• Food, Football And Fun At The State Fair Of Texas

    October is on our doorstep, and that means it’s time for the return of the great State Fair Of Texas to Dallas! This state fair is the single biggest fair in America. Every year visitors flock from all over the state into the DFW metroplex to enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of the State Read more…


  • 8 Amazing Treehouses In Texas You Have To Stay In

    Texas is full of eclectic and unforgettable places to stay, and treehouses are no exception. Why stay at a boring hotel next to the freeway when you can be sleeping in a treehouse? Wake up in sprawling trees out in the quiet countryside, with the birds, bees and scenic views. Relaxing on a deck in Read more…

  • The Best Drive-In Movie Theaters in Texas

    It’s hard to beat a Texas drive-in theater! Whether you are one of those movie-goers watching a movie at a nearby drive-in theater from the front seat of your car or cozy up with blankets in the bed of your pickup, you obviously love the great outdoors with the stars above. Some drive-in movie goers Read more…

  • Upcoming Events for Late September 2022

    When the Texas heat starts to wind down this time of year, festivals and events start happening nearly every weekend – if you know where to look. We have quite a variety of events going on all across our great state, and here are “Three to See” for the end of the Month. Trans-Pecos Festival Read more…

Discover fun things to do in Texas!

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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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