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Remember the Alamo in San Antonio

Remember the Alamo in San Antonio

June 21, 2011 No Comments In virtually every way, San Antonio, Texas is a modern big city. One of the most populous and fastest growing cities in the nation, San Antonio offers medical research facilities, Fortune 500 companies, dozens of schools and colleges, and a mind-boggling array of tourist spots. Looking out over San Antonio’s downtown skyline, it is amazing ...

 

Going Batty in Austin, TX: Bat Cruise

Going Batty in Austin, TX: Bat Cruise

June 20, 2011 No Comments Austin, Texas prides itself on being unusual. In fact, the city’s slogan, proudly repeated by tourists and locals alike, is “Keep Austin Weird.” Despite its status as the state capital, Austin is much more reminiscent of the New Orleans’ French Quarter than a traditional government town. Perhaps the crown jewel in Austin’s “weird” title is ...

 

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Austin’s Museum of the Weird: Honoring the Dime Museums of the Past

Austin’s Museum of the Weird: Honoring the Dime Museums of the Past

June 20, 2011 No Comments With the official slogan, “Keep Austin Weird,” Austin, Texas is filled with a strong, independent pride. The center of the live music scene and a popular location for street festivals, the 6th Street Historic District is a pedestrian-friendly strip filled with bars, restaurants and shops of every description. It is also a natural home for ...

 

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Space History Comes to Life: Johnson Space Center

Space History Comes to Life: Johnson Space Center

June 10, 2011 No Comments Dad and I are both enormous space history buffs. He grew up during the space program’s infancy, and the launches were easy to see from his Central Florida home. I was a small child during the early shuttle program and particularly loved night launches, despite the fact that they apparently couldn’t compare to Apollo night ...

 

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Top 10 Best Waterparks in the United States

Top 10 Best Waterparks in the United States

May 25, 2011 No Comments Nothing brings out waterpark enthusiasts like a hot summer day.  Selecting a waterpark adventure can be a dizzying experience with so many choices throughout the world.   The list below comprises 10 of the best waterparks in the United States (listed alphabetically).  Each is highly rated and uniquely designed, featuring a wide variety of family-friendly attractions, conveniences, amenities and overall ...

 

San Antonio: The River Walk and the Alamo

San Antonio: The River Walk and the Alamo

October 27, 2010 No Comments On our recent trip to Austin Texas, one of the must-sees on my list was San Antonio.  I figured my last vacation to the city didn’t count as I was only three years old at the time!  I have pictures of myself running around the Alamo, chasing birds and felt it would be kind of ...

 

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