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Katelyn van Sligtenhorst

Howdy! I'm Katelyn, a proud Texan who has lived and studied in five different countries, but now I call Bali my home. Driven by epic travel stories and incredible cultural experiences, I'm on a mission to write about as many places as possible, including my home state.

18 Best Cabins with Hot Tubs in Kentucky

From the rustic and remote to the all-inclusive, these cabins with hot tubs in Kentucky are just the inspiration you need for a trip down South. When a vacation includes pristine nature, stunning mountain views, and quality time with loved ones, there’s only one thing that can make it even better. That’s right–a hot tub.  …

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23 Nicknames for Texas And Its Cities You Should Know

A place of Southern pride, Wild West landscapes, and storied history, it’s no surprise that the nicknames for Texas and its cities are as fascinating and diverse as the state itself. You may have heard some of Texas’ many titles, but do you know the stories behind them?  We’ve done the research for you, so …

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12 Best Places to See Bluebonnets in Texas

Bluebonnets in Texas are one of the area’s lesser-known but no less stunning natural wonders, appearing every spring to dazzle drivers and passersby all across the state. We’re breaking down 12 of the best places to catch sight of these vibrant blooms, from wildflower farms to scenic drives to full-blown bluebonnet festivals. Whichever destination you …

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16 Best Restaurants on the San Antonio Riverwalk

With dozens of restaurants on the San Antonio Riverwalk, any visitor will be spoiled for choice. Lucky for you, we’ve sorted through them all and found 16 of the very best. Mouthwatering dishes, creative cocktails, and picturesque views abound at each of these San Antonio Riverwalk restaurants, yet each brings its own special flair. This …

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18 Best Distilleries in Texas You Can Visit

These distilleries in Texas bring together heady aromas, bold tasting notes, smooth finishes, and everything in between to deliver some of the best spirits you’ll find anywhere in the world. We’re breaking down 18 of the state’s hotspots, so pleasure-seekers of all kinds can find their next favorite drink.  Learn more about each pick’s most …

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17 Best Day Trips From Houston

Whether you’re a downtown resident looking for a break or a tourist without time to spare, these day trips from Houston will help you enjoy the area’s highlights on quick and easy outings. We’re breaking down 17 of the best nearby attractions, including need-to-know info like driving times from the city and must-see hotspots at …

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17 Best Scenic Drives in Texas You Must Take

Want to see the Lone Star State in a whole new light? These scenic drives in Texas get you up close and personal with everything the area has to offer. On this list, we’ll venture through major cities, tiny roadside stops, tranquil lakes and sprawling farms, dramatic desert landscapes, and lush rolling hills, finding something …

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18 Best Waterfalls in Texas to Visit this Summer

Although the second-largest state in the United States contains multitudes (mouthwatering barbecue, buzzing honky tonks, dramatic national parks, and more), these waterfalls in Texas are the lesser-known natural wonders that will transform your trip from typical to one-of-a-kind. We’re breaking down 18 of the best Texas waterfalls–scattered all across the Lone Star State–from peaceful bubbling …

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13 Best Breweries in Fort Worth (And Nearby!)

The Fort Worth beer scene is the epitome of quality over quantity, with a tiny but mighty roster of breweries that consistently rank among some of the best in the state. We’re exploring 13 of the best breweries in Fort Worth, from cozy family-owned spots to flavor trendsetters that always draw a crowd. Whatever kind …

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