Six Flags Fiesta Texas

The thrills are bigger in Texas!

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Thrilling roller coasters, a wild water park, and seasonal offerings await at Six Flags Fiesta Texas. Located in San Antonio, Texas, Six Flags Fiesta Texas is home to the most thrills in the state.
No matter what flavor of fun and excitement you’re looking for, Six Flags Fiesta Texas has it! We don’t just have some of the tallest and fastest rides in the state; Six Flags Fiesta Texas has some of the best roller coasters in the nation! Whether you prefer wooden, steel, 4-D or even virtual reality, Six Flags Fiesta Texas has it all! We have boat rides, swings, drop towers, water slides, and more! Six Flags Fiesta Texas is also dedicated to family fun. There’s plenty more rides for those who prefer rides that everyone can enjoy together.
For kids feeling more adventurous we have plenty of rides that they can enjoy without mom and dad. There’s plenty of big laughs and drops for your little thrill seeker in our fun smaller coasters and rides. No one gets left out of the fun at Six Flags Fiesta Texas!
When you need a break from the action, there’s live entertainment to be enjoyed between thrill rides. Enjoy #iPop, a new group singing all of your favorite summer jams in one location. From Memphis to Motown brings all of your favorite R&B and Rock songs, and Vinyl Countdown brings you back to the 80s and back to today.
Six Flags Fiesta Texas has lots of fun and exciting events held all year, so each time you visit is a unique experience. From live concerts and shows to exclusive sponsored ride times, you love coming back and enjoying everything we have to offer. Be sure to celebrate with us over Labor Day Weekend, our fall Fright Fest presented by Snickers, and Holiday in the Park. No matter what time of year, it’s a great time to visit Six Flags Fiesta Texas!
If you’re trying to beat the Texas heat, there are spills with your thrills at our water park rides. Cool off at the pools or enjoy single and multiple-passenger rider rides. Brave the Bahama Blaster, the world’s steepest water slide or rush the waves at the Lone Star Lagoon. There’s even more slide, drops, tubes, and pools to enjoy. There’s no wrong way to keep cool at Six Flags Fiesta Texas!
We are the perfect thrill ride destination for roller coaster enthusiasts, families, school groups, small groups, family reunions, large groups, and more! We can accommodate any size group of guests to ensure the best time possible. We’re also great for unique corporate retreats, religious organizations looking for fun, and travel industry groups. Whether you’re visiting alone, with one or one hundred of your closest friends, we promise a great time each visit!
We so much to see and do, Six Flags Fiesta Texas is your ticket to the best fun in the state. With so many coasters, thrill rides, water rides, and entertainment we have something for everyone to love.

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Hey Everyone! Tyler here-

Now I know I usually write about awesome things to do and see, right here in Texas. However, I am going to do a little something different this time.

So my sister in law just experienced some major damage to her carpets. My two-year-old nephew is a one-man demolition team and an expert at grape juice launching. How can such a little person make such a mess? Why she ever thought that choosing beige carpeting was the way to go, is beyond me. Anyway, she was telling me how great the people at Rockford Carpet Cleaning are and how they managed to save her carpet when she was sure that it was a lost cause.  I thought that it deserved a shout out.

I looked at their site and spoke with them, too. The owner said, “Tough stains and odors are no match for us!” and he wasn’t kidding! In fact, I asked him to tell me a little more about his company and here it is…

So what do you think the biggest challenge is for people who call you?

That’s easy, they work hard at keeping their home looking clean, but the flooring is still looking old and dirty. Maybe they’ve sprayed air freshener a thousand times and the home still smells musty. They wonder how they are ever going to get the home looking and smelling fresh again. This is where we come in.

What is the toughest to work on?

Stains that have been allowed to sit and saturate, oily stains and liquids allowed to penetrate through to the carpet’s padding. However, that is where we use our equipment that has been specially designed for commercial and residential use. I don’t care what they tell you about a home carpet cleaner…it is good for touch up but when it really matters, go with the pros. Those machines you buy from your local store are just not going to give you the same results. Don’t even get me started on the machines you rent. You have no idea how old they are or how well they are maintained. You might just end up with a soggy mess on your hands.

Are there and stains that you won’t tackle?

We clean everything from moon dust to food stains and ground in dirt. Whether you’ve tracked mud, spilled a beverage, or dropped some barbecue on to your carpets, ROCKFORD CARPET CLEANING can clean it. Don’t struggle with trying to handle tough stains with store-bought cleaners. Let the professionals at ROCKFORD CARPET CLEANING take care of it.

So, there you have it. You can trust them to take care of whatever your problem is with your carpets.

  • Pet Stains
  • Pet Odors
  • Food and Beverage Stains
  • Dirt
  • Paint
  • Stain Protection
  • Deodorizing
  • Area Rugs
  • And more!

They are Toddler Tested and approved by (my) big sister!

When you need the best carpet cleaning company in Rockford, IL, you need Rockford Carpet Cleaning. They have the knowledge and experience to clean your carpets faster and cheaper than anyone else. Their trained carpet cleaning technicians use only the best in deep-cleaning carpet equipment to get rid of any stain and odor. Tell them Ryan sent you!

 

 

Space Center Houston

You’re just one small step away from an incredible experience!

U.S.A. Space Shuttle, Houston, Texas
U.S.A. Space Shuttle, Houston, Texas

Hi Everyone! Tyler here-

If you’re looking for an out-of-this-world adventure, look no further than Space Center Houston. We are the premier hub for exploration in Houston and we promise an incredible visit each time you visit. Whether you’re a space expert or just love to learn, Space Center Houston is the perfect destination.

A visit to Space Center Houston is a great trip for all ages. We are the actual home of NASA Mission Control, as well as the International Space Station Mission Control and the site where real life astronauts train. You’ll have the opportunity to see real tools, equipment, and vehicles that have been helping mankind reach for the stars for decades.

A trip to Space Center Houston is an experience like no other. We have actual rockets that have been to space and back. You can tour them on the NASA Tram Tour, as well as around the site. We have actual artifacts from the early days of NASA, as well as items sent back to us from the International Space Station.

You can feel like an astronaut in training by viewing the Starship Gallery, home to many artifacts from the first astronauts trained. You’ll also find actual flown aircrafts such as Gemini V, Faith 7, and Apollo 17.

There are many other aircrafts to see, such as the real shuttle and replica rocket found at Independence Plaza. It’s a thrilling exhibit that instills awe and passion in all of its visitors. Independence Plaza is definitely an attraction you don’t want to miss on your visit! You’ll find plenty of rockets, shuttles, satellites, rovers, and more vehicles to discover.

The immersive NASA Tram Tour is more than just the historic Saturn V rocket. You’ll go behind the scenes of NASA’s Johnson Space Center touring actual government buildings and seeing what it takes to send our brave men and women into space. The NASA Tram Tour is an immersive experience in seeing what it takes to accomplish what we do.

There’s plenty to discover at Space Center Houston. At the Astronaut Gallery we have the world’s biggest collection of real astronaut suits than anywhere else. You’ll be able to see the progression we’ve made in our advances in keeping our courageous astronauts safe. See everything from the earliest suits to the most advanced ones being worn today.

You’ll also find live demonstrations and exhibits, real astronauts sharing their experiences, and more all throughout the campus. There are also live shows, several film theaters including the largest 4K theater in Texas, an interactive experience to let see what living in space is like, and more. For younger explorers there’s kid friendly exhibits as well as plenty to do for space enthusiasts of all ages.

Space Center Houston is a great experience for individuals or for large tour groups. There are also seasonal exhibits and tours, making for a unique experience each time you visit. There are also field trips available, as well as camps, dining, gifts, and event spaces available. A visit to Space Center Houston is a blast every time!

The Alamo, San Antonio, TX

The Alamo
The famous Alamo in San Antonio, TX

An unforgettable visit awaits at the famous Alamo!

Hi Everyone! Tyler here-

You and your family can make a visit to a site that you’ll always remember at the world famous Alamo in San Antonio, Texas. Home of the infamous battle of 1836 where 200 men, women, and children defended the site against revolutionary Mexican forces, the Alamo remains a symbol of courage and perseverance.

The Alamo is a great place to enjoy classic Texas sightseeing and local history. It’s a unique site that has been inspiring our visitors for years, and we’d love to have you as well. And with the historic fort, on-site Texas history museum, and different tours available each visit becomes a unique experience.

Whether you wish to experience the Alamo on your own or on a tour of the grounds, we provide a great educational and fascinating experience each time. The Alamo is more than just a dusty old building; it’s a fort full of history as a supply cache and as a battleground. The Alamo sits on a large parcel of land and provides ample opportunity to walk, sightsee, and learn. In fact, you’ll be hard pressed to see everything in just one visit!

You can experience the majesty of the Alamo with self-guided tours, or you tour the battlefield, pick up an audio tour, or for the best experience possible, take a VIP tour with one of our passionate, historical experts. There’s so much to see and do that you’ll want to come back and experience each one.

The Alamo complex has several different areas for you to discover. Besides the historic fort you’ll be able to walk through the Alamo’s church, the Monks Burial Chamber, the Long Barack, our Wall of History, and more. There’s something for everyone to discover at the Alamo and it’s a great place to visit at any age.

We are a wonderful place to explore in a small group or as a large tour or school group. In fact, if you have a bigger group coming through to explore we can accommodate you with daily history talks, as well as tours of your choice of the battlefield, audio tour, history walk, or self-guided tours of the facilities. Whether you are with a school, a history appreciation group, or just love visiting historic sites, we are great for anyone!

One of the more fascinating things about the Alamo fort is the diversity of its defenders. The men and women who fought protecting it came from several different backgrounds and were of different ages. Some were local to Texas, while there were other fighters from all over the United States, including New Jersey, Rhode Island, Ohio, and the south. Other defenders were from England, Scotland, Ireland, and Germany. There was even at least one freed African slave defending the fort, making for a unique group of people focused on protecting the Alamo. You’ll be able to learn all about the Defenders of the Alamo when you visit.

We can’t wait for you to discover the famous San Antonio Alamo! We promise you’ll have a visit full of discover and history. We promise you a unique visit that you’ll never forget!

River Walk, San Antonio, TX

Shopping, dining, and more, 365 days a year!

Cityscape at the Riverwalk.  San Antonio, Texas
Cityscape at the Riverwalk. San Antonio, Texas

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We all know everything is bigger in Texas, and that includes our commitment to great local businesses. And nowhere is that more prevalent than at the San Antonio’s River Walk. River Walk is your all-inclusive destination to local eateries, unique dining, and fun local activities you can’t find anywhere else. No matter when you plan your visit, there’s something for everyone happening at the San Antonio River Walk.

After a storied history, River Walk came into focus in the late 1960s and has been providing top-quality shopping, dining, and entertainment ever since. On-site hotels make the San Antonio River Walk its own vacation destination, complete with its own activities and adventures. Its location also makes it great to explore other exciting areas of our great state, making it your hub to everything Texas.
From the San Antonio River Walk area, you’ll have access to bus tours, day trips, water parks, and historical sightseeing. And this is above and beyond the local shops and dining options that cater to every taste and budget. There’s something for everyone to enjoy here at the San Antonio River Walk.
A trip to the southwest wouldn’t be complete without real authentic Mexican cuisine. You’ll find many options in our dining areas from quick service to fine dining. And if you’re looking for something else, we also have authentic Italian eateries, American food options, take-out restaurants, and for a special meal, river boat dining. Enjoy a great meal as your drift down the river running through the center of our community. It’s an experience you won’t forget!
We have several historical sites in the area for you to explore. You’ll have access to the first neighborhood in the area, La Villita, which was founded over 300 years ago! The Spanish Governor’s Palace is a nationally registered historic site that doubles as the final standing relic of the Spanish aristocracy which ruled over Texas in its formative years.
To make exploring easy, there are several transportation options to choose from. There’s public transportation with our VIA Streetcars and Buses. You can also take a scenic tour on a Segway or electric Scooter. If you need more muscle there’s a Harley Davidson dealership, or you could always just walk on foot and take in the scenery.

There are many shopping options at San Antonio River Walk. Our great local shops sell everything from gourmet chocolate, local wines and spirits, art from our talented local artists and painters, and more. Find a unique gift or something special to take home with you.
You’ll have a blast watching local events such as the Ford River Canoe Challenge, Labor Day Artisan River Walk Show, Bud Light, The Taste, Bud Light Halloween Fest, and the Ford Holiday River Parade.

No matter what time of year you visit, you’ll find a unique and fun Texan adventure you won’t find anywhere else! Visit the San Antonio River Walk today for an experience you’ll never forget!

Welcome to Texas Jive!

Hey guys!  My name’s Tyler and this is my brand new website called, Texas Jive.  I happen to be born and raised in Texas…the best state ever, in my opinion.  I love this place I call home and I never plan to leave.  In this blog, I’ll post about some of the best and most historic places to travel to in Texas and what’s so cool about them.  So, stay tuned and get ready to book your vacation.  However, consider yourself warned, because once you get here, you may never want to leave.  See you soon!