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

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

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

Mineola Nature Preserve 

Sunday, March 29th Mineola Nature Preserve  1860 Co Rd 2724, Mineola, TX 75773 http://www.mineolanaturepreserve.com/ $$$FREE$$$   Grab your walking shoes (take a lesson from us-it would be much more comfortable in workout clothes), pack a back pack, and head to Mineola, Tx. This place is a beautiful, serene escape for some much needed fresh air & sunshine! As soon as you park there are beautiful … Continue reading Mineola Nature Preserve