The Lone Star State is known for several things; big belt buckles, cowboy hats, broncing bucks and big honkin’ steaks. And, the places notoriously visited are Houston, Dallas, Amarillo and San Antonio. But what if I told you about a cool region in Texas that’s eclectic yet country called Texas Hill Country!
It’s no secret that Fredericksburg, Texas is not only rich in history and German heritage but a mixed bag of culture as well. Located in the heart of Texas Wine Country just outside of San Antonio, this eclectic town has a great punch list of places to visit and things to do! From hiking and camping to learning about the Texas Rangers (not the baseball team) and World War 2, you’ll love this quaint German town that beg you to return. There’s lot to see and do so we put together our first timers guide to Fredericksburg. We hope you enjoy reading about our favorites!
One of our favorite things to do when we lived up in New England was watching the lobster and fishing boats return to port with their fresh catch. The smell of the ocean breeze coupled with thoughts of a good lobster boil on a summer evening just couldn’t be matched. With that, summer was the perfect time to check out the New England summer seafood festivals where crustaceans and sea creatures are the stars of the show…and our dinner plates! Summer, in my opinion, is the best time to visit the North Atlantic coast.
If you’re visiting Minneapolis and want to search beyond the urban concrete paths; specifically, the southwestern region, here’s your sign! Whether you’re one or a hundred and one, its certain you’ll find cool places to satisfy your craving for adventure. Here’s our compilation of our 8 fun things to do in Southwest Minneapolis!
Its been 35 years since I’ve been to the Outer Banks in North Carolina. Back when I was in my late teens and a fresh green Coastie, I drove down from my duty station in Washington D.C. to visit a shipmate. Dan has never been to OBX, so this was a real treat for both of us. And, boy, has it changed!!
Our Country’s history is not without grief and sadness, shame and embarrassment. By visiting these 5 somber places in the United States, we learn from our differences and how to make our Country an even better place.
While exploring the Salmon, Idaho area in the summer of 2016, we had to prepare ourselves and our RV for possible immediate evacuation due to a forest fire inching closer to our campground. Should we stay or should we leave? But there’s more to this story. It’s not so much about the fire evacuation possibility but the firefighters that battle the wildfires.
There’s been a few times through our travels that’s left us extremely emotional. I don’t mean emotional elation, awestruck, or amazement. I’m talking about emotional disbelief, anger and sadness. In this blog, we’ll tell you about one that painfully dug deep into our hearts and daggered our souls from a human standpoint but also our deep respect for the wild.
It’s our story about the ‘Fall of the American Bison’.
If you’re going to be visiting Big Bend National Park, we encourage you to the little border crossing town across the Rio Grande River called Boquillas, Mexico on the Southwest side of the National Park. We’re sure you’ll enjoy this cool little day-trip across the notorious mighty river and create a memory you can tell your kids and grandkids… Continue reading “Visiting Boquillas, BC Mexico”