Things to Do in Texas
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A living-history museum, this northeast Austin farm describes life in 1880s Texas -- from blacksmith and woodworking to farming and ropemaking...
Scary stories, spectral visions, the pirate Jean Lafitte -- they're all part of the Ghost Tours of Galveston experience. Colorful guide Dash Beardsley, a vision in black with a long coat sweeping behind him, leads the group....
San Antonio, Texas
On paper, the Alamo reads like a garden-variety relic. In the flesh, it's got personality. The mission-turned-battleground is a living piece of history. Kids standing in the...
Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas
Filled with treasures from American artists, the Amon Carter is an art history book come to life. ...
Sky bridges, zip lines, and Tarzan swings at this Texas treetop tour are a daring kid's fantasy. Spanning the branches of Bald Cypress trees, the unique eco-adventures -- one of...
Kids can be forgiven for forgetting the "fish" part of the aquarium -- they'll probably have a hard time making it past the Ferris wheel and miniature train in the front yard. ...
Science & Nature Museum
Houston's ultra-sleek METRORail trains may be the latest in urban transport, but if you're about six years old, they pale in comparison to Houston's other form of public transportation: the Hermann Park miniature train. ...
How do you find the new skateboard park near downtown Houston? Follow the skateboarders. They're drawn from all over like surfers to the waves, carving, "ollieing," and grinding....
San Antonio, Texas
For most travelers, a trip to San Antonio means a stroll down the 2.8-mile River Walk (Paseo del Rio), the beautifully landscaped -- and heavily tourist-populated -- stretch that frames...
Situated in downtown Austin, the state's capitol building can be explored through free 45-minute tours...