When searching for things to do with my kids, I often overlook the simple. I get caught up in events and attractions that are marketed as family fun which frequently include crowds, high admission and over commercialization.
Sometimes in the middle of all that tailor-made fun, the fun gets lost in the shuffle.
Last summer we went off the beaten track and found some good old fashioned FUN.
Fun unfettered by crowds, admission or commercialization.
We went to our local regional airport and met some friends for lunch “ The Blue Hangar Cafe at Northwest Regional Airport.
After we toured the airport and watched planes taxi, land and take off, our large group of friends invaded The Blue Hangar Cafe and took up their entire back room with tables full of moms and kids because the outside temperatures were around 100 degrees.
I had a chipotle chicken wrap and the boys all had burgers. I was pleasantly surprised to find that the cafe had a children's menu. Food for myself and my three boys was under $20.
If you happen to go at a cooler time of year, there is NO better seat in the house than the patio.
BUT it IS amazing. You sit right next to the gas pumps that are alongside the runway.
Today and tomorrow you can pick up a GREAT deal from Juice in the City for: $10 for $20 worth of food at The Blue Hangar Cafe.
Northwest Regional Airport is located 1/2 mile east of I-35W on 1171 just North of Texas Motor Speedway. The Blue Hangar Cafe can be reached by phone (817) 490-5146.