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101FTTDSS13CoverIf you’re looking for adventure, then get your free copy of 101 Fun Things to do in the Highland Lakes. The Spring/Summer 2013 edition is now on newsstands, with information on where to eat, sleep, dance, golf, bowl, shop, boat, swim, fly, camp, bike, jog, hike, get married, honeymoon — you name it.

Whether you’re interested in the great outdoors or looking for a relaxing and fun activity, you will find it in the Highland Lakes and in 101 Fun Things magazine.

Plan your schedule of April bluebonnet festivities or July 4th celebrations with our events guide. There’s a lot in those listings, so you may have a little trouble deciding. Check out our map in the center to help determine the route that will take in the most music, eating, fireworks and competing you can.

Put together a vacation plan for the kids that has them on a farm picking berries, under the stars viewing Saturn or in a swimming hole splashing around. Fish with them, boat with them, play some mini-golf. You can even tie them to a rope and send them through the trees on a zip line.

Go spelunking or take a leisurely stroll in a cave. Go on a wine tasting tour in a grape growing region that rivals the Napa Valley. Learn to trace your family roots, catch a play, get caught in an Old West gun battle, or hit the water in any number of rentable water craft. See animals from around the world and marvel at the local wildlife. Ride a horse, fly a plane, perfect your quilting or your target shooting.

Take a stroll through town or catch a sand drag race. Bring your bike, your 4-wheel-drive vehicle or your running shoes. There’s a track or trail just for you.

Outdoor lovers will find just as much excitement as those who prefer to sit back and contemplate the joys of nature. From bicycling to hiking to rock climbing to fishing and boating, the where, the how and the when can be at your fingertips with the turn of a page or the click of a mouse as it’s all online, too.

Better yet, sign up for daily email alerts that keep you up to speed on local news as well as giving you one new fun thing to do every day. Visit and look for the big red “Sign Up Now” box in the right-hand column. Fill in the form and click on “Submit.” You’ll begin receiving daily email news right away. Whether you’re planning a vacation or stay-cation, turn to the magazine that has it all, 101 Fun Things to do in the Highland Lakes.

And don’t forget the number one thing to do in the Highland Lakes: take pictures. Send us your best shots of the spring and summer. You could win a prize and become our next featured photographer!

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