#TravelTuesday: History Loves Company — Bucket List Charleston Adventures

by Marika Flatt on December 7, 2021

Charleston was rated the #1 favorite U.S. city to visit by a Travel + Leisure survey in September 2021, which has happened for 10 consecutive years in a row! This Southern charmer was also rated...

TXAway: Remembering Goliad… Dwell, Explore and Restore

by Dana Maass on August 11, 2021

Located inside a two-hour drive from San Antonio and Corpus Christi, and only two and a half hours from Austin and Houston, historic Goliad offers the perfect escape for big city dwellers.  Each year, thousands...

At Fort Worth Stockyards, Swoon for the Mule Alley Cowboy-Cool Eateries

by Brook Benten Jimenez on May 14, 2021

Harnessing the unique Western heritage of Fort Worth, the legendary horse and mule barns of Mule Alley is emerging as a beautifully restored destination within the Stockyards Historic District.  Today, you’ll find a charming collection...

#TXAway: The Carpenter Hotel, Austin

by Marika Flatt on January 27, 2021

Austin Carpenters Local 1266 completed its new union hall on South Lamar in 1949. Union members and the Ladies Auxiliary hosted meetings, dances and barbecues there until 2014. Then, sitting in a prime location just...

#TravelTuesday: Hotel Vin, the New Heart of Downtown Grapevine

by Kirsten Maxwell on December 1, 2020

If you’re looking for a destination to celebrate the holidays this year, no place seems better suited than Grapevine, which proudly claims the title “Christmas Capital of Texas.” While other towns are scaling back their...

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#TravelTuesday: The Great Escape — Austin’s Commodore Perry Estate

by Marika Flatt on July 21, 2020

This is the story of a tired Austin old-timer now transformed into a boutique hotel and proudly restored as a landmark architectural jewel of Central Texas. We began this summer with our Escape To —...

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Young Entrepreneurs Bring Historic Abilene Bright Future

by Abilene Convention & Visitors Bureau on November 8, 2019

Strolling the sparkly sidewalks in downtown Abilene, it’s easy to feel the youthful energy. The city’s center has experienced a renaissance in recent years. The galleries, shops, restaurants and watering holes bustle. New construction bangs...

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#TravelTuesday: Texas State Railroad, Worth the Drive for the Ride

by Marika Flatt and Cullen Parker on August 6, 2019

Craft drinks and train travel might seem like an unlikely pair, especially in Texas.  But, the Texas State Railroad combines vintage train travel with craft beer and Texas wines to make for an unforgettable East...