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Join us as we explore fun and interesting museums across the Great State of Texas and beyond the state line!

San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site: the Colonial Capital of Texas!

San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site
No trip into Texas history is complete without a visit to San Felipe de Austin. When the Father of Texas, Stephen F Austin, brought the initial "Old 300" settlers to Texas to colonize under a contract with the Mexican government, he selected San Felipe de Austin as the capital of his colony. In this video, we sit down with Historic Site Director Bryan McAuley to learn more about the forgotten history of this town... [See the Full Post and Watch the Video!]

Tags: Museums | Fun Things to Do | Historical Sites | RV Central Texas

RV/MH Hall of Fame Museum, Elkhart IN

RV/MH Hall of Fame
When you're visiting Northern Indiana, be sure to stop in and tour the RV/MH Hall of Fame Museum in Elkhart, Indiana. (By the way, the "MH" in the name stands for "manufactured housing" not "motorhome".) The museum houses an impressive collection of classic tent campers, towable RVs and motorhomes. A walk through this building is an exploration into the history of the RV lifestyle... [See 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: Museums | Fun Things to Do | Historical Sites | RV the Texas Hill Country

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

San Antonio Missions NHP
One of the things that we love about our home state is its history. Texas is rich in history. And as we tour around the state, we're learning that a big part of Texas History can be found in the Spanish Missions. Our previous visits to the Alamo, Mission Espiritu Santo in Goliad, and Mission Tejas in Weches were very interesting. So while we were in San Antonio, we took the time to visit San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. We're so glad we did!... [Read the full post]

Tags: Museums | Fun Things to Do | Historical Sites | RV South Texas