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Texas Traveler

Let us provide you with a first-person persepctive on the endless adventures to experience in the Lone Star State.  

Gulf Coast Family Guide
Planning to head to the Texas Gulf Coast with the family this summer? You are not alone. The Texas beaches are popular destinations for family vacations. While spending hours jumping waves, soaking up the sun and swimming in the ocean are the main attractions, the Gulf Coast offers more than just great beaches. From rollercoasters to sea turtles, here are the top ten family-friendly attractions to help you create lasting memories. (Read More)

Glamping:  Texas Style
With shimmery lakes, sweeping canyons, flowing rivers and 
scenic hikes, Texas offers endless opportunities for  nature-deprived urbanites to spend time reconnecting with the great outdoors. But let’s face it: camping is not for everyone. Luckily those who typically avoid nature, can still enjoy its benefits in a more luxurious environment. Glamping - a term for the new movement of glamorous camping - is popping up all over Texas. We have rounded up seven of the state’s scenic and luxurious glamping sites to plan your next vacation!  (Read More)

Starry Nights
It is true what they say about the stars in Texas, they are big and bright. In fact, they are some of the biggest and brightest in the country. With the increase in light pollution from urbanization, an estimated 80 percent of Americans have never seen the Milky Way. Texas, however, is blessed with wide open spaces away from urban areas where stargazers can view the celestial glory of the night’s sky. Here are some of the best place to stargaze in Texas.
Photo Credit: Jennifer Siminson    

Brews and Bluebonnets 
Springtime in Texas means bluebonnets. The violet-blue Texas state flower blooms in fields, meadows, medians and roadsides across Texas. With its rolling hills, granite outcrops and panoramic views, the Texas Hill Country is one of the most picturesque areas to find a bluebonnet field. Traditionally known as wine country, breweries are beginning to pop up in small towns throughout the Hill Country. Finding that perfect bluebonnet photo can be hard work, so reward yourself for a job well done with a local craft beer. (Read More)

Nature Lovers:  
Escape the Daily Grind at these Texas Parks 

When you need to reconnect with nature, get away from the hustle and bustle of city life at Texas’ 100+ state parks to explore. From sandboarding to rafting to walking through Lady Bird Johnson’s closets, Texas has something for everyone. Here are a few local favorites. (Read More)

Ten Iconic Instagram-Worthy Texas Stops
Ask anyone who has driven across the country and they may tell you driving across Texas was the most picturesque  part. It is a big state with plenty of reasons to stop, get out of your car, walk around and snap a few photos. Here are ten Instagram-worthy iconic Texas stops. (Read More)

Iconic Texas Events
Texans love to celebrate their state, which is why it’s no surprise that you can find a festival big or small honoring Texas heritage, food, music, history, folklore and culture. Here is our bucket list of the Lone Star State’s most “Texas” events for 2018.  (Read More)