Travel Thursday | Tyler

Escape DFW for the weekend and enjoy a cabin in the woods. The perfect getaway. Did you dream of running away from the sights and sounds of the city? Well, now is your chance. This working cattle ranch has event venues and rustic cabin vacation rentals. Savannah’s Events is located just 2 miles north of…

Travel Thursday | Mardi Gras

Shreveport-Bossier is home to some of Louisiana’s largest parading Mardi Gras organizations, known locally as “krewes”. These krewes produce a busy calendar of parties, parades and other events each Carnival season. The 2019 Carnival will officially begin on the holiday known as Twelfth Night, or Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, and end on Fat Tuesday, March 5,…

Put Your Love On Top

Visit Reunion Tower Today, Start planning your trip! Create a night to remember with Reunion Tower’s GeO-Deck’s exclusive Valentine’s Package! Saturday, February 9, 2019 and Wednesday, February 13 through Sunday, February 17, 2019 Packages include: Two GeO-Deck General Admission tickets “Fast Pass to Love” for elevator up to GeO-Deck Digital photo 5×7 printed photo in…

Travel Thursday | Tyler, Texas

5 of the best Ways to Escape the Big City to Tyler When all the stresses of the big city become a burden, plan your next getaway to Tyler. Settled among the breathtaking pine forests of East Texas just 90 miles west of the sprawling Dallas and Fort Worth area, the Rose City feels like…

Travel Thursday | Lindale

The area of Smith County where Lindale sits was inhabited long before the town was founded in 1871. In the early 19th century, the Caddo Indians were the area’s primary inhabitants; their artifacts can still be found along streams in the area. The area also was home to Cherokee Indians, who were forced out when the Republic of Texas was founded…

Travel Thursday | How to Feel Like a Ranch Owner for a Weekend

Three native Texans launch Explore Ranches, which rents out incredible private properties and experiences. Ever picture yourself swimming in your own private resort-style swimming pool in the middle of the West Texas desert? How about spending a day paddling down the Devils River followed by an alfresco dinner outside of your charming cabin that overlooks…

Travel Thursday | Prairies & Lakes

Whatever you’re looking for, you’ll have no problem finding it here. This sprawling region is home to grand urban areas as well as small towns with more character per capita than might seem possible. There’s plenty of room to roam about, and a number of lakes perfect for all kinds of natural experiences — cutting loose…

These 5 Hotels Will Transport You Back To Texas’ Railroading Days

Sleep Among History in Kingsland, Slaton, Flatonia, Palestine, and Alpine There was a time when going home for the holidays meant taking the train. Whether boarding a steam locomotive or the electric interurban, passengers who could afford a ticket enjoyed unheard-of advantages in speed and comfort over horse-drawn coaches and the earliest automobiles. The service…

Winter Wonderland Island

There’s a reason Galveston is called the “Winter Wonder Island” of Texas. It offers more than 50 days of magical activities from November through January.  Don’t believe us? Download the Official Holiday Brochure here, and take a look below at a couple of highlighted events on reasons to make a Christmas pilgrimage to the island. Downtown…