Craving a change of scenery? Thanks to Terrell’s convenient location near major cities, small towns, lakes, and recreational parks, you don’t have to drive far to enjoy a quick getaway. Here are just a few day trips we recommend for folks around the Terrell area.
Known for its famous roses, Tyler is considered the rose capital of America, earning it the nickname of Rose City. In addition to being East Texas’s retail, medical, and business hub, Tyler boasts beautiful fall foliage, scenic backgrounds, and excellent restaurants. Continue reading
Everything may be bigger in Texas, but the Lone Star State is home to quaint little towns oozing hospitality and charm. The next time you want to get away from the metro area, head to one of these tiny towns for some much-needed quiet time.
An adorable artist community less than one hour from Terrell in Van Zandt County, Edom has one of those downtowns that’s so compact you might miss it if you blink. The small town is home to just over 300 people — and even more goats and cattle. Edom’s downtown area consists of a short main street and one stoplight, but you’ll find a compact sampling of eateries and boutiques that make it well worth the visit. Continue reading
The trusty old minivan isn’t dead yet, and with a sophisticated option like the 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan, we couldn’t be more relieved. No matter how much crossovers and third-row SUVs gain in popularity, they can’t compete with the family-friendly features inherent in a good minivan. Here are just a few reasons we love the new Grand Caravan.
Versatility on a Budget
The 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan is built to transport a large family at an affordable price. In fact, the seven-passenger minivan is the least expensive vehicle in its class by thousands of dollars when purchased new. Not only that, but the minivan comes fully loaded with must-have options for the family. Even at its most basic trim level, the Grand Caravan offers more than its higher priced rivals, making this minivan your smartest option. Continue reading
Shopping for a vehicle that keeps up with your adventures? Consider the all-new Jeep Compass. Fully redesigned for 2017, the Compass is a comfortable, affordable option for a crossover SUV that can still handle all the dirt you throw at it.
Two 2017 Models
The first thing you should know about the 2017 Jeep Compass is that two different models were released for this model year. Jeep originally released its previous-generation model and then switched to the redesigned Compass because the first one suffered from performance issues. If you’re in the market for a 2017 Compass, you’ll want the “newer” 2017 model. Continue reading
You don’t have to endure the Dallas traffic to enjoy some of the area’s best stores. Find all of the things you need by visiting these four Terrell stores. They have enough items for you to shop ’til you drop.
Texans love their tacos, and tacos can be found just about anywhere in the state. The Dallas area, of course, has an abundance of great taco places. You don’t have to drive downtown to enjoy amazing tacos, though. The next time you feel like Mexican cuisine, head to one of these restaurants in Terrell.
Burgers, baseball, business, and more. American culture is typified by some pretty great things, and we’re definitely proud of it. The Jeep is another American icon, and few vehicles are more American than the Jeep. It’s evolved from being a primarily military vehicle to a favorite of outdoor enthusiasts to even a family vehicle. Now we have the 2017 Jeep Patriot, which, like American culture, is a happy mixture, a combination of off-roading capability and family-friendly features and space. Here’s your in-depth look at the 2017 Jeep Patriot.
You love your job. It pays well, you get to do something you enjoy (hopefully), and it comes with some great benefits, but it would be so much better if the commute wasn’t so long! A commute is really what you make of it. Sure, it can be dry and boring, but you can also spice it up. After all, how you spend your morning affects the rest of your day, and a good commute home can help sweeten up an otherwise sour day. Here are some tips on how you can make the most of your commute.
In a time where most SUVs go the popular route of keeping the model smaller and the appearance and performance unassuming, the Durango has consistently been the brawnier and sportier alternative. This is no less true in 2017, with the new performance-focused GT trim level.
Besides appealing to drivers who want a more powerful and attractive SUV, drivers have a lot of choices, like one of two powerful engines and a wide series of optional packages to go full VIP luxurious. Take a look at some of the reasons why the Durango could be your perfect SUV.
The Durango is one of the few SUVs out there that remind the viewer that the segment originated from trucks. The model is lengthy, tall, well sculpted, and features a no-nonsense horizontal grille and faintly tilted headlights. Opt for the R/T model, and you’ll get not only the stronger engine, but a lower ride height and sharpened exterior features all around. On some models, the Durango gets executive with a chrome grille, sunroof, power liftgate, and other features that will impress passengers. Continue reading
Romance blossoms easily in the colorful and friendly city of Rockwall. There are great indoor and outdoor activities to try with anyone from first dates to spouses on an anniversary. You can also make the short drive beyond Rockwall’s well-centered location for a more elaborate getaway. Check out these five suggestions to get an idea of what you could see and do.
Nature in Rockwall
If you’re after the perfect outdoor vista, consider the 21,000-acre Lake Ray Hubbard or the equally verdant Lake Robertson Park with terrific views for a picnic on the grass. If you’re looking for a weekend getaway, the Hilton Dallas Rockwall Lakefront Hotel will keep you close to the harbor and all of its shopping, entertainment, and nature attractions. Be sure to get a room on the higher floors to get the best sunset view. Continue reading