Do you like water but budget a bit tight for playing in the beach this coming Spring Break? Don’t worry! These 6 Texas State Parks in Hill Country will make it up for you. You and your family will have ton of fun visiting one or several of these parks during next Spring Break.
You might think I’m crazy, but dramatic fall scene in Texas is rare. It’s hard to predict when the leaves would change color. Most of the times the wind would blow them all down even before they got to change color completely. So, when Backpacker magazine November edition arrived in the mail box and one of the month’s top trips and picks was a hike in Pedernales Falls State Park with a dramatic view of fall season, I instantly told my husband that we must go there. Besides, it is said the cypresses along the riverbanks don’t typically turn until …
MY FAMILY AND I WERE SPECIAL GUESTS AT LONGHORN CAVERN STATE PARK BUT ALL OPINIONS ARE OUR OWN. Every time I saw pictures of Longhorn Cavern, I felt like I would be walking on the underground river with imaginary water surrounding me when I go there. The cave looks beautifully sculpted, as if flowing smoothly to the mysterious end.
While waiting for my son spending time with his dentist, one thing I liked to do was searching through Texas Monthly Magazine to find places of interests around Texas that worth a visit. Last week, I found Hanna Springs Sculpture Garden in Lampasas. Hmm… We’re going to Longhorn Cavern in Burnet and we would drive through Lampasas on Labor Day. Perfect!
I was struck with the spacious reddish canyon in the horizon as we drove to our campsite. I thought in Texas I could only see a view like that in Palo Duro. Then we saw a herd of bison by the roadside and around the campsite. Wow! We’re not just roaming with the bison at Caprock Canyons State Park, but sleeping with them as well for the next 2 nights. Sweet!