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. Hands On Science in Houston There were a […]

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Hamilton Pool Preserve in Austin, Texas
Austin | State Parks

Hamilton Pool Preserve

Hamilton Pool Preserve is a hidden gem just a short drive from Austin. An escape for those who love nature, Hamilton Pool offers hiking, swimming and some great exploring with the family. Make a Reservation Before You Go If you’re planning to visit Hamilton Pool Preserve know that you must make a reservation online BEFORE […]

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Swim with dolphins at Discovery Cove in Orlando, Florida
Aquarium | SeaWorld | Theme Parks | Zoo

Swim with Dolphins at Discovery Cove

In January our family headed to Discovery Cove in Orlando for a weekend getaway. We were originally scheduled to visit in August, but were rescheduled due to a hurricane that came through in the fall. Discovery Cove is an All Inclusive Resort If you’ve ever considered a visit to Discovery Cove I’m here to tell […]

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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. Call Before You Go Before you plan your visit, […]

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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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Where to see bats in Austin, Texas!
Austin | Family Trips

Where to see bats in Austin, Texas

During our spring break trip to Austin, one of the things I wanted to do was see the bats fly out from under the Congress Avenue bridge. Having visited the University of Florida bat house, our family was no stranger to bat flights, so on a clear night we found a great spot to settle […]

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