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165+ May 2017 Festivals, Fairs and Fun Events in Texas!

May 2017 Festivals in Texas
From Cinco de Mayo to Memorial Day, we list over 165 fun things to do across Texas in May. Our May 2017 list includes a chuckwagon cook-off, stage days, roundups, rodeos, art fairs, wine and beer fests, music festivals and events celebrating corn, kites, balloon, tamales, watermelon, history and folk life (and that's just the beginning). Find a May festival near you!... [Read the full post]

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Shop Local, Eat Healthy at Texas Farmers' Markets!

Texas Farmers Markets
Farmers' Markets fit right into the RV lifestyle. By shopping at local markets, you can eat healthy, experience local flavors and meet really interesting folks all while supporting small businesses. We're building a list of good farmers' markets in Texas. Please check our list and look for your favorite markets. If we don't yet have them listed, please let us know so we can add them...  [Read the full post]

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Park Update: Stephen F Austin State Park Has Reopened!

Stephen F Austin State Park
The 2016 Memorial Weekend Flood submerged Stephen F Austin State Park under 5-7 feet of water. SFA remained closed until March 2017. Our video shows you what the park looks like now, what's open and what parts of the park remain closed. This post also includes our full write-up on previous trips to the park...  [Read the full post]

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175+ Texas Festivals and Fun Events in April 2017!

April 2017 Festivals in Texas
The month of April is prime festival season in Texas and our 2017 list has over 175 fun events to choose from. From Chili cookoffs to film festivals, chicken fried steak celebrations to SandFest. If you enjoy celebrating butterflies, wildflowers, bluebirds, craft beer, pecan pie or dragon boats, you'll enjoy April. And that's only the beginning...  [Read the full post]

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RV Adventures: Caprock Canyons State Park

Caprock Canyons State Park
Up in the Texas Panhandle approximately halfway between Amarillo and Lubbock, you'll find a beautiful group of canyons known as Caprock Canyons State Park. Miles away from big city lights and highway noise, this is the perfect location for star-gazing. On a clear night, you have an incredible view of the Milky Way! Up here, the stars really are "big and bright"!!... [Read the full post]

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From the Ice Age to the Space Age: 100 Historical Sites to Visit in Texas

Texas Historical Sites
Texas is RICH in history! Here's a short list to get you started: 100 interesting historical sites to visit in Texas, from the Ice Age to the Space Age including archeological sites, historic forts, homes, battlegrounds, missions, buildings that played a role in history and more!... [Read the full post]

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Walk Through Texas History at the Bullock Texas History Museum

Bullock Museum
Opened in 2001, this museum houses an impressive collection of Texas artifacts: from the reproduction skeleton of a French explorer who found himself stranded in the Gulf of Mexico to the original 2,000 pound iron Goddess of Liberty who topped the Capitol Building until 1985 when she was replaced by a replica. Here you see everything from Stephen F Austin's gun to Babe Zaharias' golf putter. If you are a Texan or interested in Texas history, put this on your list of Must Sees... [Read the full post]

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100+ March 2017 Festivals in Texas!

March Festivals 2017
Spring is upon us and so is festival season! March events celebrate everything from onions to wildflowers, culture and art to kites. March is the time to remember Texas Independence and learn from historic reenactments. Celebrate spring with cookoffs, rodeos and, of course St Patrick's Day festivals... [Read the full post]

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Discover Amazing Places by Geocaching!

One of the activities we enjoy while camping is geocaching. It has been a great way for us to discover some pretty unique and interesting places that we would not have known existed if a geocache hadn't drawn our attention. Would you ever think that feral chickens would rule the roost on a residential street in Bastrop, Texas? We sure wouldn't, but they definitely do... [Read the full post]

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Help Reforest Bastrop and Buescher State Parks!

Reforest Bastrop and Buescher State Parks
In December 2014, we wrote a blog post asking for folks to join us in volunteering to reforest Bastrop State Park. That post (Help Reforest Bastrop State Park) began with...When we learned that Texas Parks and Wildlife was looking for volunteers to help with tree planting efforts, we jumped right in. We had a great time planting trees at Bastrop State Park in January 2015... [Read the full post]

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