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Luling: Texas Black Gold

Barbecue sauce isn’t the only valuable liquid flowing in Luling. The town is dotted with oil pumps that still move the Texas black gold from the ground. Once known as “the toughest town in Texas”, Luling was established in 1874 … Continue reading

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Good Times Happen in Kentucky

Thousands of snowbirds pass through Kentucky every year and miss out on some of the most incredible natural wonders and cultural treasures anywhere. From horse racing and Bourbon Country, to the culture of Appalachia, Civil War significance, and Abraham Lincoln, … Continue reading

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The Truth Is Here: A Great Place to Crash as UFO Festival Invades Roswell

“…In early July 1947, a mysterious object crashed on a ranch 30 miles north of Roswell” As the story goes, sixty-six years ago, a rancher named W.W. Mack Brazel checked his sheep after a thunderstorm and found debris made of … Continue reading

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Texas RV Dealership Opens Museum

They rumble through the Texas Panhandle by the thousands to get to New Mexico and Colorado, and now, recreational vehicles have their own museum, right off Interstate 27. Jack Sisemore and his son, Trent, opened the RV Museum this spring … Continue reading

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I Dream of Galveston: The Strand & Texas Seaport Museum

Today we conclude the series on our favorite Galveston attractions. Strand Historic District Galveston’s Strand was the city’s primary commercial area during the second half of the 19th century, when its star was bright and full of great promise. A … Continue reading

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I Dream of Galveston: Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig Museum

Three floors of models and interactive displays illustrate the story of offshore oil and gas from seismic technology to exploration and production. Scale models of production platforms, actual drill bits, and remotely-operated vehicles as well as videos and exhibits explain … Continue reading

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I Dream of Galveston: Opera House, Flight Museum & more

Following are more of our favorite Galveston attractions… The Grand 1894 Opera House One of the few remaining theaters of its era in Texas, The Grand, is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. As further recognition of its … Continue reading

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I Dream of Galveston: Galveston Ferry & Railroad Museum

Following are more of our favorite Galveston attractions… Galveston Island Ferry Drive aboard or park and walk onto the free ferry between Galveston and Port Bolivar. Ferry service has been a part of the Texas transportation system since the 19th … Continue reading

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Discover San Antonio’s Mission Trail

The chain of five missions that were established along the San Antonio River during the 18th century stands as a reminder of Spain’s most successful attempt to extend its New World influence and control. Representing both church and state, these … Continue reading

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RV Museum Opens in Texas

The Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum recently opened to the public in Amarillo, Texas. According to a news report in the Amarillo Globe News, the museum has already attracted more than 400 visitors. Traveland RV Museum encompasses up to 7,000 … Continue reading

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