Farmers Market Today

Now that fall fruits and vegetables are coming in, it’s time to head to one of the many farmer’s markets in the Houston Gulf Coast region. The Urban Harvest Farmers Markets bring the bounty of the garden to Houstonians several times a week year round, rain or shine. There is one today at 3000 Richmond […]

Learn to Surf in Surfside

What better place to learn to surf than a town called Surfside. Bayou City Adventures is offering Surfing Classes Saturday, September 20 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Ocean Village Hotel at 310 Ocean Village Drive in Surfside. The classes are geared for all ages and skill levels. If you have ever wanted […]

Hike Galveston Island State Park

This weeks hike is to go to the bay side of Galveston Island State Park and hike the many trails and loops. There are suggested trails on the Galveston Island State Park map but I have listed all the loops and trails below. Freshwater Pond Loop .68 Freshwater Pond .25 Duck Lake .19 Prairie Trail […]

America’s Most Improved Cycling Town

Check out the article in Bicycling Magazine listing Houston as America’s Most Improved Cycling Town. Houston, We have Less of a Problem

Owl Prowl Olympics and Bay Hike

If you’re one of the lucky souls who has Friday off, head out to Galveston for the Owl Prowl and Bay Hike from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Galveston Island State Park. The volunteers will take you to explore the beautiful sunset over the prairie and Galveston Bay ecosystem while looking for owls. As the […]

Xtreme Hummingbird Xtravaganza

Since Autumn is hummingbird season in Texas, the Gulf Coast Bird Observatory in Lake Jackson is celebrating with an Xtravaganza. Autumn is when these tiny creatures move southward to Mexico and Central America and on September 20 from 8:00 a.m. to noon you can see these itty bitty birds being banded. You can also adopt […]

Heights Culture Cycling Tour

We could all use a little culture so why not get some on a bike ride through the Heights. Join Bayou City Adventures as they explore one of Houston’s most unique neighborhoods. Established in the 1890’s The Heights has experienced many changes before becoming one of Houston’s hottest neighborhoods. Come learn the neighborhood history and […]

Prairie Month is Coming

Prairie Month 2014 is coming this Fall. Running from October 6 through November 15, this is a multi-event happening at various locations in and around the Houston Gulf Coast region. Some of the events currently scheduled are Greenhouse Tour, Katy Prairie Bioblitz, Restoration Roundup @ Seabourne Creek Park, Prairie Pandemonium @ Armand Bayou Nature Center, […]

Hike Faulkey Gully Trail

For a short hike and bike trail in north Houston, head to the Faulkey Gully Hike & Bike Trail. This 1.9-mile trail extends from Lakewood Forest Drive to Guernsey Road and accommodates hikers, bicyclists, strollers, wheelchairs, and scooters. It is a concrete trail but worth the almost 4 mile out and back hike. Most of the […]