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Located about ten miles south of modern day Tucson, Arizona is the Mission San Xavier. Built upon the ruins of the original mission, the building was constructed between the years 1783-1797 and it remains the …

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Austin, Texas on a Budget: Free and Cheap Family Attractions

April 23, 2012 – 4:28 pm

The cost of getting to Texas from Wisconsin was expensive. Lucky for us, we were able to fill our Austin itinerary with low-cost (but fun) things to do once we got there. Here’s what we …

Feed Me in Austin, Texas

April 16, 2012 – 4:53 pm
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A foodie’s playground, you can throw a rock from just about anywhere in Austin and hit a restaurant worth raving about. And forget four-star restaurants and ambiance, the hands-down best place to eat a meal …

Spring Break at Sea World, San Antonio

April 11, 2012 – 7:59 pm
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Allocating an entire day of our 2012 Texas spring break family vacation to Sea World in San Antonio, we had a fantastic time exploring the marine-themed theme park. Catering to families, the park has something …

Top 10: Best Spring Festivals for Families 2011

March 8, 2011 – 7:41 am

It’s Spring! There’s not much better than getting the family out to celebrate and enjoy some sunny weather, good food, music and the end of winter. This year’s picks include some funny, some quirky, some silly and some local gems. If you’re looking for more suggestions, try our 2010 Spring Festivals for Family picks.

S’more Fun: 10 Best Places to Get Your Marshmallow On!

August 17, 2010 – 6:26 am

A summertime rite-of-passage, roasting s’mores around the campfire has been a family tradition since marshmallows found their way onto grocery store shelves in the early 20th century. Road Trips for Families offers some suggestions for getting your marshmallow on, just in time for Nationional S’more Month.