Thoughts on Giving Thanks

Did thanksgiving, as we know it, start near Plymouth Rock with the Pilgrims? It doesn't really matter. How you feel and how your express it is all that counts!  MORE

CC Harbor Lights Festival

Get ready for the annual Corpus Christi Harbor Lights Festival and ring in the Holiday Season. Parades, food booths, boat parade and more. Join the fun.  MORE

Moody Gardens Light Fest

Join the annual Moody Gardens Festival of Lights and enjoy ice sculptures, parades and more in Galveston.  MORE

Ride the North Pole Express

Grapevine's Heritage Railroad once again presents the North Pole Express train for all ages. Get into the spirit and tour the wonders of the North Pole  near Dallas!  MORE

Candy Cane Lane in Corpus

Don't miss the spirit of Christmas on Cirpus Christi's Candy Cane Lane neighborhood, Watch the video and get ready to visit this light festival this holiday season.  MORE

Famous Ranch in Texas

The LBJ Ranch and Boyhood Home are Texas Landmarks near Johnson City Texas, and a great place to visit and tour. Visit the Texas Whitehouse and fell right at home.  HOME

Lost Treasures of Padre!

Treasure hunting adventures await on the beautiful beaches of Texas where many ancient treasure ships wrecked, littering the sands with gold and silver! Interested?  MORE

The CIA Secret School

Little Known and once very secret, the CIA Counter Intelligence School in the Valley trained a lot of people, many of them foreigners. Uncover the story of the secret center.  MORE

Wurstfest 2015!

It's a celebration of German heritage - and sausage and beer! New Braunsfels is the place to be for beer gardens and smoking sausage this week. Get it while it's hot!  MORE

The Great Migration...

They make the journey south every year in incredible numbers, and they winter on the coast for your viewing enjoyment. Ornithology is not for the birds, but for you!  MORE

The World's First Flight?

In Texas? In 1865? It certainly seems that way, thanks to school teacher-inventor and aviator Jacob Brodbeck. Read about his amazing flying machine and decide!   MORE

Changing Colors...

It happens every year and this year it's a little later than usual. None-the-less, the countryside is vibrant with color in a few areas of Texas, and waiting for you to visit.  MORE

A Night in a Tepee, a Tent or a Yurt?

In the far west stretches of the Lone Star State the night skies are big and bright...just like the songs says. But seeing it that big Milky Way-filled sky means you need to be outdoors. Good news! Now you can keep the comfort of a soft bed and still rough it under a beautiful Texas star-filled sky by camping out in a yurt, tepee or tent that offers a queen size bed, running water and electrical outlets to charge those electronic gadgets you can't leave home without. Check out our unique lodge picks for the fall season.  Way Cool

San Jacinto  Monument - a symbol of Texas Independence, stands 567 feet high, 12 feet higher than the Washington Monument. Next to the Houston ship channel.

National Museum of

Funeral History

It sounds odd, perhaps even a little morbid, but funerals do have a history.  And now they have a museum dedicated to the work they have done in the past and are doing in the present. Is there is funeral in your future?

Probably so!  MORE

Getting Ready for the Christmas Season

It's not too early to be thinking about the Christmas season, a few short weeks away! This year, we'll treat you with stories, features, videos, events, gift ideas and recipes to prepare for all the family coming home for the holidays. Stay tuned, starting soon, our Holiday Special Edition kicks off. For starters, check out the neighborhood lights in CC!

Whooping It Up in Port A!

They are graceful, beautiful and rare creatures of nature. Each year the great Whooping Cranes migrate south from their cold northern summer homes to winter on the coast of Texas not far  Port Aransas. Each year people flock to to the Island to celebrate the return of the majestic birds, the most endangered bird species in the world, Help celebrate the big birds at the Port A Whooping Crane Festival!  READ MORE