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  • Paradise By the Gulf

    "We very much enjoyed our stay in Galveston. The condo is exactly how you see it. We did have trouble with their WiFi but I was able to get on the open WiFi of The Dawn so could still check my emails and do some work late in the evening. We very much enjoyed watching our Royals in the World Series on the big screen TV, the bed was extremely comfortable and the kitchen well equipped. It was nice to have a washer and dryer and not have to drag home a week's worth of dirty laundry. Walmart is next door and very handy. Our dogs enjoyed laying on the balcony and we ate all our meals out there enjoying the view of the Gulf. The only downfall is the two flights of stairs but it kept us in shape for all the walking on the Seawall. We hope to return some day!"
    Guest: Suninmo Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 27, 2014
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  • Watching dolphins from the patio

    "Being in Galveston in October is prob the best time in the year, temperatures around 80°, gulf still warm and nobody there apart dolphins. We had a wonderful time, BBQ in the evening, watching sunrise from the patio and swimming. We ll come again. Little Sunshine is a very nice house, kitchen well equipped as well as lot of fun stuff available for swimming fun and building sandcastles. Sleeping facilities for 7 adults."
    Guest: Philip B. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 24, 2014
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  • What the doctor should order!

    "This is my 3rd or 4th stay at Coveside and every experience just gets better. My best friend and I had the best time. We relaxed on the deck, fished and hit the Boardwalk (4) miles away!!! So convenient. Megan was absolutely amazing before during and after our trip! She called and found us a market to clean any fish we caught, recommended awesome restaurants. Renee texted to make sure we made it to the house and check to see if we needed anything. The customer service is always outstanding!!! The house is comfy and close to everything. I was hoping to fish at night by dock lights. There is no "fishing" light, but we still managed to catch fish our second night!! So much fun!!! I really love this place and travel over 10 hours from West Texas to stay here."
    Guest: Evie Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 28, 2014
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  • Perfect place on the lake

    "This was the perfect place for our family! The cottage is precious and comfortable and had everything we needed for the family. The beds were very comfortable, the boat dock was amazing for grilling and watching the stars at night and the nature was fantastic! My kids fed bread to the swans and the geese that were there everyday. They fished off the dock and took the canoe out to fish, too. The kayaks were fun to see parts of the lake we otherwise would not have gotten to see. Many good memories were made on this family trip!"
    Guest: Christiane' Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: December 8, 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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