Groves Pecan Festival “Fun in a Nutshell”

The Groves Pecan Festival was held this weekend, October 26-29, at Lions Park in Groves and, as always, did not disappoint. The weather was perfect for a small town fall festival. The air was full of the smells of pork-ca-bobs and funnel cakes. The Pecan Festival has no charge for parking and free admission. The…

Moody Gardens Galveston is Fun For the Entire Family

Moody Gardens with its newly remodeled Aquarium Pyramid is a perfect family staycation! Luckily Moody Gardens had minimal damage from Hurricane Harvey and all attractions are currently open to the public! We were lucky enough to have visited Moody Gardens this summer and as always it was a blast with several new exhibits and 37…

All Things L’Auberge

L’Auberge Casino Resort Lake Charles has so much to offer that it is almost impossible to describe it all, but I’m going to try. Karli and I just returned from a magnificent stay at the resort and we were could only hit the tip of the iceberg L’Auberge is a AAA 4-Diamond property that sits…

The Suite Life at L’Auberge Casino Resort Lake Charles

Let me just start by saying this, you NEED L’Auberge Casino Resort Lake Charles in your life! Karli & I recently had the opportunity to stay at this magnificent resort and it was nothing short of amazing. L’Auberge offers so many fantastic experiences that it is almost impossible to fit them all into one visit,…

MCM Elegante Hotel Beaumont (A Perfect Staycation!)

The MCM Elegante has been voted the #1 hotel in Beaumont for 13 years in a row! It is another perfect place for both out of town visitors, and of course for the ultimate staycation! The hotel offers 274 guest rooms, including jacuzzi suites, over nine floors. There are two restaurants, a bar, and a…

Quick Hands or No Hands! Fun at Gator Country Beaumont

If you are looking for some unusual family fun in the Beaumont area, then look no farther than Gator Country! Where else could you go and actually wade with gators? What is Gator Country? It’s a 15 acre alligator preserve just off I-10 in Beaumont. Gator Country is a unique experience that is exciting for…

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Beaumont – Plaza

Karli and I had the pleasure of spending a staycation night at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Beaumont – Plaza. The hotel is located at 3950 I-10 S. at Walden Road. The location is perfectly located next to several restaurants and across the street from Tinseltown Cinemark movie theater. Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites is…

Hampton Inn & Suites Port Arthur

Hotels are not only for travel. They are also the best place to find rest and relaxation close to home. This weekend Karli and I had the opportunity to stay at the Hampton Inn & Suites located at 7660 Memorial Boulevard in Port Arthur. Our stay was part of a local staycation. We are visiting…

Museum of the Gulf Coast

  The Museum of the Gulf Coast is located on Procter Street in Port Arthur. It chronicles the history and achievements of the Texas/Louisiana Gulf Coast Region from Houston to New Orleans. The outstanding facility boasts 39,000 square feet of display space over two floors and a classroom on a third floor. The Museum of…

Summer 2017

  Karli & I have a very exciting summer coming up and we are so thrilled to share all of our upcoming adventures with you! We start our travels close to home to take a look a few often forgotten local treasures. We will be visiting Beaumont, Port Arthur, and Orange to cover such attractions…