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Weekend Getaway at Hyatt Lost Pines

March 6, 2018

Lately, I find myself as a parent of young kids constantly thinking of activities and ways to entertain them. We really enjoy traveling, but don’t always want the hassle of dealing with air travel, so we decided to do a road trip to Hyatt Lost Pines outside of Bastrop, TX.

The resort is about a 2.5 hour drive from central Houston. That is do-able with twins in the car, and best scheduled during their nap or with entertainment. Once you turn into the resort road, you drive up and down small hills for about two miles until you reach the front lobby. There are beautiful lost pines trees surrounding the secluded road that immediately puts takes you away from the busy city life. Almost as if you’re in a Texas hideaway.

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Hotels, Lifestyle, Texas, Travel

Spend the day in Galveston, TX

January 17, 2017

Galveston is a great place to visit for a quick day trip or weekend getaway from Houston. It’s a short drive about an hour away from downtown. I have lived in Houston my entire life and have probably visited Galveston less than 10 times. When we got to the island, we could smell the familiar ocean breeze and was pleasantly surprised with how much has improved. Galveston recently went through a clean up renovation, and you can definitely feel and see the difference. The beaches are cleaner, and I also read that they added tons of sands to make it more enjoyable.

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Hotels, Lifestyle, Texas, Travel

Spa day at Hotel Galvez

January 16, 2017

My mom has been really helping me out these past two months with the babies, so I wanted to treat her to a massage at the Hotel Galvez. I came here once before for a bachelorette party and loved it. This time I took my mom for a day of rest and relaxation.

The spa is located in the historic Hotel Galvez. The service and attention to detail was excellent. They go above and beyond to make sure you are comfortable.

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