Introducing the Witte Museum (ASTC), San Antonio, TX…

Part of the new dinosaur gallery in the Witte Museum in San Antonio, TX. |

One of the things that we love about traveling is all the opportunities that it gives us to learn about our country and its history!  One of the ways that we do that is to visit museums throughout the country, especially museums that focus on local history. The Witte Museum in downtown San Antonio, TX is […]

Using our RV lifestyle to enable disaster relief volunteering

Volunteering with Samaritan's Purse is a life changing experience that you will never forget!

There are a lot of reasons that we love our fulltime RV lifestyle, and the flexibility and opportunity it gives us are two of the main ones.  One opportunity that our flexible RV life has given us, is the chance to do volunteer work!  And some of our favorite work is disaster relief volunteering.  If […]

Why you should buy a Texas State Parks Pass…

We love Texas State Parks, and the Texas State Parks Pass makes visiting them super affordable! |

There are so many incredible things to see and do in Texas, and many of those are within Texas State Parks!  There are over 90 Texas State Park locations.  Many of those locations charge a day use fee, which is a per person fee (as opposed to per vehicle).  As reasonable as those fees are, […]

So Much to Love about Padre Island National Seashore!

Catching Red Drum in the Gulf of Mexico. |

Every year, for the past 5 winters, we have traveled south for the season.  We have explored cross-country, from California to Florida, and while we have found lots of favorite places, some of which we have gone back to more than once, there is just one place that we absolutely must return to each year… […]

Lyndon B Johnson State Park and NHS…

Did you know that the Lyndon B Johnson National Historic Park is a working ranch? |

We love to visit historic sites while we are traveling, and if they are enjoyable, as well as educational, that’s an extra bonus!   The Lyndon B Johnson State Park in Texas Hill Country is definitely both! The LJB State ark is really unique in that it incorporates a living history farm, working cattle ranch, […]

Hike Enchanted Rock State Park in Texas Hill Country!

Enchanted Rock State Park in the Hill Country of Texas is the perfect destination for any outdoor lover!

Our family loves to get out and explore the areas that we are visiting.   We are big on getting outdoors, and love to take the family to places that showcase the beauty and uniqueness of creation.  Enchanted Rock in the Hill Country of Texas, just 18 miles north of Fredericksburg, is one place that […]

Fort Martin Scott – Fab Free Stop in Fredericksburg, Texas!

Fort Martin Scott in Fredericksburg, TX was a fun and free find during our recent visit to TX Hill Country. Great history lesson!

Fredericksburg, Texas is a favorite stop of ours!  We love the friendly, small town atmosphere, the German heritage and influence that seasons the area, and the fun and eclectic destinations that we have found there.   It’s hard to believe that we have never stopped by the Fort Martin Scott National Historic Site that is […]

National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg, TX…

The National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg, Texas is a top stop for history buffs! |

The very first year that we traveled, we discovered the National Museum of the Pacific War, and the Admiral Nimitz Museum.  Located in the Texas Hill Country, in Fredericksburg, TX, this is a must stop for history buffs and roadschoolers! The National Museum of the Pacific War has 3 distinct parts, all included in the […]

All good things eventually come to an end – even bass fishing in Texas


(in this case, the end of our bass fishing in Texas is signified by a 2 week park limit, and a full freezer!) We just finished up 2 weeks in one of our favorite places ever.  A little RV park located just west of Houston, on the Colorado River.We spent the ENTIRE 2 weeks fishing.  We is not […]

Visiting the Houston Zoo…

Friday, the tribe drove into Houston (TX), to do something other than fishing.  😉  We spent the day at the Houston Zoo!  The zoo had excellent parking, and the grounds were clean and well kept.  After getting through the gate, the first place that we went was the aquarium building…The tanks were well lit, and […]