Wacky Wednesday: Texas Woman Finds Bears in Car While in Colorado

A Texas woman had quite the mess to clean up after a couple of unusual thieves broke into her car while visiting Colorado. Liddy Breeden said she woke up Monday morning and found a mama bear and two cubs rummaging through her stuff. Bears are known to be protective of their young, so Breeden was…

Jefferson is hauntingly inviting to ghost hunters

With its riverboat heritage and antibellum architecture, Jefferson is a town where history and culture converge like two prongs of a bayou, weaving together through the thick forests of the Texas-Louisiana borderlands. Beginning in the 1840s, Jefferson enjoyed a 30-year golden era as Texas’ chief inland river port. The city reaped the benefits of a…

A Dozen North Texas Cities Vying For Amazon HQ2

At least a dozen North Texas cities are hoping to score what could be the Super Bowl of jobs: luring Amazon HQ2, its second corporate headquarters. Amazon is talking about offering up to 50,000 jobs with salaries and total compensation of $100,000 and investing up to $5 billion. Jon Hetzel of Madison Partners says, “We’re insanely excited about the…

New Foods at the Texas State Fair 2017

Fair food doesn’t stop at the Big Tex Choice Awards. Concessionaires spend the entire off-season concocting new foods to showcase at the State Fair, and this year doesn’t disappoint. Check out some of this year’s featured new foods. For a complete list of new food and their locations, visit an information booth while on the…

5 incredible caves to explore in the Texas Hill Country

The Texas Hill Country is known for its beautiful landscapes and plenty of outdoor recreation options — but don’t forget to explore the awesome sights underground, too. You can up the adventure by making a trip to one of these showstopping caves. Longhorn Cavern State Park  If the walls could talk at Longhorn Cavern, boy…

Top 10 ways to have the ultimate State Fair of Texas date night

With its twinkling lights, heart-pounding rides, and ample opportunity for snuggling up with your SO, there’s no more quintessential Lone Star date than the State Fair of Texas. Even LeeAnne Locken agrees — the Real Housewife of Dallas got engaged at the Fair on a recent episode of the Bravo reality show. The Fair runs September 29 through October 22…

Travel Thursday: An Unforgettable Fall in San Antonio

Delight in a season of unforgettable events, history and culture in San Antonio. Our beautiful fall weather sparks an atmosphere that’s equal parts excitement and relaxation. Explore amazing history at our Spanish colonial missions, designated as the first UNESCO World Heritage Site in Texas, and enjoy pulse-pounding rides at our world-class theme parks. Fall’s events are ramping…