Founded in 1846, and settled by immigrants overflowing from nearby New Braunfels, Fredericksburg is steeped in a rich German heritage which is dominant in their style of buildings, celebration of festivals, and offerings of authentic restaurant fare. With all of the engaging activities, enjoyable stops, palate-pleasing foodie ops, and the welcoming atmosphere of the locals, we think that it will quickly become a favorite of yours as well.
1901: Captain A F Lucas strikes oil while drilling on Spindletop Hill, three miles north of Beaumont. Wells in Corsicana and Nacogdoches had been producing modest amounts of oil, but with the discovery at Spindletop, the oil boom in Texas was born. Texas joined the Industrial Age (and created a few multi-millionares along the way).
Top 10 Things to do in Alpine - The Big Bend. The Trans-Pecos. Far West Texas - whatever you call this sprawling, wide-open landscape that I prefer referring to as Mythic Texas, its undisputed capital is Alpine.
Coming to Waco for the weekend? Check out this blogger's suggestions for the Best Things to do in Waco, Texas! With shopping, restaurant, and attraction suggestions, there's something for everyone in the family! #FromHereForHere