Calie’s Acre Pumpkin Patch Gilmore, Texas

Calie’s Acre Pumpkin Patch / Christmas Tree Farm 10589 TX-300, Gilmer, TX 75645 http://www.caliesacre.com/ 903-295-2000 / 903-790-2297 $5-General Admission$ FitBit Steps: 4,500 If you don’t listen to ANYTHING else we say, please please take the drive to Calie’s Acre! Unfortunately, Lili had class today so I was lucky enough to hang out with these cuties today. As I have mentioned in the past, typically the … Continue reading Calie’s Acre Pumpkin Patch Gilmore, Texas

How To: DIY Last Minute Halloween Costume

Are you like a lot of us and Halloween sneaks up on you before you know it? Not to fear.. With a couple items laying around the house, a dash of creativity & a BFF you can essentially rule the world! …and also throw together an adorable Halloween costume! Check out our Nerdy Scientists..  THE OUTFIT Seriously, you couldn’t get any easier than some skinnies … Continue reading How To: DIY Last Minute Halloween Costume

Faulkner Park Spray Park Tyler, Texas

Spray Park at Faulkner Park 410 W. Cumberland Rd. Tyler, Texas 75703 (903) 531-1370 $FREE$ Open 7 Days a Week 9 AM – 9 PM Looking for a fun, inexpensive way to beat this Texas summer heat? Look no further than the Faulkner Park Spraypad in South Tyler. This is another place wear rules are few and far between, simply be kind to others & … Continue reading Faulkner Park Spray Park Tyler, Texas

Depot Museum Henderson, Texas

Depot Museum 514 N High St, Henderson, TX 75652 (903) 657-4303 http://www.depotmuseum.com/ Thursday 9AM–5PM Friday 9AM–5PM Saturday 9AM–1PM Sunday Closed Monday (4th of July) 9AM–5PM Hours might differ Tuesday 9AM–5PM Wednesday 9AM–5PM **THE WEBSITE SAYS THEY CLOSE AT 5:00 PM, BUT THEY START CLOSING AT 4:00 PM** Admission Fees Daily Rates Adults . . . . . . . . . . . . . … Continue reading Depot Museum Henderson, Texas

Green Acres Bowl Tyler, Texas

Green Acres Bowling Alley 2311 E SE Loop 323, Tyler, TX 75703 http://greenacresbowl.com/ (903) 561-2911 THEIR BEST RATES/TIMES TUESDAY 8 AM – 4 PM $2.00 per game/per person; $1.50 shoes per person THURSDAY 8 AM – 4 PM $2.00 per game/per person; $1.50 shoes per person SATURDAY 8 AM – 4 PM $2.00 shoes per game/per person; $2.00 shoes per person If you have given … Continue reading Green Acres Bowl 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

East Texas Gator Farm Grand Saline, Texas

East Texas Gators & Wildlife Park 9515 FM 1255, Grand Saline, TX 75140 (903) 962-5630 http://www.easttexasgators.com/ Sun.- Thurs. 9 am – 5 pm Fri. & Sat. 9 am – 8 pm  Admission is $7 adults and $6 for children ages 2-12 Senior citizens over 65 are $6 **Check for a Groupon**   This was one of our first adventures we went on as you will be … Continue reading East Texas Gator Farm Grand Saline, Texas