Tag: Texas

Backroads: Planning and the First Stop

Keltin and I typically road trip while on the way to a bigger adventure. We make the journey as important as the destination. Ask yourself: where do you want to go? Is this road trip part of a bigger trip? Is it a there and back trip? Is road tripping your new nomadic life style?

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Backroads Road Trip: Finding Sights Off the Beaten Path

In this time of social distanced travel and of people making a life style of living in redone vans and buses there is an appeal to the open road. A desire to find those best hidden places that others don’t know exist or are too busy to stop for a moment to experience. I spoke

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Favorite Photos of 2020

Obviously 2020 was not the year we hoped it would be but Keltin and I did get to travel a little bit. It was an excellent year for hiking and we worked to make sure we were socially distancing. That fact took us to some places with some fantastic views. I share this picture probably

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A Christmas Bear

We love seeing the lights in downtown Grapevine on Main Street. This year did require some safety measures but we still had a great time! Do you enjoy looking at Christmas lights? Have you seen any good ones this year? Let me know in the comments! Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! INSTAGRAM│FACEBOOK│TWITTER│YOUTUBE │KO FI

Exploring Denison

We love exploring small towns. They normally have some really neat history. After leaving Eisenhower State Park, Keltin and I decided to explore Denison, TX. A bit of backstory, President Dwight D. Eisenhower was born in Denison before his family moved to Kansas. His birthplace is now a historic site with a small museum. Before

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Eisenhower State Park: Comparing Campsites

On our first trip to Eisenhower State Park we stayed in the Elm Point Camping Area. These tent sites sit on top of a high bluff and overlook Lake Texoma. Pros of the Elm Point Camping Area: Beautiful views Better breeze Close proximity to the day use area Close proximity to the swim beach Cons

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Hiking Eisenhower State Park Part II

In February of this year Keltin and I visited Eisenhower State Park for the first time but it was a cold trip and the hiking trails were so muddy that we stopped trudging through the mile after little more than a mile. We decided that this state park needed a chance at redemption. We decided

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Introduction: Visiting Wimberley

Keltin and I love the Texas Hill Country and we had this trip pre-planned before the pandemic. Yes, we still went on our vacation but we defiantly changed how we traveled. Pre-pandemic we were quite spontaneous when traveling, just trying new things as we came across them but going in to this trip we knew

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