The Big Route 66 Bucket List: 50 Can’t-Miss Things to See on Route 66

Heading out on Route 66? While there are thousands of things to see on Route 66, you obviously can’t see every single national park, major city, and roadside attraction on the Mother Road unless you have months to explore. So use this Route 66 bucket list to plan your trip. Can’t read now? Pin for … Read more

The Best Quotes about Dallas, Texas

I was just down in Dallas, Texas…the Assassination Museum…it’s really accurate, you know, ’cause Oswald’s not in it.  -Bill Hicks He reclined on a delightfully cushioned lounge in the sprawling ranch Paris had rented. In Dallas, Texas, of all places. Promiscuity had decked himself out, too, wearing a Stetson (weird), no shirt (understandable), unfastened jeans … Read more

17 Things to Do in Mustang Island State Park in Texas + Travel Tips!

I have been going to the Corpus Christi area for family vacations and getaways my entire life, and these vacations usually include a visit to Mustang Island State Park. We have camped, swam, fished, and enjoyed several other activities and fun things to do at Mustang Island State Park.  However, it’s not all fun and … Read more

Original City Market BBQ Review: World Famous BBQ in Luling, Texas

After enjoying some of the best things to do in Luling, Texas and seeing the Luling Watermelon Thump Festival, we made our way over to the World Famous Original City Market BBQ. Below is my review, plus tips for enjoying your meal, especially if you’re not familiar with BBQ traditions in small towns in Texas.  Can’t read now? … Read more

Best Small Towns in Texas

Dublin Dublin was founded in 1854 and located in Central Texas. This charming little town is famous for being the home to the oldest Dr. Pepper Bottling Plant. One of the most delightful things to do here is to tour Dublin Bottling Works, taste their original soda and even bottle your own soda.  While you’re … Read more

23 Fairytale Castles in Texas to Add to Your Bucket List!

I love seeing castles! I have spent time abroad exploring some of the most beautiful castles in the world and I can attest, seeing castles in Texas can be just as exciting as seeing them in Europe! You just have to know where to look. Here are the best Texas castles, including ones you can … Read more

The Perfect Texas Gulf Coast Road Trip Itinerary: See the Coast of Texas in 10 Days!

I grew up spending family vacations on Texas’s Gulf Coast, and there really is nothing better than a Texas Gulf Coast road trip! Here’s my recommendations for the perfect Gulf Coast itinerary that goes from Corpus Christi to Galveston. Can’t read now? Pin for later! When you think of Texas you probably conjure up images … Read more

50 Terrific Songs about Texas & Free Texas Playlist

Whether you’re heading out on Route 66 or another fabulous Texas road trip, you will need some tunes to help take your journey to the next level. I have a giant list of road trip songs, but if you want something a bit more specific to Texas for when you hit the Texas portion of Route 66, this list … Read more

17 Stunning Texas Scenic Drives to Escape the Crowds

Yes, Texas is a very big state. Some believe that it is full of straight highways, cattle and tumbleweeds, but that couldn’t be further from the truth! There are some amazing panoramic views in several parts of the Lone Star State, and there are so many gorgeous scenic drives in Texas to explore! Contrary to … Read more

The 42 Best Waterfalls in Texas

Texas is an amazing place famous for its expansive desert landscape that primarily consists of thick vegetation and a variety of wildlife. Unknown to many, this state has some of the most striking waterfalls that stand at over 75 feet high. Below are the various Falls, ranging from the rarely known ones on private property … Read more