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Category Archive: activities

15 Uniquely Texas Things to do this November

After we cheer on the Houston Astros in tonight’s final game of the World Series, here’s a list of all the fun things to do this month across the Lone Star State! 1.… Continue reading

Y. O. Ranch Headquarters, Mountain Home

I never expected to get a kiss from a giraffe in the Texas Hill Country, but that was just one of the incredible surprises in store for us during our amazing, non-stop weekend… Continue reading

Money Saving Tips for Great Wolf Lodge, Grapevine

How many visits to Great Wolf Lodge does it take to be considered a pro?  Like the wise owl who crunches the Tootsie Pop, the World May Never Know, but I’m pretty sure… Continue reading

The Night Watchman Ghost Tour, Grapevine

While I’ll always love summer the most, one of the things I look forward to each fall is the fun little tickle you get on the back of your neck with a good… Continue reading

La King’s Confectionery, Galveston

If you’re looking for a sweet step back in time, La King’s Confectionery in Galveston is the place to visit!  In operation since the 1970’s by the King Family, they offer so many… Continue reading

10 Reasons to Visit the Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston

One of the premier museums in the United States, the Houston Museum of Natural Science offers something for everyone and is a must-visit when in Houston, even worth traveling across the state to… Continue reading

Davis Mountains State Park, Fort Davis

It’s hard to explain the beauty of the desert to someone who hasn’t been, but this place is so incredible! Located about 150 miles north of Big Bend National Park, Davis Mountains State… Continue reading

Oak Cliff Annual Mardi Gras Parade, Dallas

A warning before you take your kids to a Mardi Gras parade; it will ruin all other parades for your child.  Once you’ve stocked up on hundreds of colorful beads from outlandish people,… Continue reading

Bob Jones Nature Center and Preserve, Southlake

Shhh… can you hear that?  It’s Nature.  Birds singing, a summer locust humming.  The light wind stirring the leaves.  Bob Jones Nature Center is a place to come and unplug, and let the… Continue reading

12 Family Fun Things To Do in Cedar Hill

This quiet community on the shores of Joe Pool Lake offers so much to the nature enthusiast, with amazing hiking trails, DFW’s only state park, fishing, and disc golf!  There is also great… Continue reading

15 Tips for Visiting Scarborough Renaissance Festival, Waxahachie

My husband bought his first kilt at Scarborough Renaissance Festival, the day I knew we would be a cosplay family!  Since then, we have never missed a year of visiting the fun, family-friendly… Continue reading

Coleto Creek Park, Victoria

We made an unforgettable trip this weekend to Goliad to watch the annual Battle of Goliad Reenactment, and while I had planned to stay at Goliad State Park, recent flooding had closed half… Continue reading

Monument Hill and Kreische Brewery SHS, La Grange

I love the town of La Grange, with it’s picturesque courthouse square, German bakery and a tightly winding road with a dramatic view!  Monument Hill and Kreische Brewery SHS sits just south of… Continue reading

Southwest Nature Preserve, Arlington

Southwest Nature Preserve is 58 acres in Arlington, south of I-20.  Its natural elevation makes for lovely views and great hiking, and there is a very nice pond for fishing!   Geographically speaking,… Continue reading

Ben Franklin Apothecary, Duncanville

My daughter had a basketball tournament in Desoto today, and it seemed a perfect opportunity to take the kids to a real soda fountain and ice cream shop in Duncanville at the Benjamin… Continue reading