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7 Reasons To Bring The Whole Family to Galveston Texas

7 Reasons To Bring The Whole Family to Galveston Texas

7 Family Fun Activities in Galveston, Texas.

Galveston is a dream vacation destination that many people seem to overlook. With a plethora of unique museums, plenty of gorgeous beaches, and a collection of exciting theme parks, Galveston is a true paradise for those looking to get away from their everyday lives. There’s truly something for everyone when you visit Galveston, but families will find that many of the local activities and attractions are appropriate for both the young and old alike. If you’re thinking about taking a family vacation anytime soon, check out some of the great family friendly activities below to see why you should be planning a trip to Galveston.

July 5, 2017 | By More
Adventures in Texas – Try A Saltwater Kayak Fishing Trip

Adventures in Texas – Try A Saltwater Kayak Fishing Trip

8 Texas Saltwater Fishing Tips

Kayak fishing is becoming more and more popular, fishing enthusiasts of all ages are catching onto the sport. When trying to decide if you want to become a kayak fisherman, you will first need to initiate a search on the topic. This type of fishing is unlike any other, because it is challenging to remain upright when trying to cast a line several feet into the water, while in a kayak. Below, are steps that will help you will discover Texas saltwater kayak-fishing tips and help get you started catching your share of flounder and redfish.

June 23, 2017 | By More
Super Tips for Super Bowl in Houston Texas

Super Tips for Super Bowl in Houston Texas

Essential tips for visiting Houston during Super Bowl LI

The city is well prepared for the return of the Super Bowl with 84,000 hotel rooms, 62,000 parking spaces, 22 miles of rail lines, and 10,000 bars and restaurants. So let’s dig in and help you plan one spectacular visit to the Space City – Houston, Texas!

January 25, 2017 | By More
A Look At America’s Most Iconic Coffee Houses

A Look At America’s Most Iconic Coffee Houses

Where Do You Get Your Coffee Fix? – Here Are Seven of America’s Most Amazing Coffee Houses You Simply Must Try.

There’s something about a hot, steaming cup of coffee that just makes the day better. What is it about the aroma of coffee beans in the morning that makes you able to take on the world? It’s no secret that coffee is one of the highest consumed beverages in the US (and the world), so why settle for mediocre coffee shops and bland cups of Joe when you could be exploring some of the best coffee houses in the world?

November 20, 2015 | By More
Visit Modern San Antonio Where History Thrives

Visit Modern San Antonio Where History Thrives

Using Johnny Cash, or Hank Snow before him, as a measuring stick, I’ve officially been 29.7 percent of everywhere. Of the 91 places mentioned in the American version of “I’ve Been Everywhere” I’ve been to 27, one of which I was born in. A current place of fascination for me is not mentioned in the song, which is curious considering an abundance of Texas towns mentioned.

San Antonio is somewhat of a hidden gem. For the past 25 years, it has ranked in the top 10 of fastest growing U.S. cities. Not surprising, the former capital of Texas, is now its second most populous city. It has also been noted as the number one city to visit on a budget.

October 9, 2015 | By More
America’s Absolute Top Rated RV and Camping Parks For Family Fun This Summer

America’s Absolute Top Rated RV and Camping Parks For Family Fun This Summer

America is dotted with great RV and Camping Parks that attract adventurers all summer long, but they are not all created equal. Before you load up your RV, camper van or family SUV, take the time to check out the very best of resort camping parks across the country.

July 17, 2015 | By More
America’s Best Campgrounds and RV Parks For Hunting and Fishing

America’s Best Campgrounds and RV Parks For Hunting and Fishing

Soon the temperatures will begin to ease from summer’s heat and cool breezes will blow down from the hills and mountains. Before long, the urge to dress in bright orange will become irresistible. No, not for Halloween – for a great guys getaway to the wilderness! It’s nearly time to gather your buddies and take to the woods for a hunting, fishing and laughs. Combine the all-time favorite guy activities of fishing, hunting and hiking and go RVing and camping in some of America’s best spots.

Here’s a look at some of America’s best RV and Camping Parks for hunting, fishing and hiking:

August 18, 2014 | By More
Tiny and Trendy,  World’s Smallest Vacation Rentals That Deliver Big Memories

Tiny and Trendy, World’s Smallest Vacation Rentals That Deliver Big Memories

When I yearn to get away from the stress and break-neck pace of everyday life, I prefer to head somewhere snug and comfortable. Sure, you can find those adjectives in a 25-story luxury resort, if you’re looking – but I think small. A lot smaller, in fact. ‘Tiny houses’ appear to be all the rage. Modest and minimalistic, a diminutive domicile can provide an excellent opportunity for clearing your mind and providing focus.

If you want to take the cozy experience for a test drive, there are a myriad of ‘tiny’ vacation rentals out there. From spaceship-inspired houses in the shadow of the towering Alps to Northwestern Oregon treehouses, the options wide and varied. Let’s take a look at a few unique selections…

February 24, 2014 | By More
Looking For A Great Seaside Vacation? – Try Texas!

Looking For A Great Seaside Vacation? – Try Texas!

Looking for a new beach destination?  Check out Kemah and Galveston Texas for Your Next Seaside Vacation Having lived in Texas all my life I have much to say about our beaches, not all of it good. However in the last few years the two large hurricanes we have had have washed away many of […]

January 29, 2013 | By | Reply More
Dining in Dallas: Six Top Spots for Fussy Foodies

Dining in Dallas: Six Top Spots for Fussy Foodies

Dining in Dallas is a wonderful treat for foodies of all description. The variety of restaurants is astounding; from homey hole-in-the-wall eateries to classy fine dining establishments.  There is something for every taste and budget. Here’s our thoughts on the best places to go for great dining in Dallas: Fearing’s Restaurant Fearing’s Restaurant at Ritz-Carlton, […]

January 2, 2013 | By | Reply More
College Towns That Are Fun At Any Age

College Towns That Are Fun At Any Age

College towns are some of the most interesting and unique destinations around. There are many quirky college towns in the U.S. that go sadly overlooked as vacationing destinations. These three college towns offer drastically different sights and attractions and can each make for a wonderful family vacation or a personal retreat.

November 29, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Visit San Antonio for Smooth Jazz, Great Food & Rich History

Visit San Antonio for Smooth Jazz, Great Food & Rich History

San Antonio is a magical place where the famed River Walk ambles along the San Antonio River delivering fun, creative food venues, great shops and adventure. With the recent expansion, the River Walk has expanded to 5 miles of attractions with new walking and biking trails, and the city of San Antonio has exploded with energy.

July 10, 2011 | By | Reply More
New At Disney – Pampered Pets, Hawaii Resort & New Cruise Ports

New At Disney – Pampered Pets, Hawaii Resort & New Cruise Ports

Disney is definitely on the move and spreading their magic to new places. Here are some new Disney offerings to put on your watch list. With Disney now boasting 4 cruise ships, the Mouse is definitely out and about! Disney Cruise Line is bringing their cruise ships to new home ports all across the United States.

May 19, 2011 | By | Reply More
Wild Things You Make My Heart Sing – It's Wildflower Season In The Southwest!

Wild Things You Make My Heart Sing – It's Wildflower Season In The Southwest!

Do you remember the 60’s initiative of former First Lady, Lady Bird Johnson to plant wildflowers along the nation’s highways?  It seemed everyone back then was enamored of daisies in their hair and wild things growing in the fields (and some of them got us in trouble!)  Flash forward 50 years and the quest to […]

March 29, 2010 | By | Reply More
Turn The Whole Family Into Urban Cowboys At The Lost Pines Resort in Austin Texas

Turn The Whole Family Into Urban Cowboys At The Lost Pines Resort in Austin Texas

I’ve just been to Austin (live music capital of the world), staying at the new Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort, and found it to be an exceptional location for outdoor fun and relaxed central Texas cowboy charm. In fact,  Lost Pines makes a perfect location for your multi-generational family vacation or family reunion.  If you’d […]

November 17, 2008 | By | 1 Reply More