Courtney Jones
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Courtney Jones

Courtney Jones is the Destination Experience Specialist at Discover Temple. Courtney strives to provide exciting experiences for visitors and locals alike. When it comes to blog writing, Courtney particularly enjoys telling the stories of local businesses, representing artistic finds in the destination, and showcasing the wonderful attractions and characteristics Temple has to offer. #DiscoverTemple 

The Most Instagrammable Spots In Temple

Welcome To Our Selfie Trail! Discover Temple has put together a list of all the best photo ops you need to fill your Instagram feed. Whether you're a local, visiting, or treating yourself to a lowkey weekend away, we've got the picture-worthy photo ops you've been waiting for. Get ready to discover…

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Independence Day in Temple

The Fourth of July is a time of celebration that commemorates the Declaration of Independence. On July 4th, 1776, the United States of America gained its independence and became a country for the people. Today, we celebrate with fireworks, festivities, gatherings, and parades to honor this…

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Father's Day In Temple

Father's Day is a time to celebrate all the great dads out there. With Father's Day happening this weekend, there are plenty of ways to celebrate the father figure in your life in Central Texas. From local dining restaurants to outdoor recreation, entertainment, and attractions, Temple has numerous…

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Beat The Heat This Summer In Temple

As summer arrives, the scorching heat becomes a prominent feature of the season. While the warm weather promises outdoor fun, it can be challenging to fully enjoy the stunning landscapes and trails when the temperatures soar to 105 degrees. However, numerous water features are available that offer…

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Guide To First Friday

First Friday is a highly anticipated monthly event in downtown Temple that offers a variety of exciting activities for visitors. Each month features a new theme and includes activities such as block parties, food and drink specials, and a range of entertainment options. It's the perfect way to enjoy…

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Freshness Of Farmers Markets

We are entering the time of year when the Texas weather is getting hotter and events and outdoor activities are in full swing. Visitors to Temple can expect to find several farmers' markets popping up throughout the area. Whether you are looking for fresh produce, jarred salsas and jams, local…

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Your Mom's Guide To Temple

Let's take a moment to appreciate and celebrate all the amazing moms out there! Whether you're a proud dog mom, a loving mom of a toddler, an awesome adult child mom, or any other type of mom, Discover Temple wants to celebrate you! And who says you need a special occasion to show your appreciation…

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A Guide To Central Texas Airfest

Get ready to soar high in the sky as the City of Temple gears up for an exhilarating weekend full of adrenaline-pumping excitement! Brace yourself for the Central Texas Airfest, the most awaited family-friendly event of the year. This event promises a spectacular showcase of aerial feats, a live…

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It's 5 O'Clock Somewhere

"It's 5 o'clock somewhere!" After a long day at work, it can be overwhelming and sometimes you need an after-work drink to help you unwind. One of the most common drinks of choice is the margarita. Knowing the best places in town to get a margarita is part of the experience. To make things easy…

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National Train Day

Temple has a rich history when it comes to its railroad origins. The city boasts several tributes to the trains that gave Temple its start. Visitors can find train sculptures throughout downtown, take a ride at the working Amtrak station, stop by the CentraMOD model train club, or explore the…

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