5 tips for getting great pictures at The Bean/Cloud Gate in Chicago.
Chicago

How to get Great Pictures at The Bean

No matter how many times we visit Chicago, the kids alway want to make a stop at The Bean. The actual name of the sculpture is Cloud Gate and it’s located at Millennium Park and is free to visit. If you’re looking to take some pictures while you’re there, we’ve got a few tips to […]

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Austin Nature & Science Center at Zilker Park Preserve in Austin, Texas
Austin

Austin Nature & Science Center at Zilker Park

On our recent trip to Austin, we were looking to get the kids outside and exploring for a while. The Nature & Science Center at Zilker Park was the perfect combination of indoor science area and outdoor nature center. When you arrive at the Austin Nature & Science Center, the first thing you notice is […]

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Houston Space Center in Texas
Houston | Museum

Space Center Houston

When we found out we would be in Texas over spring break, Kiley immediately asked if we could visit the Houston Space Center. We’ve already done an overnight trip to Kennedy Space Center here in Florida, so she wanted to add Houston to the places she’s visited. There were a lot of similarities between the […]

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Hamilton Pool Preserve in Austin, Texas
Austin | State Parks

A Visit to Hamilton Pool Preserve

Just a short drive from Austin is the hidden gem, Hamilton Pool Preserve. An escape for those who love nature, Hamilton Pool offers hiking, swimming and some great exploring with the family. If you’re planning to visit Hamilton Pool Preserve know that you must make a reservation online BEFORE heading to the park. You can’t […]

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Visiting the Cathedral of Junk in Austin, Texas
Austin | Family Trips

Visiting the Cathedral of Junk in Austin

Tucked away in a residential section of Austin, Texas is an artistic treasure that adults and kids will love to visit. The Cathedral of Junk is the creation of Austin resident, Vince, who loves to collect and has amassed a colossal creation right in his backyard. Before you plan your visit, there are a few […]

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Blue Bell Ice Cream factory tour and tasting in Brenham, Texas
Austin | Houston

Blue Bell Ice Cream Factory Tour and Tasting

Located about half way between Houston and Austin sits the Blue Bell Ice Cream factory. On our recent spring break trip we thought it would be the perfect pit stop as we made our way across the state. The Blue Bell Creamery factory in Brenham is a little off the beaten path, so I wouldn’t […]

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