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Visit Fredericksburg's top attraction this summer

The National Museum of the Pacific War, a Smithsonian Affiliate, draws in history buffs and summer travelers alike.


Find your way to play in Louisiana's Playground

A Cajun personality with a Texas flair, Lake Charles, LA blends luxurious gaming resorts with nearby outdoor adventures along lakes, rivers and gulf beaches.


Swap the city for the sand in Port Arthur

Grab the kids for a fun-filled day on Pleasure Island or rent a kayak at Sea Rim State Park.


Head to nearby Brenham and Washington County

Halfway between Houston and Austin—and a world away from big city life.