Category: Places to Go/Things to Do

OurLittleTown-TheArts

Things to do in Winnsboro, Texas – The Arts

Our Little Town Photos by Judy Peacock (This blog post is the first in an “Our Little Town” series. David and I moved to Winnsboro over a year ago, and we want to share with you what we have discovered here.) When you think “the Arts,” you probably think of music, painting, drama, dance, photography, …

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Where to Find Texas Bluebonnets (Also Info on Bluebonnet Festivals, 2018)

Photos by Judy Peacock Every year from mid-March to mid-April, it is estimated that well over 100,000 people drive to see Texas’s beautiful state flower, the Bluebonnet. Along with the three fun-filled major Bluebonnet festivals themselves, there are many routes surrounding the festival cities to view fields of blue and to capture great photos. Something …

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Faust Street Bridge

6 Historic Places You Need to Visit in New Braunfels

New Braunfels, Texas has a lot of interesting history to explore, and is a great place to visit for that and many other reasons. It offers world famous water recreation (more on that in another blog post), historic places, and lots of fun things to see and do. New Braunfels is located about 50 miles …

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Hot Air Balloon Festivals In Texas

There are numerous hot air balloon festivals in Texas each year, and we have compiled a list of the ones happening in 2017. If you have never witnessed a full-sized hot air balloon ascending into the air, you need to make arrangements to attend at least one of these events. Just seeing one take off is …

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Texas Bluebonnet Festivals, April 7-9, 2017

In making your travel plans for next weekend, please consider attending one of the three primary Texas Bluebonnet Festivals. All indications are that they will be accompanied by full fields and roadsides of beautiful bluebonnets and other wildflowers.       The three main festivals that we know about are: Texas Hill Country: Burnet, Texas’s …

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LanternFest Dallas: Weather Did Not Cooperate, Still Great Event

LanternFest Dallas, 2017 was this past weekend, March 4, 2017, in Ennis, Texas. This organization worked hard to structure this event, and was prepared for an amazing time. Unfortunately, the weather did not cooperate and it could have been better, but that was out of their control. It is my understanding that there will be …

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The Sky Will Light Up Like Magic, at The Lantern Fest

The Lantern Fest: Dallas will be held Saturday, March 4, 2017, in Ennis, Texas. Thousands of people will join together and release fire-heated lanterns into the night sky for an unforgettable experience. [If you are not in Texas, this event will also be in other cities across the U.S. See info below.] I have always …

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Top 10 North American Ski Resorts for 2017

Even though many people have already been on ski trips this winter, there is still time to fit one in! A typical ski season at North American ski resorts is December through April, with the best conditions generally being in January, February and the beginning of March. The time table for snow conditions at all …

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