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Texas Towns Your Kids Will Enjoy Daytripping Through

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There are a few Texas towns that will inspire those childhood memories in all of us as we take a tour through their historic streets. Spring is a great time to pack up the family and jump in the car for a little road trip full of fun adventures to add to your movie screen of memories.

These five Texas towns are sure to bring up some interesting stories of beloved characters we all grew up with such as Elmo, Nemo, Kermit, Tarzan, and who didn’t love Winnie. So buckle up and get your motor going as you travel back in time reminiscing about some childhood favorites as you tour these Texas gems.

1. Elmo, Texas

Elmo

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Situated in Kaufman, County is small-town charm at its best with a name that will tickle your kids pink, Elmo, Texas.

With a population of about 792 according to livability.com, this quintessential town will inspire even the young at heart to take a trip back to “Sesame Street” as you share stories about Elmo on your journey through this special town.

A median home value in Elmo is about $71,000 according to livability.com which highlights the affordability to call this town home after you learn about its history, take in its special events, or enjoy its art scene.

2. Kermit, Texas

Kermit

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Kermit, Texas is sure to inspire those childhood memories of sunny days watching him on Sesame Street. Now you can pack up the kids and take them on a tour of this auspicious city in Winkler County.

Kids will enjoy the Kermit the frog water tower as you travel down “Kermit the Frog” Blvd located among other historic markers to visit while in town.

The courthouse, historic homes, heritage murals and unique signs will surely make this a trip to never forget.

3. Nemo, Texas

Nemo
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