Did you know you can go to the Menil Collection for Free!  Bring your camera and practice your marco settings.  You can find tons of unique angles and textures. Or just stroll around and enjoy the exhibits and stop in the park for some yoga or a picnic lunch.   Here is a  list of…

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When you set out on a hike, there are a few options you can plan. A Loop: You start and stop at the same location and the trail forms a loop. An Out and Back: You start and stop at the same location. The trail is usually “straight” so you walk halfway, turn around and…

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Just because it’s hot or cold or raining outside, doesn’t mean you can’t be active!  And the indoor climbing gym is a perfect way to build muscle while skipping whatever is happening outside. PLUS!  You no longer need a partner to go to a climbing gym. Momentum Silver Street is all bouldering, no ropes.  Don’t worry,…

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“150 miles of trails. 3,000 acres of green space. A $220 million public-private partnership. One shared vision for parks that brings us closer to each other and creates equitable access for all.” from HoustonParksBoard.org  A great way to get started walking or biking is to get on one of the bayou trails.  These are pathed…

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photo credit: Hermannpark.org. “In May of 1914, Houston real estate investor and industrialist George H. Hermann announced publicly his intention of deeding to the City of Houston 285 acres of this property for a municipal park across the street from the Rice Institute and thus Hermann Park was born. A century later, Hermann Park is…

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The Houston Arboretum is one of my favorite places inside the loop of Houston. Well maintained trails, no bikes, no running.  It’s easy to get started with a casual walk or hit all of the trails to add distance to your hike.   There is also plenty of photo opportunities. Nature landscapes, wildlife, flowers. And the…

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