Category Archive: tours

Japanese Fall Maple Festival at the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens

Travel across the world this weekend to the Japanese Fall Maple Festival at the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens!  The 2019 Festival will be bigger and better than ever!  On November 23rd and 24th,… 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

Dinosaurs Live! at Heard Natural Science Museum, McKinney

The Heard Natural Science Museum is a top destination during the Summer for kids and families to explore the outdoors and natural world, but each year from September through February a special attraction… 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

Panther Island Boat Tours, Fort Worth

Fort Worth has a new and fun way to experience the Trinity River that runs through it, on a Panther Island Boat Tour!  Panther Island has been the go-to place in Fort Worth… Continue reading

Why Georgetown is Known as the Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas

Sitting North of Austin off I-35, Georgetown is home to the convergence of the forks of the San Gabriel River, InnerSpace Caverns and the pristine campus of Southwestern University, but it’s the Courhouse… Continue reading

Why Natchitoches, Louisiana Should Be Your Next Girls Weekend Getaway

Steel Magnolias turns 30 in November, and the little town where the author of the book lives and the movie was filmed is going all out for the event!  But that’s just one… 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

The FREE Money Factory Tour at the United States Bureau of Printing and Engraving in Fort Worth!

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Fort Worth, one of only two places in the United States where dollars are produced.  Free tours are offered Tuesday – Fri, but be warned, they don’t give out… 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

24 Wonderful Reasons to Visit Port Aransas this Summer

  There’s so much to love about Port Aransas, and so much to do!  Here’s a few of our favorites things to so when visiting Mustang Island and Port Aransas! 1. Port Aransas… Continue reading

Texas State Aquarium, Corpus Christi

One of the biggest attractions in Corpus Christi, and located right on the bay, the Texas State Aquarium is a world-class aquarium with incredible exhibits, many of which are hands-on and interactive!  Where… Continue reading

Why you need to visit 14th Street in Galveston

Galveston has become a year-round tourist destination, and people are visiting the island who never even set foot in the sand!  From Cruise Lines Departures to the island’s annual festivals like Mardi Gras… Continue reading