Not Your Typical San Antonio Travel Tips

San antonio travel tips

Google what to do in San Antonio and you will get a list of ideas. Places to see, where to walk, what to enjoy and just maybe, how to get there. But what about all the great places that the locals enjoy in their city? Where are those places and are they just as fun as the tourist spots? What is the easiest way to get around if you don’t have a car so you can take in those hidden gems. Don’t worry, I have answers for you.

Let’s at least start with a few of the obvious reasons of why we went to San Antonio, then I will get into the stuff that will really help you get around and enjoy your time.
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14 Travel Tips for Seattle

Things to do in Seattle

We arrived to Seattle by train and from there we explored as many different types of transportation that we could, including lots of walking. Since we didn't have our own personal transportation we decided to go it the whole way with just backpacks. … [Continue reading]

Why You Must See Oneonta Gorge

Oneonta Gorge

Let's start here. How do you even pronounce it? I say On-ee ANH- tuh, but a hiking site also suggests oh-nee-ANH-tuh. All that to say, I'm pretty close. Either way, people will think you will know what you are talking about. Here is why you must … [Continue reading]

9 Reason to See Crater Lake National Park Oregon

Yes! Crater Lake really is that blue

I'm embarrassed to say I have lived in Oregon most of my life and I had never been to Crater Lake. I had flown over it and thought it looked beautiful, but I had never driven to it and looked at it in all it's glory. I will also be honest and say it … [Continue reading]

Spending a Day in Portland

It feels like you have left the city, but reality is you are within the city limits

I love my city. There is so much to do here, and when the sun is shining there is no place I would rather be. My all time love of the city is the food scene, but I love to combine that with some of the other great features of our city...Hiking, right … [Continue reading]

5 Great Day Trips Out Of Portland

Sunset at Pacific City

There is so much to see and do within Portland, but the best part of Portland is the fact that it's so dang close to so much you can experience all kinds of adventures.  As summer winds down these are some great places to get to before the school … [Continue reading]

Painted Hills in Oregon

Painted Hills

The Painted Hills are considered one of the 7 Wonders of Oregon. I had seen so many pictures I finally decided to pack my family in the car and check it out. Now these are not easily accessible and are they are pretty much out in the middle of … [Continue reading]

Prague

Along the river in Prague

I had very fond memories of Prague from 20 years ago. We had actually been twice and each time was quite the adventure. Think small winding streets with no GPS. Finding the place you had rented, from a shack about 20-40 minutes out of town, was not … [Continue reading]

Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Beautiful Rothenburg Germany

Out of all the places we visited on our Central European Driving Vacation this was our favorite place. I know kind of crazy that we would choose a small, very small, town over some of the beautiful big cities we encountered, but the slower pace won … [Continue reading]

Cesky Krumlov

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Things To Do In Cesky Krumlov? Stroll through the streets and enjoy plenty of shopping. Visit the Cesky Krumlov Castle and even tour the tower Look for the bears in the Bear moat surrounding the castle. Eat Trdelnik There are a few … [Continue reading]