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Billy W Mitchell (GeckosTrails)

Joined 5 years ago from San Marcos, Texas

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    Finding Your Birth Family With DNA Testing

    3 years ago

    Even if you know nothing at all about your birth family, DNA testing will show you genetic matches that can lead you to birth parents, siblings, half-siblings, and more.

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    How to Apply for a Seasonal Job Using CoolWorks

    18 months ago

    Seasonal work is an inexpensive way to travel and see some of the most beautiful locations in the United States.

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    My Three Favorite Texas Beaches

    16 months ago

    Did you know that Texas ranks 5th in beach mileage? There are 350 miles of beaches stretching from the Mexican border all the way to the Louisiana border! Here are three of my favorite ones as a Texas native.

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    A Great Vacation: A Photographic Exploration of New Mexico

    16 months ago

    There are many great places to visit in New Mexico, from the white, sparkling dunes of White Sands National Monument and the subterranean chambers of Carlsbad Caverns National Park to the forested mountains of Ruidoso and the desert waters of Bottomless Lakes State Park, there is so much to see.

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    A Photographic Exploration of Glacier National Park

    11 months ago

    In Montana, Glacier National Park is the place where the land strives to touch the sky. This is one of the last places in the United States where the mountains are still topped by glaciers.

  • A Great Vacation: Yellowstone National Park

    A Great Vacation: Yellowstone National Park

    4 years ago

    Also called America's First National Park, Yellowstone embodies the wilderness beauty that has enraptured generations of outdoor enthusiasts, beckoning them to leave the modern world of skyscrapers, technology, and interstate freeways behind if only for a little while. Come join us!

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    San Marcos, Texas: City of Murals and Street Art

    4 years ago

    As a resident of San Marcos, Texas and a lover of the artistic genre of graffiti art it was inspiring to watch the City of San Marcos give it's permission to local artists to apply for the opportunity to paint murals on the buildings in the city proper.

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    San Marcos, Texas Mermaid Statue Tour

    3 years ago

    Just this past year, the City of San Marcos Commissioned the creation of 10 mermaid statues to be installed around the town in an effort to boost tourism. I decided to take the tour, video it, and take photographs to be used in this article on Enjoy!

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    The Top 5 Live-Music Venues in San Marcos, Texas

    16 months ago

    In San Marcos and want to find live music? Check out these venues. As a resident of San Marcos, Texas, and an avid live-music aficionado, here are my top five live-music venues here in San Marcos.

  • Top 5 Places to Visit in San Marcos, Texas

    Top 5 Places to Visit in San Marcos, Texas

    3 years ago

    As a resident of San Marcos, Texas, in my opinion these are the Top 5 Places to visit. This historic town which is located approximately 26 miles south of Austin and 34 miles north of San Antonio is ideal for museum-going history enthusiasts, live music lovers, and river tubers.

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    Top 5 San Marcos Hiking Trails

    8 weeks ago

    As a Texas resident and an avid hiker, these are my personal top five trails to hike in San Marcos. These are relatively short hikes ranging from about a mile to 8.4 miles.


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