Here are a few memorable getaway destinations a pair of hours or less from the metroplex.
Within an hour’s drive, DFW folks can dip their toes in the cool, refreshing waters of many sandy shores and both reservoir and natural-spring fed lakes.
Whether it be leisure riding for beginners or dressage lessons for the trained rider, galloping through DFW can be done in any style, or just your own personal style.
Where there are wheels and dirt, there is off-roading. For those who prefer to avoid trespassing, fines and canceled plans, there are many official sites around DFW where you can rip it up.
Do you enjoy the outdoors but not the pesky nuisances of camping? Glamping is taking over nature-enthusiasts who still enjoy modern amenities. There are many places that combine these two worlds around the metroplex, from lakeside resorts, to cabins, to homes in the trees, nature is calling you, and at these locales, it will have indoor plumbing.
Adelaida Diaz-Roa pushes the pedals of Villy Customs. She and her team offer custom bicycles that catch the eye and cause rubbernecking with their vivid colors and classic styles.
DFW skies are teeming with rides and activities that range from romantically floating under the clouds in hot air balloons to bursting through them on a vintage dogfighting warcraft.
As spring blossoms open their petals, garage doors crack and well-rested bicycles creak. It’s time for a tune up before gearing up to enjoy bike trails and lakeshore rides in the fantastic DFW spring weather. Here are a few of the best bike repair shops the metroplex has to offer to get you pedaling again.
Springtime in the city does not have to be gray and dull. DFW’s push to be green, sustainable and even beautiful area to visit and to live is well on its way to success.
For those who wish to break the chain of standard gardens, start from scratch by picking the brains of gardeners and staff at some signature local nurseries.
With freezing temperatures and wind chills, who wants to be outside? This leaves kids at the mercy of video games and snacks. However, parents in DFW do have options.
One can only climb up and down a colorful, air-conditioned wall so much before their sense of adventure tingles for a little something more. When that happens, it’s time to get outdoors and climb some of nature’s specially designed challenge bringers. Less than three hours from the metroplex, eye-catching views will capture your spirit while your body is put to the test.