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Watermelon Festival in Falfurrias, Texas

Texas

Watermelon Festival in Falfurrias, Texas

The City of Falfurrias, Texas is a small community in South Texas. It is a two-hour drive south from San Antonio, and a one-hour drive north from the Texas border with Mexico. Falfurrias is on the way between many destinations. But, it is not often a place people intentionally choose to visit. Falfurrias Historical Marker Admittedly, Falfurrias is

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17 Jun 2022 3 MIN READ

Fort McKavett, Texas

Texas

Fort McKavett, Texas

I used to joke that you have to go to San Angelo, Texas. You don't end up there by accident. That was before we visited Fort McKavett, Texas. If you are looking for remote destinations, this historic site is definitely for you.  Our family traveled from Junction, Texas to Fort Stockton, Texas last year. We saw signs on the highway advertising Fort

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27 May 2022 4 MIN READ

Hilton Honors Fifth Night Free Benefit
Hilton Honors Fifth Night Free Benefit

The Hilton Honors loyalty program has a benefit that can prove useful for long stays. The benefit is that you can get a fifth night free stay when you book with points. This means that you are getting a 20% discount on your stay with points.  The only requirement to take advantage of this benefit is that you need to pay for the full stay with Hilto

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09 May 2022 3 MIN READ

Rib Mountain State Park at Wausau, Wisconsin

Wisconsin

Rib Mountain State Park at Wausau, Wisconsin

Back in 2015, my son and I took a trip to Wisconsin to visit family. It had been some time since our last visit. Up to then, we were mostly making trips to Wisconsin for funerals. It would be a nice change to go just for the sake of going. We stopped at several places on that trip. Today, I am sharing about our trip to Rib Mountain State Park.  The

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27 Nov 2021 3 MIN READ