Category Archive: Texas Lakes

The Hands Down Best Swim Beaches In And Around Austin

One thing we can all agree on, it’s HOT in Texas, and there’s no better way to keep cool than a day in the water! Austin has some terrific swim beaches, from the… Continue reading

There Is Something Fishy Going On At These 14 Amazing Texas Aquariums

From the huge Texas State Aquarium to smaller, but no less awe-inspiring smaller aquariums, there is something for everyone at these 14 aquariums, located across the state! Several of these aquariums also have… Continue reading

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 10 Best Places to go Swimming in Glen Rose

One of the best swimming locations in North Texas, Glen Rose, which is about an hour southwest of Fort Worth, offers different options for staying cool during a hot Texas Summer! From resort… Continue reading

Summer Destinations! Granbury City Beach Park is FREE and One of the BEST Lake Parks in Texas!

One of our annual summer traditions is a trip to Granbury City Beach Park! Granbury has created a really wonderful beach on the shores of Lake Granbury, within walking distance to the historic… Continue reading

Cedar Ridge Preserve – Dallas’ Best Hiking Trail

Located right at the city limits of Dallas and Cedar Hill, Cedar Ridge Preserve, which is managed by Audubon Dallas, is a beautiful and popular hiking destination! The preserver offers over 13 different… 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

Rent A Boat for a Fun Day out on Joe Pool Lake, Grand Prairie

Lake Days are the Best Days!  Nothing says Fun in the Sun like a day out on the boat, but you don’t need to own a boat, not when Lynn Creek Marina on… Continue reading

Make Grapevine Your Spring Break Destination!

There’s so much to do in Grapevine!  Centrally located in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, and minutes from DFW Airport, Grapevine has one of the most picturesque Historic Downtowns in North Texas, great restaurants,… Continue reading

Grapevine, The Christmas Capital of Texas

Downtown Grapevine is full of Christmas Cheer, so much that it is the self-proclaimed Christmas Capital of Texas, and the city really does it’s best to earn that title!  Each day from Thanksgiving… Continue reading

Trout Fishing in Texas

Starting in late November, Texas State Parks and Wildlife begins stocking neighborhood park lakes, state parks and even parts of the Guadalupe River with rainbow trout!  These are fish raised in one of… 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

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