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7 Popular Texas Islands

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Craving turquoise water lapping at your toes and the sweet whisper of sea breezes through palm trees? The Lone Star State has you covered with these coastal Texas islands! Ditch the boots for flip-flops, and get ready for real adventure. This isn’t your average island getaway - we’re talking gems promising relaxation, exploration, and memories…

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What Are Blue Dragons on Texas Beaches?

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Spring breakers first spotted blue dragons, or the Glaucus atlanticus sea slug, in early March 2024 on Texas beaches. Blue dragons are brightly colored blue and silver-gray sea slugs with a flat tapered body and blue stripes on their heads.  Blue dragons spend their entire lives in open water and float upside down just under…

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The Best New (or Improved) Texas Hotels

If you're looking for a great hotel to stay in for your Texas weekend getaway, here's a list of the best Texas hotels. You want a hotel to be your all-in destination. You don't want to leave it, so you are not concerned about proximity to a major metropolitan area, but you do want all…

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A Good Time At Galveston’s Mardi Gras

If you've never experienced the Galveston Mardi Gras, you're in for a sweet treat. Imagine: Both sides of the streets lined with fun-loving crowds having a good time; The sound of music (rock, country, reggae, and more) coming from all directions; A wide variety of colorful and interesting costumes parading up and down the street;…

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