of their most recent location in Ennis, there are now 48 stores around the state, and one near Gulf… Continue reading

Where To Play, Eat and Stay in Fredericksburg

The Hill Country brings visitors from around the country to experience the beauty and culture of Texas, and one of the top destinations is the Germanic town of Fredericksburg, known for it’s wine… Continue reading

What To See and Do During Spring Break in Austin

You can feel it in the warm rays reaching down from the sun, the cool wind gust and blooms peaking out from beneath the earth, it’s almost Spring!  With this celebration comes the… 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

How to Keep Cool Like a Local at this FREE Park on the San Marcos River

One of our favorite swimming holes this summer has been at Rio Vista Park in San Marcos, and if you visit you’ll love it, too!  While most of the tourist head down to… Continue reading

Taking a Dip At The Devil’s Watering Hole in Texas

You will love this Texas Swimming Hole on a hot day, and you don’t even need to sell your soul to the devil to play here!  One of the wonders of the Texas… Continue reading

10 Big, Brave and Bold Adventures in Burnet, Texas

If you’re looking for an adrenaline packed weekend, look no further than the Texas Hill Country town of Burnet!  This town on Scenic Hwy 281 stretches West to Lake Buchanan, the largest of… Continue reading

Lions Club Tube Rental, San Marcos

One of the most underrated rivers in Texas is the San Marcos, with sparkling clear water, it’s really amazing, and it’s the closest river to Austin for tubing! We love Lions Club Tube… Continue reading

Barton Springs Pool in Austin is Paradise on a Hot Summer Day

A dip into the cold water of Austin’s Barton Springs Pool should be on every Texan’s bucket list!  The pool and the Zilker Park attractions nearby can constitute a full day of fun,… Continue reading

Krause Springs Swimming Hole and Waterfall in Spicewood

When it comes to summers in Texas, there’s nothing better than a cold dip in a spring-fed swimming hole, and one of our favorites sits in the Texas Hill Country in Spicewood, about… Continue reading

14 Summer Day Trips from San Antonio

12 weekends.  That’s all we get of Summer Vacation, which is why Day Trips are the perfect way to make your summer memorable!     Most of these are under 60 minutes from San… Continue reading

14 of the Best Train Rides and Museums in Texas

Since the Harrisburg Railroad first began chugging through Southeast Texas in 1856, Texans have loved their trains!  Here’s some of the best train rides in the state, from passenger trains on Amtrak headed… Continue reading

Lake Travis Family Fun Things To Do

One of, if not the most beautiful lake in Texas, Lake Travis is not what you think of when you think Texas!  The lake known for it’s sparkling, green-blue water is one of… Continue reading