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Houston & Beyond Blog

Five Can't-Miss Independence Day Events and Fireworks Shows Outside of Houston

The patriotic spirit is alive and well around Houston this summer, and especially in preparation for July 4 th next week! Whether you’re looking for parades in the area, specials at top attractions or a good old-fashioned party, we’ve got 5 places you’re going to want to visit this Independence Day. Galveston Celebrate July 4 th in Galveston with the annual Independence Day Parade starting at 7:45 p.m. Cheer on the procession of floats, decorated military vehicles and performers as they cruise…

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3 Father's Day Activities Outside of Houston

You aren’t going to find any brunches on this list. This is a man’s list – full of things you’re going to want to check out to have the epic Father’s Day you’ve earned this year after mowing the lawn, taking out the trash and coaching a little league team into the championship. You deserve this. Father’s Day at the Kemah Boardwalk You’re not like other Dads. You’re a cool Dad, so don’t waste your Father’s Day sitting on the couch or at a stuffy celebration. Get ready to find some thrills at…

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Day Trip to a Nearby Brewery or Winery

Ahh, summer. In Houston it symbolizes the time of year when it’s perfectly acceptable to spend all day doing nothing at all - preferably in front of a fan with a beer in hand. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite places outside of Houston to do just that. So kick back, relax, and enjoy some ice cold suds or a chilly glass of refreshing wine at some of our favorite day trip destinations. Breweries BAKFISH Brewing Company BAKFISH is Pearland’s first microbrewery and is a popular family-friendly…

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Summer Day Trip Adventures for Kids

Summer is a time when your kids kick back, forget about homework and create memories to share with their friends when August finally rolls back around. But those tall tales have to begin somewhere, right? We’re giving you a few ideas that might kick start your kid’s legendary “What I Did This Summer” essay. You can thank us when you get their first report card back. Adventure on Go on an expedition through Baytown, where kids get the chance to hunt for hidden containers at 31 of Baytown’s…

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