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Chapelle Treehouse Utopia
The French cathedral-inspired Chapelle treehouse at adults-only Treehouse Utopia. Photo courtesy of Treehouse Utopia
Skywalk at land bridge rendering
The new San Antonio skywalk elevates nature walks to the next level. Courtesy of Stimson Landscape Architects and Phil Hardberger Park Conservancy
Lagoonfest Texas crystal lagoons floating cabana aquabanas
Guests could float and chill with these new “aquabanas.” Photo courtesy of Lagoonfest Texas
Saint Lucia Caribbean
This island paradise became just six hours away. Photo courtesy of Saint Lucia Tourism Authority
Dallas highway signs with Reunion Tower
Drive defensively out there.  Eduardo Garcia/Getty Images
Dallas Airbnb treehouse
Airbnb describes it as an “exquisite, handcrafted home” that blends Bauhaus contemporary design with “warm rustic elegance.” Photo courtesy of Independent Artists
Southwest Airlines airplane
The Southwest sale came and went fast. Southwest Airlines
Ennis Bluebonnet Trails Festival
The Ennis Bluebonnet Trails Festival came back this year.  Facebook/Ennis Bluebonnet Trails Festival
Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek
The Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek did better than most in 2020. Photo courtesy of Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek
Thompson hotel
The Thompson Dallas was the only Dallas hotel to make the Hot List. Photo by Gus Schmiege