Sleeping in a Hangar
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Sleeping in a Hangar

Have you ever spent the night in a hangar?  I have!  But this one is not your typical hanger.  It’s the Hangar Hotel in Fredericksburg, Texas.  It’s a unique place to stay to explore this delightful German town. If you’re a history buff, aviation lover, or just looking for a unique boutique hotel, this is … Continue reading

Detox Weekend at Deer Lake Lodge
3 Day Getaways / Explore Texas / Hot Spots To Stay

Detox Weekend at Deer Lake Lodge

Detox – sounds like a negative word, but really it’s a chance to rebound, renew, and refresh.  I got to do that at Deer Lake Lodge and Spa.  I went through a multifaceted cleansing program at the 50-acre rustic-chic resort that’s also a green-constructed health haven.  Many of the buildings are refurbished ship containers. By … Continue reading

Amarillo by Morning
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Amarillo by Morning

In the words of George Strait’s hit song, “Amarillo by morning, Amarillo’s where I’ll be.”  Don’t just cruise through the Texas Panhandle, make a stop in Amarillo.  I spent a Saturday morning exploring this panhandle city.  You might be surprised to find a grand canyon you can explore and a rather unusual Route 66 roadside … Continue reading

There Really is a Prada in West Texas
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There Really is a Prada in West Texas

To the fashionista, Prada is a holy grail.  But a Prada store on a desert highway, literally in the middle of nowhere in West Texas?  No, it’s not a mirage.  There really is a Prada store on U.S. Highway 90. Peer through the store window and you might notice something is off kilter with only … Continue reading

Wild West Love Affair at Bryan Museum
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Wild West Love Affair at Bryan Museum

One of the largest collections of artifacts and documents of the American West is in Galveston.  Whether you’re a history buff, American West fan, or art lover, you’ll be fascinated by the collection at the Bryan Museum. The journey back through time starts with the building itself is historic.  From 1902 to 1987 it was … Continue reading