Texas prairies and lakes

Texas Prairies & Lakes

The Texas Prairies and Lakes region encompasses parts of central and north-central Texas, stretching from just west of Houston, all the way up to Oklahoma. Some major cities in this region are Dallas, Waco, Burnet, and Gonzales.

  • Camp Fimfo Waco – Luxury Camping Resort
    If you’ve never heard the words camping and resort in the same sentence, you’ve obviously never visited Camp Fimfo Waco. Just an hour and a half from Dallas and Austin, and under three hours from Houston, Camp Fimfo Waco is the ideal place to get out and enjoy the outdoors without sacrificing any of your … Read more
  • Palmetto State Park Hidden Swim Area
    Palmetto State Park is a beautiful, other-worldly park located just northwest of Gonzales, Texas. (For more things to do in Gonzales, Texas, click here.) With lush palmetto fronds lining the trails, one might be tricked into thinking they’d been transported into Jurassic Park. The park is conveniently located just over two hours from Houston, and … Read more
  • 6 Top Things To Do In Gonzales TX
    Because of its rich history, there are so many things to do in Gonzales Tx. But unless you’ve studied Texas history, you might not be familiar with this Texas city.  Gonzales is a small town along US-90, about two hours west of Houston, just over an hour east of San Antonio, an hour south of … Read more
  • Things To Do In Waco With Kids
    Waco, Texas is best known as the home of Joanna and Chip Gaines, of Fixer Upper fame. But while browsing Magnolia Market may not be high up on your kids’ bucket list, there are actually some incredibly fun things to do with kids in Waco. Waco is fairly centrally located, about a three-hour drive from … Read more
  • Best Texas Ghost Towns – The Grove
    There’s something magical about a town that seems to just be suspended in time. We love Texas ghost towns for just that reason. Visiting The Grove and seeing those buildings from an era past can make you feel entirely displaced in time. You’re hit with the realization that the post office, the blacksmith, even the … Read more