Visit Big Bend National Park

🎼Out in the west, Texas town of Terlingua, I fell in love with a national park. 🎶 After 9 years of living in a state that’s famous for being so big you could drive half a day and still be in the same state, I still had not made it to Big Bend National Park….

Visit Caddo Lake

Estimated Cost: $120 2 adults, 1 night, entrance to the state park, dinner and lunch. While still in recovery from my broken leg, and continuing the monthly travel tradition, I was looking for somewhere to go where I would not have to do a great deal of hiking yet get some awesome views. A quick…

Free Things To Do In Fort Worth

There’s plenty of things to do all across DFW (Dallas/Fort Worth). What you may not know about is all the FREE things! So, if you’re looking for a budget way to entertain out of town guests, or even just get out of the house for cheap, then I’ve got you covered! Kimbell Art Museum The…

Coming To Arlington For Cowboys

For some, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. No, not the holidays. Well, it’s kind of like a holiday season on its own. Alas, not a holiday but, it’s football season! While the official season starts in September, I live about a mile from that moon sized stadium so Cowboys are pretty much…

A Year of Travel – Fort Worth

Estimated Cost: $200 2 adults, 1 night, dinner at Riscky’s BBQ, a beverage (or 2) in The Stockyards, staying near Sundance Square, and shopping at Montgomery Ward. For my halfway point in A Year of Travel, I decided to do something different. As a regular tourist, I thought it was time to be a guide…

A Year of Travel – San Antonio

It’s that time again! Estimated Cost: $250 2 adults, 2 nights, parking, tickets for the boat ride around the riverwalk, and meals. This time I’m setting off to a place I’ve been wanting to see since I moved to Texas in 2009 – San Antonio. South from me by about 4 hours, I set sail…

A Year of Travel -Turner Falls

On the road again, this time to Turner Falls located in southern Oklahoma. I again stayed at Best Western, this a Premium. The hotel was actually located in Ardmore, about 20 minutes south of the falls. The reason being that there honestly isn’t much around in Davis – the actual city hosting my destination. More…

A Year of Travel – Hagerman Wildlife Refuge

Estimated Cost: $150 2 adults, 1 night, staying at Best Western Plus, dinner at Big Rig, and entrance to Eisenhower’s birthplace and Grayson County Frontier Village. (The Wildlife Refuge is free!) The time has come to take my first trip in the year of travel! I wanted to start the journey in my backyard. I’ve…