Spring in Texas means spring break and a break from school and hectic schedules! For some families, it means a week to unplug and recharge. For others, it means packing a bag and hitting the road and spending the week together exploring and making memories. Whether you stay home and take a couple of day trips, or stay overnight at a destination, there is something for everyone. The following are three of the top places to visit during spring break this year.
Perot Museum – Dallas, Texas
Located in Dallas, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science is a natural history and science museum. With over 180,000 square feet of space, the museum is the perfect place to spend an afternoon. With five floors and 11 permanent exhibit halls, the Perot Museum is more than your typical museum! The Perot is also home to a 300-seat multimedia theater that shows educational films throughout the day. Don’t forget to check out the huge skeletons of the T. Rex and the Alamosaurus!
Lost Pines Resort and Spa – Austin, Texas
Tucked away on 400 acres along the banks of the Colorado River, the Hyatt Lost Pines Resort and Spa is the perfect family getaway. Located right outside of Austin, Texas, the resort is a family favorite for families with kids of all ages. Spend the day hiking through McKinney Roughs Nature Park, kayaking the Colorado River, horseback riding, or floating in the lazy river of the resorts Crooked River Water Park and pool area. The resort boasts eight dining spaces to suit anyone’s dining needs. After a long day of outdoor activities, end it under the stars with a family movie!
The Alamo – San Antonio, Texas
During Texas’ war for independence from Mexico, Texan volunteer soldiers occupied the Alamo and battled General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna’s troupes. Davy Crockett and rest of his men held on for 13 days before the Mexican troops overpowered them. Now over 184 years later, the Alamo is one of San Antonio’s busiest historical sites. From guided tours to audio tours, the Alamo lets visitors learn about a big part of US history.
Does your family have a favorite Spring Break spot? Wherever you’re headed this Spring Break, enjoy your break!