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Teaching Kids About Juneteenth

Juneteenth is celebrated annually on June 19. It is the oldest established celebration of the end of slavery in the United States and originated June 19, 1865, when union troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, with news of the end of the Civil War and of Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation. According to the official Juneteenth website, the […]

Nature-Loving Locales in Texas

Summer travels and family excursions are always a great excuse to get together and enjoy the fleeting free time and long, sunny days. Whether the kids are out of school and looking for something to do or you have some vacation days on your hands you want to put to good use, there are a […]

Family-Friendly Houston

You won’t have any trouble keeping the family occupied in Houston. There’s so much to do, from museums to amusement parks, you’ll wish you had more time. Here are four things you won’t want to miss. Space Center Houston The visitor center at Johnson Space Center, Space Center Houston displays more than 400 space artifacts, […]

Springtime in Texas: Festivals for the Family

For anyone planning a trip to the Lone Star State, the sheer size of Texas can be a tad overwhelming. Begin planning with a destination in mind, based on the state’s many family-friendly spring festivals. Plan for fauna, flora and live music this month and into summer with this list of upcoming festivals worth traveling […]

Austin’s Terrific Taco Trek

Texas is big when it comes to crowd-pleasing and family-friendly food, and while steaks, Tex-Mex dishes, chili and barbecue reign supreme in much of the state, in trendy Austin, tacos are front and center. As tacos offer something for every taste and are budget-friendly, what better way to explore Austin than with a “taco trek”? […]

The World’s Best Children’s Museums

If you’re a traveling family with an elementary-aged child, you’ve likely been to your fair share of children’s museums. As such, you probably know not all are the same and some are far superior to others. Looking for the best of the best to explore during your travels? Here are the top children’s museums around […]