Tag: Texas

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

Continue reading

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

Continue reading

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

Continue reading

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

Continue reading

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

Continue reading

Close to Home: Grapevine Vintage Railroad

After visiting the Grapevine Museum we headed across the road to visit the Grapevine Vintage Railroad. From here you can take a train to the Fort Worth Stockyards. At Christmas time the Vintage Railroad turns into the Polar Express! If you like trains check out these other train related posts! Colorado Galveston Frisco I hope

Continue reading

Looking Out the Front Door

My recent trip to Kansas and exploring the history available right down the road made me wonder what I was missing out my own front door. What spots of history do I drive past without a second glance? It turns out that there is a decent bit that I have been missing. One of these

Continue reading