Not only are we in disbelief that it’s March, but before we knew it Spring Break arrived! Sometimes an extravagant vacation just isn’t in the cards. With the combination of travel, hotel, and restaurants, the costs can add up faster than we can count to 3!

All of that doesn’t mean that Spring Break still can’t be fun for the family! So we have compiled some of our favorite staycation ideas on the cheap for you and your family to enjoy!

Hiking Colorado Bend State Park

One of the most beautiful hiking trails in Texas is located just a short drive up 183. Colorado Bend State Park is home to Gordon Falls, an easy 1.5 mile hike to a lush waterfall that you won’t believe is found in Texas! Located on the Colorado River, this beautiful, scenic area is only $5 per person!


Gorman Falls at Colorado Bend State Park

Inner Space Cavern

Inner Space Cavern is one of the best preserved Caverns in Texas. This historical spot is an activity that is fun for all ages. Bring the family and tour this stunning cave for a unique and memorable experience for all with tours priced under $25.


Photo by Trip Advisor

Third Thursday at the Blanton Museum

March 19th marks the third Thursday of March, which means the Blanton Museum of Art extends their hours and offers FREE admission to all! This museum features some of the best art you can see in Texas and in a fun location: right on the University of Texas campus! Why not make a day out of it and walk the campus grounds, then head to the museum for art and fun!


Photo by Guerra

Catch a Show at the Palace Theater

March 13-15 and 20-22,  the historical Palace Theater in Georgetown is showing the fun musical comedy, Anything Goes: a boy meets girl kind of story with lots of laughs, fun music, and dancing. This show is such a fun way to get out of the house and catch some local talent in our hometown! Ticket are under $30 each, so get the family together and come support local arts in our community!

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You don’t have to break the bank to have fun with your family this Spring Break. There are lots of local activities to take advantage now that the kiddos out of school. Take this time to relax and spend quality time with your friends and family before the obligations and school distractions start up again!