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What To Do In Austin: Your Ultimate Girlfriend Getaway…

Ever wanted to be a cowgirl?

Picture it:

You’re rocking a short summer dress, leather boots and a cowgirl hat.  You walk downtown and jaws are dropping you look so good.  Ahhh yes, you can get used to the cowgirl life!

And now you can…

Austin is the capital of Texas and with the motto “Keep Austin Weird” it’s’ truly unlike any other Lone Star city.  The people are a vibrant mix of liberals, The University of Texas college students, musicians, politicians who work at the Capital Building,  and well… let’s just say some damn interesting folk.

So start practicing your “ya’ll’s” and “howdy’s” cause you’re going to need them for this two day girlfriend getaway in Austin, Texas…

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Food and Music; Austin, Texas

Ask anyone from Texas what the best play to be is, and more often than not they’ll say Austin.

And why not?

With more live music acts per capita than anywhere, it’s earned the title “Live Music Capital of the World.”

Plus, you’ve got delicious Texas BBQ just thirty minutes away.

The following is a list of “must-sees” while in Austin…Continue

Cowboys & Canyons; Amarillo, Texas

What is more American than the cowboy?

Fearless frontiersmen and their trusty horses struck out into the Wild West, an unknown and inhospitable place where only the toughest and most resilient souls dared tread.

Their exploits are the stuff of legends. But what about you? Have you ever wanted to be a cowboy for a day? If so, it’s time to cowboy up!

The Yellow Rose of Texas

Amarillo is located along the famous Route 66, on the edge of the Great Plains in the Texas Panhandle. It’s exactly what you would expect from a western frontier town surrounded by sweeping prairies, deserts and steep canyons.

Its 190,000 residents still celebrate the cowboy way, luring thousands of Old West enthusiasts to experience life on the frontier.

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The Heart of Texas; San Antonio, Texas

San Antonio has it all. The River Walk lends to it being one of the most charming cities in America, while The Alamo reminds all those who visit of the struggle our forebears endured to secure the future of the United States.

Full of art, culture, history, gastronomy, revelry and activity to suit every penchant, San Antonio is a delight, and without a doubt the throbbing heart of Texas and the American Southwest. Continue

Wine Tasting; Fredericksburg, Texas

It’s the Napa Valley of Texas, although it will make you feel like you are in the south of France or living la dolce vida in Tuscany. Texas is not the first place that comes to mind when asked about wine, however this is quickly changing.

Ideal climate and growing conditions as well as positive international press have made Fredericksburg one of the fastest growing wine regions in the world. Superb wines and picturesque landscapes await those who waltz into the lone star state. Continue