Learn About Mineral Wells and Its Crazy Water

buildings and the streets of Downtown Mineral Wells, Texas

Mineral Wells, made popular in the 1920s for its “healing” waters, drew wellness seekers from all over the country. They would come for a “season” to enjoy the water in whatever way they could. While most mineral water companies closed after the Great Depression, tourists can still sample water from the Crazy … Read more

Texas Top Small Towns and Cities

buildings at the East end of downtown Fredericksburg

The Lone Star State is dotted with gems in the form of its small cities and towns, beyond the skyscrapers and bright lights of Houston and Dallas and Austin’s music-filled streets. Some places are all about music, others are small towns with massive reputations for fashion or art, and others are laid-back … Read more

25 of the Best Things to do in Texas Hill Country

Texas Hill Country highlighted in the map of Texas

If you like to visit one of the most breathtaking and extraordinary areas in the state, go and hop on your ride to the Texas Hill Country. This area in Texas is full of beautiful hills and mountains, green forests, a wide variety of flora and fauna, and unique natural and man-made … Read more

Profile of the Reynosa and McAllen Region


The Reynosa and McAllen region is made up of the metropolitan area of Reynosa, McAllen, and their suburbs. Located along the Mexico-US border. The city of Reynosa is part of the Mexican state of Tamaulipas, McAllen is situated in Texas. Reynosa is situated on the southern bank of the Rio Grande, while … Read more

Planning a Camping Experience on a Texas Beach

Wooden cottage on a beach

The Lone Star state has around 350 plus miles of coastline. It is known for practicing the camping culture, but not many people are aware of the option of camping on a beach. Few Texas beaches are worthy of camping as not all provide primitive sites or amenities. So before heading out, … Read more

The Top Counties to Consider If You’re Moving to Texas

Brown building with lights on during nighttime in Texas.

Texas, also known as The Lone Star State, is the second largest state in the south-central region of the US. It contains 254 counties that range in population from one hundred to more than 4 million people. Five major counties with huge populations are Harris, Dallas, Tarrant, Bexar, and Travis.  But if … Read more

Must-visit Castles in Texas

A majestic Gothic castle under a cloudy sky. 

Texas is the second-largest state in terms of land and population of the United States of America. The Lone Star State has a unique culture, traditions and is famous for its barbeque, live music and incredible history. Texas is home to many tourist destinations that can be seen in monuments or castles … Read more

Profile of the Del Rio and Acuña Region

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Del Rio, Texas, and Acuña, Coahuila, are neighboring cities located in the United States and Mexico, respectively. They have been serving as the US-Mexico border cities since the late 19th century. The city of Del Rio sits along the south side of the Rio Grande (the river marking the US-Mexico border) while … Read more

Profile of the El Paso Juárez and Ciudad Region


The transborder metroplex of El Paso-Juárez lies on the border between the US and Mexico. The two main cities of El Paso, Texas, US and Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico, along with smaller surrounding regions, form a combined international metropolitan area. Las Cruces, New Mexico, is often also considered part of the region. Besides … Read more

Laredo and Nuevo Laredo Region


Laredo  and Nuevo-Laredo is an international metropolitan area along the US-Mexican border, which is comprised of three cities and 12 towns in addition to the urban areas of Laredo and Nuevo Laredo. The Nuevo-Laredo area constitutes one county and three municipalities; Webb County in Texas and the Nuevo Laredo Municipality in Tamaulipas, … Read more

Profile of the Brownsville and Matamoros Region

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The sister cities of Brownsville and Matamoros have had a strong relationship since the mid-19th century. The metropolitan area consisting of Matamoros, Brownsville, and the suburbs of both cities is host to a population of more than 1 million people. Its population also makes it the fourth largest metropolitan area in the … Read more

A Guide to East Texas

Map of East Texas

if we compare East Texas to other regions, such as North Texas, it is quite different. For instance, you can clearly see many differences in culture, geography, and ecology there. According to the Handbook of Texas, East Texas is separated from the rest of the state by a border that extends from … Read more