Category Archive: Texas Lakes

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 Reasons To Visit Historic Downtown Granbury

It’s unique history along the Brazos River, now impounded by Lake Granbury, gives this beautiful Courthouse Square it’s character.  The shops and stores have all embraced Granbury’s history to make it a destination… 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

Gaylord Texan Resort, Grapevine

This amazing resort in North Texas has everything you need for a terrific weekend with the family!  We had so much fun, and in July everything we did was centered around the resorts… Continue reading

Lake Lewisville Family Fun Things To Do

One of the biggest and busiest lakes in North Texas, there is always something fun to do on Lake Lewisville!  From lakeside dining to lake cruises and just fun parks to come spend… 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

9 Reasons to Plan A Weekend Getaway to Leander

Often overlooked for it’s noisy neighbor, Austin, the city of Leander sits on the shores of Lake Travis and offers a wealth of fun for a summer vacation or weekend getaway! 1. Sandy… Continue reading

Fort Worth Nature Center

Why are there crowds at the Fort Worth Nature Center?  Because it’s so cool! As someone who has been frequenting the Fort Worth Nature Center for years, it’s strange to see the changes. … Continue reading

25 of the Best Things to See and Do (and Eat) on I-35 in Texas

I-35 spans a lot of Texas, from Gainesville to Laredo, and here’s our list of some of the best stops along the way! 1.  Gainesville gives you the Frank Buck Zoo and Leonard… Continue reading

Richland Chambers Lake Family Fun Things To Do

  If you’re craving a quiet lake where you can sit back and watch the fish jump, then look no further than Richland Chambers Lake!  The third largest lake in Texas, it’s convenient… Continue reading

10 Perfect Lake Getaways in Texas

No matter what you’re looking for, quiet mornings fishing on mirror-like water, or tieing up for parties on the lake, there is a perfect Lake Getaway in Texas for you! Canyon Lake  Play … Continue reading

Fort Richardson State Park, Historic Site and Lost Creek Reservoir Trailway, Jacksboro

One of the most famous of the Texas Forts Trail, Fort Richardson State Park gives you a look at the life on a frontier fort with restored buildings and some ruins during the… 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

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