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Free Things to Do with Kids in Austin in April

Are you looking for fun and free things to do with your kids in Austin this April? Look no further! We’ve compiled a list of free events and activities that […]

Fresh, New Park Alert! Lakeline Park

Cedar Park just got a brand new park, and it is GORGEOUS! The playground has something for kids of all ages and the view of the lake is stunning. There’s […]

New To Camping? Stay Close To Austin at Buescher State Park

Want to try camping, but be close enough to home that you could leave if things start going horribly wrong? That was our idea the first time we took our […]

Found! The Best Date Night: Austin Wine Collective

I’ve discovered the best way to spend a date night or Mom’s Night Out in Austin! The Austin Wine Collective is a wine passport. You get a glass of wine […]

Take It Easy at Son’s Rio Cibolo

We had such a delightful time at Son’s Rio Cibolo and couldn’t wait to tell everyone all about it when we got back home. Spend some time reading in a […]

Free Things To Do In February With Kids In Austin

Save money but still have fun! If that sounds good to you, we’ve got you covered. Here are some fun free things to do in February with kids in Austin. […]

Austin Bat Cruise With Kids: You Need These Tips!

The South Congress Avenue Bridge in Austin is home to the largest urban (Mexican free-tailed) bat colony in the world. They migrate each spring from central Mexico and return to […]

Two Ways To Hike Bull Creek (Plus Eat Out After)

There are several trailheads along the Bull Creek Greenbelt, and in this post I will cover two of our favorites that we repeat several times a year. We love going […]

Making Science Cool: A Day Trip To The Science Mill

We love visiting the Science Mill in Johnson City. It’s a good size for all 3 of my kids to love it and not get overwhelmed. There’s plenty to do […]

Free Fun For Kids in Austin

What’s better than free?! We love it when we can take our kids out for a day of fun and not spend a dime. Here’s a giant round up of […]
Have you been to all 6 of these children’s museums? These would make a great spring break idea! 1. @thinkeryatx is the only children’s museum that’s actually in Austin! Bring a change of clothes in case they get soaked in the water room! There’s a baby room, lots for toddlers/preschoolers, and even a room that’s fun for older kids! 2. @sciencemilltx is in Johnson City. Best for older kids, ages 5 and up! 3. @tcm_kids is in Temple. Best for babies, toddlers, preschoolers. It’s small but super fun! Reserve your spot before you go. 4. @mckennakids is in New Braunfels. It’s fantastic! Best for younger kids. You may want a change of clothes for the outdoor water play area. 5. @thedoseum is in San Antonio. This is our favorite one! Best for all ages. It’s huge and there’s so much to do! 6. @maybornmuseum is in Waco. It’s not huge, but there’s plenty to do! Right now their featured exhibit is on space. You could also add a trip to the @cpzoo or the @drpeppermuseum while you’re in Waco!
🍺 Hidden gem of a brewery that’s less than an hour away from Austin and sits right on a creek! 📍 @barrowbeer 108 Royal St, Salado 🍺 We love this gorgeous spot up in Salado! There’s a sprawling beer garden that has some shady tables by the swing, as well as a covered canopy with tables for more shade. 🍕 There’s a pizza food truck, but we always bring our own food to share with friends when we come. Today we brought charcuterie, fruit, veggies, etc. 🏈 Bring your sports balls for the big open field! There’s also a swing for the kids. 💦 The main attraction is the creek! There were lots of kids wading and splashing around and the weather was perfect for this. Bring swimsuits, towels, hats, sunscreen, etc. be more prepared than we were! The kids will not be able to resist getting in the water. It’s perfectly shallow enough for kids to stand in. This may change after a big rain!
10 KID-FRIENDLY SPRINGTIME THINGS TO DO IN FREDERICKSBURG: 1. Hike @enchantedrockstatenaturalarea 🪨 2. @daspeachhaus 🍑 3. Pick strawberries at @jenschkeorchards 🍓 4. @wildseedfarms 🌸 5. Marktplatz Von Fredericksburg (market square playground in downtown) 6. @clearrivericecreamandfun 🍦 7. @westendpizza 🍕 8. @texassunrisefbg 🥞 9. @pacificwarmuseum 10. @pioneermuseumfbg 👀 check out the link in my bio to read more (or just click this link):
🐰 AUSTIN AREA EASTER EGG HUNTS 🥚 Comment the word EGG and I will DM you the link to our roundup of all the Austin Easter egg hunts. More will be added as the information comes in! You could also click the link in our bio or go here:
3/1 🐣@SweetEatsfruitfarm Baby Animal Days 9am-6pm 🐰Easter Bunny Photos at @BartonCreekSq 🎶 Free Live Music on the Patio at @centralmarket North Lamar 5:30-8pm 🎥 Family Movie Night at @thepitchaustin at 6:30pm: Ratatouille 🎭Concordia’s High School’s Into The Woods at 7 p.m. Free! ‌ 3/2 👶Baby Bloomers at @Thinkeryatx from 8-10am (ages 0-3 years old) 🐣@SweetEatsfruitfarm Baby Animal Days from 9am-6pm 🔨 Free Kids DIY Workshop at Home Depot from 9-noon 🏰 @sherwoodforestfaire from 10am-dusk (kids 5 & under get in free!) 🌀 @Funbox, the world’s largest bounce park, at @BartonCreekSq 🧗‍♀️ @cruxcc Family Fun Day 10am-2pm 🐅 Family Nature Experience Austin Zoo 10:30-11:30am 🍎 @domainfarmersmarket 11am-3pm 😂 @EXCUSEDABSENCECOMEDY @ColdTowneTheater at 11am. $5 🦕 Dino Days at @zilkerbotanicalgarden from 10am-2pm 📚 Free Story Time at @BookPeople at 10:30am 📕 Free story time at @PaperBarkBirchbooks Children’s Bookstore in Cedar Park at 11am 🧸Teddy Bear Picnic at Ramsey Park from 2-3 p.m. Bring your teddy along for a special storytime Ages 2 and up. @austinpubliclibrary 🐸 A Year With Frog and Toad at @ZachTheatre at 2pm 🎨 @CreativeAction Friend Fest from 1-3 p.m. at Central Market North Lamar. 🎭Concordia’s High School’s Into The Woods at 2 p.m. Free! 🐰Easter Bunny Photos at @BartonCreekSq 🎶Free Live Music on the Patio at @centralmarket North Lamar 5:30-8pm 😂 @csz_austin Comedy Sportz clean family-friendly improv comedy shows at Pinballz Lake Creek at 7:30pm $8-15 ‌ 3/3 🏰 @sherwoodforestfaire from 10am-dusk (kids 5 & under get in free!) 🎶Family Day at @Cherrywood_Coffeehouse free live music! 🐣 @SweetEatsfruitfarm Baby Animal Days 9am-6pm ⭐️ Free First Sunday at The @BullockMuseum– free admission from 10-5 🛍️Mini Maker Market at @lemondropchildrensshop from 11-3 🌸Sunday Makebreak at all Michael’s stores from 2-4pm: make a spring wreath for free! 🌀 @Funbox, the world’s largest bounce park, is back at @BartonCreekSq 🐰Easter Bunny Photos at @BartonCreekSq 😎Free admission to @Thinkeryatx every Sunday from 3-5 p.m. 😂 @HideoutTheatre Kids Improv Comedy Show at 4 p.m. 🎶Free Live Music on the Patio at @centralmarket North Lamar 5:30-8pm
🤩 FREE THINGS TO DO IN MARCH WITH KIDS IN AUSTIN 😎 Comment the word FREE and I will DM you the link to all the free things going on in March for kids in Austin. You can also find the link in my bio or go here: 📷 photo is from @sherwoodforestfaire where kids 5 and under get in for FREE!
🌳 HIKE + PLAYGROUND (+ BONUS RESTAURANT WITH A PLAYGROUND!) 📍 We started at Chautauqua Park (602 Rucker St, Georgetown) because it has a playground and is right next to the trailhead. 🥾 This is a challenging trail that I would not recommend to first time hikers! There are lots of stairs, rocks, and cliff drop-offs. Keep your little kids close. The trail will lead you to Blue Hole Park in Georgetown and that part is less than a mile. 💦 Plan ahead and play at Blue Hole! Bring swimsuits, towels, sunscreen, water, etc. you can float and swim and fish here. 🍔 Here’s the bonus part of this hike (and my kids’ favorite part): there’s a @hatcreekburgers just up the hill from Blue Hole! They also recently updated their playground here.