Who’s Up For A Spooky Texas Roadtrip

 Load up the car and get out your GPS.  The month of October sees the days grow shorter, the temperature’s starting to drop, and the Halloween season kicks off. So in this case, “GPS” stands for “Ghost, Poltergeist, & Spirits”! …

Cameron Park Zoo

 I love road trips. Short, long, easy, hard, getting lost, almost running out of gas, whatever the road throws at me I thoroughly enjoy it and where it takes me. This time we took the family on a day trip…

The Thicket food truck park

 It’s in Austin, the Thicket food park, so you’re looking at a day trip to start with and kid friendly means packing up the kids and hitting the road for some play time and good eats.  

Fantastic Beasts- Waco Mammoth National Monument

 A day trip, that’s what we were looking for. Something close to Killeen, that wouldn’t take a long time to get to, could keep the kids busy and entertained for the day, and with a little luck have us leaving…

Backpacking- Goodwater Loop

 My first backpacking trip was an ambitious one, 26 miles in two days.  There’s a romantic allure to piling everything you need to survive on your back and heading out the door to explore and backpacking had been something I’d been…

Local haunts for you in central Texas

 October has dawned fresh and rainy here in Central Texas. For those of you who yearn for spooky side of the season I have done the research for you. We are lucky to have several scary tales and haunted areas…

The doctor is in at the Dr. Pepper Museum

 Just a short drive from Temple right up I-35, in Waco Texas, lay the birthplace of a gastronomic legend and a flavor so deep and complex that few have been able to identify all of its 23 flavors. On this…

Strawberry fields forever- Sweetberry Farms PYO strawberries

 Sweetberry Farms is a pick your own berry farm about an hour and a half away from Killeen in Marble Falls. Starting out as just a small little pick your own patch with a small goat petting zoo, the farm…

Everything Old Is New Again At LoneStar Ebikes

   Want a fun way to spend the day with your family & friends?  Give Lonestar Ebikes a spin. In 1897, when Hosea W. Libbey of Boston invented an electric bicycle that was propelled by a “double electric motor”, we’re…

I-35 Roadtrippin’ for Bluebonnets

  Spring is special in this part of Texas.  As winter abates, the spring’s crisp morning air brings the sounds of birds chirping and a renewal of life to the central Texas landscape.  And dotting that landscape quite often are…