Things to Do in Crystal Beach

Stretching 7 miles along Texas State Highway 87 in the middle of Bolivar Peninsula, Crystal Beach offers a variety of things to do that made it a popular destination all year-round. Crystal Beach, (and the entire Bolivar Peninsula), is accessible by Ferry from Galveston Island, and via Hwy 124 from the east side. Instead of a bridge connecting Galveston Island to the Peninsula, Texas DOT operates several Ferries to transport tourists and residents alike to and from this glimmering island, for free.

Things to do in Crystal Beach

1. Stay in one of the over 60 colorful Beachfront Hotels, Vacation Homes and House Rentals; Bed and Breakfast, and Motels.

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Day Trip: Texas Hill Country Winery

The nation’s fifth largest producer of wines is Texas. In Hill Country alone, there are more than 50 unique and exquisite wineries that offer top-notch Texas wine experience.

Stone House Vineyard, Texas

Bordering Lake Travis in such an idyllic place near Austin in Spicewood, the Stone House stood Continue reading “Day Trip: Texas Hill Country Winery”

Rock Climbing Adventure in Texas

rock climbing in texas

Serving as a training ground for climbers in Texas preparing to hike mountains across the United States, one would think the Enchanted Rock would be challenging.

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Big Bend Mountain “Toe Art”

Big Bend

I call this mountain “toe art” because it looks like it, only this is nature’s own art and formation of its beauty. This is one of my favorite scenery in Continue reading “Big Bend Mountain “Toe Art””

Camping at Kelly’s Pond

Kelly’s Pond Campground in Montgomery, Texas

Located in the multi-use motorized trailhead of Sam Houston National Forest is the primitive camping site called Kelly’s Pond.

Kelly's Pond campground

We camped out there last weekend and we really liked it there that we wanted to go back next time. Here’s why.
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Houston Skywatch

Today was cooler than yesterday, and this is how the skies were looking in the morning and in the evening.

Houston skywatch
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Things To Do in Seabourne Creek Park

Seabourne Creek Park in Rosenberg, Texas

It was a beautiful and warm day the other day so it was perfect to go out and enjoy some outdoor time at the closest nature park I can get to.

Seabourne Creek Park

Seabourne Creek ParkThe one hundred sixty-four (164) acre Nature Park is located in 3831 Highway 36 South, Rosenberg, Texas.

It is ideal for family day picnics, bird watching, butterfly watching, fishing, jogging, running or walking, and for enjoying nature and some fresh air.

The Gazebo

rosenberg creek park

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Road Trip featuring Comanche, Texas

Last week we traveled. We drove for about 6 hours from Houston heading to north-northwest Texas, passing through some smallish towns and country sides.

This road trip’s feature is the city of Comanche, in central Texas. Country living would be at its best here. The city motto says.

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Murchison Park El Paso Scenic Drive

I stopped in El Paso during my trip to stay in a hotel for the night, and since I had few hours before dark, I was looking for things to do in the city. Museums and zoos and a lot of entertaining places were suggested. However, I opted for the Scenic Drive.

The beautiful El Paso mountains.

Over the southern tip of Franklin Mountain was the Rim Road of the El Paso Scenic Drive, called the Murchison Park.  Continue reading “Murchison Park El Paso Scenic Drive”

Bolivar Point Lighthouse

Bolivar Peninsula is accessible by ferry from Galveston Island. From the ferry decks, a lighthouse would be visible. It was catching to the eye even from a distance because of its dark colors against the sea in front of it from our vantage point.

Bolivar Point Lighthouse

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