• Strangest Names Of Texas Towns

    It is no doubt that Texas has some towns with outlandish and strange names. As far as Texas culture goes, Gun Barrel City, Point Blank, and Spur, Texas, are not such strange names. Texas ended up with some stranger names than those two, so we took a look at them and why they ended up Read more…


  • Where in Texas Can You Live On Water?

    Texas provides 188 lakes covering 5,000 acres or much more, and 3,700 named streams and 15 major rivers that flow for over 191,000 miles. Plus, Texas claims 7,000 lakes, some of which are so small that only wildlife enjoys them. On top of that, Texas has 367 miles of ocean coastline on the Gulf of Mexico. Read more…

  • The Best Rodeos In Texas

    When it comes to rodeos, there is no place like Texas. From small-town rodeos to the internationally known Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, Texas offers something for everyone.scape verse Whether you are looking for a relaxing weekend getaway or a thrilling adventure, a Texas rodeo is sure to fit the bill. Rodeos are like apple Read more…

  • Best Romantic Getaways In Texas

    If you are thinking about planning a romantic getaway in Texas, and you’ll find some of the best romantic getaways in the Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, and San Antonio areas right here. Surprise your special someone with an unforgettable romantic getaway. We have curated a list of some of the most unique romantic getaways Read more…

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Austin

Visit the Texas capitol city, known for live music and outdoorsy activities like hiking and paddling.

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Dallas

Check out the hub of the “Lakes and Prairies” region, with plenty to do both inside and out in DFW.

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Houston

Come see the third largest metro area in America, with everything from birdwatching to boating and beyond.

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San Antonio

Bienvenidos! Check out the riverwalk and the Alamo. From food to fiestas, this city is a lot of fun.

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