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The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center  Photo Credit: Family Getaway Near Houston: If you’re looking for a mini-vacation and you don’t want to go far, I have the place for you.  The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center is only 27 miles away from downtown Houston, and it’s only 18 miles from IAH.  I don’t know about you, but we love to get away without really going too far away from home.  Whether you’re on a budget, don’t want to pay airfares or you’re planning a... [Read More]

Budget Travel: Budget Travel is a great family resources for the best vacation ideas, travel deals and budget travel trips.  You can get ideas on road trips, adult getaways, and family vacations. Budget Travel will help you find cheap hotels, cheap airfare, and other travel specials.  They offer a ton of traveling tips and tools that will make your trips and vacations more cost effective. I came across this article, 29 Essential Places Your Well-Traveled Child Should Not Miss.  It is an amazing list of place to go including museums,... [Read More]

The Texas Guide to Bluebonnets Photographer:  Southern Roots Imaging If you are looking for a blog that has everything you want to know about bluebonnets, you’re in for a treat.  Each year, I’ve watched the posts circulate on Facebook.  There are so many others, like me, who are looking for a master list of where to see bluebonnets, when to see bluebonnets, and the best resources to find out more about bluebonnets.  I am excited to bring you “The Texas Guide to Bluebonnets”.  From mid-March to mid-May, thousands... [Read More]

Top 18 Places To Go with Kids in Austin Austin is only a few hours away, and there are so many fun things to do there.  Here is my list of my top 18 places to go in Austin with kids.  Austin is a city full of outdoor fun, but I squeezed in some indoor fun too.  When your family goes to Austin, you will have lots of choices on how to spend your time.  Whether you choose to go to the touristy places or pick a hole in the wall spot, Austin is a great place to visit with kids.     The Thinkery The Thinkery is the Children’s... [Read More]

Do you and your kids love trains?  I hope that you enjoy Kid Fun’s ultimate list of trains.  There are over 45 places to see trains in Houston. The Houston trains list has places to go to ride trains, train parks, see train displays, train museums, train shows, and lots more.  You can see trains all over Houston in addition to other cities in Texas.   Train Rides Hermann Park The Hermann Park Railroad takes a two-mile journey around Hermann Park.  The train departs from Kinder Station every 25-30 minutes, and you’ll... [Read More]

Things to do in San Antonio with kids: 1 Alamo 2 Amazing Jump 3 Aquarium – Leon Valley 4 Botanical Garden 5 Bowlero 6 Brackenridge Park 7 Bridge where the Selena movie was filmed 8 Buckhorn Museum 9 Canopy Challenge & Zip Lines 10 Children’s Museum 11 Chinese/Japanese garden 12 Clay Casa 13 Cool Crest Mini Golf Course 14 Double decker bus tour 15 Dynamoze Indoor Play Center – indoor play place 16 Embassy Miniature Golf 17 Flip’z Trampoline Park 18 Friedrick Wilderness... [Read More]