Arlington – Six Flags Over Texas
From the insane 255-foot drop on the Titan to Bugs Bunny Boomtown, Six Flags Over Texas has something for everyone. If you need a break from riding every ride in sight, there are plenty of places to grab some food, watch a live performance, play traditional carnival games or cool off in the shade. The possibilities are endless when you spend your day at Six Flags!
Dallas – Perot Museum
The Perot Museum was designed with kids in mind. Let the kids explore and learn about the world around them, with dinosaurs and the ever-expanding universe exhibits. Knowledge is at their fingertips, and this is a hands-on experience they’ll never forget!
Glen Rose – Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
Zebras and cheetahs and giraffes, oh my! Fossil Rim Wildlife Center is a Texas gem your kids will love. Drive through the park and observe exotic animals up-close – like really close. Purchase a feed bag and give the animals a snack while you’re on the 9-mile long road. Take the stress out of navigating and join one of the guided tours offered by the center – you can even get a glimpse behind the scenes on some of the tours. If the thought of a trip to South Africa gives you jet lag, Fossil Rim in Glen Rose, Texas is right up your ally.
Grapevine – Legoland Discovery Center
Grapevine is home to the only Legoland Discovery Center in Texas! Located at Grapevine Mills Mall, Legoland is pretty much every child’s dream. 12 activities will keep your crew busy; visit Miniland, add your creations to Heartlake City, splash at pirate beach and watch a film at the 4D cinema. If you’re new to Legos, don’t shy away – a Master Model Builder is on-hand to share Lego building secrets. They even have three rides that make you feel like you’re a part of the Lego universe.
Grapevine – Sea Life Aquarium
Conservation is a priority at Sea Life Grapevine Aquarium. With over 5,000 sea creatures calling this aquarium home, you’ll love knowing every effort is made to ensure everyone is comfortable and several rehabilitation and rescue programs have been set in place. Dive into the tank, well not literally, but you’ll feel like you have in the 360-degree underwater ocean tunnel and the thrilling shark walk.
Plano – Crayola Experience
Let your imagination run wild at the Crayola Experience in Plano. Experience 27 hands-on attractions – become the designer and display your creation on a giant projector, learn how crayons are made in a live show, and shop 5,000 square feet of the world’s largest selection of Crayola products and souvenirs.
San Antonio – SeaWorld
Splash around with the entire family at SeaWorld San Antonio. Watch your favorite sea critters show off their intelligence at shows like Killer Whales Up-Close and Sea Lion High. Afterwards, get your adrenaline pumping and hop on one of SeaWorlds rides like The Great White Roller Coaster or the family-friendly Journey to Atlantis. This one’s pretty much a no-brainer – visit today!
San Antonio – The DoSeum Museum for Kids
Head to The DoSeum children’s museum and explore exhibits like the Spy Academy, where your little ones can become spies and solve their way through tricky situations and the Big Outdoors featuring 39,000 square feet of interactive outdoor space and more! This museum was built to engage minds and to get kids excited about learning. With nine interactive exhibits unlike anything you’ve seen before, plan your trip to get your kids a head-start today!
Best Places to Take the Kids
Best Places to Take the Kids