Things to do in FORT WORTH with kids

Fort Worth has been described as “Cowboys and Culture”, and yee haw y’all, we think they’re right!

Fort Worth definitely embrace the cowboy, country Texan lifestyle, and by the time you leave, you will wonder how you ever lived without it!

You can’t visit this enthusiastic city without embracing the cowboy culture. The Fort Worth Stockyards, and, the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame will all get those cowboy boots and cowgirl hats dusted off and worn with pride.

But the kids fun goes beyond the big slick Texan image. The city has really made an effort to blend family adventures among it’s impressive skyscrapers and endless freeways.

Fort Worth Botanic Gardens are the oldest in Texas and a nice break with nature, the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History lets kids have a great time AND learn, and Log Cabin Village will send the kids straight back to the 1800s with this living history museum.

So saddle up - it’s worth it! (See what we did there…?)

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  • Fort Worth Botanic Garden

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    (2 miles) Fort Worth

    Enjoy a day out in nature with the oldest botanic garden in the whole of Texas, with 110 acres of gardens, plants, and activities just for families and kids!

  • Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

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    (2 miles) Fort Worth

    With fascinating exhibits, a planetarium, and a Children's Museum, this hands-on museum in Fort Worth makes science and history FUN!

  • National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame

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    (2 miles) Fort Worth

    Enjoy a celebration of the women who have shaped the American West in this National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame in that yee haw town of Fort Worth!

  • Stockyards Station

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    (2 miles) Fort Worth

    Texan style big family fun fearing all things cowgirl and cowboy in the heart of Fort Worth.

  • Fort Worth Stockyards

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    (2 miles) Fort Worth

    Forth Worth Stockyards is yee haw fun with attractions like rodeos, mazes, gunfights, museums, and cattle herds.

  • Fort Worth Zoo

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    (3 miles) Fort Worth

    Visit the oldest zoo in Texas, with 16 permanent exhibits, animals from all around the world, a water park and great learning opportunities for kids!

  • Log Cabin Village

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    (3 miles) Fort Worth

    Step back in time into the 19th century at Fort Worth's living history museum, that preserves the heritage of Texas

  • Celebrations Indoor Adventure

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    (7 miles) Fort Worth

    5400 sq.ft of fun indoor play in Fort Worth, where kids can climb, dress up, play and use their imaginations!

  • Laser Quest

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    (8 miles) North Richland Hills

    offers live action laser tag, the bruise-less, mess-less combat game played with infra red equipment!

  • NRH2O Family Water Park

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    (10 miles) North Richland Hills

    17 amazing acres of water fun in this Dallas / Fort Worth water park for those water lovers of ALL ages! Lagoons, rivers, slides and a children's area await you!

  • Alley Cats Family Entertainment Center

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    (12 miles) Arlington

    Great fun for the whole family in Arlington, Texas, with ten pin bowling, rock climbing, laser tags, putt putt golf, and a fun arcade!

  • River Legacy Living Science Center

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    (13 miles) Arlington

    A 12,000 square foot nature center with interactive exhibits, nature trails and aquariums, which leads into the 1,300 acre River Legacy Parks.

  • Planetarium at UT Arlington

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    (13 miles) Arlington

    Enjoy live stargazing and fascinating programs at this state of the art planetarium, located at the University of Texas!

  • ITz Euless

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    (14 miles) Euless

    Family fun centre featuring tenpin bowling, bumper cars, climbing wall, laser tag and heaps of games.

  • Hurricane Harbor

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    (14 miles) Arlington

    Ocean sized thrills perfect for the whole family on that hot summers day, with over 24 rides of varying intensity, and a great way for an active family to stay cool!

  • Six Flags Over Texas

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    (15 miles) Arlington

    Big thrills and more gentle adventures at this iconic theme park in Texas. Great family fun for all ages!

  • International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame

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    (15 miles) Arlington

    Get ready to bowl! Just across the street from Six Flags, explore early Egyptian bowling games, see what middle age lawn bowling was like and actually bowl on our 'Highway 66' mini lanes! You won’t ...

  • Summit Rock Climbing

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    (18 miles) Grapevine

    Welcomes kids from 7 years to try their hand at bouldering and climbing via their kids' club, recreational team and private lessons.

  • Pirates Cove Fun Zone

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    (18 miles) Burleson

    Arrr…..it be a fantastic pirate themed outdoor water park for kids! Set sail for Pirates Cove Fun Zone and pirate Texas-style!

  • Ripley's Believe It Or Not Grand Prairie

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    (19 miles) Grand Prairie

    Experience the weird and the wonderful at Ripley's Believe It Or Not in Grand Prairie, Texas! You won't believe some of what you will see!

  • Grapevine Vintage Railroad

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    (19 miles) Grapevine

    From short jaunts out with Thomas The Tank Engine and the abbreviated Fun Trains trip, to full excursions and seasonal specials. Plus every weekend the train is robbed by bandits, who's kid doesn't ...

  • Hawaiian Falls Mansfield

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    (20 miles) South Mansfield

    A fun Hawaiian themed water park for the whole family to enjoy on those hot Texas days! Rides, wave pools, and lots of family fun to be had!

  • Legoland Discovery Center

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    (22 miles) Grapevine

    Explore educational activities and kids' attractions inside the biggest box of LEGO at LEGOLAND Discovery Center in Dallas Fort Worth.

  • Cedar Hill State Park

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    (23 miles) Cedar Hill

    Outdoor adventure in Texas with this fun state park, with a swimming beach, kayaking and fishing, trails, 3 playgrounds and camping!

  • National Scouting Museum

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    (23 miles) Irving

    The Museum preserves, collects, organizes, and displays Scouting's treasures documenting the movement's unique influence on American culture.

  • Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center

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    (23 miles) Cedar Hill

    Nature Experience Tours, hiking trails, natural style play area, plenty of space and the chance to be in the Citizen Science Program.

  • Lester Lorch Disc Golf and Reserve

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    (24 miles) Cedar Hill

    2 challenging disc golf courses plus 2.5 miles of soft trail for exploration, an open play area and picnic tables.

  • Ellens Amusement Center

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    (25 miles) Cedar Hill

    A great Texas style family fun center with something for everyone! Batting cages, mini golf, paintball, go-karts...enjoy!

  • Zero Gravity Thrill Park

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    (27 miles) Dallas

    EXTREME rides for EXTREME families at this Texas thrill park, with rides that will test your bravery to the limit!

  • SpeedZone

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    (27 miles) Dallas

    Get behind the wheel and perfect those karting driving skills at SpeedZone! With state of the art racing tracks, rides, mini golf and bowling!

  • Going Bonkers

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    (27 miles) Lewisville

    A great place to meet new friends, play arcade games, eat good food and exercise while playing on the largest indoor playground, in climate controlled comfort.

  • Cosmic Jump

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    (27 miles) Lewisville

    15,000 sq ft of trampolines, offering small kids' sessions, open bounce and nightclub style sessions with glow effects, plus sports features like dodgeball and basketball!

  • Sandy lake Amusement Park

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    (28 miles) Carrollton

    Over 20 fun packed rides for kids AND adults in this charming amusement park in Dallas.

  • Bahama Beach

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    (28 miles) Dallas

    Cool off in summer with this family water park, with slides, playground, fortresses and dumping buckets! It can only be Bahama Beach in Texas!

  • Splash Bash

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    (29 miles) Cleburne

    An all year round water park with water play, slides, and great water fun for the whole family!