The Educational Tourist Blog

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Pops – Quirky Route 66

Pops – a must visit spot on Quirky Route 66 Road trips are a great way to see a country. Leave time to stop for snacks, gas, and stretching everyone’s legs. Also, plan for...

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What to see on Route 66

Route 66 If your idea of a road tripping involves the weird, odd, or unusual, you’ll love historic Route 66. Historic Route 66 has had many names: Will Rogers Highway Main Street of America...

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Mount Bonnell

Mount Bonnell is the highest point in Austin (775 feet above the lake) and a fantastic spot to get a lovely view of both downtown and the Colorado River. Head there early to beat...

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Crazy laws – Texas

Texas has some crazy laws! You might think that lawmakers are all serious folks, but not so! Apparently, they have a soft spot for state flowers because this ‘crazy’ law in Texas is was...

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Helicopter Ride New York City

New York City – From Above! New York City is a place filled with countless things to see and experience year-round. With great public transportation available, you can rest your tired feet and take...

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Tips fo Safe Traveling in Mexico

Tips for Safe Traveling in Mexico 40 million tourists visited Mexico in 2017 and it continues to be a popular vacation destination even though the country has experienced an increase in gang presence, crime and assaults....

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Fun Things to Do in San Antonio

Texas is a BIG state with a BIG list of fun things to do! San Antonio has a totally different flavor than the other cities in Texas and is a must visit if you...

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English High Tea in Austin

I love tea. I love all tea. I especially enjoy hot tea…year round. It’s 100 degrees outside in the Texas summer and I’m inside sipping hot tea most of the day. I like iced...