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Tag Archive: nature

Our Weekend at Bastrop State Park Cabin No.12, Bastrop

  In February, you never know what the weather will be like.  You could have ice on the roads, or a beautiful, sunny day!  Thankfully, the latter was the case for us during… Continue reading

Touring Oak Alley Plantation, Vacherie, Louisiana

On our last day in Louisiana, we left the congestion of New Orleans, and headed out over the swamps and then through fields of sugar cane to Vacherie.  Here we followed the directional… Continue reading

15 Uniquely Texas Things to do this November

After we cheer on the Houston Astros in tonight’s final game of the World Series, here’s a list of all the fun things to do this month across the Lone Star State! 1.… Continue reading

Y. O. Ranch Headquarters, Mountain Home

I never expected to get a kiss from a giraffe in the Texas Hill Country, but that was just one of the incredible surprises in store for us during our amazing, non-stop weekend… Continue reading

Bluebonnet City Park, Ennis

We had driven past Bluebonnet Park since it was built, but today was our first time to ever stop and check it out!  Like many of the Ennis city parks, it’s beautiful!  It’s… Continue reading

Crystal Canyon Natural Area, Arlington

Last year, our school district started 1/2 days on the last day of the 6 weeks, and we were more than happy to take advantage of a half day of school on a… Continue reading

Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park, Mansfield

Mansfield opened the Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park in January, 2014, and it’s become one of our favorite places to go for mid-week fun and exploration!  Of course, it’s just right down the… Continue reading