May 29, 2018

At first glance Palm Springs may seem more like a great girls or couples trip than a family destination but here's why it's so cool- it's a central location for so many adventurous places, and if you want a little glam and relaxation look no further than the nearest resort. Pack your heels and hiking boots.

I'm going to be really up front about a couple of things- first, this place was f'in hot- and I'm from south Texas. Second...

February 5, 2017

 Tucson was stop TWO in our Western Road Trip Adventure. This was really just supposed to be a stop between Fort Davis and Palm Springs, but we really enjoyed the attractions, the food, and my gawd the pool.  If you can't tell from my transparent skin tone in the above picture, I was really worried about the heat, so we planned to do everything that was outdoors early in the morning or close to dark. Of course it didn't really...

December 4, 2016

This was the first stop in part of our longer road trip which you can read about here.

We were really excited to get back to West Texas but knew that we didn't have a lot of time to stay there so we weren't sure what to expect.  We arrived at 2pm and left at 7am the next day. When we left we felt like the first day of a 21 day road trip was so good that the rest of the country really better bring their A game.


Our fi...

December 4, 2016

Starting from San Antonio, TX our 21 day road trip itinerary.

October 15, 2015

I've lived in central South Texas my whole life with little to no desire to travel to West Texas and explore.  The journey is by nature unappealing, you stay on the same road for hundreds of miles with nothing but desert and dilapidated billboards visible from the road. If you are just willing to leave the interstate, however, you can find quite a bit of magic. On the advice of a national park ranger’s wife/...

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