ATX Staycation

Tired of traveling to the same old theme parks and crowded, oversold, under cared for destinations? We at CultureMap endeavor to uncover the less traveled road to great destinations in Texas. We are blessed to live in one of America’s most beautiful places, so c’mon and explore with us as we vacation close to home.

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Bust summer boredom by learning some sweet new skills

By Samantha Pitchel - July 4th, 2012

If you’re anything like me, you start your summer with an optimistic to-do list that never seems to get past “throw the best pool party ever.” If you want this to be the year you finally get around to that creative ...

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R & R at the Frio: A secluded riverside retreat southwest of Austin

By Mary Rose Wiley - June 11th, 2012

Summer hits and Austinites eagerly flock to any body of water that can help in beating the one hundred degree heat. Places around town like Barton Springs, Lake Travis, and Hamilton pool are perfect for day trips, but if you’re looking ...