The further south we journeyed in Texas, the warmer I expected it to get on our winter camping adventure. But instead we discovered that even southern Texas can experience freezing temperatures from time to time. Thus our plans for “fun in the sun” on Texas beaches were muffled by winter coats, hoods, and mittens, and instead we found ourselves looking for inside entertainment–and heaters. But whether
We spent three days exploring Waco on our winter Texas adventure and we wish we’d had more time since there was much more to discover. We loved Waco’s city environment–it had a very approachable and hometowny feel to it, which made it a great place to explore with kiddos in tow. If you are planning a visit to Texas, read on for 5+ family-friendly, can’t miss stops in Waco.
From rolling hills and rugged terrain to legendary towns and lazy rivers, the famed Texas Hill Country is something that has to be experienced to be appreciated. As we plotted our winter adventure to Texas, the one thing we repeatedly heard and read is that a trip to Texas must include at least some time spent in the Hill Country. After exploring from Austin to Corpus Christi, we
Our time in Waco was one of our favorite stops on our winter Texas adventure. If you are planning a visit to Texas and you don’t already have Waco on your list, then read on to find out why you should add it to your itinerary! We spent three days exploring this area and we wish we had had more time since there was more to discover. We camped
When we were plotting our visit to Corpus Christi this past winter, we had a really hard time deciding where to camp. The region has several options, but many of the spots weren’t quite what we were looking for. The possibilities included: the inexpensive but primitive camping on Padre Island National Seashore, the more expensive resort style camping at a variety of private campgrounds, or the relatively spartan accommodations at Mustang
Malaquite Campground at Padre Island National Seashore is an AMAZING place to camp … if you are prepared with the right equipment. This was our first attempt at boondocking (see our earlier post here) and while we thought we were prepared, we were not! Ha! 🙂 However, this awesome campground now has Kristin and I plotting what changes we can make so that we can take