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Campground Tour: Lake Corpus Christi State Park, Mathis TX

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Known for its water sports and wildlife viewing (especially boating, fishing and bird watching), and for its historic CCC structure, Lake Corpus Christi State Park has been on our radar of parks to visit for some time. But we were really surprised to find that the park offers several amenities that we have never seen before in a state park (including one thing we've never seen anywhere)!... [Read the full post]

Tags: Texas Campground Write-Ups | Texas Campground Listings | RV the Texas Gulf Coast

RV Tour: 2017 Starcraft Launch Extreme Mini 29MBS

2017 Starcraft Launch Extreme Mini 19MBS
With a length of less than 25 feet, the 2017 Starcraft Launch Extreme Mini 19MBS caught our attention with its beefy tires and higher than average ground clearance. It has some really unique features for a smallish travel trailer. In this video, we give you a tour of the trailer from Camping World in Katy, Texas. Our post also tells you what we like most about it... [Read the full post]

Tags: RV Tours | Travel Trailer Tours

Meet the Findeisen Family: Organic, Sustainable Farmers at Erbe Ranch

Brian and Carter of Erbe Ranch
We met the Findeisen Family at the Fulshear Farmers Market quite a while ago. We enjoy shopping at Farmers Markets as much for the interesting folks that we meet as for the fresh, organic food. Brian and Nicole, along with sons Carter and Daniel, took an unconventional route to becoming organic, sustainable farmers. They found the life they were searching for by getting back to their roots, and as Carter says, "It all started with a chicken in a tree"... [Read the full post]

Tags: Interesting Folks | Farmers' Markets

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]

Tags: Texas Festivals | Fun Things to Do

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]

Tags: Farmers' Markets | Fun Things to Do

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]

Tags: Texas Campground Write-Ups | Texas Campground Listings | RV Central Texas

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]

Tags: Texas Festivals | Fun Things to Do

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]

Tags: Texas Campground Write-Ups | Texas Campground Listings | RV the Texas Panhandle

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]

Tags: Fun Things to Do | Texas History | Historical Site Write-Ups | Write-Ups of Fun Things to Do | RV the Texas Hill Country

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