Spring Break Adventures Across Texas

by Sara Aguinaga on March 3, 2024 in Lifestyle, Family, Living Texas,

Get ready to embark on an unforgettable spring break adventure across the diverse landscapes of Texas. From bustling cities to serene coastal retreats, the Lone Star State offers an array of exciting activities and events for travelers of all ages. Gather your friends and family and explore the top destinations awaiting you this spring break.



Photo courtesy Shakespeare Dallas.

Shakespeare Dallas invites you to join their annual pub crawl in Bishop Arts on Saturday, March 9 from 2-6 p.m. Tickets, priced at $20 for general admission and $15 for Shakespeare Dallas subscribers, grant access to discounts at participating bars, a souvenir cup, trivia contest entry and live entertainment. The event will kick off at Bishop Exchange and feature performances at various locations, including Wild Detectives and Taco y Vino, where attendees will enjoy games and a raffle. Wristbands provide priority entry and specials at participating venues, with the option to join the group at any point. The pub crawl culminates in a Shakespeare trivia competition and a costume contest for prizes. Purchase your tickets, and immerse yourself in the spirit of Shakespearean revelry!



Photo Courtesy Meanwhile Brewing Co.

Join Meanwhile Brewing Co. on March 10 for a pop-up event with Creative Action and Austin Public Library for Kid’s Day from 11 a.m-1 p.m. This family-friendly event offers free admission and special Kid’s Day programming for elementary and younger children, including bubbles, a guided music circle, library card sign-ups, coloring sheets and more. Meanwhile Brewing’s taproom will offer beverages for kids and adults alike, including juice boxes, chocolate milk and sodas. Additionally, parents can enjoy Sunday yoga with Vinyasa Yoga on the soccer field hosted by the Austin Bouldering Project. RSVP for free admission, and don’t miss out on the fun-filled day.


Photo courtesy Pinballz Lake Creek.

Pinballz Lake Creek kicks off spring break with thrilling events and exclusive deals. From supporting local art with the I LOVE DISTRICT 6 ART CONTEST to indulging in an Irish Whiskey Tasting Event, excitement awaits. Pinballz Perkz members can double their fun with a “Buy $20, Get $20 Free” deal on BONUS PLAY game cards, available Monday through Friday from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. On March 7, Shiner Beer hosts a cooking class at Pinballz Kingdom, showcasing the perfect food pairings for their iconic brews. Mario Day is on March 10, where guests can enjoy go-karting and themed drinks at Mikki’s Tavern. On March 17, join the I LOVE DISTRICT 6 ART CONTEST to celebrate art and community spirit. Meet Austin City Councilwoman Mackenzie Kelley at 1 p.m. to engage with a local leader and learn more about her vision for District 6. Finally, on March 20, test your superhero knowledge at Marvel Trivia Night hosted by Twin City Trivia at The Whiskey Bar. Whether you’re an art enthusiast, an avid gamer, or a superhero fan, Pinballz Lake Creek has something for everyone.


San Antonio

Photo courtesy Briscoe Western Art Museum.

Save the date for extended spring break hours and hands-on programming at the Briscoe Western Art Museum. From March 7-18, the museum will be open every day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., offering activities for all ages. From March 11-16, join in for hands-on arts and crafts activities that tie to the pillars of Western art – cowboys, Native Americans, wildlife and vaqueros. Experience a painting session with artist DiZurita on March 14, where you can create an agave acrylic painting while enjoying margaritas; registration is $45 and $35 for museum members, including drinks and supplies. Dive into Western fun with more art by building Native American homes on March 14. Create LEGO stop-motion videos on March 15, and kids can indulge in a cowboy-themed storytime stampede on March 16. Explore Western beauty at the McNutt Sculpture Garden and inside the museum’s historic home, which features 14 galleries, special exhibitions and a fantastic museum shop. Admission is free for children 12 and under and active duty military members, with discounted admission for active duty family members and retired military. Plan your visit to the heart of the River Walk and experience the excitement of spring break at the Briscoe.


Photo courtesy JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa.

Families seeking a fun-filled getaway this spring break need look no further than the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa. With an array of package offerings catering to every need, including glamping options and pet-friendly accommodations, guests can enjoy an unforgettable week of adventure. From the resort’s expansive water experience to PGA TOUR golf courses, daily programmed activities, and a variety of dining options, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Parents can unwind with an evening dinner while their children partake in the resort’s Kids Night Out. Plus, with the River Bluff Water Experience offering a beach vacation feel on-site, guests can relax in multiple pools, float along a lazy river, or take on thrilling water slides. For those looking to bring their furry companions along, the Pet Retreat Package ensures a pampered stay for pets, complete with special amenities. And for a unique twist on camping, the ‘Glamp in the Great Indoors’ package offers all the comforts of home while still enjoying the excitement of camping. Guests can enjoy savings by booking the Resort Retreats package and earn up to a $100 credit per night on stays of three nights or more using code ZX0. Guests can save five nights or more on extended stays by booking using code LTS. With these discounts available, there’s no better time to plan a spring break escape at this Hill Country oasis.



Photo courtesy Margaritaville Lake Resort Lake Conroe | Houston.

Embark on the ultimate Spring Break escape at Margaritaville Lake Resort Lake Conroe | Houston, where you can save 30% off their best rates for a three-day stay or more from March 8-17. Prepare for endless adventure and relaxation as you indulge in this lakeside paradise. Enjoy spacious two-room suites overlooking stunning Lake Conroe, dive into the excitement of Jolly Mon Water Park, and explore thrilling activities like Virtual Reality Snorkeling and Ultimate Axe Throwing. Delight in delectable dining options, live entertainment, spa treatments, and more. With activities for all ages, from boat rentals to glow parties, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Don’t miss out—book your spring break getaway today and answer the call of warm breezes and tropical vibes.


Gulf Coast

Photo Courtesy Cinnamon Shore/Jason Risner.

Cinnamon Shore, a premier, master-planned vacation community on Mustang Island along the Texas Gulf Coast, eagerly anticipates hosting families for Spring Break. From March 8-17, guests can enjoy many family-friendly activities and the unveiling of the new Splish Splash Family Pool, overlooking South Lake and complementing the existing Cabana Pool and three other community pools. Cinnamon Shore provides the ideal setting for memorable family gatherings with spacious beach homes, condos, townhomes, and cottages. Activities range from sandcastle building and surf lessons to beach yoga and outdoor movies. Guests can also indulge in DJ music at multiple pools, outdoor games and dining at on-site restaurants. For more adventurous options, guests can rent golf carts to explore the beachfront or book activities like private beach bonfires. Don’t forget to take advantage of the unique adventures Port Aransas has to offer. Cinnamon Shore is conveniently located within a short drive from various Texas cities, promising an effortless and enjoyable getaway.


Cover photo courtesy Cinnamon Shore/Jason Risner.

Sara Aguinaga’s passions include reading, creating art, and traveling. She enjoys exploring the culinary diversity across the expansive Lone Star State. As a licensed massage therapist, she strives to bring peace to the lives of others.