Helen Lee’s Daffodil Garden Gladewater, Texas

Helen Lee’s Daffodil Garden 21600 CR 3103 Gladewater, TX 75647 (903)845-5780 http://www.daffodilgarden.com/daffodils_home.htm Location: To reach to garden, turn east on Smith County Road 3104 from US 271 seven miles north of its junction with Interstate 20 (about 100 miles east of Dallas). Drive a mile and a half, turn right on Smith County Road 3103, then continue one-fourth mile to the entrance sign. Hours: 10:00am … Continue reading Helen Lee’s Daffodil Garden Gladewater, Texas

Skateland Kilgore, Texas

SKATELAND KILGORE, TEXAS 2803 N Longview St Kilgore, Texas (903) 984-3729 https://www.facebook.com/kilgoreskateland/ $7 PER PERSON, PARENTS ALWAYS FREE 🙂 HOURS OF OPERATION THURSDAY: 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM FRIDAY: 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM SATURDAY: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM Did you know how much you would miss skating rinks? Yea, us either… When I contacted the sweet owner about … Continue reading Skateland Kilgore, Texas

East Texas Oil Museum Kilgore, Texas

East Texas Oil Museum Hwy. 259 at Ross St. Kilgore, Texas 75662 On the Kilgore College campus http://www.easttexasoilmuseum.com/ Museum Hours Tuesday-Saturday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday – Monday, closed Closed Easter & Thanksgiving Special Holiday Schedule: Dec. 20 – Jan. 1 Guided tours by reservation only. A nominal fee is charged. Adults: $8 / Children: $5 When Lili told me we had to go … Continue reading East Texas Oil Museum Kilgore, Texas

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

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