Learn More about the Coastal Town of Corpus Christi

downtown bayfront in Corpus Christi, TX

Corpus Christi, which means “body of Christ” in Latin, is a city in southern Texas. It is the county seat and the largest city of Nueces Country. Corpus Christi is also the name of its port on Corpus Christi Bay at the mouth of the Nueces River, 145 miles (233 kilometers) east … Read more

Check Out Abilene, Texas

Downtown Abilene

Abilene is a city and seat of Taylor County (and partly in Jones County) in west-central Texas. It is looped by Highways 20 (Interstate 20 or I-20), 80, and 36 to the east-west, and Highways 83, 84, and 277 to the north-south.  Due to its location, Abilene is surrounded by the following … Read more

Learn about Killeen, Texas

Leo Buckley Stadium at Killeen High School

Killeen is a city in Bell County, Texas. Its population was 153,035 based on the 2020 census, making it currently the 21st-most populous city in Texas. It’s also the largest of the three main cities in Bell County.  Killeen lies in western Bell County. It is located 55 miles (89 kilometers) north … Read more

Fun Activities to do in The Woodlands, Texas

Andarko, The Woodlands, Texas

The Woodlands (don’t forget the “The”) is a master-planned community in the Greater Houston area, 30 miles from downtown Houston. As it is a specially planned area right from its inception, the local government and developers ensure that The Woodlands will have something for everyone. It’s no wonder that The Woodlands has … Read more

Learn about Brownsville, Texas

Welcome to Brownsville sign

Brownsville is a city and seat Cameron County, located in the extreme southern part of Texas. It lies along the Rio Grande that borders the city of Matamoros, Mexico. Its port is the only deep-water seaport on the US-Mexico border. Check out the general guide to south Texas. A short history of … Read more

Learn about Waco, Texas

aerial view of downtown Waco

A glimpse of Waco’s history can make anyone understand and appreciate the dynamism of this north-central Texas city.  Waco is a city and seat of McLennan County. It lies on the I-35 corridor between Dallas and Austin and along the Brazos River. According to a 2020 census, the city’s population was 138,486. … Read more

Learn about Grand Prairie, Texas

Main Street in Grand Prairie, TX

Let’s take a look at the transformation of a Texan city, Grand Prairie, from a farming community to a booming aviation city. Grand Prairie is a city shared by three counties – Dallas County, Tarrant County, and Ellis County. A suburban city that’s part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, Grand Prairie lies … Read more

Learn about Carrollton, Texas

Carrollton Square gazebo

Carrollton is a city in Texas. It is shared jointly by three counties: Denton, Dallas, and Collin. It is one of the suburban cities of Dallas and has been consistently voted one of the best places to live in the US. According to a 2019 census estimate, Carrolton’s population was 139,248, making … Read more

Learn about the Fast-Growing City of El Paso, Texas

El Paso in 2020

El Paso is a city and seat of El Paso County, Texas. It is also the sixth-largest state in Texas in terms of land size and one of the largest cities on the US-Mexican border. Considering its location and Spanish colonial past, it’s a little wonder that El Paso is one of … Read more

Learn about Mesquite, Texas

AMC 30 theatre in Mesquite, TX

Dallas, Texas, like many big cities, is surrounded by suburban cities and towns. One of them is Mesquite. Mesquite is a suburban city that lies in the eastern part of Dallas. While most of Mesquite belongs to Dallas County, a small but significant portion of it extends into Kaufman County. As of … Read more