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Joyland Park
(2 Miles)
Lubbock
Joyland has great rides and attractions - over 30 in all, ranging from water caster and roller coasters to junior rides and family classics. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Lubbock for kids.
Lubbock
Lubbock's Best Water Park for 22 years Enjoy Tidal Waves, Giant Water Slides, and a Lazy River.
Portales
The Blackwater Draw Museum displays artifacts and exhibits associated with the Locality No. 1 site. Over 13,000 years of site usage are described, from mammoth hunting to modern culture.
Portales
The Natural History Museum consists of an Exhibit and a Research Collection. The Exhibit features live plants and animals native to the Llano Estacado and other regions of eastern New Mexico. The museum's Research Collection includes 10,500 specimen...
Amarillo Zoo
(111 Miles)
Amarillo
The beautiful 15-acre site is located in Thompson Park and features over 60 species of animals. The zoo is designed for fun and discovery and will provide a lifetime of memories. Here, you’ll do more than just look…you’ll experience the animal ...
Splash Amarillo
(112 Miles)
Amarillo
There's something for everyone! Splash Amarillo Water Park features a full day of fun for the entire family whether you make a splash in the cool blue waves of the wave pool, take a thrilling ride down the sidewinder, or just float around the lazy ri...
Amarillo
Come get your hands-on science! Over sixty different permanent exhibits and traveling exhibitions invite visitors of all ages to experiment, explore, create, tinker, play, solve, and discover with their own hands.
Amarillo
Aviators of the past remembered, aviators of the future inspired.
Wonderland Park
(115 Miles)
Amarillo
More than 50 years ago, Paul Roads had a dream. If he built an amusement park, the children would come. But where to build it? His vision took him not to a cornfield, but to an ugly, barren hill. In their search for the perfect site, Paul and wife Al...
Abilene
The National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature collaborates with award-winning artists to produce exhibitions of their artwork that are distinctive, appealing to museum visitors of all ages, and of the highest quality. In addition to this ...
The Grace Museum
(145 Miles)
Abilene
THE GRACE MUSEUM houses three museums in the historic Grace Hotel -- The Art Museum, The History Museum and The Children's Museum.
Fort Sumner
The Billy the Kid Museum in Fort Sumner, New Mexico is much more than a living tribute to the man who would become legend, Billy the Kid. When you visit, you will enjoy a variety of displays, all designed to entertain and educate you and your family....
Roswell
- is the only Free Zoo In New Mexico.It features over a hundred animals both native and exotic in naturalistic settings. It also has a youth fishing lake open year round but stocked in summer; antique carousel and miniature train ride provide fun for...
Roswell
The Roswell Museum and Art Center inspires discovery, creativity, and cultural understanding of the art and history of the American Southwest and beyond.
Roswell
The International UFO Museum & Research Center endeavors to be the leading information source in history, science and research about UFO events worldwide.
Carlsbad Caverns
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(160 Miles)
Carlsbad
As you pass through the Chihuahuan Desert and Guadalupe Mountains of southeastern New Mexico and west Texasfilled with prickly pear, chollas, sotols and agavesyou might never guess there are more than 300 known caves beneath the surface. The park con...
Fort Concho
(168 Miles)
San Angelo
The national historic landmark includes a visitor center, museum and parade grounds. 17 buildings on the fort grounds have been restored and 5 have been reconstructed, giving an authentic feel for the mid-1880s. Worth timing your visit for special ev...
Castaway Cove
(194 Miles)
Wichita Falls
Cast Away Cover is a fifteen acre water playground with plenty of family rides along with some for the more adventurous!
X Bar Ranch
(202 Miles)
Eldorado
The X Bar Ranch is the ideal sanctuary for anyone interested in the splendor of the Texas countryside. The ranch encompasses 7,100 privately-owned acres of diverse terrain including ample native flora and fauna, scenic vistas, star-filled night skies...
Laugh Out Loud
(207 Miles)
Lawton
A great indoor adventure play center featuring mini bowling, laser tag, Ballocity action area, huge inflatables and a massive arcade!
Lawton
The Museum of the Great Plains aspires to open minds and enrich lives by exploring the spirit of the Great Plains. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do with kids in Oklahoma
Clinton
Showcasing the Route 66 Experience Exhibits, With display Videos, memorabilia and collectibles. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do with kids in Oklahoma
Clinton
The Cheyenne Cultural Center, conceived as a vision by Lawrence Hart, became a reality in 1977. Mr. Hart, executive director of the center, and his family founded the center in hopes to cultivate the preservation of the Cheyenne people's way of life...
Lawton
A fun spin on golf which can be enjoyed by the kids and the parents! Instead of golf balls...you use flying discs!
Clayton
The mission of the Union County Historical Society, a non-profit organization, is to preserve the cultural heritage of Union County. It shall maintain the Herzstein Memorial Museum, an institution devoted to the acquisition, care, interpretation and ...
Shattuck
On a warm Sunday afternoon in May 1996, an enthusiastic crowd gathered to dedicate the Shattuck Windmill Museum & Park. The early windmillers from the surrounding counties or members of their families were the honored guests of the day. Politicians, ...
Sonora
The Caverns of Sonora is recognized as the most beautiful cave in Texas and one of the most beautiful show caves in the world.
Weatherford
The Stafford Air and Space Museum houses one of the most comprehensive collections of space artifacts and delights and inspires guests of all ages in the exploration and travels into space! Meet the Wright Brothers and see their Wright Flyer! Learn a...
Mineral Wells
Activities include camping; lake swimming; fishing; boating; rock climbing; horse riding and hiking.
Duncan
Home of the largest monument in America, dedicated to the Chisholm Trail and the longest Chisholm Trail Walkway in the world.
Sunspot
The National Solar Observatory at Sacramento Peak welcomes visitors during the daytime. The Observatory is open to the public between dawn and dusk. To find out how to get here, read the road directions. Visitors are free to wander around most areas ...
Watrous
ort Union was established in 1851 as the guardian of the Santa Fe Trail. During its forty-year history, three different forts were constructed close together. The third Fort Union was the largest in the American Southwest, and functioned as a militar...
Prude Ranch
(239 Miles)
Fort Davis
Historic Prude Guest Ranch has combined the best of the modern world with old west wilderness to create a fun packed western vacation for children or the entire family. Prude Ranch was established over 100 years ago as a cattle ranch.
Duncan
Scenic natural hacking with bald eagles often spotted.
Alamogordo
Contains exhibitions ranging from Robert Goddard's early rocket experiments near Roswell to a mock-up of the International Space Station.
Alameda Zoo
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(242 Miles)
Alamogordo
The Alameda Park Zoo provides an aesthetically pleasing naturalistic environment, which promotes education in the environmental fields of study, conservation of local and global environments, recreation, and biological research. The intended concept...
Liberal
A historic replication of the farmhouse from the film, plus 5,000 square feet of animated entertainment featuring almost all of the characters. A charming treat for film fans.
Liberal
A Museum About Barbed Wire?
Dinosaur World
(252 Miles)
Glen rose
Outdoor dinosaur museum with over 100 life size dinosaurs. Exhibits include a dinosaur walk, fossil dig, boneyard, Prehistoric Museum, playground, picnic area, giftshop and more
Glen Rose
Come and Discover Fossil Rim; you can see animals living in their near natural environment. Located just one hour and 20 minutes from the DFW area, the ~1700 acres of open spaces lets you interact with deer, rhinos, giraffes and other wildlife. Drive...
Tiger Safari
(259 Miles)
Tuttle
As the sun sets over Tiger Safari and the days adventure draws to a close, experience an animal encounter unlike any other. This unique, intimate tour begins in the Serengeti Tent where you will hold and interact with many of the baby animals while h...
Fort Worth
Celebrations Indoor Adventure is where it all happens! Our 5,400sq.ft. indoor play facility offers a wide variety of safe, fun activities that kids enjoy. Celebrations provides a kitchen/eating area for the convenience of customers to bring their ...
Freedom
Explore the unique, three quarter mile Alabaster Cave: the largest open gypsum cave in the world!
Selman Bat Cave
(264 Miles)
Freedom
Take an optional tour and nature ramble around the area led by trained biologists, then settle in and wait for the exciting moment innumerable creatures take flight from the caves at the sun goes down!
Fort Worth
Texan style big family fun fearing all things cowgirl and cowboy in the heart of Fort Worth.
Fort Worth Zoo
(267 Miles)
Fort Worth
12 permanent exhibit areas offering a stunning array of happy wildlife, including a petting corral with creatures like corn snakes and armadillos. Plus a playbarn incase the weather turns!
Fort Worth
The Fort Worth Historic Stockyards is a one of a kind location with many unique attractions. It is the only place in the United States that has a daily cattle drive! Texas Longhorns are driven down East Exchange Avenue which is right in the heart of...
Edgewood
Wildlife West Nature Park, a wildlife preserve and "enhanced zoo," is located just 20 minutes from Albuquerque, New Mexico in nearby Edgewood. Conveniently located near Interstate 40, Wildlife West Nature Park provides a very special look into the an...
TG Farms
(269 Miles)
Newcastle
Come be a farm kid for a day and have fun: Tractor drawn hayrides, Petting zoo, Massive hay maze, Giant hay jump and slide, Corn maze, Tricycle race track, Duck pond, Pony rides and Pumpkin patch (pick your own!)
Frank Buck Zoo
(270 Miles)
Gainesville
Plenty of contented animals to watch, animal exhibits, events and programs. The kids will love feeding the giraffes, you can do this daily at 10.30am so head out early!

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Fun places to visit in Lubbock with kids

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