Destination: Texas with the Family


If you are traveling around Texas, what better place to get vacation ideas than the internet, right? Add kids to the equation, and the best place to start is at one of our sister sites in the City Moms Blog Network.

Destination Texas with the Family

Here are some top-notch posts and resources from our Texas sisters to help you plan a Texas staycation this year.


Alamo City / San Antonio

Best of San Antonio | Alamo City Moms Blog – Literally anything and everything you need to know about visiting the Alamo City, San Antonio.
The Ultimate San Antonio Summer Bucket List | Alamo City Moms Blog – A mere 3-4 hour drive gets us to San Antonio, so get cracking on that list!
San Antonio Spring Break Staycation | Alamo City Moms Blog – Great for a weekend or day trip, plus ideas on how to save or splurge.
Family Directory | Alamo City Moms Blog – An extensive directory with listing of businesses, local attractions, and activities!


Weekend Happenings in Austin | Austin Moms Blog – This is updated regularly with great weekend events for kids and the family. It’s a must-read if you are planning a vacation in the capitol city.
Day Trip to the Silos | Austin Moms Blog – Go visit Magnolia Market in Waco. But first, get the skinny on tips and good local eats!
50 Things to See and Do in Austin Over Spring Break | Austin Moms Blog – Especially if you’re headed there this March, you’ll want to read through this list. Some of these are great all year, too!

Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi Moms Blog – Coming soon! Check out their site when it launches on March 29, 2016.


An Out-of-Towner Guide to Dallas | Dallas Moms Blog – If you’re headed north to Dallas, this breaks it all down for you— from driving to dinner to shopping to kid-friendly activities you won’t want to miss.
Dallas-Fort Worth Staycation Ideas | Dallas Moms Blog – Museums, trolley rides, and more insider scoop from the Dallas moms.

East Texas

Spring Break Close to Home | East Texas Moms Blog – Your kids will flip for a Texas State Railroad adventure.

Fort Worth

Get Outdoors | Fort Worth Moms Blog – Explore the great outdoors around Fort Worth on your next vacation.
Stay Indoors | Fort Worth Moms Blog –  Traveling to Fort Worth but need ideas for indoor activities? It’s all here.


A Family’s Guide to Visiting Houston | Houston Moms Blog – It’s exactly that; the ultimate guide for families visiting H-town, with tons of ideas and great insider tips.
Family Directory | Houston Moms Blog
 – This directory has a zillion categories with phone numbers, websites, addresses, and more.
60 Family-Friendly Restaurants | Houston Moms Blog – Our biggest question on trips out of town is always, “Where should we eat tonight?” 60 options. 60!

Rio Grande Valley

A Family Guide to Visiting the RGV with Kids | Rio Grande Valley Moms Blog – It’s home! And there is so much to see, do, eat, play, and enjoy on a staycation in the RGV!
Day Trip to Brownsville – Fun eats, treats, and places to see on a family day in Brownsville.
Free in the RGV | RGV Moms Blog – Free fun for kids and adults!
Get Out and Play: Parks in the RGV – We love our South Texas sun and the parks that help us enjoy it even more.
Kids Eat Free (or Really Cheap) in the RGV | RGV Moms Blog – Eat out with the kids and start here for some ideas of where to enjoy dinner and save a few bucks!


Our Texas Sister Sites

Alamo City Moms Blog (San Antonio)
Austin Moms Blog
Collin County Moms Blog
Corpus Christi Moms Blog
Dallas Moms Blog
East Texas Moms Blog
Fort Worth Moms Blog
Houston Moms Blog
Rio Grande Valley Moms Blog
Waco Moms Blog


Traveling out of state? There are now 70 CMBN sites (and counting!) across the country. Take a peek for some great kid-friendly suggestions, eats, activities, and so much more as you plan your vacation this year.

CMBN Guide to US Family Travel

CMBN Guide to US Family Summer Travel

This post has been edited from its original form to include more links and resources from new sites and cities.



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