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  • January 16, 2019
    You may have trekked through popular paved paths in Houston, but these concrete trails aren’t the only hiking opportunities nearby. Take a break from the city sprawl and find yourself in the middle of the wilderness not far outside of Houston. Take a 20-minute drive east of downtown Houston to Baytown where you will find the Baytown Nature Center , a 450-acre peninsula offering miles of winding paths through woods and wetlands. During the day, hikers can experience the peace of nature and...
  • September 12, 2018
    Pull on your flannel shirt, grab your pumpkin spice latte and head outdoors! Fall is the perfect time to explore the Houston region with a day trip. November Lone Star Rally in Galveston - November 1 Christina Aguilera: The Liberation Tour in Sugar Land - November 1 2018 Salute to Military Service & First Responders - November 2 Treasures by Sea & Kite Fly-By Show - November 3 Divas at Dusk in Lake Jackson - November 5 Opry on the Square - November 9 Great Muddy Escape in Huntsville -
  • August 17, 2018
    Shh… you hear that? It’s the sound of you ignoring all your worries and spending a quiet day on the water. If you need more convincing than that, here are three fishing holes a short drive away from Houston that deliver big in the peace department (and the fish department). Baytown : Thompson’s Fish Camp Nestled among 4 different saltwater bays that feed into Galveston Bay, Cedar Bayou and Goose Creek wind through Baytown and provide a prime place for freshwater fishing....
  • July 25, 2018
    We know you’re a regular at a restaurant or two. Or maybe you hit the same few shops when you’re in the mood to swipe your card. Well, it’s the perfect time to step out of your comfort zone! Here’s a list of a few openings just around the corner that may get you out of your rut. Conroe Conroe is the fastest growing city in the United States according to the US Census, and with that title comes some amazing new business! Sip and swirl reds and whites at Blue Epiphany...
  • July 11, 2018
    It’s no secret that July in Houston gets HOT. Luckily, there are plenty of places to cool down in and around Houston including beaches , lakes and more. Here are four options in case you’re looking to get your feet wet (and have a great time, too!). 1. Pirates Bay Water Park For the most water fun in Baytown , we recommend taking the plunge into Pirates Bay Water Park . This 7-acre water park has activities for children of all ages! For the little swimmers, there is a zero beach...
  • June 27, 2018
    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...
  • June 4, 2018
    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...
  • May 2, 2018
    It’s officially summer, so while we’re sad to see the temperature rise around Houston, we’re happy to say goodbye to the rainy days of April and hello to some of our favorite festivals. Whether you’re in the mood to stroll through a cook-off, hear some live music or catch a fireworks show, we’ve got the perfect daytrip to help beat the summer heat. May 3 – May 5 League City Music Festival & BBQ Cookoff (May 3-5) The fun starts early with this...
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    April 25, 2018
    Who doesn’t want to get outside and enjoy this amazing weather? After being cooped up all winter to avoid the rain and snow, it’s time to get your family out and about to explore. If you’re looking to shake up your weekend, we recommend taking a daytrip and experiencing something brand new, exciting and family friendly. Nothing says excitement quite like an alligator theme park. Head to this one-of-a-kind experience in Beaumont where visitors can see all types of reptiles...
  • March 21, 2018
    We’re taking a break from the hustle and bustle of city life this week and heading out to experience some of the scenic views around Houston – via kayak! Kayaking is a great hobby if you’re looking to relax or even to step outside of your usual workout regime. There’s a little something for everyone on the water. At Village Creek Paddling Trail in Beaumont , you can experience 21 miles of free-flowing water with no dams. This scenic trail is lined with bald cypress,...
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