The Only U.S. Diamond Mine Open To The Public, and You Can Keep What You Find!

Some of our favorite family trips have been treasure hunting!  We’ve been gold mining in Colorado, Texas and South Dakota, and crystal mining in Oklahoma, but for a real family-fun adventure, nothing beats… Continue reading

Sawyer Yards, Houston

It’s hard to miss the Silo’s at Sawyer Yard, a collection of old grain silos lit up each evening, the anchoring landmark of Houston’s Sawyer Yards.  Set between active railyards, it’s probably not… Continue reading

14 Amazing Things to do in Texas in January, 2020

Happy New Year!  Living in Texas may be hard in August, but our reward is our usually mild winters!  Take advantage of these cool days, many of which still require shorts, and pack… Continue reading

Vetro Glassblowing Studio and Gallery, Grapevine

If you’re looking for a really unique and special outing, either for a date night or family day, check out the glass blowing studio at Vetro in Downtown Grapevine!  This fun studio offers… Continue reading

Austin Trail of Lights in Zilker Park

Tis’ the season, and if you’re looking for a fun way to celebrate it in Austin, you’ll want to check out the beautiful Austin Trail of Lights in Zilker Park!  Over 2 million… 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

Tips for the 2019 Arlington Holiday Lights Parade and Events

On December 14th, the streets of Downtown Arlington will be lit up with Christmas Cheer as the 2019 Arlington Holiday Lights Parade kick off the Holiday Season!  Not only is there an incredible… Continue reading

Where to Play, Eat and Stay in Eureka Springs, Arkansas

I am just absolutely IN LOVE with the little town of Eureka Springs in the Ozark Mountain of Arkansas!  The entire Downtown is on the National List of Historic Places, has fun ghost… Continue reading

Holiday In The Park at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, 2019

The premier Christmas event in South Texas, Holiday in the Park, returns to Six Flags Fiesta Texas on November 23! Bask in delightful holiday enchantment for the entire family featuring our dazzling Holiday Express… Continue reading

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

Black Friday Savings at Medieval Times, Dallas

Ready to get Medieval for the holidays? Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament is offering Extended Black Friday savings now until December 8th! Don your crown and enter into the majesty of Queen Isabella’s… Continue reading

Step Back in Time at this Annual Victorian Christmas Celebration in Galveston

For one weekend each year, the famous Strand in Galveston moves the clock back to the Victorian Era for a 3-day celebration, Dickens on the Strand!  The streets are filled with music, laughter,… Continue reading

Holidays at the Dallas Arboretum are Bigger and Better Than Ever for 2019!

Holidays at the Dallas Arboretum are a special, magical time!  Come during the day to see the magnificent exhibits, but the 12 Days at Night are truly incredible!  The 12 Days of Christmas… 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