Embrace the Perks of Nature at Colorado Bend State Park


It has been almost a year since my first exploration out at Colorado Bend State Park in Bend, Texas, and after a full year of outdoor adventures all over the country, my heart still melts for this place. To me, Continue Reading →

10 Fun Things to do at Mustang Island State Park


With the sun is still shining down on the warm sand and the ocean water still feeling as refreshing as ever, now is the time to plan your next beach vacation. In Texas, we’re pretty lucky; we have plenty of coastline Continue Reading →

The Do’s and Do Not’s of Las Vegas


We had finally made it 46 stories up to the top of the Eiffel Tower at the Paris Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. We stepped out of the glass elevator to see thousands of colorful city lights glowing Continue Reading →

True Relaxation in the Florida Keys


When was the last time you laid on your back, arms wide open, stared at the open sky above you, and simply surrendered yourself to this big beautiful world? There I was… my back resting firmly on a stand-up paddle board, Continue Reading →

Exploring the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge


Right now in southern Florida, on the subtropical barrier island of Sanibel in the Gulf of Mexico, there are over 6,400 preserved acres of mangrove forest, submerged seagrass beds, cordgrass marshes, and West Indian hardwood hammocks, filled with thousands of Continue Reading →

Why the Outdoors is Important to Me


I love my generation. But sometimes, we get a bad rep. Some people call millennials like us, ungrateful, lazy, and stagnant. However, as a whole, that’s just not the case. There’s a lot more to us than what meets the Continue Reading →

Destination: Austin City Limits Music Festival


A couple days ago, Tuesday, May 5th, the lineup for the 2015 Austin City Limits Festival was officially announced! Artists such as Foo Fighters, Drake, The Strokes, Florence and the Machine, Bassnectar, Alt-J, Hozier, Alabama Shakes, Of Monsters and Men, Continue Reading →

An Intro to Geocaching, a Modern-Day Treasure Hunt


Fallen leaves crunched underneath the wandering steps of my muddy shoes as I looked down at my digital compass, watching the displayed number of measured distance decrease steadily. Following the teetering needle, I held onto the leash of my dog Continue Reading →

Texas State Park Ambassadors visit Lake Mineral Wells State Park


Just 45 minutes west of Fort Worth, Texas, is Lake Mineral Wells State Park, a beautiful and entertaining park geared up to introduce families to the time of their lives through camping, kayaking, fishing, swimming, geocaching, climbing, rappelling, hiking, biking, and other outdoor Continue Reading →

Ryan Bingham, Live at South by Southwest (SXSW) 2015


On this date 33 years ago in 1981, Grammy and Academy Award winner Mr. George Ryan Bingham (known as Ryan Bingham) was born. In light of his birthday, and weeks of closure of the wild 2015 South By Southwest (SXSW) Continue Reading →