Waco, Texas was once home to prehistoric mammoths, and you can now visit the site where their fossils were discovered. Read my new post and plan a trip with your fossil-loving kids!
La Brea Tar Pits (Los Angeles)
While in Los Angeles with kids, don't just see the fictional creatures at Universal or Disney. Visit the La Brea Tar Pits to learn about the historical creatures who once lived there. Tar still oozes from the ground, mere steps from the concrete jungle of LA. Your kids (and you!) will be fascinated by it!
Fossil Butte National Monument (Wyoming)
If your kids are tired of historic homes or battlefields, check out the natural history in your state. We visited Fossil Butte National Monument in Wyoming on vacation and were fascinated with its fossils from a prehistoric lake. Read my new review of America's aquarium in stone!