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21 Best Beaches in Texas for Sun-Filled Texas Beach Getaways

Texas - Texas - Stewart Beach in Galveston, Texas

I’ve spent my entire life going to the beaches in Texas for vacations. Every summer (and some spring breaks and winter breaks), we would load up the family minivan and head down I-35. Sometimes the trips would end early due to hurricanes, other times we would extend our time because we just couldn’t bear to […]

23 Fairytale Castles in Texas to Add to Your Bucket List!

Texas - Austin - Elisabet Ney Museum at night. Elisabet Ney Museum is the former studio of sculptor Elisabet Ney and is dedicated to showcasing her life and works.

I love seeing castles! I have spent time abroad exploring some of the most beautiful castles in the world and I can attest, seeing castles in Texas can be just as exciting as seeing them in Europe! You just have to know where to look. Here are the best Texas castles, including ones you can […]

The Perfect Texas Gulf Coast Road Trip Itinerary: See the Coast of Texas in 10 Days!

Texas - Galveston - flying over Galveston Sea Wall and Beach

I grew up spending family vacations on Texas’s Gulf Coast, and there really is nothing better than a Texas Gulf Coast road trip! Here’s my recommendations for the perfect Gulf Coast itinerary that goes from Corpus Christi to Galveston. Can’t read now? Pin for later! When you think of Texas you probably conjure up images […]

50 Terrific Songs about Texas & Free Texas Playlist

USA - Texas - A car driving down the road in Big Bend National Park during a beautiful sunset in Texas.

Whether you’re heading out on Route 66 or another fabulous Texas road trip, you will need some tunes to help take your journey to the next level. I have a giant list of road trip songs, but if you want something a bit more specific to Texas for when you hit the Texas portion of Route 66, this list […]

17 Stunning Texas Scenic Drives to Escape the Crowds

Texas - Fredericksburg - Texas bluebonnets along highway Willow City Loop Texas Scenic Drive

Yes, Texas is a very big state. Some believe that it is full of straight highways, cattle and tumbleweeds, but that couldn’t be further from the truth! There are some amazing panoramic views in several parts of the Lone Star State, and there are so many gorgeous scenic drives in Texas to explore! Contrary to […]

30 Awesome Quotes about Austin, Texas for Austin Instagram Captions & Statuses

Austin, Texas - Canva

Everyone knows the cliche Austin saying “Keep Austin weird,” but that’s not the only great quote about Austin you should know! Here are my favorite Austin quotes so you can get to konw this beautiful Texas city. You can use these quotes about Austin on social media and for Austin Instagram captions, or you can […]

The 16 National Parks in Texas: Why & How to Visit Each One!

USA - Texas - Santa Elena Canyon and Rio Grande river at Big Bend National Park

They say “Everything’s bigger in Texas,” and that is one hundred percent true! Texas is a very large state with a vast number of sites overseen by the National Park Service, including national seashores, monuments, and official National Park in Texas. Can’t read now? Pin for later! The Sixteen National Parks in Texas The recreational […]

The Big Route 66 Bucket List: 50 Can’t-Miss Things to See on Route 66

Historic Route 66 sign against blue sky in the state of California, USA

Heading out on Route 66? While there are thousands of things to see on Route 66, you obviously can’t see every single national park, major city, and roadside attraction on the Mother Road unless you have months to explore. So use this Route 66 bucket list to plan your trip. Can’t read now? Pin for […]

The 10 Best Major Cities on Route 66 You Need to See

USA - Illinois - Chicago - Downtown Chicago & Lake Michigan

Dreaming of a Route 66 road trip and not sure where to stop along the way? While the best parts of the Mother Road are often exploring the off-beat places and hidden gems, you also want to take advantage of spending some time in the best major cities on Route 66. Whether you have enough […]