Articles for tag: Texas History

Karla News

Extreme Weather Events in Austin, Texas

Central Texas is known for its extreme weather. Summer temperatures may hover in the 90s to low 100s, but in the winter, it’s common for folks in Austin to start the day with the heater on and switch to the air conditioning in the afternoon. With a climate prone to drought and a topography that ...

Karla News

Use Public Transportation While Vacationing in San Antonio

Travel the city with ease using Via Metropolitan Transit -the public transportation system – during your next visit to San Antonio. You can step right off the plane and onto a local bus to reach your hotel. From there you can call a helpful Via customer service rep who will help you map out your ...

Karla News

Baylor University: A Look at Texas’s Oldest College

When children learn about Texas history an important fact taught during history classes is that Baylor University was the first institution of higher learning in the state of Texas. Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas and affiliated with the BGCT (Baptists General Convention of Texas) Baylor has sought a commitment to research and ...

Karla News

Historic Places and Tours in Texas

Texas is rich in historical towns, missions, museums and more. It is the perfect place for spring and summer travelers to experience. The cost of traveling in Texas is lower than in other states; gas prices are lower than the rest of the nation. Here are a few places in Texas every visitor should include ...

Karla News

Best Parks in Houston, Texas

If you are looking for a place to walk, picnic, bird watch, or just hang out and enjoy some greenery, Houston, Texas has some terrific parks where you can do just that. Below are just five of the many parks you can find where you can go to play with your children or just relax ...