Archive for the ‘Just For Fun’ Category

When is the St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2019 in Houston, TX?

Friday, March 8th, 2019
A crowd of people wearing green for St. Patrick's Day

Just when we thought that spring would never come, winter is finally starting to admit its defeat. The warm weather is on its way out and that means that St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner! (more…)

What are the benefits of leasing over buying?

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
dad driving son in a car

Car shoppers considering a new vehicle purchase will have the option to lease or buy when it comes time to sign on the dotted line. There are pros and cons to both leasing and buying, but today we are going to focus solely on the leasing process. Keep reading to learn more. (more…)

Will my car make it across the country?

Thursday, July 26th, 2018
Group of cows walking down an empty country road

Even with the takeover of technology, the classic American road trip still tops many bucket lists. While we agree that everyone should take part in a long road trip across the country at some point, it is hard on your vehicle and if you aren’t prepared it might not make it. Find our best suggestions for how to prepare your car for a cross-country drive below. (more…)

Where to eat Thanksgiving in the Houston Metro area

Friday, November 10th, 2017
Restaurants open in Houston on Thanksgiving

Restaurants open for Thanksgiving 2017 in Houston TX

Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful and chow down. If you are hoping to avoid cooking then we can help you find restaurants open for Thanksgiving 2017 in Houston, TX. There are even a few places where you can get Thanksgiving food to go. (more…)

What steps should I take to keep my dog safe in the car?

Friday, September 15th, 2017
Dogs in the car

How to drive safely with a dog in your car

For so many families, dogs are important members. Many people are close to their pets, and it makes sense that, at times, we’ll need to get behind the wheel with our furry friends with us in the car. The car can be a dangerous place for drivers and passengers alike, especially to someone who doesn’t completely understand what’s going on. To keep the you and your dog safe, there are certain guidelines you should follow. From training to placement in the car, there are things you can do to make driving a safe and fun activity for you and your dog. We want to make sure that you’re always safe on the road, so your friends at Archer Kia have put together this post about how to drive safely with a dog in the car. Keep on reading to learn more!  (more…)

VIDEO: Long term review of 2010 Kia Soul

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
2010 Kia Soul in gray

How do Kia cars run years after purchase?

Whether you’re in the market for a new or used car, drivers want to know what kind of a return-on-investment they should expect. Most drivers expect years of use out of their vehicles, and Kia is no exception. How do Kia cars run years after purchase? To answer this question, today we’ll be sharing this Kelley Blue Book video reviewing the 2010 Kia Soul after a year of regular use. Let’s see what Kelley Blue Book has to say! (more…)

Enjoy a long local weekend in H-town

Friday, August 11th, 2017
2017 Labor Day Weekend Events in Houston

Labor Day Weekend 2017 Events Houston TX

It’s hard to believe, but here we are again. Summer is coming to a close, and the kids are getting back to go to school. Fortunately, we still have Labor Day Weekend to officially sendoff summer with! We want to make sure you and your loved ones have a great end to your summer, so we put together this shortlist of fun Labor Day Weekend Events in Houston TX for the whole family. Your friends at Archer Kia wish you and your loved ones a happy and safe Labor Day!  (more…)

Where to Find the Top 20 Ice Cream Shops in the Houston area

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
Row of Sundaes - What are the Best Ice Cream Shops near Houston TX?

What are the Best Ice Cream Shops near Houston TX?

Houston summers are always bound to have their exceptionally hot and humid days. On these steamiest of days, beating the heat can be a real challenge. There are plenty of good ways to keep your cool, but one of the best is—of course—ice cream. A hot summer day and a cold scoop go together like cookies and cream. Like any of the cars in our inventory, we only want our customers to have the best; and the same goes for ice cream. That said, what are the best ice cream shops near Houston, TX? (more…)