Waco Mammoth Site - A Herd of Mammoth remains was found in 1978 by two young men. My husband was on a Geology trip with a class from #Baylor, and was there when the original thigh bone was found in a river bed.

Mammoth Cave National Park 1 Mammoth Cave Parkway Mammoth Cave, KY 42259

15 Mesmerizing Texas Parks to Bucket List. Yes!!! Time for a good hike!!

The hot springs at Big Bend National Park, Texas - that's the Rio Grande flowing by.

Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historical Park: An ancient volcanic eruption left a rich cache of fossils at this site near Royal. It's a top-notch educational attraction.

McKinney Falls State Park -One of the hidden treasures around the austin area --> right off inside the city limits you have this park standing 100's of acres to nurture wildlife and flora/fauna. The Waterfalls is amazing usually visit after the "Texas shower time - May showers" where the whole park transforms into a lush green belt embracing every heart and mind within her. Very well maintained trails, camping spots and friendly park staff to clearly instruct the visitor needs

Qumran, site of the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls

The Pedernales river cascades over layered limestone to create the picturesque Pedernales Falls State Park in the hill country.

Gorman Falls in Texas Hill country

Derinkuyu Underground City in Cappadocia - Turkey This round rock at the entrance of the underground city weighs 1000 lbs and can ONLY be opened from the inside

Schlitterbahn Water Park, New Braunfels and Galveston, Texas

10 Cool Things to See in Big Bend National Park

McKinney Falls State Park

The abandoned railroad tunnel that gives Old Tunnel its name is home to up to three million Brazilian free-tailed bats. Watch as the bats emerge from the tunnel each night, spiraling upwards in a counter-clockwise direction to gain altitude.

Rare waterfall in the Chisos Basin Big Bend National Park

Port Royal, Jamaica. Once referred to as the ‘Wickedest City on Earth’ (because of its rampant piracy, prostitution and rum consumption). Part of Port Royal sank after an earthquake in 1692. The ruins are scattered in the Kingston Harbour. Currently, the remains of the city encompasses 13 acres at depths of up to 40 feet.

Petrified Forest NP, Arizona

Landa Park | New Braunfels, TX: Beautiful 51 acre park in New Braunfels Texas where you can walk, run around the park but why do that when you can aboard the miniature train and take in the breath taking scenery. A fun packed place to take the kids to paddle boat, feed the ducks, swim, play golf, have a picnic and go finishing.

Galveston Ferry - 30 minute free ride. We park and board as pedestrians. Upper deck is air conditioned. We always spot porpoises in the bay.

The 11 best road trips from Austin - New Braunfels, Dripping Springs, Cedar Creek, Lockhart, Wimberley, Gruene, Johnson City, La Grange, Fredericksburg, Shiner, Waco

BSR Cable Park in Waco, Texas