Introduction to Matagorda, Texas

Sign indicating Matagorda 

Matagorda, located near the mouth of the Colorado River on the United States Upper Texas coast, is a census-designated place in Matagorda Country. The population of Matagorda in 2010 was 503, and as per the recent census (2019), it is 434. It is primarily a tourist town, and commercial and recreational fishing … Read more

Outdoor Activities in Port Aransas

Port Aransas dock

Port Aransas is situated along the coast of Texas, south of Corpus Christi. It is the only inhabited place on Mustang Island with a population of less than five thousand; it can hold up to 60,000 people during peak vacation seasons. Just by these stats, we can get an idea about this … Read more

Texas Driving Miles Between Major Cities

Big Bend Texas

Yes, it’s true: Texas is a big state. And depending on where you want to go, a drive across the state can be a real haul. For example, getting from the southern end of the state to the northern end – from the Rio Grande Valley to the top of the Panhandle – will … Read more

Is Houston Closer to Dallas or Austin?

Downtown Houston skyline just after sunset

Houston is a state in the United States that is known for its diversity in dining, shopping, culture, and unique attraction. It manages to attract millions of tourists each year and even people from other states such as New York and Las Vegas tend to pay a visit to Houston for a … Read more

Things to Do in Gonzales, Texas

Old post office in Gonzales

Texas has so many small towns that are worth visiting, and Gonzales is one of them. This is because this small town has a fascinating history, and it offers several attractions that allow you to enjoy the great outdoors. Here in Gonzales, Texas, you can visit a historic jail, see a cannon … Read more

Facts About the Battle of Gonzales

The cannon that started the Texas Revolution

The Battle of Gonzales was the first-ever military engagement of the Texas Revolution. It happened on October 2, 1835, and it was between rebellious Texian settlers and Mexican army soldiers. This battle marked the start of the Texas Revolution, which changed the history of the state. In this article, we are going … Read more

Laredo – A Taste of Spain and Mexico in Texas

Plaza Theater downtown Laredo

Laredo is a city as well as the county seat of Webb County, Texas. Laredo is known for having the distinction of flying seven flags, which happens to be the Flag of the Republic of the Rio Grande and the Six Flags of Texas. This is because it is located on the … Read more

Amarillo – The Yellow Rose of Texas

Looking southwest from the Santa Fe Building at First Presbyterian Church in Amarillo

Amarillo is a city in Texas, and it is considered to be the 14th -most populous city in the United States of America. As of 2018, the estimated population of the city was 199,924. Amarillo City was initially called Oneida, and back then, the town once self-proclaimed that they are the helium … Read more

Introduction to Cibolo, Texas

Introduction to Cibolo, Texas

Where do Bruce Willis, Mick Jagger, and Tommy Lee go for a perfect getaway? To a luxury resort in the city of Cibolo, Texas. While the place may not be as renowned as other cities in the US, don’t let that stop you from making a trip. Cibolo is an upcoming vacation … Read more