Beach VacationsTexas

Vacations. Most of you have tossed this lofty idea out the window along with your security that you will still have a job tomorrow. go on vacation. But at least you’re getting away from the mucky water that so much of our coastline is notorious for.

Port Aransas and Mustang Island bali trip boast a most scandalous history. The island was once home to a tribe of cannibalistic Indians, then a popular stomping ground for pirates and their booty. If tales of lore don’t entice you, tickle your fancies with an abundance of fishing, sailing, and surfing. so plan on coming with a group to cut down on the cost.

If you’re still looking for something a bit more exotic, Cancun is coming down in cost. Fly there from Houston, and find a decent, all-inclusive beachfront hotel. Cozumel and Acapulco also have similar price points.

Even though everyone is suffering in this current economic climate, it is still possible to get away, if only for a long weekend. It just requires a bit more digging to find the best and cheapest deals around. However with most of the hospitality markets responding to the situation and adjusting their prices accordingly, it shouldn’t be too difficult to find a manageable budget for your trip. Happy Traveling!

Texas Family Vacation Ideas

Want to spend time in Texas with your teens without screaming? Head on down to San Antonio, home of dozens of teen-tempting attractions. A great place to start is the River Walk, where restaurants, shops and festivals run for miles along a scenic water way. Take the youngsters on a boat tour to get acquainted with all the sights, it’s a great way to learn the River Walk quickly. Just a short walk away, visit Alamo Square for a lesson in American history. Don’t forget a quick trip to the Tower of the Americas for an amazing view of the city.

Another great way to immerse your family in Texas is a tour of our theme parks. The Six Flags parks in Arlington and San Antonio are perennial family fun. Two more sure bets are SeaWorld and WonderWorld Park. Watch for multi-park passes and other bargains to make theme parks even more of a bargain.

Here’s one more idea for a truly unusual family vacation-take the kids sport caving and kayaking on the Frio River west of San Antonio. While you’re there, witness millions of Frio Bats on their migration from Mexico; imagine the stories the kids will tell back at school!