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Best place to vist- Driving from Dallas to ?

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Dallas, Texas
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Best place to vist- Driving from Dallas to ?

Hi,

I would like to get some tips i.e which place is worth the visit , i.e driving from Dallas to ??

I have been to San Antonio, Houston. I really don't know what is in Austin other than the Capitol.

Can someone provide me some info. I have 3 adults and 2 kids traveling . I can spend 2-3 days in some place but don't want to travel very far place like 8 hrs and above. I am planning by next week.

Thanks in advance..

Georgetown, Texas
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1. Re: Best place to vist- Driving from Dallas to ?

Have you been to Fort Worth? Lots of kid friendly things to do plus not that far a drive.

Dallas, Texas
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2. Re: Best place to vist- Driving from Dallas to ?

Yes I did go to Forth worth. Missed that part.

Grapevine, Texas
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3. Re: Best place to vist- Driving from Dallas to ?

Take a look at these two sites for information that could be of help -

http://texastimetravel.com/

http://www.traveltex.com/ - you can order a hard copy of the travel guide from this one

I was watching the Daytripper (PBS) last Sat and they featured Lake LBJ "Yacht" Club and Marina (and cabins) - Granite Beach Waterpark looked like it would be great family fun. However, it's only open on weekends.

http://www.lakelbjmarina.com/

On the subject of the Daytripper - take a look at his website. The programming focuses on of-out-of the-way sites and activities around the Austin/Hill Country area. http://thedaytripper.com/

It would help if you would provide your kid's ages. Obviously, a teen-something isn't going to be interested in the same activity as a youth. Also, list your interests - outdoor/hiking/water/museums/theme parks, etc

Dallas, Texas
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4. Re: Best place to vist- Driving from Dallas to ?

kids are 3 & 7

Aubrey, Texas
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5. Re: Best place to vist- Driving from Dallas to ?

Glen Rose has Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, Dinosaur Valley State Park and usually wading and swimming in the Paluxy River depending upon water flow.

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6. Re: Best place to vist- Driving from Dallas to ?

I agree with texhills -- Glen Rose is a fun, family-friendly place. I always enjoyed going there growing up. Most of the things to do in that area are outdoors, and if it's not too hot, it's quite a lovely area (I think we're supposed to have a "cold" front come through next week).

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