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Recent Texas reviews

  • Great place for family get away!!

    "Very nice house with great floor plan for up to 4 couples.We went there for Thanksgiving weekend and had a wonderful time. The beach is an easy walk across the street. The house was very clean and comfortable with plenty of amenities.The two living areas and decks have a great view and the dining area/kitchen is big enough for a large group of people. We look forward to another stay and will highly recommend it to our friends:))"
    Guest: Ela Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: December 1, 2014
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  • Loved it

    "Great place to stay for families. The kids were out in the yard more than they were in the house-they loved the swing set, chickens, ducks and the pond! We had 9 family members and all were happy. Just a few minutes and you were in town-we will recommend it to friends.?"
    Guest: Don't have one Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 19, 2014
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  • Good stay at th blue roost

    "Everything was great at the blue roost. The teens enjoyed the upstairs room and having their own space. We accomplished one of he many puzzles and watched a few movies, as it was a little chilly one day and we assayed inside. We also really appreciated the washer and dryer and the fact that my husband could also use the dryer connection to charge his Tesla! This was a big help and would be useful for other people with electric cars to know, as the dryer is located in that port area."
    Guest: Jennifer V. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 19, 2015
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  • Girls weekend Labor Day

    "We came for a girls weekend. This unit (apartment) is really quaint. It's a shotgun with hardwood floors. Front and rear entrances. The petit kitchen is bright and accommodating. Out the rear door & down a flight is stairs is a positively tropical and private courtyard. The front porch is shared with the adjoining unit however everyone is respectful about sharing as it has a great view of the water. If you have kiddos there is a park at the end of the block. This unit is within walking distance the sea wall, and many restaurants, and bars. We felt safe here which is a plus. A bonus is the outdoor shower for rinsing after a trip to the beach. Karen was a great hostess as always. You will not want to go back to that hotel life after staying here. An excellent value!"
    Guest: Tam L. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 6, 2014
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Texas Travel Tips

Seeking the thrill of the Texas frontier? Come visit the Lone Star State for a crash course in Western heritage and hospitality. It boasts a diversity of terrains, from the Panhandle Plains to Gulf Coast to Big Bend Country, and tons of things to do from touring NASA’s Mission Control, sampling the indie music scene in Austin or exploring American landmarks like the Alamo. Whatever Southern flavor you’re looking for, Texas is sure to have it. Here’s a glimpse of Texas' top cities:

Houston

Houston, all systems are go. To launch off your visit, explore the world-famous Space Center, home to NASA’s Mission Control. The center features astronauts training for the International Space Station, a behind-the-scenes-look into deep-space missions and the latest pivotal technologies in the exploration of Mars. You won’t be able to miss the Museum of Fine Arts, the largest in the Southwest, which for starters showcases two gallery buildings whose walls are covered in artwork from all over the world. The collections highlight pieces from Africa to Asia to Latin America, although it is best known for its European Impressionist paintings. Stay dry at the Downtown Aquarium as you step inside a 17th century Spanish shipwreck, learn about the Louisiana Swamp and stand in awe in front of the Sunken Temple of ancient Mayan civilization. The white tiger exhibit and Ferris wheel rides are also a must-see. Cap your evening off with a savory taste of Texas tacos at local favorites like Pistoleros on Westheimer Street.

Austin

As the capital of the Lone Star State, Austin is a hotbed for music and culture. If you’re here in October, be sure to check out the Austin City Limits festival. In March get blown away by South By Southwest (SXSW), a nonstop party of music, interactive displays and film festivals that takes place every spring. Without a doubt these fests are among the reasons Austin has been declared the “Live Music Capital of the World.” For local flavor the rest of the year, stop by Stubb’s Bar-B-Q for finger-lickin’ barbecue and musical acts that have featured artists like Cake, Ratatat as well as George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic. The Red River District is the place in town to hear indie and alternative sounds pouring out from the bars. With Ladybird Lake cutting through the heart of the city, there is biking and kayaking to be had. Riding through scenic paths along serene lakes on the Town Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail is a great way to get your bearings in this mix of college town and musical haven.

Dallas

The biggest urban arts district in the country can be found in Dallas. It is a 19-block spread of cultural rejuvenation that will leave your creative side drooling. If you haven’t had enough, carve a slice out of your day to visit the Irving Arts Center, which is a premier theater and outdoor sculpture garden. Keep the history reel running while you take a trip back in time at the Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament to watch knights joust. Your older kids will leaping with joy after a trip to the Zero Gravity Thrill Amusement Park. If you’re picturing a more relaxing time for you and your travel-mates, take a stroll through the breathtaking Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, which was ranked the 2013 “Top Ten Botanical Gardens in the U.S.” by the Travel Channel. Top it all off with some tasty treats at Dallas by Chocolate and Dallas Bites for unbelievable chocolate and Bar-B-Q burgers.

San Antonio

As Texas’ (arguably) second-biggest city behind Houston, San Antonio has plenty to offer. Tour through the legendary Alamo, lose yourself amidst the peaceful San Antonio Botanical Gardens in Brackenridge Park or climb along the natural beauty of Enchanted Rock as you trace the footsteps where Native American warriors were killed - or at least so the legend goes. The River Walk is always a hit. It weaves across San Antonio River with dozens of restaurants, sidewalk cafes and street performers to make this Texas’ No. 1 attraction, according to U.S. News and World Report. Trying to get your John Wayne strut on? Fire away at San Antonio Western Shooting, a safe and excellent experience to handle real guns and bullets. No prior instruction is needed. If you need a break after your adrenaline shot to new Wild West heights, take a seat at the Majestic Theatre, a movie theater built in 1929 and a classic landmark of the city. It even has a domed ceiling covered with clouds and stars.

Fort Worth

Put on your cowboy boots - or at least pick some up - because Fort Worth prides itself on its Western heritage. Check out the Texas Civil War Museum that displays the largest private Civil War collection west of the Mississippi. Country music stars perform onstage at Billy Bob’s Texas, the largest honky tonk in the world. Kids will love the Fort Worth Zoo, a superb destination for the whole family to catch a glimpse at lions and monkeys. If you want a legitimate reason to say “it’s not my first rodeo,” head down to the Cowtown Coliseum on the weekend to watch the rides of lifetime. For shoppers, Fort Worth has everything from authentic Western gear to modern shops for every budget. After grabbing a few gifts, hit the Cantina Laredo for delicious Mexico City-style food, or Del Frisco Double Eagle for a juicy steak. Swing by the Fort, it’s worth it.

Discover your rugged side in the Wild West, where Texas hospitality lives on.

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