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Playgrounds With Heart

Encourage your child’s playful spirit with an afternoon spent wheeling about at these area accessible playgrounds. Adventure World Playground: This…

Texas State Railroad

See the blooming dogwoods of East Texas aboard the historic Texas State Railroad. Go for a day, or make your family trip an overnight stay in either Palestine or Rusk.

12 Adventures in Tyler

Visit Tyler, the Rose Capital of Texas, for family fun in October, including the annual Rose Festival. Here are our twelve picks for this month, including wildlife refuges, museums and an indoor waterpark.

Family Fitness

When exercise becomes part of the family culture, everyone wins. There are several tips to keep in mind when it comes to…

Making Playtime a Priority

The importance of playtime isn’t just for the kids in your household. Everyone can benefit from a game of capture the flag or dressing up the family dog.

Kids Bored?

Back to Nature Trail blazing. Head to a local, state or national park and make a day of nature hiking….