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Texas State Aquarium, Corpus Christi

The Texas State Aquarium. Know Before You Go  The Texas State Aquarium is part of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, and participates in the reciprocal program if you are a member of… Continue reading

Pirates Cove, Burleson

Ahoy, Matey! Know Before You Go  The park allows in and out privedges, so you can keep an ice chest in your car.  Unfortunantly, they don’t have any tables, or even shade out there. … Continue reading

Texas Discovery Gardens, Dallas

Nestled in beautiful Fair Park, the Texas Discovery Gardens is a wonderful place to escape the sounds of the city and enjoy a day in nature.  We made a list of some of… Continue reading

Sandy Lake Amusement Park, Carrollton

Since moving to the DFW area in the early 90’s, I had heard about Sandy Lake Amusement Park, but had never visited until I took my own kids.  Used mostly for company picnics, family… Continue reading

River Legacy Park and Living Science Center, Arlington

River Legacy Park and Living Science Center in Arlington sits along the Trinity River and offers some terrific opportunities for families to get together to learn, play, relax and just have a great… Continue reading

United States Bureau of Engraving and Printing

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Fort Worth, one of only two places in the United States where dollars are produced.  Free tours are offered Tuesday – Fri, but be warned, they don’t give out… Continue reading

Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area

Lewisville Lake is a very popular and commercial lake just north of Dallas.  It’s busy shorelines host restaurants and homes, and the water is filled with boats each weekend.  But just on the other… Continue reading

Fort Worth Stockyards, Fort Worth

The Fort Worth Stockyards is one of the mandatory “Must Visit” places in Texas, and filled with tourist and locals, all who love a fun, festival like atmosphere and a taste of the… Continue reading

About HFitTS

Welcome to Having Fun in the TEXAS Sun!  That’s exactly what we are all about, having fun!  Whether it’s a fun day at the lake or beach, or time at home cooking, creating or flying a kite,… Continue reading

Bass Pro Shop’s Outdoor World, Grapevine

  Outdoor World in Grapevine   FREE Annual Events Each Holiday season, Bass Pro Shops is transformed into a Winter Wonderland, with fun kid activities, unique decorations and even FREE Santa photos! It’s… Continue reading

Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth

“We had the same idea as a lot of people”, I thought to myself as we walked in to the lobby of the Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth, crowded with young children… Continue reading

kid’s fishing net

One of our fishing nets and an empty tub that once held Kirkland’s animal crackers now holds all their finds for observing before being released. My 10 year old daughter, a self proclaimed… Continue reading

Rio San Antonio Cruises, San Antonio

You may have walked along the San Antonio Riverwalk, and dined in one of it’s many restaurants, but you haven’t really experienced the river until you taken one of the boat tours! Know… Continue reading

The Witte Museum, San Antonio

My daughter and I have just returned from her 3 day 4th grade field study trip to Austin and San Antonio.  We visited the Witte Museum in San Antonio, which is one of… Continue reading

Texas State Capitol, Austin

We just returned from my daughter’s 4th grade Field Study, a field trip to some of the most historically significant places in Texas.  We had an amazing, if not exhausting time, and I’m… Continue reading