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Krause Springs

Nothing cools you off on a hot Texas day like a spring-fed swimming hole. Krause Springs in Spicewood (404 Krause Spring Road, Spicewood, 78669) is one of the best around! Located about 35 miles west of Austin off State Highway 71, Krause Springs has 34 springs that feed a man-made pool and a natural swimming […]

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Central Texas Parks | Day Trips | Parks | Playgrounds | Trains

Cedar Rock Railroad

With the beloved Zilker Zephyr out of commission, we had to search for another option for a kiddie train ride. That’s when I remembered the Cedar Rock Railroad, so we decided to give it a shot on a Saturday afternoon. The Cedar Rock Railroad is located within Williamson County Regional Park. We arrived shortly at 4:05 […]

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Ramsey Park
Austin Public Parks | Parks | Playgrounds

Ramsey Park (Central Austin)

After a recent Omelettry breakfast outing, we took the kids a few blocks over to Ramsey Park to burn off some energy. Ramsey Park is another City of Austin neighborhood park, complete with playground, multipurpose field, swimming pool, tennis courts, and a basketball court.   This one comes with public restrooms, too! That’s isn’t true […]

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