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How to Know if the Schools are Good

Is your top priority for your new home to have something in the location of a great school? This is the priority of many families in San Antonio that want the best for their children while choosing their dream home in the area. You can have it all: the home of your dreams near the perfect school for your kids.

You just need to know if the schools are actually the good ones. Take a look at this guide to help you learn what to look for in schools before you move to an otherwise great part of town.

What is your first impression of the school?

Once you’ve located an area you are interested in and the schools you could see your children at, it’s time to visit and get more information. What is your first impression of the school?...

Top Water Parks in the Austin Area

With summer in full force and the heat bearing down, it's time to take the family to one of the Austin area water parks. There are several great choices you can check out to help keep your family cool and have a little fun at the same time. Here's a look at some of the top water parks found near Austin, TX.

Rock 'N River Waterpark

A great choice in Round Rock, the Rock 'N River Waterpark offers four new waterslides, a drop slide, water basketball, water volleyball, a 12-foot jumping platform and a rock climbing wall with a waterfall. They also offer a leisure lagoon and 13 covered swim up concession seats. Of course, you can walk up to the concessions...

Austin, TX Named to List of Best Places to Get Married

When it's time to get married, the planning phases can be enough to rip a couple apart. It's stressful, everybody has an opinion and there's quite a bit to organize. While you want to keep it together throughout the process of planning your wedding, you also want to make sure you choose the right place to get married.

Recently, Wallethub decides to compare over 180 cities in the U.S. to find the most convenient and least expensive wedding destinations in the country. After looking at 23 key indicators, Wallethub found the "Best Places to Get Married in the United States."

Austin, Texas came in at #11 on the list and for good reason. It's a great city with plenty to offer and here's why it made it onto the list.

Austin - 11th Best Place to Get Married in...

Where can You Send Your Children for Vacation Bible School in San Antonio?

Vacation Bible School or VBS is a popular choice for parents looking to keep their children busy throughout the summer. You can send them for a low price and they can enjoy plenty of great fun. The best park, some of the VBS programs are actually free or only ask for an optional fee.

If you're looking for a great VBS program for your children this year, you've come to the right place. Here's a look at some of the top choices still going on the rest of the summer in San Antonio.

St. David's Episcopal - 1300 Wiltshire Avenue

From 8:30am to 12pm, you can have your two-year-old to fifth grader enjoying plenty of fun. The theme this year at St. David's Episcopal is Shipwrecked. The cost is $35 for 2 and 3 year-olds and $24 for 4 years and...

Top Things to Do in Austin for July 2018

July is a big month with Independence Day and plenty of other things going on. If you're looking for the best things to do in Austin during July, look no further. Here are some of the top things to do this July.

Cactus Pear Music Festival - July 5th

Held at Chapel in the Hills, the Cactus Pear Music Festival offers a showcase of great chamber music. You can enjoy five programs with 18 world-class musicians and 4 hosting cities as a part of this festival. The Austin festival will happen on July 5th in Wimberley, Texas.

Live Music at the Oasis - July 7th

The Oasis Restaurant holds live music often and July 7th will be one of those weekends. You can enjoy local Austin bands with all types of different genres coming to the restaurant. They also offer free salsa lessons every Sunday.

Unplugged at the Grove - July 5th,...

Closest Texas State Parks to Austin

State parks offer plenty of great outdoor recreation for everybody to enjoy. Whether you love to hike, swim, fish or camp, the state parks closest to Austin, Texas will keep you busy year-round. Here's a look at some of the best state parks found near Austin.

McKinney Falls State Park

Found less than 10 miles from Austin, McKinney Falls State Park is the closest of all the state parks to Austin. It's on the southeastern edge of the city near Williamson and Onion Creeks.

The park offers beautiful cypress trees and wildflowers throughout. Two creeks run through the park and you can enjoy several great activities at the park. McKinney Falls State Park offers fishing, swimming, hiking, camping and more. It's also home to one of the oldest bald cypress...

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