When most people think of Mardi Gras celebrations, the first place their mind goes to is New Orleans. However, the Big Easy isn’t the only place to experience the festivities. In its 105th year, Mardi Gras! Galveston is one of the biggest Mardi Gras celebrations in the United States. This year’s takes place Jan. 29-31 and Feb. 5-7.
Presidential libraries have become a wonderful way for people to examine such an important figure. Texas is fortunate enough to have three of its very own. History buffs and the like will enjoy getting in depth looks at Lyndon B. Johnson, George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush when they visit Texas’s Presidential Libraries.
With New Year’s right around the corner, getting more exercise is always high on the resolution list. A great way to stay motivated and keep up the commitment is to set a goal to work towards. Whether you want to run, walk or a little bit of both, these Texas 5ks are sure to help 2016 get off to a good start.
There’s certainly no shortage of places to grab a drink with friends in San Antonio, but with so many options, deciding on one can be overwhelming and time-consuming. Fret not, because we’ve put together a list of seven of the best bars in San Antonio for your next evening out on the town. Bottoms up!
Even in a state as proud as Texas, people can have some serious art envy. But with a set of museums growing in prestige and influence, the citizens of the Lone Star State don’t have to hang their heads. Texans need look no further than the Cultural District in Fort Worth for a reason to be proud, where three museums in particular stand out.
Have you ever seen a jousting tournament, fairies, pirates, and a gathering of kings and their courts in one place? If you answered ‘no,’ then it’s time you head over to one of the best parties in the entire state. Since its opening in 1974, the Texas Renaissance Festival has become the largest Renaissance themed event in the United States, and USA Today’s Reader’s Choice Top 10 named it the #1 Cultural Festival in the nation.