Category Archives: Daytrip Like a Local

From the central Texas area, daytrips can range from the piney woods to the plains to the Hill Country.

Dallas? Ft. Worth? Grapevine was first.

A year before Texas became a part of the United States, Grapevine was founded in Tarrant County. In October, 1844, General Sam Houston and fellow Republic of Texas Commissioners camped at Tah-Wah-Karro Creek, also known as Grape Vine Springs, to meet with the leaders of ten Indian nations. This historic meeting culminated in the signing…
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The Birthplace of Texas

If you're new to Texas it's no surprise that you might want to dig into it's history. Think about it. Sure, everyone's heard of The Alamo, but what happened after that was the birth of the Texas Republic. Are you ready to explore? Then get ready to take a southeast central Texas daytrip to Washington-on-the-Brazos. There,…
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