Columbia Science Balloon Facility

Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility

Palestine- If you didn’t make it to the Space Center in Houston this summer, the Official Visitors Center of NASA’s Johnson’s Space Center and home of astronaut training and Mission Control, take a quick trip to Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility (CSBF) in East Texas. CSBF is … Read More

Texas Prison Museum

Texas Prison Museum

Huntsville- If you have ever wondered about the “inside” life of a Texas prisoner take a trip to the Texas Prison Museum. Just off I-45 you can take an intriguing glimpse into the lives of the state’s least-loved citizens.… Read More

The ETX Bucket List

The ETX Bucket List- As a Texan there are certain things you should see in the state before leaving this world. East Texas is deeply rooted in the beginning of the Lone Star State and filled to the brim with history and unexplainable beauty. There are 11 places in the … Read More

Caddo Mounds State Historic Site: An East Texas Ancient Civilization

Caddo Mounds State Historic Site: An East Texas Ancient Civilization- More than 1,200 years ago, a group of Caddo Indians known as the Hasinai built a village and ceremonial center just east of Weches. Today, three earthen mounds still rise from the Neches River valley which was the southwestern-most ceremonial … Read More

Salmon Lake Park: A Great East Texas Swimming Hole

Salmon Lake Park: A Great East Texas Swimming Hole- If you have been searching for a good swimming hole in East Texas you will find one tucked away in Grapeland. Salmon Lake Park has been helping East Texans chill out for years and continues to provide area residents with a … Read More