Mention the word “canyon,” and most people think of the biggest canyon in the United States, the Grand Canyon. The second biggest canyon may not spring to mind. But it should. Palo Duro Canyon is the largest canyon in the United States. And you can visit the Palo Duro State Park, near Amarillo, Texas. Palo Duro Canyon is what geologists call a canyon system. It is part of the Caprock Escarpment – a running 175-mile long cliff formation of red and tan rock, ranging from fifty to one hundred feet high- in the Panhandle of Texas. The Palo Duro Canyon was formed by a tributary of the Red River, called the Prairie Dog Town Fork Red River.
During May 12th-August 12th, San Antonio, Texas lights up with entertainment, drawing in thousands of visitors each year for its Fiesta Noche del Rio events. They say that everything is bigger in Texas, and when it comes to the Fiesta Noche del Rio, that saying could not be any more accurate. Never heard of it? Keep on reading!
Not only the capital of the great state of Texas, Austin is widely considered to be the live music capital of the world. Its unofficial motto, “Keep Austin Weird” gives you an idea of the funky, fun vibe that can be felt throughout the city. If you only have a few days, here are the sights and scenes not to miss.
If you’re looking for a truly authentic Texas experience, travel no further than Fort Worth. Fort Worth is located just 30 miles from Dallas, so it is easily serviced by the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. But for many, it can feel like a world away from the hustle and bustle of that city, which is among the largest in the country.
It’s probably safe to assume that “the beach” isn’t the first thing that comes to your mind when you think about Texas. For states like California or Florida, sure, but Texas?
While there’s a lot of amazing things you can do and see all over Texas from rodeos to football to barbecue, there’s also a ton of shoreline that is ready for you to explore. One of the best spots to really enjoy unspoiled water and islands is at the Padre Island National Seashore.
After a long and hot summer, autumn is finally here in Rockwall, Texas. Many residents of this suburb of Dallas are eager to get out and enjoy a variety of family-friendly outdoor activities. Fortunately, the region is close to plenty of fishing and camping options that can be reached with a relatively short drive. And with the holiday season fast approaching, there are a number of festive events that you and your family can participate in. Check out the following ways to enjoy nature this fall near Rockwall:
Aaaaaah, food trucks. Who doesn’t love ’em? The variety of cuisine on top of that special “food truck” flavor is the thing that makes foodies fall in love. You see them parked on the side of the street and if you’re really into it, you may have even attended a food truck festival in your city. Although the food truck craze has been a thing for a few years now, there are some cities that take in the culture a bit more than others. Check below to see if your city is one of the best food truck cities in America.
The humble pancake, which when well-made is not humble at all, has an even classier cousin, called the crêpe. Thin and delectable, with origins in the Brittany region of France, crêpes are so versatile, they can accommodate plain or fancy filings. For some of the coolest and cleverest crêpes around, try these destination-dining locations.
Let’s face it – we all love desserts! Whether it’s ice cream or cake, desserts are the best and there is just no denying that. During the hot summer months, there’s really nothing better than something sweet and ice cold to satisfy your taste buds. Although ice cream is the best, sometimes it’s nice to switch it up and go for something a little different – like gelato! What’s the big difference between ice cream and gelato, anyways? No major difference, just that gelato it’s a bit denser than ice cream and is served at a slight lower temperature, making it silkier and softer. So what are some of the best gelato spots in America? Read on to find out…