From Fredericksburg to the western state border in El Paso is about 590 miles, and because we didn’t want to rush our way across Texas we selected five stops before leaving the state. On these layovers we explored a cavern, hiked a mountain at a National Park, had a total surprise meet up with new friends, and enjoyed an unplanned […]
Once out of New Mexico we hastened our pace, stopping only 2-3 days at each destination. They were large cities where we initially didn’t have a lot of activities planned, and the relentless severe weather was seemingly following us across the nation. But as we moved along, each of our stops had things to see and do, which we were […]
Our final fun-filled outings at Big Bend Ranch State Park put a cap on our wonderful time in the Big Bend area.
What we saw while driving northwest along US-90 towards Seminole Canyon State Historical Park was flat wilderness – all the way to the horizon in every direction. I’ve heard a lot about boring drives through Texas, and I believe this is one of those parts of the state that people refer to.
We arrived at Lake Casa Blanca International State Park Laredo, Texas in anticipation of great outdoor fun. But as has often been the case for us recently, expectations didn’t mesh with reality. Gloomy, dreary and wet days were the norm during our one-week stay, as back-to-back winter storms passed through. It was more than enough to add to my already funky mood.