Mount Pleasant — a Sweet Surprise

By Cara Smith Want a charming weekend escape? Head out to the sweet surprise of Mount Pleasant, a cozy city of around 15,000 people, just under a 2-hour drive east of the bright lights of Dallas. This might be Texas’s best-hidden gem, packed with relaxing family fun...
Abilene – The Storybook Capital

Abilene – The Storybook Capital

Plot your Adventure! Known for its cowboy charm, Abilene has an endless list of fun things to do with friends and family. Hand feed a giraffe, explore the ruins of a frontier army fort, play on one of the best golf courses in Texas, and go on a scavenger hunt for...

Paris Texas – No Passport Needed

Plan a trip to Paris this year, Paris Texas that is. No passport needed. This quaint town nestled in the Northeast part of the state on the western edge of the Piney Woods was named the “Best Small Town in Texas” by Kevin Heubusch in his book The New...
Baytown — Art & Industry

Baytown — Art & Industry

A Quick Look Back In 1908, an oil boom spurred the rapid development of the Goose Creek community among others (Wooster, Pelly, and Bay Town) that later became one community known as Baytown in January 1948. The Goose Creek oilfield became famous as the first offshore...

Play…In New Braunfels

Deep in the heart of the Texas Hill country lies beautiful New Braunfels. Founded in 1845 by German settlers, New Braunfels is overflowing with old-world heritage and small-town charm. Discover the city with a scenic Walking Tour or take in the great museums, historic...
Odessa – Spirit of Discovery!

Odessa – Spirit of Discovery!

When you visualize Odessa Texas you might picture dusty plains populated with oil rigs and colored with cowboy culture. Or you might think Friday Night Lights–the book, movie, and television drama based on Odessa’s Permian Panther’s football team which...

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