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) Ā 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 šŸ™‚ * *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 PreserveĀ 

Sunday, March 29th Mineola Nature PreserveĀ  1860 Co Rd 2724, Mineola, TX 75773 http://www.mineolanaturepreserve.com/ $$$FREE$$$ Ā  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 PreserveĀ 

Mayborn Museum Waco, Texas

Also known as heaven…. Wednesday, February 24th, 2016 Mayborn Museum http://www.baylor.edu/mayborn/ 1300 S University Parks Dr, Waco, TX 76706 $ INEXPENSIVE $ ALL AGES   The Mayborn Museum is a little slice of heaven located in Waco, Texas. We were lucky enough to be there while Mr. Potato Head & tinker toys are the exhibit. However, without the exhibit, you will be so pleased with … Continue reading Mayborn Museum Waco, Texas