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By Danno Wise

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge Created: Saturday, July 23, 2005 Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014
      Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge is located in deep South Texas and offers visitors an opportunity to view a variety of bird and animal life which can be found elsewhere in the United States. Its location along the border and unique climate are enticing to both wildlife and wildlife lovers. Winter sees birders flock to the LANWR to witness migration, while the rest of the year finds visitors looking for the elusive and endangered ocelot.
    • Falcon State Park Created: Wednesday, June 01, 2005 Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014
      Located along the Texas/Mexico border, Falcon State Park sits on the shores of Falcon Lake and offers fishermen, nature lovers, and campers a unique outdoor experience.
    • Hotel Adolphus Created: Tuesday, February 27, 2007 Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014
      Originally built in 1912 by Adolphus Busch, Dallas' Hotel Adolphus affords guests comfortable accommodations among European-style elegance, including the famed Frech Room restaurant, ample event space, and wedding services.
    • Spending the Holiday Season in Texas Created: Thursday, September 29, 2011 Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014
      From Thanksgiving through New Year's, there is a myriad of holiday themed events and activities held across the Lone Star State, giving visitors plenty of reasons to get in the holiday spirit.
    • 48 Hours in Austin, Texas Created: Monday, April 04, 2011 Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014
      Spend 48 hours in Austin, Texas, to learn more about this Central Texas getaway. Learn about fun things to do, where to see live music, shop and eat during 48 hours in Austin.
    • February in Texas Created: Monday, January 30, 2012 Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014
      Winter's final month is best known for Valentine's Day. However, in Texas February sees a number of exciting and unique events, activities and festivals.
    • Texas International Fishing Tournament Created: Saturday, July 30, 2005 Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014
      Held the first weekend in August in the waters around Port Isabel and South Padre Island, the Texas International Fishing Tournament is the largest salt water fishing tournament in Texas, attracting over 1,200 participants every year.
    • Texas Festivals and Events in August Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014
      August marks the end of summer and, of course, towns across the Lone Star State aren't about to let summer slip away without a few big festivals and events. From fishing tournaments to music festiv...
    • Arroyo City Texas Created: Sunday, July 13, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      Arroyo City is a secluded town on the banks of the Arroyo Colorado River. It is situated just off the Lower Laguna Madre Bay, about halfway between Port Isabel and Port Mansfield. This tiny, isolated waterfront community is a great vacation destination for fishermen, birders, nature lovers and, basically, anyone wanting to get away from it all.
    • Freshwater Fishing in Texas Created: Tuesday, February 28, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      Texas has a vast amount of rivers, lakes, streams and ponds. Within these waters live an amazing number of freshwater fish species which give Texas a high quality and diverse freshwater fishery.
    • Spring Vacation Destinations in Texas Created: Thursday, February 27, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      Here are some of the best spring vacation destinations in Texas.
    • SunMart Texas Trails Endurance Run Created: Wednesday, November 29, 2006 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Held each year in the Huntsville State Park, just north of Houston, the Sunmart Endurance Run features 50-mile and 50-k endurance runs and is one of the largest Ultra events in the country.
    • Texas Snook Fishing Created: Wednesday, February 16, 2005 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Few anglers realize South Texas is home to the only viable snook population outside of Florida in the entire United States. If you have designs on landing a linesider, why not head to South Texas, rather than South Florida, and join the growing ranks of fishermen who can claim to have caught a Texas snook?
    • Winter Texans Enjoy Saltwater Fishing Created: Monday, February 14, 2005 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Winter Texans, spending two to four months in the Lone Star State, have developed a penchant for many saltwater sportfish often overlooked by resident Texas anglers. Luckily for them, Texas' mild winter weather affords them plenty of angling opportunities.
    • Beethoven Halle Oktoberfest Created: Monday, October 06, 2008 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Held at San Antonio's Beethoven Halle und Garten, Oktoberfest is a traditional German celebration with a full compliment of food, music, drink, dance and entertainment.
    • Texas Holiday Wine Trail Created: Monday, October 13, 2008 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      A tour of wineries through the Texas Hill Country, the Holiday Wine Trail features wine tastings, appetizers, barrel tastings, art shows and more.
    • Austin Celtic Festival Created: Sunday, October 05, 2008 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Having held for over a decade, the Austin Celtic Festival has grown to include over 200 artists, musicians, actors and storytellers.
    • Houston Arboretum & Nature Center Created: Monday, August 01, 2011 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      In a city that has more than its share of concrete, the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center offers a glimpse of Houston's original lush habitat. Kids will love to romp along the five miles of trails, splash in the mud, and spot critters along the way.
    • Water Street Market Seafood Company Created: Tuesday, September 23, 2008 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Located just a few blocks from the Marina, the Water Street Market has been setting the standard for seafood in Corpus Christi since 1983.
    • The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center Created: Sunday, August 28, 2011 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center is a peaceful getaway in the piney woods just north of Houston. From golf courses to hiking trails, the resort has amenities that will appeal to the whole family.
    • Hilton Garden Inn Houston Energy Corridor Created: Sunday, August 28, 2011 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Situated along I-10 in west Houston, Hilton Garden Inn is a low-cost option for business travelers. The hotel is just a short drive away from the offices of ExxonMobil, Shell and Citgo.
    • Magnolia Hotel Created: Sunday, August 28, 2011 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      The Magnolia Hotel in downtown Houston is fancy but not pretentious, with special services ranging from free transportation to free cookies. Located near Minute Maid ballpark and major office buildings, the Magnolia can be your headquarters for work or play.
    • Austin Crowne Plaza Hotel and Executive Meeting Center Created: Wednesday, January 31, 2007 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      The Austin Crowne Plaza Hotel is an ideal accommodation option for both vacationing families and business travelers. This upscale Austin hotel is conveniently located near the Convention Center, Sixth Street, the State Capitol and many other Austin area attractions.
    • Hilton Americas - Houston Created: Sunday, August 28, 2011 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Hilton Americas - Houston is surrounded by prime spots for doing business or just having fun. The Toyota Center, home of the Houston Rockets, and the George R. Brown Convention Center are within walking distance.
    • Modern B&B Created: Sunday, August 28, 2011 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Modern B&B is a breath of fresh air for anyone accustomed to staying in chain hotels. Enjoy a gourmet breakfast in the morning before heading out to explore Houston's world class Museum District.
    • Element Houston Vintage Park Created: Sunday, August 28, 2011 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Element Houston Vintage Park is part of a development that's practically its own city, with residences, shops, restaurants and bars. If you have business with Hewlett-Packard, Element Houston is only about half a mile from the HP offices.
    • La Mansion Del Rio Created: Monday, February 19, 2007 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Originally built along the banks of the San Antonio River in 1852 to serve as a school, the La Mansion Del Rio opened as a hotel in 1968. Today it is San Antonio's most elegant hotel, offering wonderful views of the world famous Riverwalk, world-class dining and luxurious accommodations.
    • Courtyard Houston by The Galleria Created: Sunday, August 28, 2011 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      The Courtyard Houston by The Galleria has Spanish-speaking staff to cater to shoppers from Mexico City and other Latin American countries. Enjoy an indoor pool and a comfortable bed after a long day of shopping.
    • Spending the Holidays in San Antonio Created: Wednesday, October 12, 2011 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      San Antonio is one of Texas' most popular tourist destinations year around. However, the Alamo City is also one of the best spots to spend the holiday season in the Lone Star State.
    • Birding Texas Created: Monday, December 13, 2004 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Texas is a virtual birder's paradise, with hundreds of documented species being found in every region of the state.
    • New Year's - Texas Style Created: Saturday, December 18, 2004 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      If you are lucky enough to be in Texas over New Year's, you may have a hard time deciding what to do - there are just too many options. Here are a few suggestions to make your Texas New Year memorable.
    • Spending the Holidays in Houston Created: Wednesday, October 19, 2011 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Houston is the nation's fourth largest city and the largest city in the Lone Star State. As one would expect from a city of this stature, Houston offers plenty to see and do during the holiday season.

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