The heat of a long hot summer directed our thoughts towards a lazy weekend getaway in the Texas Hill Country. We enjoy exploring the area but typically never do an overnight since most of our favorite Hill Country spots are only an hour or two away from our HQs west of Austin. This time we… Continue reading Abigail’s Cabin
Hays and Gillespie Counties offer some of the best fields of wildflowers Texas has to offer.
I can’t tell you how many times over the years I’ve said I need to stop and get a picture of the situation.
Renovated, affordable, and gorgeous homes with front porches, rocking chairs, in a tree-shaded historical district lining the usually sleepy Colorado River, barely 45 minutes from Austin’s Bergstrom Airport. From the lovely neighborhood one can walk to downtown where new restaurants, refreshing beverage and loungy establishments, galleries, antique and bric-a-brac shops, coffee shops, bakeries, and what-not are popping up. Sophistimakated craft cocktails,… Continue reading Day Trip: Smithville, Texas