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City Vacations

Galveston

 

Forty-five minutes outside of Houston lies an island get-away that you need to re-discover.  Yes, I'm talking about Galveston Island, and you will be amazed at the fun awaiting your family there.  My childhood memories of Galveston's tar-filled beaches could not be further from the beautiful, clean, family-friendly beach and top-rated attractions we recently experienced on our trip to the island.

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Fort Worth

 

Yee-haw!  Grab your cowboy hat and boot-scoot over to Fort Worth for a legendary taste of Texas.

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Houston

Bright lights; big city.  While large cities are not always easy to navigate with three young children, we found enough family-friendly activities in Houston to make a trip to Texas' largest city well worth your while.  So, whether you are planning your next family get-away or simply find yourself in the Houston area for business or otherwise, check out our top-picks for what to do once you are there.

 

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Waco

 

 

 

 

 

My favorite part of writing for Texas Family Travel is exploring the state and discovering little-known family treasures.  This is exactly what happened when my family spent the weekend in Waco. 

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Corpus Christi

So you want to touch a stingray, immerse yourself in Naval history, and build the best sandcastle your kids have ever seen -- oh, and you only have one weekend to do it?  No worries, Corpus Christi, with its unique museums and fun beaches, is the place for you.

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Austin

The t-shirts are everywhere, "Keep Austin Weird".  What, at first blush, seems like an insult, is actually a badge of honor proudly worn by Austinites celebrating the uniqueness of their Texas city.

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Dallas

From skyscrapers to gardens, from museums to zoos, a family trip to Dallas promises to be both educational and fun.

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San Antonio Riverwalk

Rich in Texas history and steeped in Mexican culture, downtown San Antonio is home to the two most visited tourist attractions in Texas, the Alamo and the Riverwalk.

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