They say everything in Texas is big, and one of the things the state is known for is its super-sized ranches. The size of the state itself lends it perfectly to the industry of raising cattle. The massive King Ranch in southern Texas – covering more area than the state of Rhode Island, and with more acreage than Dallas, Houston and San Antonio combined – […]
[Steve wrote this post, Mona Liza gets the day off!] Like many full-time RV’ers running around the country, we tend to slow down and “stay put” in a particular area during the coldest winter months. We have found it’s the best time for us to complete the many little maintenance items we’ve added to our list during the more intense travel […]
Along the Texas Coast are barrier islands running parallel to the mainland. The longest barrier island is Mustang Island, where Port Aransas occupies 8 miles of its 18 mile length. We spent a month there with Gulf Waters RV Resort as our home base, then three days just up the road at Mustang Island State Park.
Two deep-south states – Texas and Florida – are known for their amazing assemblage of birds and other animals. The “Sister States in Birds”, as they are sometimes called, share many of the same birds – even going so far as to both claim the Northern Mockingbird as their state bird. Texas gets more western birds, while Florida hosts some Carribbean species […]