Whether you take a staycation or vacation during spring break, you have lots of great options in or near Kyle, Texas. Hays CISD spring break is the week of March 16 to 20. Here are a variety of things to see and do during spring break and other times of the year.
Texas State Presents
Texas State Presents (430 Moon St., San Marcos, Texas 78666) features live entertainment from the College of Fine Arts and Communication at Texas State University in San Marcos. You’ll find a mixture of events from guest artists and the symphony to dance companies and theater. Only a 20-minute drive from Kyle, Texas, it’s an unbeatable option to enjoy the arts at affordable prices. Visit the website to see what’s coming up.
Texas Indie Fest
Held from March 17 through the 21, Texas Indie Fest is a free four-day showcase of budding independent musical artists from all over the world. This year has more than 40 electric and acoustic acts at three venues in Austin. You can also catch the event on Fish Creek Radio. Visit the website for the lineup.
Spring Break Camp with San Marcos Parks and Recreation
San Marcos’ Parks and Recreation Spring Break Camp is for kids ages 5 to 11, They play games, make crafts, and take field trips including one out of town. Field trips include San Marcos Discovery Center, bowling, Starplex Theater, Children’s Playscape, and Inflatable Wonderland in San Antonio. View the itinerary on the website.
Boys and Girls Club Spring Break Camp
Boys and Girls Club of South Central Texas’ Spring Break Camp in San Marcos serves pre-K through sixth grade. Their options include character and leadership, fine arts, academic enrichment, and sports and recreation.
All-Star Sports Spring Break Camp
Kids who love sports may be interested in All-Star Sports Spring Break Camp. Held at SoccerZone in South Austin, it’s about a 20-minute trip from Kyle. They offer half- and full-day options for children ages 5 to 13 with the full-day option serving lunch.
Dinosaur Valley State Park
This is one of those places everyone in Texas should visit at some point in their lives. Dinosaur Valley State Park in Glen Rose is a little over a three-hour drive from Kyle. Just the perfect distance for a weekend getaway or a short spring break vacation. You may just get the chance to put your feet in dinosaur footprints in the Paluxy riverbed. You can also camp, picnic, hike, bike, swim, and fish. Guided tours are available.
Fifteen minutes from the park is Fossil Rim Wildlife Center. It’s an endangered species research and conservation center with more than 1,000 mammals representing 50 species. They offer guided and self-guided tours. It’s a 7.2-mile scenic drive in which you can drive in your own car or ride in their tour vehicles.
Drive three hours south and you’ll reach the coastal city of Corpus Christi in South Texas. If beaches, boating, birdwatching, and of fun is your thing, this is the place to be.
Not into beaches? Corpus Christi has unique museums like the U.S.S. Lexington, Texas State Aquarium, and South Texas Botanical Gardens and Nature Center. The Corpus Christi Convention and Visitors Bureau has everything you need to plan a spring break trip based on your interests.
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