The Baker Hotel in Mineral Wells was once one of the most opulent hotels in the South. Now, stripped to its bones, the building still shows signs of its former elegance like a former beauty queen who defies the ravages of age.
This time of year, Lady Bird Lake is often crowded and parking is scarce. But if you’re willing to take a drive outside of town you’ll find that Austin is surrounded by some of the finest rivers in Texas, a cooling antidote to this summer’s extreme heat.
The Real Unreal in Grapevine, the latest portal of Santa Fe-based Meow Wolf, boggles the mind and stretches the imagination. Beware you will find flashing lights, bright colors, moving parts, sensory overload, and a lot of cool stuff to see and experience in this immersive art installation that covers more than 30 rooms.