10 Awesome places to take your kids fishing in Texas, even if you don’t own a pole

Texas is full of incredible fishing opportunities, and fishing is a great way to inspire curiosity and a love of nature in children!  I’ve rounded up some of the very best places to… Continue reading

Bosque Resort and Waterpark at Lake Whitney, Laguna Park

I love Lake Whitney, and I’m always ready for any excuse to visit this beautiful, central Texas lake!  So when I heard that there was a fun resort and waterpark right above the… Continue reading

Hawaiian Falls Waterpark, Roanoke

Hawaiian Falls Waterpark in Roanoke is the home of Mega Waterworld, the World’s  Largest Aqua Play Structure, according to Hawaiian Falls.  We had to check it out this summer, and didn’t let a… Continue reading

Wet and Wild Splashtown, Spring

We’ve reached that point of summer where all we want to do is get wet, and get in some shade!  Wet ‘n’ Wild Splashtown in Spring kept us cool with great rides, slides,… Continue reading

Waugh Drive Bridge Bat Colony, Houston

Houston is home to a large colony of Mexican free tailed bats, but unlike the majority of the bats in Austin that migrate each winter back to Mexico, most of these bats spend… Continue reading

McGovern Centennial Gardens, Houston

Located in Hermann Park, the McGovern Centennial Gardens are a captivating place to visit while in Houston’s Museum District. Know Before You Go Parking is FREE, and limited to 3 hours. Restrooms are… Continue reading

Children’s Museum of Houston, Houston

The only thing that makes the Children’s Museum of Houston better is to visit it with friends, and we had a great time playing, building and exploring during a Mommy and Me trip… Continue reading

Shakespeare in the Park, Dallas

Sitting on a blanket with a picnic dinner and a bottle of sparkling grape juice, my sixteen-year-old and I had an amazing time sitting under a full moon and laughing at the incredible… Continue reading

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

Since 1997, the Alamo Drafthouse has been known in Austin as a great place to watch a movie and have a drink with friends.  What started as a one screen, second-run theater has… Continue reading

Dove Park, Spray Pad and Waterpark, Grapevine

I’ve always loved the parks in Grapevine, and Dove Park is one of my favorites!  The complex offers a public park, a FREE spray pad and a fun public swimming pool, complete with… Continue reading

The Ultimate I-45 Roadtrip

It’s summer, and if you’re planning to travel any of the 284 miles of I-45, that spans from Dallas all the way down to Galveston, you must check out these 20 + terrific… Continue reading

Rockport Beach, Rockport

Rockport is a fun little beach town, just minutes North of Port Aransas, on Aransas Bay!  It’s quiet beaches on the bay, with small waves and shallow water make it a perfect destination… Continue reading

Goose Island State Park, Rockport

As the last stop on our week long coastal bend road trip, there was SO much I wanted to do in Rockport and at Goose Island State Park, but the lull of the… Continue reading

Keepers at Horace Caldwell Pier, Port Aransas

If you think it takes a special talent or expensive equipment to go fishing on one of the big piers, I’m here to tell you that anyone can do it!  We threw in… Continue reading

A Laughing Horse Lodge, Port Aransas

While you can find some stilted beach houses in Port Aransas, this cute little town is known for their colorful beach cottages scattered across Mustang Island, named for the wild horses that once… Continue reading