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Discover Fredericksburg Texas star
Guest author Eve Carr visits Fredericksburg, Texas, sister city to her Virginia home Fredericksburg. Someone asked us whether we live in Fredericksburg Virginia—or Texas. And we wondered: What is Fredericksburg, Texas like? We visited and were pleasantly surprised.

Fossil Rim Wildlife Center star
A great place to view some beautiful and unusual animal species is at the Fossil Rim Wildlife Center in Glenn Rose. Located about two hours south of Dallas on US-67 in Somervell County, Glenn Rose is known as the Dinosaur Capitol of Texas.

San Antonio River Walk Doubles In Size star
Revitalized a few years ago, the 1.3-mile Museum Reach section stretches north along the San Antonio River and connects the existing River Walk to the San Antonio Museum of Art and the 125-year old Pearl Brewery.

Texas Ranch Life star
Taunia Elick's love of moving and restoring old homes destined for destruction has helped her turn her passion for saving old homes into some of the most authentic, lovely, and historic lodging found in the Texas foothills at the 1,800-acre Lonesome Pine Ranch.

The Antique Rose Emporium star
Between Houston and Austin, the Antique Rose Emporium offers visitors eight acres of glorious display gardens. Restored buildings from the mid-1800s settlers homestead are surrounded by gardens of antique roses, Texas native plants, herbs, cottage gardens, and wildflowers.

The Bluebonnets of Washington County Texas star
Each spring, mid-March through May, East Texas becomes a wildflower lover's dream come true. The towns of Brenham, Chappell Hill, Independence, Bellville, and Burton in Washington County are the backdrop for a spectacular show of flower power. The 2024 Bluebonnet Festival is April 13th & 14th.

Tour Blue Bell Creameries In Brenham star
Made with farm fresh ingredients and shipped to stores quickly, Blue Bell Ice Cream tastes like homemade. Visitors to the company headquarters in Brenham can get a factory tour and top off the tour with a free dip of their favorite flavor. You can also find a creamery in Sylacauga, Alabama.

Wildseed Farms® Fredericksburg Texas star
More from guest author Eve Carr's visit to Fredericksburg, Texas. Fredericksburg offers visitors a wide variety of exciting things to see. For nature lovers, a visit to Wildseed Farms is an absolute must!

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