San Antonio, Texas

We had a great time in San Antonio. It is definitely a place we would like to visit again. We found a great campground that's only 10 minutes from downtown SATX and the food is unbeatable. We spent two weeks in Texas, but, the snow kept us locked down for…

Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Carlsbad, New Mexico

On our way to San Antonio we decided to take a little detour to Carlsbad Caverns National Park. Turns out, this was an awesome choice and since we were able to get up to the caverns early there was plenty of space between us and other people as we walked…

Tucson, Arizona

Snow again!It snowed the day after we got to Tucson. From what we've heard, that is really unusual for Tucson, but luckily it melted in a few hours and was just fine. Food & FriendsWe've really enjoyed the food in Tucson. So many great places to eat, made better…

Big Bend National Park

Big Bend is an unexpected treasure. This place is stunning in its own right. We've been to a number of national parks in our travels but Big Bend was just different. I didn't know this area was rich in dinosaur fossils. Who would have thought that the ground we're walking…

Dallas & Fort Worth, Texas

Claire: Where do you want to go this winter? Thomas: Texas has great weather, right? Claire: Yeah, I thought so. ** Drives to Texas in January. It snows. **…

Laurel & Meridian, Mississippi

We started our journey to Texas by going through Mississippi and stopping in Meridian for a week. We wanted to check out Laurel, Mississippi, about an hour away, since we love watching Home Town on HGTV. We have a slight obsession with home make-over shows. Meridian, MississippiMeridian is a charming…

Callaway Gardens

Callaway Gardens is really beautiful this time of year. While the gardens may not be in full bloom, the fall colors and Christmas festivities make this place feel so homey. One of our big reasons for going was to drive through the lights later that night, but I neglected to…

Columbia Canal and Riverfront Park

If you're in Columbia, SC and need something to do, the Columbia Canal and Riverfront Park is a great place in downtown Columbia to get some exercise and fresh air. "This 167-acre park was the site of the original waterworks for the City of Columbia. This was also the site…