Family Travel

Where to Find Your White Christmas, Lone Star-Style

Where to Find Your White Christmas, Lone Star-Style

Some called it a miracle: For a couple of hours across a wide swath of Texas last December, people could ... Read More »

Home on the Texas Range, Where the Longhorns and Bison Play

Home on the Texas Range, Where the Longhorns and Bison Play

An up-close visit with a Longhorn or bison can be humbling. The animals’ large chestnut-brown eyes reveal a complex Read More »

Where to See Spectacular Monarch Migrations Along the Coast

Where to See Spectacular Monarch Migrations Along the Coast

Early one morning on Trinity Bay, the autumn sky began to glisten. Myriad monarchs unfurled in clouds from the ... Read More »

Travel Is About Allowing Ourselves the Freedom to Live  in the Moment

Travel Is About Allowing Ourselves the Freedom to Live in the Moment

My clearest memories of travel from my childhood tend to recall the simple moments. The start of vacation was ... Read More »

At the Confluence of the North & South Llano Rivers, Junction Is More Than a Fly Fisher’s Paradise

At the Confluence of the North & South Llano Rivers, Junction Is More Than a Fly Fisher’s Paradise

I was lured to Kimble County by my fly fisher husband—his heart set on hooking the fabled Guadalupe bass and ... Read More »

Fredericksburg Was a Tiny House Haven Long Before HGTV

Fredericksburg Was a Tiny House Haven Long Before HGTV

Spanning 3.5 acres along West Main Street in downtown Fredericksburg, the Pioneer Museum chronicles the history of ... Read More »

National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature

National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature

The National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature opened in 2000 to showcase the work of storybook artists ... Read More »

The Daytripper Visits the Antiquing Outpost of Round Top for Texas Antiques Week

The Daytripper Visits the Antiquing Outpost of Round Top for Texas Antiques Week

It may be one of the smallest incorporated towns in Texas (official population: 90), but don’t let that fool ... Read More »

History, Art, and Colorful Fall Foliage Distinguish the Great Plains Town of Canadian

History, Art, and Colorful Fall Foliage Distinguish the Great Plains Town of Canadian

Not far from the banks of the Canadian River, tucked among the River Valley Pioneer Museum’s artifacts of Panhandle Read More »

Help Yourself to Sausage, Biscuits, and a Side of History at the King Ranch

Help Yourself to Sausage, Biscuits, and a Side of History at the King Ranch

My kids know I’m happy to travel for a meal, particularly when huevos are involved, but in their minds, this was ... Read More »

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