• Ten Fun Things To Do In Kerrville

    Kerrville, the official capital of Texas Hill Country, is located in its heart with plenty of options for outdoor activities. It was named after James Kerr who was serving in Texas Revolution as a major. The town founder ‘Joshua Brown’ was his friend who finally settled here for his venture of starting a cypress shingle Read more…


  • Texas Horseback Riding: Trail Rides, Lessons, Horse Rentals, Horseback Camps, and Horse Stables

    Hey (no, hay is for horses, not something to gain your attention), you can’t claim you live in or have experienced Texas until you jump on a horse and go on a trail or horseback ride. And Texas has some of the best riding stables, trail rides, horseback camps, and horse rentals around and you Read more…

  • Hunting Deer On Public Land In Texas

    Deer season is in full swing, and we have been seeing a lot of interest in public land hunting this year. When the time changes and the mornings are getting chilly, you know it’s time to hit the fields and woods to chase those elusive four-legged creatures that are so fun and challenging to hunt. Read more…

  • 5 of the Best Urban Parks in Houston, Texas

    Houston is home to several new or recently redone urban parks that are fantastic opportunities for events, outdoor activities, and fun things to do. Here are five of Houston’s best urban parks. Buffalo Bayou Park The 160-acre Buffalo Bayou Park, built along 10 miles of waterway, is one of the country’s great urban green spaces. 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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