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Category Archive: Texas History

Granbury Ghost and Legends Tour in Historic Downtown Granbury

A fun and family-friendly tour around the Historic Granbury Courthouse Square, the Granbury Ghost and Legends Tour is a year-round fun event that happens every Friday and Saturyday evening!  I’ve done the tour… Continue reading

Stonehenge II, Ingram

It wasn’t aliens that built Stonehenge II in the Texas Hill Country, a 80 percent-scale replica of the famed stones in England, but it’s still a great place to visit in Ingram, overlooking… Continue reading

You Won’t Believe This Refurbished Tour Bus in the Texas Hill Country Where You Can Spend the Weekend!

I’ve been humming Johnny Cash songs all week, thanks to our incredible stay in the Highwaymen Tour Bus in Ingram this week!  This 1953 repurposed Greyhound tour bus was our home-away from home… Continue reading

Let’s Go To Luckenbach, Texas

Luckenbach sits between Johnson City and Fredericksburg, just a short little detour off the highway, but it seems a million miles away from present day.  A place where time has stopped, or at… Continue reading

Dublin Bottling Works, Dublin

Dublin Bottling Works, once the Dublin Dr Pepper Bottling Company, was known for decades as the only Dr Pepper Bottling Company to still use pure cane sugar instead of cane syrup.  They dropped… 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

24 Fun Things to do in DFW this Spring

With a late Easter this year, we have plenty of time to enjoy all the Spring activities available around the Metroplex!  Check out my list of 24 of our favorites and most anticipated… 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

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

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

Bella the Alamo Cat, San Antonio

One of the most famous landmarks in Texas is undoubtedly the Alamo, and people come here from all over the country and the world to see it!  It’s remembered or the sacrifices of… Continue reading

Museum of the Weird, Austin

I’d say the Museum of the Weird is half FREAK show, half oddities exhibits and half wax museum, because even the math in Austin is weird!  But if you’re looking for a fun… Continue reading

Texas Bluebonnet Trail, Ennis

Bluebonnet Season is an abbreviated season in Texas, with the peak usually in mid-April.  Drivers congest the highway service roads for pictures and take long Sunday drives with their families.  All too quickly,… Continue reading

Homestead Craft Village at Homestead Heritage, Waco

It’s 4 o’clock on a beautiful April afternoon, and we’re trying to decide if we must check out the Cheese Cave at Brazos Valley Cheese after spending a full early afternoon touring Homestead… Continue reading

Fort Griffin State Historic Site, Albany

Fort Griffin State Historic Site lies in what is known in Texas as the Big Empty.  The wide open spaces where you’re likely to see more deer than people during a weekend.  North… Continue reading