The best parks in Texas
Visit the Texas wilderness this weekend

Now that summer is starting to cool off (maybe? A little?) now is a great time to get out and visit some of the amazing wilderness that Texas has to offer. Here are our top three picks for the best parks in Texas.

Big Bend National Park/Big Bend State Park

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Texas Day Trips
Day trips in Texas

Getting the summertime blues? Take a day trip, get out and experience some of the amazing sights that Texas has to offer. Here are our top three picks for day trips in Texas.

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

In 1982, former first lady Lady Bird Johnson founded a center to protect and celebrate the native plants of North America. Visit... Read More

Romantic restaurants of Houston
The best places for date night in Texas

Looking for a quiet, romantic dinner for two in Houston? There are no shortage of options! Here are our picks for the top three best romantic restaurants in Houston, for when it’s time to take that “someone special” out for a special dinner.

Backstreet Café (Shepherd Dr)

This classy, contemporary American café is cute, cozy, and... Read More

SoHo Wine & Martini Bar, San Antonio
For specialty martinis, excellent cocktails and a classy atmosphere

Located right in the heart of downtown San Antonio, SoHo Wine and Martini Bar is a clean and classy place for lovers of wine and cocktails.  Priding itself on its specialty martinis, you can be sure to find some truly unique options when it comes to that particular drink.  But just because they love martinis doesn’t mean the bartenders... Read More

Elegantly Chocolate, Carrollton
For a chocolate gift that is beautiful to behold

Elegantly Chocolate is a great Texas chocolatier that specializes in putting together truly beautiful gifts that taste delicious.  All their creations are made using only the freshest and highest quality ingredients, ensuring that each chocolate is exquisite.  And with a keen attention to the aesthetic, these tasty treats do more... Read More

Jack Ash’s Drinkery, Corpus Christi
A classic dive bar for the refined drinker

If you’re in Corpus Christi and hunting for a good dive bar to check out, look no further than Jack Ash’s Drinkery.  Along with the usual dive bar offerings of cheap drinks, a moody atmosphere and a cast of regulars propping up the bar, you’ll find entertainment awaiting, from karaoke to shuffle board.  And perhaps best of all, Jack Ash’s doesn’t drag in the usual college kids... Read More

Artistic Blooms Inc, San Antonio
For quality flowers and exceptional customer service

Artistic Blooms Inc is a great San Antonio florist that specializes in creating unique and beautiful floral arrangements for all occasions.  If you need a gift to surprise that someone special or want to impress on a first date, you should consider checking this shop out.  The staff is friendly and helpful, the owner always willing to... Read More

#10 Sports Bar and Grill, Odessa
A casual and fun spot to watch the game or sing your heart out

If you’re in the Odessa area and want a good place to kick back and have a few drinks that feels familiar, check out #10 Sports Bar and Grill.  This is the kind of spot that every city has at least one of.  You can come here for drinks, to meet new people, to watch the game or to just relax and people watch.  The drinks are cheap, the people are there to have fun and there’s even... Read More

Verona, Italy
Enjoy the charm of this northern Italian city

Fictional home of the legendary Romeo and Juliet, the Italian city of Verona is a marvel of history and culture that makes for a perfect romantic getaway destination.  It also happens to be a place that attracts fewer tourists than such popular spots as Rome or Venice.  Despite the lesser number of visitors,... Read More

Seaside, Oregon
Journey to the tranquility of the Oregon coast

A small town on the coast of Oregon, the cool, little community known as Seaside is a perfect place to get away from the Texas heat and have a fun couple’s vacation on the beach.  The town is made for tourists, providing all that you could need without bringing in the big resorts or hotels that might spoil... Read More