Places to Eat in San Francisco

Reviews are so helpful when you’re looking for a new place to try for dinner. But sometimes hopping from review to review gets tiring. Here is a selection of great places to eat in San Francisco with a little review of each! Now all you have to do is read one post and you have…

Oklahoma City Wheeler Ferris Wheel

Top 5 Things to Do in Oklahoma City

This past weekend I had my 10-year high school reunion and found out one of my dearest friends moved to Oklahoma City this summer. We got to talking about a great restaurant there and it made me want to write a post about my favorite things to do in Oklahoma City! So this one goes…

Denver Airport Hotel Room

A Great (and Quiet) Denver Airport Hotel

If you’re looking for a hotel near the Denver airport, I’ve got you covered! This Courtyard by Marriott is only a 15 minute drive to the airport. And that means this Denver airport hotel is far enough away where the planes flying overhead won’t disturb you! If you’re wondering if this bed is as comfortable…

Golden Gate Bridge

10 Iconic San Francisco Landmarks

Are you planning a trip to San Francisco and wondering what you should see? Here is a list of some of the most iconic San Francisco landmarks to help you make your itinerary! But if you’d like to take a downloadable (and printable!) copy of this list, simply enter your email here to have me…

San Francisco Restaurants with the Best Views

If you are looking for San Francisco restaurants with the best views, you’ve come to the right place! San Francisco is known for having some iconic views and what better way to observe them than sitting in a restaurant drinking wine from Napa Valley?! Alioto’s Restaurant The oldest of the family-run San Francisco restaurants, Alioto’s…

3 San Francisco Hotels Under $200

Bloomberg Business reported in 2015 that the average hotel night stay in San Francisco was just under $400. After reading that number I got scared when I went to look for hotels for our Labor Day weekend stay. Holiday rates are always more! I found three San Francisco hotels that were (before parking) all under…

Domaine Carneros in Napa Valley

Top Two Wineries to Visit in Napa Valley

Sometimes less is more. And with so many winery options in Napa Valley, sometimes it’s nice to have them selected for you! Here are my recommendations for the top two wineries you should visit on your trip to Napa Valley! Napa Valley: Domaine Carneros If you’re wanting to visit a fancy looking winery in Napa…

Muir Woods San Francisco

A Morning in Muir Woods, San Francisco

If you enjoy being in the great outdoors and hiking, I highly suggest you visit Muir Woods just north of San Francisco! Before you go, be sure you have properly prepared for your trip as you do have to make parking reservations. I’ve included a couple of tips below to help your trip go as…

Grayton Beach Sunset

Grayton Beach in Florida

For anyone reading my blog who is not following me on Instagram, here’s a look at some of my favorite pictures from my 2017 family trip to Grayton Beach in Florida!     View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Jac • Blogger • Houston, Texas (@texantravels) on Aug 2, 2018 at…

Destin-Florida

Disney, the Outtakes

Click through to see these girls all grown up! You may have noticed some of my Instagram posts for Disney alluded to stories not related to Disney… And they may have left you wondering, “Did she forget that she was going to tell us this other story?” Well I didn’t! I was just saving it…

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The Road to Disney

Are you a family with teenagers and younger kids, wondering how the two groups will like and remember a family trip to Walt Disney World? Ten years later, here’s our family’s take on it: The Parents Mom, age 35 Parents certainly have a different take on Disney world, and my mom (now 45) has a…