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11 Reasons to visit The Salt Lick BBQ for your Sunday Afternoon BBQ fix, Driftwood

BBQ is huge in Texas, and one of the biggest names is the Salt Lick in Driftwood.  Located just about 15 minutes West of Austin, we love it for special occasions, Sunday afternoons… 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

10 Hints for visiting Magnolia Market, Waco

Waco has gone from a cute little college town to an international tourist attraction in just 4 years, thanks to Chip and Joanna Gaines from HGTV’s Fixer Upper!  During our last visit, we… 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

Longhorn Caverns State Park, Burnet

Texas has a great selection of commercial caverns around the state, and they are each significant for something unique, but Longhorn Caverns really appeals to me for all the great history and myths… Continue reading

Canyon of the Eagles, Burnet

It’s my birthday weekend, and we headed to Canyon of the Eagles on Lake Buchanan, one of the Highland Lakes on the Colorado River!  Named for the numerous bald eagles that nest here… Continue reading

Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, Glen Rose

The small town of Glen Rose is where Texas reaches up out of the flat prairie of Fort Worth and greets its guest with scenic vistas and canyons cut by the Brazos River… Continue reading

Things to see and do in Huntsville

This little Texas town is home to the Texas State Penitentiary and Sam Houston State University, but there is a lot more to see here!  Take a quick detour off the interstate, or… Continue reading

Mr Hamburger, Huntsville

We’re always on the search for a good cheeseburger, and the little town of Huntsville doesn’t disappoint!  Just a couple of miles off I-45. Mr Hamburger smiles down and welcome everyone to one… Continue reading

Flying Saucer Pie Company, Houston

It’s Pi Day, March 14th, on our last day of Spring Break in Houston, in which we were searching for some of the odd things to see and do in town!  We’d just… Continue reading

Beer Can House, Houston

We are in Houston for Spring Break, and checking out some of the fun. and more unique things to see and do in the city!  It doesn’t get any more unique than the… Continue reading

Outrigger Seafood Grill and Bar, Seabrook

Growing up not far from the Seabrook Area, I have lots of favorite restaurants in the area, and many that have closed.  Recently, TxDOT announced plans to widen TX-146, and many of the… Continue reading

Discovery Green, Houston

Americans and travelers from around the world are heading to Houston this year to attend a World Series Champion Astros game, and even before the season begins, the entire Bayou City is welcoming… Continue reading