Tag: Texas

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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Hiking Cross Timbers Trail

We have been doing are best to hike local trails. It is fun and gives us an opportunity to really explore the area. Many of the local trails are along various parts of Lake Grapevine. The Cross Timbers Trail is open to hikers and those on horseback. This trail is listed as an equestrian trail

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Hiking LBJ National Grasslands

When I was growing up my dad took my sisters and me to the National Grasslands on the weekends to ride horses. With shelter-in-place lifted we wanted to get out but still stay away from people and the grasslands are a great place to do so. It is $10 per vehicle to park at the

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Brew and Batter

A new little restaurant opened in Grapevine. Keltin and I love supporting local and decided to give it a try for brunch one morning. Brew and Batter is all about coffee and delicious waffles. Chilling on their patio I enjoyed a nice Rose Cold Brew while Keltin had the Americano. The cold brew was different

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Texas Tid-Bit

While looking through photos and journal entries wondering what I had that I could talk about while traveling is closed I came across these photos. On one of our many trips to and from Kansas we stopped at Collingsworth Pioneer Park. It sits about 40 minutes north of Childress, TX along highway 83. The best

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