15 Amazing Waterfalls in Texas

Texas is not a state many consider when thinking about waterfalls, but, in fact, they have over 15 amazing falls, some of which are on private land and require special permission to visit. Texas is a vast landscape of desert, oasis, and thick vegetation, complete with a variety of wildlife and a few stunning waterfalls…

Frank Buck Zoo

Bringing Visitors Closer To Nature at Frank Buck Zoo Experience a “giraffe’s eye view” from the elevated walkway that surrounds the mixed species African savannah exhibit. Check out their website for a full list of programs, camps, volunteer opportunities and community events. Current Hours: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Last ticket sold at 3:30 pm…

Christmas in New Braunfels

Make your way to the Lone Star State this holiday season and experience a wonderful Christmas in New Braunfels! This quaint and charming city is located just 20 miles northeast of San Antonio and offers incredible amenities with a small town feel. Book one of the fantastic vacation rentals provided by New Braunfels Escapes and take advantage…

A mix of German Christmas traditions and warm Texan hospitality

Fredericksburg’s unique mix of German Christmas traditions and warm Texan hospitality make it a premier destination to celebrate the holiday season. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE GUIDE Shop more than 150 of the best shops, art galleries and boutiques on Fredericksburg’s festively-lit Main Street, watch the Chamber’s annual Light the Night Christmas Parade, head to local wineries…

Winter Wonder Island

There’s a reason we like to call Galveston the “Winter Wonder Island” of Texas. It offers more than 50 days of magical activities from November through January.  Don’t believe us? Take a look below to view our top reasons to make a Christmas pilgrimage to the island below, or click here to download the official Holiday Magic…

Santaland

Come experience the sight and sound of our Christmas Wonderland! They have over 2 1/2 million lights, lighting your path through their 24 acre park that is full of unforgettable adventure. They have MAGICAL hand crafted animated displays designed especially for the entire family! Original features that include : ~Christmas Tree Lane ~Marshmellow Monster ~Leo The…

8 Ranches to Visit in Texas

If you’ve always dreamed of being a cowboy, then a ranch vacation in Texas is for you. Pack your leather boots, belt buckle and cowboy hat, because you’ll be experiencing the true Wild West—think roping lessons, horseback riding, skeet shooting and delicious Barbecue. Flying L Ranch Resort in Bandera Located in the “Cowboy Capital of the World,” this full-scale resort offers one- to…

View fall foliage in Texas

Most people relate fall foliage and the “changing of the leaves” to the eastern portion of the United States. However, portions of Texas actually see dramatic changes in foliage coloration as fall draws near. Lost Maples State Natural Area Although areas in East and Central Texas have changing foliage during fall, Lost Maples State Natural Area in the Texas Hill Country has the…

10 Best Places to Spend Christmas in Texas

There are several places all over Texas, from Hill Country down to the Alamo City and everywhere in between, that light up with holiday cheer. Here are 10 to put on your list in no particular order: 1. Fredericksburg     • In the Texas Hill Country town of Fredericksburg, Christmas is celebrated in a style that befits…