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.

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…

A Day In The Life: Alpacas & Dana Peak

My daughters share my adventuring spirit.  Haley (15) and Taylor (10) have grown up exploring Central Texas and learned to walk, and eventually run, on the trails of Miller Springs. Taylor always reminds me that “adventure begins when the paved…

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 an…

I-35 Roadtrippin’ To Fort Worth

  If you’re new to the area and want to dive head first into the Texas spirit, then it’s time for some I-35 Roadtrippin’ to Fort Worth. As we start this new feature on short day trips and over night…

3 End Of The Summer Roadtrips

The endless summer isn’t so endless anymore.  Time’s running out to hit the road for that one last roadtrip before school’s back in so we thought we’d give you some ideas for nearby destinations you might want to squeeze in before…

40th Annual WestFest

Sample Czech foods, enjoy Texas and international entertainment, dancing, costumes, arts & crafts, horseshoe tournament, Polka Mass, races, sports, children’s area & kolache baking contest at Rodeo & Fair Grounds.   Sunday starts with the Kolache 5000, the Westfest 5K…

40th Annual WestFest

Sample Czech foods, enjoy Texas and international entertainment, dancing, costumes, arts & crafts, horseshoe tournament, Polka Mass, races, sports, children’s area & kolache baking contest at Rodeo & Fair Grounds.   Saturday is full of activity, starting with an old…

40th Annual WestFest

Sample Czech foods, enjoy Texas and international entertainment, dancing, costumes, arts & crafts, horseshoe tournament, Polka Mass, races, sports, children’s area & kolache baking contest at Rodeo & Fair Grounds.   Friday night it’s the Preview Party at the East…

Sherwood Forest Faire

FINAL WEEKEND!! Experience a step back in time at nearby Sherwood Forest Faire.  Just off Hwy 290 east of Austin the realm of King John and Robin Hood comes alive for your family and friends A variety of entertainment is…