Canyon of the Eagles – Best Nature-Based Resort in Texas
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Canyon of the Eagles – Best Nature-Based Resort in Texas

Canyon of the Eagles is considered the best nature-based resort in Texas.  Their slogan is “Where the road ends, the adventure begins.”  It truly is as Ranch Road 2341 dead ends into the nature preserve.  The full-service nature resort is nestled in the beauty, serenity, and tranquility of a 940-acre nature preserve on the northeast … Continue reading

Small Texas Towns to Put on Your Road Trip List
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Small Texas Towns to Put on Your Road Trip List

I love to road trip to small Texas towns. Each is unique, just like the variety of topography in the Lone Star State. From the coast to West Texas, these are four of my favorite small Texas towns that should be on your travel radar. They are Port Aransas, Burnet, Concan and Fort Davis. Port … Continue reading

Girls R&R Weekend in Port Aransas, Texas
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Girls R&R Weekend in Port Aransas, Texas

I was desperate to see the ocean and to spend time with one of my closest friends. On June 4th, after almost 12 weeks of being landlocked and 10 of those weeks by myself in my condo, I took my first flight since mid-February. My destination was a quick stop in San Antonio then road … Continue reading

Hiking the Chain Trail at Hueco Tanks near El Paso
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Hiking the Chain Trail at Hueco Tanks near El Paso

Chain Trail in Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site near El Paso, Texas, is aptly named.  As you ascend North Mountain, you hold on to a chain.  It’s short and steep with a wow factor when you reach the top. I had spent a couple of hours on a Rock Art Tour with a … Continue reading

Rock Art Tells Ancient Stories in Hueco Tanks near El Paso, Texas
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Rock Art Tells Ancient Stories in Hueco Tanks near El Paso, Texas

Religious masks, geometric designs, animals, and people wearing intricate headdresses are painted are the rocks.  You have to slide under rock overhangs, climb up to shelters and squeeze between boulders to see them.  Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site is unique in how its rock paintings tell the stories of ancient people.  The pictographs … Continue reading