HEARD Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

Although the emphasis of the Heard’s education programs is children, the Heard also offers programs that will interest visitors of any age. The Heard’s purpose is threefold: education, conservation, and preservation. Located in McKinney, Texas, less than 40 Miles north … Continue reading

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Happy New Year From Lone Star Travelers

To start your New Year on the right foot (no pun intended) Lone Star Travelers has a book recommendation for you. This is not your evening fireside read but a book chock full of fun hikes in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Keep on track with your 2019 New Years resolutions to be healthy, happy and get into shape. 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles : Dallas/Fort Worth including Tarrant, Collin and Denton Counties by Joanie Sanchez has just released it’s third updated edition in full color. This newest edition also includes a revised user-friendly format. All hikes have been reviewed and updated with current info, and a number of new hikes have been included for new adventures around the metroplex. Whether you are new to the area, a native or have been here long enough to be considered a Texan you will discover an extensive selection of trails to choose from.

Quoting from the press release:

Each hike description features key information on length, hiking time, difficulty, configuration, scenery, traffic, trail surface, and accessibility, as well as information on the history of the area. Detailed trail maps and elevation profiles, along with clear directions to the trailheads with GPS data, help to ensure that you always know where you are and where you’re going. Tips on nearby activities further enhance your enjoyment of every outing.

There is a hike waiting for you, a new place to explore, whether you are a novice or experienced hiker. This book will take you places you might never have discovered on your own.

Release date November 13, 2018 $18.95 retail available at major book retailers or at amazon.com:  https://www.amazon.com/60-Hikes-Within-Miles-Including/dp/1634040945/ref=dp_ob_title_bk

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Sharkarosa Wildlife Ranch

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  Located in Pilot Point, Texas the Sharkarosa Wildlife Ranch  is a 126 acre educational park open to the public on Saturdays and Sundays.  The Ranch is open 10am – 5pm with an entry fee of $12.00 for adults, $10.00 … Continue reading

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Texas 2015 A Musical Romance of Panhandle History

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The outdoor musical Texas, performed on the stage of the Pioneer Amphitheater at Palo Duro Canyon State Park, the nation’s second largest canyon, is celebrating it’s 50th Anniversary this summer.  This internationally acclaimed historical production tells the story of the … Continue reading

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Dallas Heritage Village, Dallas Texas

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Dallas Heritage Village located near the heart of downtown Dallas, Texas is home to 30 authentic historical buildings relocated here over the last 40 years from North Texas cities such as Plano, Carrolton, from land that is now DFW Airport … Continue reading

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