Fun cultural travel for those who enjoy the fineries in life. Find a Bed & Breakfast, museum or simply mozey out for a drive.


The modern tea traveler loves a good vintage find. Great spots to discover hidden antique treasures in Texas.


Crafters rejoice! Texas quilt shows and quilt stores offer the latest fabrics along with great classes.


Come to our festivals -Travel all around the region to celebrate our flowers, harvests, history and people.


Gracious shops and tea rooms who have a passion for teatime, from Country to Asian to European.

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Texas Gulf Coast Yacht Club

January 14, 2015 – 8:49 am | Edit Post
HYC Women’s Sailing Association, annual Sail to High Tea event

by Michelle Lindsey
Houston Yacht Club is known as the “friendliest yacht club on the Texas Gulf Coast” and many friendships are formed and blossom at the HYC Women’s Sailing Association established in 1983. The association …

Covington’s English Tea Room

January 12, 2015 – 10:28 pm | Edit Post
Covingtons English Tea Room

A Welcoming Mix of Tradition and Pop Culture
The English Tea Room gets top billing in the September 23, 2014“Gambit” article “Where to drink tea in New Orleans”. Originally opened in Hammond in 2001 by Jan …

Texas Tea Festival

January 7, 2015 – 5:00 pm | Edit Post
1st Texas Tea Festival in Austin Texas

Y’all come visit!
by Ellen Simonetti
The Texas Tea Festival is Born!!!  The great state of Texas has every kind of festival you can imagine—wine, hot sauce, music of every genre, food for every appetite, peaches, pecans, …

2015 Texas Tea Affair

January 1, 2015 – 6:48 am | Edit Post

TEXAS TEA AFFAIR is the statewide Afternoon Tea and Féte of TEA in TEXAS Magazine.
Date: 05/03/2015
Location: Lasker Inn
1019 16th Street
Galveston, TX 77550
Sponsors: We are offering a number of sponsorship and advertising opportunities to help extend your company’s reach to …

Shop, Dine & Enjoy OTS

December 31, 2014 – 6:14 pm | Edit Post
Christmas in Old Town Spring

The lights are festive in OTS! Old Town Spring is a community rich in historic heritage dating back to the 1800’s. Just south of the Woodlands, OTS has quaint shops and eateries for the whole …

Bonfires are a Festive Holiday Tradition in New Orleans Plantation Country

December 17, 2014 – 10:35 am | Edit Post
Bonfires in New Orleans Plantation

Louisiana always puts a distinctive spin on its celebrations, and, along the Mississippi River in New Orleans Plantation Country, bonfires provide that unique touch over the holidays.
Christmas Eve bonfires in New Orleans Plantation Country are …

An Antique Christmas, The Gift Of Remembering

December 15, 2014 – 5:47 pm | Edit Post
Antiques for Christmas, Gifts to Remember

by Michelle Lindsey
As the holidays draw near, we look for ways to create new memories while reminiscing about those of our own past. Nostalgia is one of the most power elements in our daily lives …

Holidays Are Drawn Near…

December 12, 2014 – 10:47 am | Edit Post
Tea Anyone

As the holidays draw near, its time to start shopping for all those people on the Christmas list. It may be a little overwhelming if you haven’t started yet, but don’t stress, let Old Town …

Bed and Breakfast Stays

December 10, 2014 – 8:01 pm | Edit Post
Sandstone St B&B

by Virginia Walker Innkeeper, Sandstone Street Bed & Breakfast
No matter where your holiday and winter travels take you; whether“over the river and through the woods” to grandma’s house, or to quaint Texas towns on the …

Institute of Texan Cultures Puts Classic & Contemporary Quilt Artisanship on Display

December 3, 2014 – 6:29 pm | Edit Post
Texan Cultures Quilts at the Institute of Texan Cultures

Quilts have brought warmth and comfort to Texas for generations. From being a matter of necessity to becoming a family heirloom, to a modern work of art, quilting traditions run strong in the Lone Star …

Where a Southerner’s Heart is: Great Houses of the South

December 1, 2014 – 4:41 pm | Edit Post
Long Wood Mansion, Great Houses of the South

by Stephanie Miller
The celebrated houses of the South are like a brick-and-mortar tribute to ideals the South holds dear. The region’s great historic homes represent culture and refinement, education, family, reverence for nature, and sometimes …

Cooking Class At Mosheim Mansion

November 28, 2014 – 11:13 pm | Edit Post
Mosheim Mansion Event - Cooking Class Edible Artifacts

Feature Cookies that are Edible Artifacts
The art of making cookies from detailed elaborate molds dates back over 500 years! In Germany, France, Switzerland, Holland and other European Countries, these unique and exquisitely detailed cookies were …