The Painted Churches - Laura En Route

The Painted Churches of Texas

The Painted Churches of Texas   There are hidden gems in tiny Texas towns along interstate-10 and east of San Antonio, Texas. They are churches! You’d never guess it based on the unassuming exterior of these churches, but they are beautifully decorated inside. It’s like stepping into a European church as soon as you enter

Indian Lodge: A West Texas Getaway

Indian Lodge: A West Texas Getaway

There is a historic hotel hidden in the Davis Mountains out in West Texas. It’s the perfect play to stay for hikers, mountain bikers, nature lovers, and star enthusiasts who would rather stay in comfort than in a tent or cabin. The Indian Lodge is a West Texas getaway for anyone seeking some adventure or

Spanish Governor's Palace: History in Downtown San Antonio - www.lauraenroute.com

Spanish Governor’s Palace – History in Downtown San Antonio

There’s a lot of history in Downtown San Antonio. Opportunities to learn about the city’s beginnings can be found everywhere. Some of these places are lesser known, but worth adding to your itinerary. One of these hidden historic gems is the Spanish Governor’s Palace.

How to Spend a Daycation at a Luxury Resort - www.lauraenroute.com/

How to Spend a Daycation at a Luxury Resort

Have you ever wanted to stay at a fancy resort in your own city but can’t afford to stay the night in one of the rooms? Did you know you can enjoy a resort without booking a room? With Resort Pass, you can spend a day at any participating resort around the United States! To

Escape to Nature in San Antonio, TX www.lauraenroute.com

Escape to Nature in San Antonio

As the days get warmer and flowers begin to bloom in San Antonio, you don’t have to go far to be surrounded by beautiful flowers. Escape to nature without ever leaving the city! Visit these two beautiful gardens! All photos are my own. San Antonio Botanical Garden Location: 555 Funston Place, San Antonio, TX 78209 Hours:

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - www.lauraenroute.com

Day Trip to Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Take a Day Trip from San Antonio to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center! Just outside of Austin is a sanctuary for plants. The Lady Bird Wildflower Center is so close to Austin it has an Austin address but far enough away from the city that you only hear the sounds of nature (and other