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Our favorite spots in Houston

Whether you’re new to Houston or still trying to figure out what Houston has to offer, we’re here to share a few of our favorite places to get you started. #3 – Providence Heights Bar: Yes, it’s a place for happy hour.  But they also have a ping pong table inside, with space to actually…

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5 weeks, 7 State Parks

7 state parks, 2 national parks and a road trip in between. There’s a lot going on in May at HTXoutdoors. March – May is my favorite part of the year. The days get longer, the air gets warmer {but there’s still a chill in the air at night}, and it’s an absolute perfect time to get…

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3 Excuses You Tell Yourself for Not Hiking in Houston

We all have that voice in our head that hold us back from time to time…some louder and crazier than others! A little while back, we asked Houstonians what’s holding them back from hiking in the great outdoors of Houston. Many of you chimed back with the same answers. 1. There’s nowhere to hike in…

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How to pick a camping spot

With SUVs, campers, 6 room tents, many people bring their entire house outdoors. Don’t get me wrong, I way over pack when I car camp. There are things that just make it more enjoyable. I think where I draw the line is the radio. When I’m outdoors, I want to hear the outdoors. I want…

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Types of Camping

Car Camping No, you don’t sleep in your car… but you could!   Car camping is when you drive right up to the camp site.  You typically don’t have to walk more very far, but the parking spot distances vary by site & park.  It’s best to call the parks to see exactly how far parking is…

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Houston Hiking Advice from the Locals

Houston does have hiking!  Dirt trails that twist, turn and go up and down. Surrounded by trees and running along bayous, it’s a great way to take a break from a city of 2mm people! And the best part… they are inside the loop. No one is saying you’re going to get hiking like Colorado…

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