Instead of the typical getaway to Disney World or Mexico this Summer, many families are choosing to explore in their hometowns without breaking their bank. "Staycation" is a popular term used among many parents and couples who want to take a break from the 9-5 grind, but need to tighten their wallets by becoming a tourist in their local surroundings. Texas is the perfect state to live in if opting for a Staycation. Not only is there Houston, Austin, Dallas and San Antonio, the coast offers many opportunities for day trips, like touring The Strand in Galveston or spending the afternoon on the beach at Corpus Christi. When you live in Texas, you don't have to go far to explore! Also, many museums in the major cities have free admission or special discount days for families. Here are a list of Websites I found helpful in order to plan your "Staycation":
Enjoy, Texas Staycationers!!