Dinosaurs in Texas

Texas may have become a state in 1836, but the land has been around a lot longer—approximately 600 million years. Time travel along the Prehistoric Texas Trail to learn more about the first inhabitants in Texas. Long before humans, dinosaurs roamed Texas. There are many sites you can visit throughout the state to see some of the most well…

Texas Missions

South Texas is a place of cultural contrasts and fascinating history. When exploring the state’s historic missions, visitors can feel the undeniable spirit of Texas independence inhabiting centuries-old sites and traditions. Although Texas is known as the home of the famous Alamo, there are a number of beautiful Spanish-style missions dotting the state. Many of…

Sculptures Around The State

Thanks to the climate of Texas, travelers can enjoy sculpture gardens throughout much of the year. Make sculpture spotting part of your trip to enjoy the beauty of nature, the great outdoors and some intriguing works of art. Walk the winding trails of Frisco’s Texas Sculpture Garden for a spectacular view of 40 contemporary works. Located at…

Texas Historical Sites

The storied history of Texas and its people still lives today in the popular museums, iconic landmarks and preserved relics of our past, like at the historic frontier Army post of Fort Concho. Explore these remarkable sites up close and personal to experience glimpses into everyday life of the past. The Alamo The mother of all…

Owning a Home Is Still More Affordable Than Renting One

If spending more time at home over the past year is making you really think hard about buying a home instead of renting one, you’re not alone. You may be wondering, however, if the dollars and cents add up in your favor as home prices continue to rise. According to the experts, in many cases, it’s still more affordable…

30 Home Fixups You Can Get Done in Under 30 Minutes

Weekend Warrior, meet the Half-Hour Hero. Here’s a rundown of the best home maintenance tasks you can do for your Money Pit in less than 30 minutes. 1. Locate and label important valves: Imagine that a pipe broke in your ceiling and water is now leaking through every electric light fixture on to your brand new carpet. Got…

D-FW expected to be a top U.S. home market in ’21

Austin heads Zillow’s forecast of this year’s best home markets. Dallas-Fort Worth has made it on the list of the U.S. metros expected to be the top 2021 housing markets. The D-FW area ranked sixth among the 20 markets in Zillow’s survey. Austin ranked first in the annual report — its second year in a…

5 Must-See Art Museums in Texas

Whether you’re looking to explore the history of international cultures, share a special moment with a loved-one or simply unwind alone while surrounded by beautiful artwork, Texas is home to many masterpieces waiting to be discovered by the appreciative eye. Here are some must-see art museums to add to your list. Modern Art Museum of Fort…