• PINSTACK bowling

    A Fun Time at PINSTACK in Frisco

    My family and I are outdoor enthusiasts, but when it is 100 degrees in the shade, it’s time to start looking for some indoor activities. That’s how we discovered PINSTACK. What is PINSTACK? PINSTACK is a 50,000-square-foot entertainment complex loaded with fun things do, plus two full-service bars and a new American Bistro. As soon as Read more…

  • A Fun Camels, Caverns, and Croquet Weekend At T Bar M Resort in New Braunfels

    How can you beat a weekend adventure that includes camels, caverns, and croquet in the Texas Hill Country? It sounded like fun, so family and I packed our safari hats, added a flashlight, grabbed some sporting gear, and headed to T Bar M Resort in New Braunfels for a fun weekend. Starting the Weekend With a Round Read more…

  • Fort Worth Stockyards

    Frolicking in Fort Worth

    Load up the bikes, pack the bags, and get ready for a fun weekend exploring west Fort Worth. We are going to park the car or RV and explore by bike. The bike path is appropriate for all ages. It’s wide, flat, and paved for just about everywhere we are going. So, pack appropriately and Read more…

  • Palmer Lakeside golf course

    A Glamping & Golfing Weekend

    With a full tummy, my family and I drove to Open Air Resorts in Spicewood to spend the night in an Airstream. What a fun glamping and golfing weekend. Built in 2019, Open Air Resorts is a fine RV resort. Campsites include RV and tent sites, Airstream and tiny homes for glamping. Plus, there are Read more…

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




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




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



San Antonio

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