This is a great way to beat the heat. In honor of National Ice Cream Day, McDonald's will hand you a free vanilla cone one day this weekend, and all you have to do is show up at a participating location. You'll have a chance at winning free ice cream for life too.
The best bacon burger in Texas exists at a restaurant in Austin, according to one website, and while we sit here and argue about that, we have to ask -- Who has the best all-around burger in Lufkin? T&G Burger? Tell us!
If you search for "free stuff in East Texas," be prepared for what comes back. There are a lot of people giving away things like puppies, recliners, and 2x4's, and if you know where to look you can score stacks of free loot. Hog bait anyone?