By Jay R. Jordan Published 1:26 pm CDT, Monday, June 24, 2019 Houston Museum of Natural Science, 5555 Hermann Park Dr. Learn something new, revisit a favorite exhibit or visit the Cockrell Butterfly Center. Costs vary. See the best places to go on a rainy day in Houston >>> less Houston Museum of Natural Science, 5555 Hermann Park Dr. Learn something new, revisit a favorite exhibit or visit the Cockrell Butterfly Center. Costs vary. See the best places to go on a rainy day in ... more Photo: Elizabeth Conley, Houston Chronicle Photo: Elizabeth Conley, Houston Chronicle Image 1 of / 13 Caption Close Image 1 of 13 Houston Museum of Natural Science, 5555 Hermann Park Dr. Learn something new, revisit a favorite exhibit or visit the Cockrell Butterfly … [Read more...] about Where to spend a rainy day in Houston
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Since the weather gods are a fickle bunch, we sleuthed out a few things to do over the bridge when the weather is foul — with an emphasis on activities that are truly (or sort-of) Cape Cod. And when all else fails, there’s Cape Cod Beer in Hyannis, open on Saturdays for brewery tours and tastings. The Whydah Pirate Museum “Won’t it be kind of cheesy?” said our New York guest when we suggested an outing to the Whydah Pirate Museum. Nope. This pirate museum is the real deal, home to artifacts discovered by divers at a shipwreck site off the coast of Wellfleet. The Whydah was wrecked in a nor’easter in 1717, with a cargo of treasure from 50 plundered ships, commanded by pirate Sam Bellamy. Underwater explorer Barry Clifford discovered the shipwreck in 1984. Here’s your chance to take a look at “the world’s only authenticated pirate treasure,” they say, including a chest of coins. There’s a replica of the ship, and … [Read more...] about Rainy day diversions on the Cape
PUBLISHED: 16:30 07 April 2019 | UPDATED: 17:56 07 April 2019 Suzanne Day Sisters Hattie and Nell having fun at Baylham House Rare Breeds Farm near Stowmarket Picture: ALLY SMITH Ally Smith Not made plans for the Easter holidays yet? Don’t despair because we asked mums, dad and grandparents in Suffolk for their top days out suggestions. Will you be visiting a Suffolk farm in the Easter Holidays? Picture: SUZANNE DAYFrom visiting farms to coo over newborn lambs to hunting down Easter Eggs in some of Suffolk’s most beautiful parks, you gave us plenty of ideas to share including some that are not weather dependent. Farm tripsThe start of spring is the perfect time to visit one of Suffolk’s many farms to experience some newborn cuteness. Ally Smith, who has two young daughters says: “We are massive fans of Suffolk’s farms. Baylham House Rare Breeds Farm is lovely, it’s a family run farm that is open over the … [Read more...] about Are you hunting for ideas for Easter days out?
This photo entitled “Waterdance” taken by Valley Times Photographer Tomas Ovalle, won an Award of Excellence in the 54th annual Pictures of the Year competition sponsored by the National Press Photographers Association and the Missouri School of Journalism. The jellyfish are part of a new exhibit at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Thursday, Febraury 27, 1997 (Valley Times/TOMAS OVALLE)VJELLYFISH People view the jelly fish exhibit as Patrick Webster, the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s social media producer, was live on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017 on camera with a special 360-degree attachment on his smartphone that creates the 360-degree experience for viewers on Periscope. (Vern Fisher – Monterey Herald) Courtesy Aylin Woodward Makana, the Laysan albatross, center, captivates her audience at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. The presentation places significant emphasis on the reduction of single-use plastic items like straws, water bottles, and of course, bags. State … [Read more...] about Family travel: 5 amazing ways to play in Monterey Bay
DISCOVER what life was like behind bars as an 18th-century prisoner with a tour of Bodmin Jail. The eerie building, constructed from 20,000 tons of granite, offers five levels of interactive exhibits. For something extra gruesome, don’t miss the Execution Shed, a fully restored, 15ft deep, Victorian hanging pit, where the last man executed in Cornwall met his end. Guided tours are available. See bodminjail.org. For a party that will engage all your senses, book your Hols from £9.50 to coincide with Porthleven Food and Music Festival. Set in the picturesque harbour of the town in West Cornwall, it runs from April 26 to 28, pulling in 40,000 visitors. With all-day cooking demos, food and craft stalls, live music and entertainment, and dancing into the night, the festival is a must-see in any foodie’s calendar. See porthlevenfoodfestival.com. How to book holidays for £9.50All you need to do is collecting TEN Sun Savers codes or TEN tokens or codewords … [Read more...] about Discover fantastic family holidays in Cornwall and British seaside deals with Hols From £9.50