Spring Break 2016

By Hannah Haver, Staff Writer

Spring break is quickly approaching, here are some fun, cheap ideas for your family and friends to try throughout this week.

Devils Waterhole: This attraction is not only beautiful, but swimmers are able to jump from the cliffs that surround the lake. Devils Waterhole is located inside Inks Lake State Park, in Burnet, Texas. Entrance fees for adults are 6$, children under 12 get in for free.

Blue Lagoon: The Blue Lagoon is a small body of water located in Huntsville, Texas. The water is not only crystal clear but swimmers are given the opportunity to learn how to scuba dive. Entrance fees may vary, see website for more details.

Jacobs Well: Jacobs well is a popular tourist destination in Wimberley, Texas.  Swimmers are able to jump from a ledge into a natural cavern formed in the water. Reservations are required to gain access to this attraction. See the website for more details on pricing and availability.

Hamilton’s Pool: Hamilton’s pool preserve is a natural pool that was formed after the collapse of underground river. The attraction is not only beautiful, but waterfalls cascade down into the preserve. Fees are 15$ per vehicle, 5$ if there is a senior citizen in the car. Please see the website for more information regarding availability; this attraction runs on a first come first serve basis.

Barton Springs Pool: Barton Springs Pool is an attraction found in Austin, Texas. The pool is fed by a natural spring and features diving boards, kayaks, sitting areas, etc. Beware the pool remains at a constant temperature of 70 degrees. Fees are 8$ for adults, 4$ for teenagers, and 3$ for children, see website for more in depth details.