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Why not kick your next vacation up a notch? Did you know that you can spend a rather interesting night in a treehouse, yurt or “glamorous” tent? If you don’t believe us, have a look for yourself! Best of Texas lists the 15 most unique hotels in the Lone Star State.  1. Green Acres, Elgin, TX GREEN ACRES GLAMPING RETREAT   Quite adorable and charming, this unique accommodation boasts that solo travelers, families and creatives really enjoy their time here. Choose from a beautifully decorated Moroccan-themed yurt or tiny home to spend the night in. 2. Cypress Valley Canopy Tours, Spicewood,...

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Wide Open Country lists some things that kids these days just won’t understand. In Texas, the passing of the years has been particularly poignant, and more than a few eras have ended. So sit back and take in these 10 Texas things from the good old days. 10. The Houston Oilers used to be a thing.   Warren Moon - Flickr/drcliffordchoi In a time before the Texans graced the verdant fields of Reliant Stadium, there was another team, and another stadium. Before Texas kids idolized J.J. Watt, their predecessors ran about with light blue and white jerseys with oil derricks on the sleeve and raved about...

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Houston is one of the fastest growing cities in the United states and it only seems fitting that as it grows, native Houstonians will be benefit from it with exciting developments. Neighborhood's reports that - Houston’s Post Oak Boulevard is getting a makeover that will transform the city’s Uptown and Galleria areas. Construction is underway on the project, which aims to make the street greener and more transit-friendly.  Part of the plan involves adding 800 live oaks to the street, not only for for beautification, but to filter the air, provide shade, and absorb water. Besides the two rows of trees, the street...

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