February 1, 2019 — For most sane people, jumping onto a snorting, snot-slinging, 2,000-pound bull that wants to throw you into the dirt and stomp on you may seem a little nutty.
January 1, 2019 — Since 1990, Sophie and Melissa have been creating unique works of art in stained glass and mosaic tile. In 2004, the two women opened Dragonfly Art Studio in downtown Mineola.
December 1, 2018 — Through a partnership with Pond Hopper Nation, Roadrunner Acres RV Ranch and Wildlife Enthusiast Magazine co-sponsored the first annual East Texas “Teach a Child to Fish Day.”
November 1, 2018 — Rafael Espinoza is a unique, award-winning singer/songwriter/guitarist from Golden, Texas, who performs with his band at various venues throughout the year.
October 1, 2018 — East Texas is well known for its abundant wildlife, especially the often misunderstood alligator. But there’s one place where you can get up close and personal with gators: East Texas Zoo & Gator Park!
September 1, 2018 — Deemed an invasive, non-game species in Texas, feral pigs may be taken by any means at any time, including helicopters.
August 1, 2018 — We love the tips from RVGoddess.com, especially the ones that pertain to cooking in an RV. Here are some great thoughts from one of the recent articles on that website.
July 1, 2018 — East Texas is well known for its many events, and virtually every small town, large city, and county in the region seems to have one (or two or three) each year.
June 1, 2018 — One of the most frequently visited historical sites in East Texas, the Mineola Historical Museum boasts a proud and interesting heritage.
May 1, 2018 — Even though it can fly short distances when necessary, the roadrunner is a bird born to run. It sprints across the hills and pastures of East Texas at speeds approaching 20 miles per hour!
April 1, 2018 — Located in the quaint town of Mineola, the Select Theater has represented a fascinating conflation of East Texas entertainment, culture, and history since 1920.
March 1, 2018 — Since 1914, the Morton Salt Umbrella Girl has been saying, “When it rains, it pours.” That’s certainly true in a small town in East Texas named Grand Saline.
February 1, 2018 — Known as one of the best bass fishing lakes not only in Texas, but in the entire country, Lake Fork is located about 60 miles east of Dallas on Lake Fork Creek.
January 1, 2018 — The tiny home movement has captured the imagination of many people over the past few years. But how do tiny homes compare to park model RVs?
December 1, 2017 — In 1990, the Great Texas Balloon Race was moved to the East Texas Regional Airport, just south of Longview. The airport is still the home of the race today.
November 1, 2017 — Mineola is a thriving city in the heart of East Texas. It lies at the junction of U.S. highways 69 and 80, about 80 minutes east of Dallas in southwestern Wood County.
October 1, 2017 — After almost two years of remodeling, upgrading, and expanding, the former Golden RV Park near Mineola, Texas will reopen in January as Roadrunner Acres RV Ranch.
September 1, 2017 — East Texas was as hot as usual this summer, but what’s even hotter is a young new country singer/songwriter named Summer Franklin.
August 1, 2017 — We stumbled across Grand Oaks Vineyards & Winery just outside Mineola, Texas a couple of years ago when it first opened to the public. And what a discovery it was!
July 1, 2017 — With its rolling green hills, towering pine trees, clear lakes, and breathtaking scenery, East Texas boasts some of the state’s best golf courses. And many of them are open to the public!
June 1, 2017 — Living in an RV full time isn’t for everyone, but it certainly has a number of distinct advantages. The keys are selecting the right RV and the right place to park it.
May 1, 2017 — The 2017 Lake Country Home & Outdoor Living Show is a two-day event that provides an exciting opportunity for attendees looking to enjoy East Texas.
April 1, 2017 — There’s only one place we know of in all of East Texas where you can buy some galvanized nails and eat a great chicken-fried steak at the same time, under the same roof.
March 1, 2017 — In early 2018, a new type of RV park will make its official debut in East Texas. Dubbed Roadrunner Acres RV Ranch, this unique residential community near the beautiful town of Mineola will set a higher standard.