Galveston: Tall Ships Festival Video

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Galveston: Tall Ships Festival Video

Galveston: Tall Ships Festival Video

Galveston was a bustling seaport delivering food, textile goods, and people from around the world. The Galveston Historical Society brings this seaside city’s rich maritime history to life at the Tall Ships Festival where people can experience sailing nostalgia on board multi-masted schooners.

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The Guadalupe River: Escape the Texas Heat

The Guadalupe River: Escape the Texas Heat

  A Cool Reprieve The Guadalupe River lovingly called “the Guad” by locals of the Lone Star state, winds and meanders its way through Texas Hill Country. It flows past carved out limestone cliffs and mounds of gnarled cypress roots looking like they are dipping their toes in the river as they reach for water. A favorite destination for locals and visitors alike who are trying to escape some of Texas’ sweltering hot summer humidity. Thousands will travel to this cool water mecca over the course of a summer for a day of kayaking, tubing or rafting.

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Marker Cellars Wine Pairing and Texas Wine History

Marker Cellars Wine Pairing and Texas Wine History

Sweet nectar from the high plains of Texas Alvord, Texas –  Marker Cellars in the Red River Valley hosted their first wine pairing and Texas wine history event. Texas Wine History I was invited to join a small group of Texas wine lovers to enjoy an evening sampling bold Texas flavor matched with pasta, dried fruit, nuts, assorted cheese, and cannolis. Mark Rogers, the owner of Marker Cellars, taught us some interesting tidbits about Texas wine history. Native American Indian tribes used wild Vitis rotundifolia, also known as muscadine grapes, in much of their diet. Muscadine grapes are packed with

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Texas Renaissance Festival – a party for your eyes

Renaissance Festival – transport your self to another world and another time. Last year at the Texas Renaissance Festival we had such a good time! Of course, we had to visit the King’s Bar The parade is always fun to watch #renaissance #texas  

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Texoma Wine Trail

Texoma Wine Trail

What do you think of when you think of Texas? Most people will think of cowboys, cattle, and tumbleweeds. Yes, those are all found in Texas. Texas is also one of the first wine producing states.

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Flea Market Haven in Canton

Flea Market Haven in Canton

  Canton is a small town with a very popular tradition. Once a month, approximately 400,000 people descend on this quaint farming community of 3,500 for a single weekend to

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Natural Bridge Caverns

Natural Bridge Caverns

Natural Bridge Caverns – A beautiful display of cave formations We love caverns and caves. We had the chance to explore the Natural Bridge Caverns just north of San Antonio, Texas – and we were delighted! They were beautiful! It had towering ceilings covered in

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Mammoths in Waco, Texas

Mammoths in Waco, Texas

Waco Mammoth National Monument On the outskirts of the bustling city of Waco, Texas is a partially hidden piece of paleontological history of mammoth proportion.

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8 Things to do at the Texas Renaissance Festival

8 Things to do at the Texas Renaissance Festival

In the small town of Todd Mission, Texas approximately 50 miles northwest of Houston is the largest

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Ft. Worth’s Art Festival

Ft. Worth’s Art Festival

Art Festival If you have not experienced the Main Street Art Festival in Ft. Worth, then you are missing out! It is fun, informative and an all around great way to spend a weekend! It show-cases new and upcoming artists from around the country. There is a wide variety of media represented, everything from glass, metal, mixed, pottery, leather, water-color, sketch and digital art. Much to See What festival would be complete without food vendors and live entertainment. My husband and I watched Wacky Chad, a performer that was quite talented and funny! He did juggling and balancing acts on very tall unicycles,

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