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

Swim with Dolphins at Discovery Cove

This post may contain affiliate links. 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. If you’ve ever considered a visit to Discovery Cove I’m here to tell you […]

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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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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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