Quick guide to DART State Fair ride schedule and key college games

  We’re already in planning mode for the 2017 State Fair of Texas, which runs September 29-October 22. That includes this key update from DART on how to get there and when the big games are going down. In 2016, more than 2.8 million passengers rode DART light rail to the fair. The transit agency expects similar…

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…

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…

Travel Thursday: Fredericksburg, TX

For this Travel Thursday, take a trip over to Fredericksburg, TX! Read below for a little introduction to this town, and then get planning on your next visit there! WILLKOMMEN German heritage. Texas hospitality. Welcome to Fredericksburg, the Texas Hill Country. Rich with the culture of German pioneers who settled here over 160 years ago….

Four Hill Country Spots to Hit After Floating the River

Summer is here, and that means it’s high time to find yourself a tube and float down one of the Hill Country’s lovely rivers. If you’re a seasoned practitioner of this most Texan of pastimes, you probably have a favorite spot to enjoy the cool, clear water of the Guadalupe or Comal rivers, but what about after the…

Travel Thursday: Hancock Springs Pool

Read about Stacy Breen’s trip for this Travel Thursday! This week, I managed to sneak in an expedition that included swimming at a landmark pool and dining at a four-star resort. The price wasn’t bad and the best part is that I was able to do it all in a day. The pool was Hancock Springs…

Travel Thursday: Dallas Day Trips

EAST of DALLAS – Dallas Day Trips Athens, Texas Address:Located approximately 75 miles Southeast of Dallas Home to Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center which includes tanks of Texas fish in native environments, a wetlands trail, museum & hatchery. Athens is the “Home of the Hamburger” and the “Black-Eyed Pea Capitol of the World”. Carthage Texas Home…