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2014 Austin Reggae Festival

Sunday April 6, 2014

The Austin Reggae Festival is one of the largest and most popular Reggae music festivals in Texas. Featuring nearly a dozen bands, the Austin Reggae Festival treats attendees to two full day of live music. The Austin Reggae Festival also helps feed the hungry in Central Texas by benefitting the Capital Area Food Bank. Those attending the Reggae Festival are asked to bring two cans of food to help in this effort. The 2014 Austin Reggae Festival is set for April 18-20. Read more

2014 Fiesta San Antonio

Sunday April 6, 2014
Fiesta San Antonio is a massive festival featuring over 100 different events. Some of the most popular are the 10k and kids' runs, Fiesta Oyster Bake, Fiesta Mariachi Mass, Roundball Ruckus, arts fair, carnival and A Night in Old San Antonio. The 2014 edition of Fiesta San Antonio is set to take place April 10-27. Read more

Family Vacation Activities in the Texas Panhandle

Saturday March 29, 2014
The Texas Panhandle is one of the most recognizable features of the Lone Star State's unique border. Within this iconic region is a number of historic sites and natural attractions. From Palo Duro Canyon to historic Route 66, Cadillac Ranch to Caprock Canyon, there is a number of things for families to see and do while vacationing in the Texas Panhandle region. Read More

Family Vacation Activities in West Texas

Saturday March 29, 2014
Way out in West Texas, there are few residents, but plenty to see and do for families on vacation. From rock climbing to viewing the "mysterious Marfa Lights," riding a hot air balloon to hiking Big Bend, West Texas offers a great variety of activities for adventurous families looking for a unique vacation experience. Read More

Family Vacations in East Texas

Saturday March 29, 2014
The East Texas Piney Woods Region is an often overlooked destination for a family vacation. But from natural attractions to historic sites, from festivals to flower trails, there are plenty of attractions, events, activities and more to fill out a family vacation in East Texas. Read More

Family Vacation Activities in Texas' Prairies & Lakes Region

Saturday March 29, 2014

The Texas Prairies and Lakes Region covers a wide swath of Texas and takes in a number of cities and towns. Throughout the region there are a number of popular attractions, as well as unique events, festivals and celebrations. The Prairies and Lakes Region also offers visitors a wide array of outdoor recreational activities. In all, there is plenty to see and do during a family vacation to the Texas Prairies and Lakes Region. Read More

Family Vacation Activities in South Texas

Saturday March 29, 2014
South Texas is often overlooked when it comes to family vacations -- with the exception of San Antonio. But, throughout the border region, there are plenty of things for families to see and do while on vacation. Read More

Spring and Summer Fishing in Texas

Saturday March 29, 2014
Texas is almost completely surrounded by water, with the Gulf of Mexico and rivers making up the majority of its borders. Additionally, inside the state borders are dozens of bays, lakes, rivers and streams, not to mention countless ponds and other bodies of water that hold a variety of fresh and saltwater fish. So, it is no surprise that fishing is a popular past time in Texas for residents and visitors alike. And, although Texas' moderate climate allows for year around angling, spring is truly a time when fish and fishermen across the Lone Star State become much more active. By summer, both saltwater and freshwater fishing in Texas is in full swing. For those vacationing in Texas during the spring and summer seasons, there is a wide variety of fresh and saltwater fishing destinations to choose from. Read More

Things to Do in Texas Over Easter Weekend

Saturday March 29, 2014
Easter is the world's largest holiday. A great many people go on vacation each year over Easter Weekend. A good number of those vacationers visit Texas. And, why not? There is always plenty to see and do in the Lone Star State, but spring is a particularly active time in Texas. Here's some ideas for what to do if you find yourself visiting Texas over Easter Weekend this year. Read More

Festivals to Attend While on Summer Vacation in Texas

Saturday March 29, 2014
There are a number of great festivals and events held across Texas throughout the year. However, summer is when most people visit the Lone Star State. Taking in a festival while on summer vacation in Texas is a great way to enhance any vacation experience. And, a number of the state's top vacation destinations hold festivals throughout the summer season. Read More

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