Cherokee Trace Drive-Thru Safari Cherokee County

Cherokee Trace Drive-Thru Safari 1200 County Road 4405, Jacksonville, TX 75766 http://www.cherokeetrace.com/ 903-683-3322   Hours: MARCH 1st, – MAY 23rd Mon-Sat open 10:00 AM Sunday open 1:00 PM Last car admitted 4:00 PM Gates Closes at 6:00 PM Hours change with each season* Prices + Taxes Each paid Admission comes with one sack of feed. Adults $15.95 each Kids ages 3-12 $10.95 each Senior ages … Continue reading Cherokee Trace Drive-Thru Safari Cherokee County

Family Movie Matinee at the Public Library Tyler, Texas 

Family Movie Matinee Tyler Public Library 201 S College Ave, Tyler, TX 75702 (903) 593-7323 http://library.cityoftyler.org/Calendar.aspx What a jackpot we found! Every third Saturday of the month the Tyler Public Library offers a FREE movie matinee for the whole family from 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM! ….and as you can see, we were not the only ones excited about seeing an afternoon movie. Our little … Continue reading Family Movie Matinee at the Public Library Tyler, Texas 

TJC’s Earth & Space Science Center Tyler, Texas

The Center for Earth & Space Science Education – “The Planetarium” 903-510-2312 1411 E Lake St, Tyler, TX 75701 If you’ve not explored TJC’s Planetarium, you should! They have an actual dome IMAX theater, awesome play area & gift shop! DOME SHOWS: How cool that you can fly high with the birds or dive deep with the whales, all from the comfort of a chair?! … Continue reading TJC’s Earth & Space Science Center Tyler, Texas

Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center Athens, Texas

*Things to do in East Texas* Texas Fresh Water Fisheries Center http://tpwd.texas.gov/spdest/visitorcenters/tffc/                                         5550 FM2495, Athens, TX 75752                                          (If your GPS takes you down 317, pick … Continue reading Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center Athens, Texas

Sky Vue Drive-In Tyler, Texas

Sky Vue Drive-In Theater 10713 US Hwy 69 N Tyler, Texas 75706 http://www.tylerdrivein.com/ $6 Adults, $4 Children 5-11yrs., Children 5 & under are free! All prices plus tax Cash, check, and credit card accepted Angry Birds & Captain America – Playing the week of May 20 – May 25, 2016 We decided to kick-it old school and taken an adventure to the drive-in theater off of 69 … Continue reading Sky Vue Drive-In Tyler, Texas

Ellen Trout Zoo Lufkin, Texas

Ellen Trout Zoo 402 Zoo Circle Lufkin, Tx 75904 9366330399 http://cityoflufkin.com/zoo/ OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM $ INEXPENSIVE $ Adults $7.00 Seniors 60 and older $6.00 Children 4 to 11 $3.50 Children under 4 Free Members of Friends of the Ellen Trout Zoo Free FitBit Steps: 5,200 If there has ever been an adventure that spoke to our soul, it … Continue reading Ellen Trout Zoo Lufkin, Texas

Caddo Indian Mounds Alto, Texas

Caddo Mounds 1649 State Hwy. 21 West, Alto, TX 75925 (My GPS didn’t take us exactly there, but once you turn onto HWY 21, you will run into it – there is a bird watching sign, historical marker, & the Caddo Mounds sign as well)  936-858-3218 http://www.thc.state.tx.us/historic-sites/caddo-mounds-state-historic-site *FitBit Steps: Potentially a lot… but, we opted not too, you’ll see why below 🙂 * *Very inexpensive* … Continue reading Caddo Indian Mounds Alto, Texas