There's tons of fun to be had at the Frio River and in the surrounding town of Concan, and by tons, we mean 'tons'; well, about a half-ton anyway. Horseback riding is just another great activity to add to what's already a spectacular vacation destination here at the Frio Rustic Retreat. We're not 'horsing around' when we say we have some of the … [Read more...] about Love Horses? Go Riding in Concan, Texas
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You've packed the bathing suits and the suntan lotion, the towels and everything else from the 4-page list you've made for your entire family in anticipation for your upcoming trip to the Frio. Meals have been planned to a tee and as you arrive at your first night at Rustic Retreat, you feel that you've got everything well in hand. And then it … [Read more...] about Help it’s a snack attack! 7 healthy snack foods perfect those hungry kids on a Frio vacation
Our story begins in a place called "Hill Country" in a state known as Texas, where a beautiful river runs through a very old and ancient forest with giant Cypress trees that have been reported to be over a 1000 years old. She's surrounded by mountains and rocky terrain and she's fed by majestic mountain springs whose waters were are so pure and … [Read more...] about The story of a little river who made magic as good as a famous mouse-Part I
We've spoken about tubing, kayaking, dancing and even ghost hunting. This week, we're adding bird watching to the list of activities to what you can do when you join us up here at the Rustic Retreat cabin for your vacation getaway. Even if you've never tried your hand a bird watching before, this may be time you want to start and in this blog … [Read more...] about The Birds who call Garner State Park and the Frio River home
Come closer and let me tell you what we have heard, what we have seen and what we know of the Lady in White, who haunts our Frio... It said in the month of October (sometimes September) when the families, friends and good folks who gather to play, swim, kayak and tube in the cold waters of the Frio have left for home it begins. When … [Read more...] about Does the heartbroken Lady in White haunt the Frio? Is she dangerous?