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Our Stay at Big Cedar Lodge, America’s Premier Wilderness Resort

Y'all, I have found a new slice of paradise for outdoor enthusiasts and families! Big Cedar Lodge in Branson, Missouri. Billed as ...

The View from the Top of Enchanted Rock

One of my goals with this blog is to give you the chance to see pretty outdoor places around our state even if you can't leave your office ...

My Favorite Parks in the Texas Hill Country

I'm a little partial to the Texas Hill Country, I must admit. So I realize I may be a biased when I say all the best state parks are in ...

Indian Lodge: a Must See in West Texas

Have you ever been to Indian Lodge? It is a charming, historic, and scenic lodge set amid the arid mountains of West Texas. A must-see on ...

12 Tips for Camping in Davis Mountains State Park

Even though it is so dry and the conditions are so tough, the desert in the American West somehow manages to be incredibly abundant and ...

The Hills Are Alive in Madera Canyon, West Texas

If you want to have a Sound of Music moment in Texas, this is your place! It is located in West Texas near Fort Davis in a preserve owned ...

The Best Place to Stargaze in West Texas: McDonald Observatory

If you consider yourself a Texan who knows all the greatest places in our state, and you haven't been to McDonald Observatory yet, then you ...

A Must-See in West Texas: the Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute

A place called "research institute" couldn't be that fun, could it? "Research" while on vacation? No thank you! Yet, despite the name, the ...

The Most Scenic Trail in Davis Mountains State Park

This is my favorite hike in Davis Mountains State Park, by a long shot. Lots of great panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, and the ...

9 Reasons to Visit LBJ Ranch and State Park

A couple of weeks ago, I stopped by the Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and historic site while en route to Fredericksburg. It was so cute and ...