How Much Do You Know About Bluebonnets?

Texans hold wildflowers in high regard, but none is as distinguished as the Texas Bluebonnet. The flower has inspired legends, myth, folklore, festivals, family portraits, all kinds of art, and Texas road trips. Historian Jack Maguire once said the bluebonnet is “a kind of floral trademark almost as well known … Read More

Stop and Smell the Flowers In These East Texas Towns

EAST TEXAS—Palestine, Nacogdoches, and Tyler are renowned for their magnificent blooming seasons and premier flower trails. Dogwoods and azaleas are celebrated annually during the blooming season in the three towns, and each offers unique viewing opportunities from gardens and parks, to historic districts.… Read More

Wildflower Chasing and Cemetery Searching In Galveston

Galveston City Cemetery

Galveston Island, Texas- The island’s historic City Cemetery on Broadway is floating on a sea of firewheels and coreposis this May. Known for being the final resting place of many who died in the Great Hurricane of 1900, the cemeteries are also known for the yellow blanket of Texas wildflowers … Read More

5th Annual Bert Rees Lighting Contest

Nacogdoches, Texas- For almost 70 years, Bert Rees cherished the holiday season. Rees was filled with Christmas spirit and loved to share the joy of the season with those around him. Today, Rees’s legacy and love of the holidays continues in the oldest town in Texas.… Read More

East Texas Fall Foliage Driving Routes

East Texas- Summer’s grip has finally given way to fall and the luscious green countryside has slowly and quietly exploded with rich autumn colors. East Texas is a sight to behold in the fall, with yellow oak trees, orange sweetgums, deep red dogwood trees dappled among the might every greens. … Read More