Posts filed under: United States

Dr. Pepper is a southern staple. Texans, in particular, are loyal to the brand, and many drove miles and miles to visit Dublin Bottling Works, or as it was known then Dublin Dr Pepper, which was producing the original Texas-made Dr Pepper with Imperial...
  • Storybook Capital of Texas
  Take a day trip to find the quirky storybook sculptures that ignite the imagination in downtown Abilene – the Storybook Capital When I found out that Abilene, Texas was the Storybook Capital of Texas and there were 18 sculptures...
  • Buffalo Gap Historic Village
Thirteen miles southwest of Abilene at the intersection of Farm roads 89 and 1235 is the tiny community of Buffalo Gap, Texas population 463. In 1880 Buffalo Gap was a booming town of 1,200 people with a drugstore, blacksmith shop,...
Talk to travelers or Texans about Galveston, and you could get some scoffs and looks of displeasure if you name the island as a place you want to vacation. Galveston is not known for the best beaches in the US,...
  • Top 25 Things to do in Waco, Tx
If you are passing through or making a special trip to Waco, Texas you are in for a fun-filled adventure. Waco offers museums, incredible historical sites, and relaxing indoor and outdoor stores and restaurants. You won’t run out of things...
  • Magnolia Market
If you are a fan of HGTV’s Fixer Upper that stars Chip and Joanna Gains, then a trip to the Central Texas college town of Waco is on your bucket list. Since it’s opening and announcement on HGTV’s Fixer Upper that...
  • hop-on-hop-off-bus-tour
  In all my years of traveling, I have never taken a Hop On Hop Off bus tour. I always thought they were cheesy. You see them meandering around New York and other major cities. You know them – those...
  • things-to-do-fort-worth
Fort Worth, Texas is where I call home. For those of you that don’t live here, you should add this town to your bucket list of places to visit in your lifetime for many reasons. Fort Worth is the 16th-largest...
  • How to spend 2 days in Atlanta
If you’re like me and don’t have a lot of time in Atlanta, but want to get a feel for the city read on for an itinerary that samples the Georgia capital’s strong cultural history, arts, attractions and entertainment scenes....