Family Travel Destinations
by Jase Graves 9-16-17
A trip to the Fossil Rim Wildlife Center in Glen Rose, Texas. Unlike
a traditional zoo where the wildlife is safely secured within enclosures
and only pose a danger to your nostrils, Fossil Rim is a drive-through
of My Shell at South Padre by Jase Graves 7-15-17
"[W]hen my family and I were on vacation at South Padre Island
recently, I jumped at the chance to witness a release of newly hatched
Kemp's ridley sea turtles by Sea Turtle, Inc....."
Texas Family Trips and Destinations
Texas State Railroad and Texas Forest Trail by John Troesser
Texas State Railroad by Archie McDonald (All Things Historical)
State Cemetery, "The Arlington of Texas", Austin
The best preserved of the chain of forts across Texas. Twenty-three
buildings on 40 acres make up this National Historic Landmark.
and Goliad State Historic Sites
and Balmorhea State Park
Jacinto Battleground / Monument State Historic Site
Quadrangle by Mark Louis Rybczyk
Excepted from San Antonio Uncovered. Republic of Texas Press, 2000
"One of the most unusual places in San Antonio is the Quadrangle.
The oldest building at Fort Sam Houston, it is now the headquarters
for the Fifth U.S. Army. While many military installations discourage
visitors with barbed wire and guards, the Quadrangle is just the
opposite. Visitors are not only allowed, they are encouraged. As
you step inside the stone walls, you immediately discover the perfect
place for families to gather. Inside the fortress deer, ducks, rabbits,
and other small animals run free, as do the thousands of children
who visit there every year." ... more
Antonio Missions - Text and Photos by Sam Fenstermacher
The Skinny on Dipping in Texas or
"You can leave your hat on, but you're gonna have trouble
with them boots."
10 rivers, 7 State Parks, 2 Creeks and more Springs than an old
Painted Churches Tour - The painted churches of Fayette County
Ebanos and the last hand-operated ferry on the Rio Grande
Pictorial Tour of Christmas in Texas Photos by Lou Ann Herda,
Christmas Treat by Bob Bowman
The Holiday Trail of Lights, which includes Kilgore, the state's
official "City of Stars," Marshall and Jefferson in East Texas and
Natchitoches and Shreveport in Louisiana.