Travel

Vintage Trailer Bliss

Vintage Trailer Bliss

By Sydni Ellis Dreamy sunsets paint the sky a messy blend of orange and pink, while sweet-smelling grass, pristine mountains and bubbling water surround you. It’s the beginning of summertime – camping season! While there’s nothing wrong with sleeping bags inside a tent, we prefer […]

Travel back in time

Travel back in time

Sunshine, sand, history awaits in St. Augustine By Sydni Ellis Magic fills the air in Florida. You can feel it – it’s that warm feeling of pure bliss when crunchy white sand sticks in between your toes, brilliant blue water sparkles nearby and genuine smiles […]

Garden Getaways

Garden Getaways

By Sydni Ellis Blame it on my lack of a green thumb, spring allergies or just being too busy (OK, or maybe too lazy), but for some reason, I have never been able to maintain a garden – or even start one. Don’t get me […]

Romantic Retreats

Romantic Retreats

By Carrie Dunlea Whether you are a romantic at heart or someone who is game for holiday specific travel opportunities, February in Texas can be a fun time. Take the time and plan a day trip or take off for a long weekend and celebrate […]

Ski your way to savings

Ski your way to savings

By Carrie Dunlea Do you love the idea of escaping the traffic and dreary Texas winter weather for a few days? How about spending time skiing (or snowboarding) through fresh powder then falling into bed at night completely exhausted from the exercise and fresh air? […]

Finding Christmas cheer

Finding Christmas cheer

By Carrie Dunlea Do you need a boost of holiday cheer this year? Sleigh bells ringing, carolers singing, glistening snow and yuletide glow? If that sounds like what you need, there are always opportunities to bring new traditions into the mix. One way is to […]

Charming Chattanooga

Charming Chattanooga

By Carrie Dunlea After the blistering heat of Texas’ summer and the deluge of rain in early fall, planning a getaway to enjoy beautiful vistas and an abundance of outdoor activities might be just what the doctor ordered. Pack your bags and drive or fly […]

Historic Hotel Haunts

Historic Hotel Haunts

By Carrie Dunlea Do you have a penchant for the peculiar and perhaps haunted happenings? If so, plan a special trip this fall and visit some spooky hotels in Texas towns to get you in the Halloween spirit. Let’s jump-start the trip in Jefferson, supposedly […]

Paws & Travel

Paws & Travel

Pet-friendly hotels offer amenities for the whole family By Sonia Duggan Are you ready to take a getaway but the thought of leaving Fido or Fluffy behind is making you want to abandon your plans? Don’t despair. There are plenty of pet-friendly hotels, some even […]

Beacon of Light

Beacon of Light

By Sonia Duggan Tall, serene, and stark in contrast to the landscape, there’s something mysterious, yet beautiful about lighthouses. These iconic structures, built as early as 1716, provide a beacon of light and guidance to mariners to protect them from jagged coastlines and to help […]