The Best Quotes about Little Rock, Arkansas

USA - Arkansas - Exterior of the front of the Arkansas State Capitol building in Little Rock, Arkansas

Even marginal progress could be affected by investigations in Little Rock and in Washington. -Gwen Ifill Today is a great day, not only of healing and reconciliation, but also coming together. I’m so glad the whole Little Rock Nine was alive and here to see this. -Winthrop Rockefeller It’s illegal to be gay in Little […]

The Best Quotes about Dallas, Texas

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I was just down in Dallas, Texas…the Assassination Museum…it’s really accurate, you know, ’cause Oswald’s not in it.  -Bill Hicks He reclined on a delightfully cushioned lounge in the sprawling ranch Paris had rented. In Dallas, Texas, of all places. Promiscuity had decked himself out, too, wearing a Stetson (weird), no shirt (understandable), unfastened jeans […]

Driving from Oklahoma City to Dallas: Things to Do Between OKC and DFW + Road Trip Tips

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There was a time when I was in high school when my Dad had to commute to Dallas from Oklahoma City, so we would take turns and spend some weekends in Dallas so he wouldn’t have to make the drive from OKC to Dallas every single week. This, plus all my trips to Texas, means […]

27 Amazing Arkansas Lakes for Cool Summer Lakeside Getaways

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Looking for the best Arkansas lakes? Well, we have plenty! Arkansas comes by its nickname, The Natural State, honestly.  With fifty-two state parks, eight national park service sites, and three national forests, Arkansas is the perfect destination for exploring nature across the entire state.  The state is home to more than 2400 named Arkansas lakes and reservoirs […]

17 Things to Do in Mustang Island State Park in Texas + Travel Tips!

Texas - Corpus Christi - Mustang Island State Park - View from the jetties

I have been going to the Corpus Christi area for family vacations and getaways my entire life, and these vacations usually include a visit to Mustang Island State Park. We have camped, swam, fished, and enjoyed several other activities and fun things to do at Mustang Island State Park.  However, it’s not all fun and […]

17 Things to Do at the Luling Watermelon Thump & Tips for Visiting!

Texas - Luling - Watermelon Stand - Pecans - Luling Watermelon Thump

Are you as intrigued by the annual Luling Watermelon Thump as I was before I went? Passing through Luling, Texas on my way from Oklahoma City to Port Aransas, I saw the signs billowing above the streets, advertising Luling’s famous watermelon festival.  When we were lucky enough to be passing back during the Thump itself, […]

Original City Market BBQ Review: World Famous BBQ in Luling, Texas

Texas - Luling - City Market BBQ

After enjoying some of the best things to do in Luling, Texas and seeing the Luling Watermelon Thump Festival, we made our way over to the World Famous Original City Market BBQ. Below is my review, plus tips for enjoying your meal, especially if you’re not familiar with BBQ traditions in small towns in Texas.  Can’t read now? […]