Looking for an easygoing adventure for the whole family near the Austin area? Look no further, McKinney Falls State Park is within minutes from downtown Austin. This is the perfect spot to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy the serene nature!
As the mother of a dinosaur obsessed toddler, Glen Rose, Texas has been on our travel list as the “Dinosaur Capital of Texas”. Since purchasing the Texas State Park Pass, we’ve specifically been wanting to visit Dinosaur Valley State Park. When I started to research the area, I found that Dinosaur World was conveniently down the road. We were able to commute from West Texas and spend the day doing everything dinosaur! See what we found!
Colossal caverns and otherworldly passages exist just below our toes out here in the Texas Hill Country. Caves and karsts have been at the top of our family's experience-based outings lately because they are intricate, interesting, physically intense, and get the wonder and imagination running wild. Cave Without a Name is just across the river from our homestead, so it was high time we visited this natural treasure that may very well run under our house!
What I love most about Texas are its diverse regions. The Lone Star State has Big Bend Country (West Texas), Hill Country, South Texas Plains, Panhandle Plains, Gulf Coast, Prairies & Lakes (North Texas), and the Piney Woods (East Texas).
If you are on the hunt for perhaps the best family vacation in the state of Texas, look no further than Galveston! You could spend weeks here soaking in every family-friendly activity this island has to offer, but here are our top picks for a week or long weekend in “G-Town"