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Exotic Animals Found in New Braunfels

It is hard to believe how so many generations of animal lovers have visited the Animal World & Snake Farm Zoo; previously known as the Snake Farm. It is conveniently located 5640 Ih 35 S in Braunfels, Texas. Over 500 animals are awaiting your visit and would love to have a picture with you. You cannot beat the rates. Adults are $12.75; children 3 to 12 are $9.75; and children under 2 are free.

Be sure to bring the children along and stay all day if you desire. A petting zoo is available with dozens of zoo friends waiting to be fed. However, please respect...

Which Round Rock Neighborhoods offer Homes from $500K to $700K?

Are you looking for a home in the $500 and $700k range? If so, a Round Rock Luxury neighborhood may be just what the doctor ordered. Fortunately, you have several options to consider! Hopefully this guide will help you choose a luxury neighborhood that strikes your interest and fits your needs.

Arbor Place

Arbor Place is considered to be a premier luxury neighborhood. It is perfect for someone who is looking for a perfect house in a perfect location. This is a gated community with roughly 100 homes inside. So, you can rest easy knowing you...

Things to Do Near the Convention Center

Have you considered a visit to the Convention Center and wanted to know what else is available near it? There are some great things to do near the San Antonio Convention Center including museums, the River Walk and Market Square.

The Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center is a destination in itself hosting events, conventions and the Alamo City Comicon. Some of the best attractions are actually right by the Convention Center. If you want to enjoy the outdoors...

Where's the Best Shopping in Alamo Heights Found?

Do you like to shop? There are some great shopping spots in the Alamo Heights area. You will find a variety of shops including clothing, shoe, perfume, art, and jewelry shops. Anything you can possibly want can be found in the many retailers in Alamo Heights.

Aquarius Boutique

If you are looking for custom made decor, then you will want to stop in at the Aquarius Boutique. High quality items are offered such as jewelry and handbags. They even offer a number of one-of-a-kind items that can not be found anywhere...

Restaurant Spotlight: Silo Restaurant

Silo Restaurant has three locations in the San Antonio area, which includes Dominion, Loop 1604 North and Alamo Heights. They have been recognized as an Open Table Top American US Restaurant, as well as named on Zagat’s Top Local Picks.

Silo focuses on enhancing their cuisines, so they arouse all the senses. Dishes are artfully put together, and service is outstanding. Attention to detail is a key factor in delivering exquisite cuisine.

They know fine dining, and you are sure to make memories when visiting ...

Which Neighborhoods are Full of History in Austin?

Austin is full of history. There are several historical districts, as well as historical homes. The neighborhoods are filled with homes that are one-of-a-kind and have age to them. If only the walls could talk, the amazing stories that they would tell. Here are some of the top historical neighborhoods in the Austin area.

Clarksville

The history in this quaint area dates all the way back to 1865, during the Emancipation Proclamation. The town’s land was donated by Governor Pease to slaves who use to work for him. Charles Clark started a freedmen’s town, which was the first of its kind west of the Mississippi River.

He called it Clarksville,...

Restaurant Spotlight: Bohanan’s Prime Steaks & Seafood

Bohanan’s Prime Steaks & Seafood is a dining establishment you come to when you want to dine at a place where the staff appreciates your business. This is one of those establishments where you will be treated like royalty because without you they would not have a job anymore.

In fact, this is a great place to go any time you are celebrating a special occasion. It is a place that has worked hard for a long time in order to provide family, friends, and even business partners with a comfortable place to eat a meal.

What Can You Expect While Dining Here?

Bohanan’s Prime Steaks & Seafood offers a perfect blend of steaks and seafood. This just means there is bound to be a meat on the menu for every member of your family...

Most Amazing Resorts in San Antonio

Sometimes you just want to get away. A little relaxation can really make a huge difference in your life, but you don’t want to have to run about once you get to your vacation spot. There are some outstanding resorts in the San Antonio area.

Everything that you could possibly need will be within the resort. All you will need to do is, kick back and have a good time. Here are some resorts in the San Antonio area that you should consider visiting.

Emily Morgan Hotel

This is the official hotel of the Alamo. The building is skillfully designed, and you will enjoy the luxurious amenities available....

Which Middle Schools are the Best in Austin?

Choosing the middle school right for your child in Austin is important. Fortunately, there are tons of middle schools to consider. These schools are ranked as good schools for all sorts of different reasons. You can ask yourself – how close do you want to live to the school or what do you want your child studying?

Do you want your child in a specific school district? Do you want private, public, or maybe a charter school? Answering these questions can help you determine which one of the following schools are ideal for your middle schooler:

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Most Romantic Things to do in San Antonio

There are loads of romantic things to do in the San Antonio area. When you want to make an evening special for the one you love, you have a variety of places to take them. Here are some of the most romantic activities in the San Antonio area.

River Walk

Strolling hand and hand under the moonlight can be so romantic, but you want the setting to be just right. The River Walk is a major tourist attraction in the San Antonio area. Over five million people visit each...

Discover the Natural Bridge Caverns

The Natural Bridge Caverns are one of the top natural attractions in the entire state of Texas. You can enjoy a tour of the area and discover all kinds of things here. They offer multiple tours and plenty of fun things to do, such as the outdoor maze. Here's what you can find at the Natural Bridge Caverns.

Tours

There are several tour options at the Natural Bridget Caverns including:

  • Discover Tour - The most popular tour and a great way to become acquainted with the underground world.
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Which Cedar Park Neighborhoods Offer Homes from $500K to $700K?

There are a variety of homes to choose from in the Cedar Park Neighborhoods that range between $500,000 and $700,000. A quick drive through these neighborhoods will help you determine which suit your lifestyle. Here are some you may consider when looking to relocate to the Cedar Park area.

Bella Vista

The Bella Vista neighborhood has been around for a number of years. Most of the homes were constructed in the latter part of 2000. You will find homes that contain mature landscaping, Hill Country views, and loads of privacy. Bella Vista has a community pool, and homeowner’s...

Which Foods are Unique to Austin?

Austin is starting to become recognized for their food offerings. They have been awarded the 8th Best Foodie City For Your Wallet. It is always expanding, and chef’s in the area continue to come up with unique dishes. Here are some one of a kind foods that you will find in Austin.

Queso

Queso is a creamy melted cheese sauce that can be put on a variety of things. This can be served on the side with tortilla chips, or put on taco’s or sandwiches. You will find many restaurants in Austin that offer queso, and they all claim to have the best.

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Best Boutiques for Shopping in San Antonio

When you’re ready to hit the shops in San Antonio, you’re going to find yourself full of too many options. The city is full of amazing shopping and boutiques are a popular choice. Women especially love shopping in town because there are so many great fashion boutiques, fine jewelry options, shops featuring amazing artwork and so much more.

You could make a day of it shopping for the perfect new perfume, picking up a great new hand-crafted bracelet and fabulous new outfit for date night. Try a local trunk show or events with stores like Aquarius that hosts events and carries local artwork. Here is a look at the best boutiques to stop in this weekend.

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When Should you Put a Deposit on a Home You Want to Buy?

A deposit on a home will be expected if your offer is accepted. Many home buyers get confused with what a deposit is, and when it needs to be paid. Here are the two different deposits that may be required, and when they will need to be paid.

Earnest Money Deposit

This type of deposit is for the title company, and serves as your good faith money. Earnest Money Deposit basically tells the seller that you are serious about purchasing their home. If for any reason the contract is canceled, you will be able to retrieve your Earnest Money Deposit. However, if your contract is breached, your money will be at risk.

This deposit will...

Restaurant Spotlight: Huisache Grill

Have you been to Huisache Grill yet? This local eatery is a popular choice for those that love an intimate yet casual stop for dinner. You can enjoy the beautiful dining room or sit outside and take in the beautiful New Braunfels weather. Enjoy fresh regional ingredients, contemporary cuisine and creative menu items.

Order from the extensive beer and wine menu and make it a celebration. You’ll love the small, intimate building with charm that’s been open since 1994 after completely renovating it from its 1920’s state. Here is a look at what it’s like to dine at Huisache Grill.

What to Expect

When you arrive, you’ll notice the beautiful high ceiling, the fireplace, the...

Best Pizza in San Antonio

Who doesn’t love a great slice of pizza? San Antonio has some amazing locations to pick up what’s bound to be your new favorite pie. Because Texas is more well-known for their Tex-Mex restaurants, pizza restaurant owners are starting to heat up the competition by offering their unbelievable creations that offer San Antonio folks something different to enjoy.

The pizza market in San Antonio is giving Tex-Mex a run for its money with favorites like the fairly new SOBRO Pizza Co on Broadway featuring creative artisan pizzas, the traditional favorites at Fratello’s Deli and Barbaro’s neighborhood pizza joint vibe. Here is a look at the best pizza stops in town.

Cerroni’s Purple...

Round Rock is known as the Top Affordable Place to Live in the US

Livability.com put together The Best Affordable Places To Live list, and Round Rock was named the # 1 US City. There are many reasons why this area was given this recognition. If you have ever visited this area you would understand. Here are some of the top reasons Round Rock was given this honor.

Criteria for Being Named #1

There are many factors that Livability puts into place to figure out which cities top this prestigious list. Here are some of the criteria that they look at.

  • Costs of health care
  • Cost of food
  • Cost of housing
  • Transportation

Data is collected...

Which Elementary Schools are the Best in Austin?

Elementary schools are occasionally ranked by organizations like the Texas non-profit, Children at Risk, to determine which schools are the best in Austin. It allows them to rank schools that are doing things right and let parents know where to consider sending their little ones this year.

They don’t use your typical criteria to rank the schools but rather they look at things like how vast is the variety of subjects for students to try, what are the schedules like and how much parents and the community are encouraged to be involved with the students. Here is a look at some of the best ranked schools in Austin according to lists like these and the Texas Education...

Attraction Spotlight: Enchanted Springs Ranch

The Enchanted Springs Ranch is a local landmark in Texas Hill Country featuring 86 acres of land. The working ranch is a gorgeous parcel of the area offering versatility as an attraction, an events location and even a movie set location.

The ranch is home to a herd of buffalo, deer, Texas Longhorns, horses, zebras and more exotic animals. You can visit the Enchanted Springs Ranch at 242 State Hwy 46 West in Boerne, Texas. Here is a look at what to do expect during your visit or how to hold an event here.

What to Expect

The ranch is considered the best ranch event venue in the state. 196 counties have visited, 688 events...

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