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Arlington
From the highest heights to the gentlest adventures, you will find plenty of rides you can enjoy together. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Arlington for kids.
Dallas
Explore educational activities and kids' attractions inside the biggest box of LEGO at LEGOLAND Discovery Center (LDC) Dallas Fort Worth.
Carrollton
Fill your day with excitement! Experience a kaleidoscope of over 20 colorful rides for adults and kids. Come discover the thrills that await.
San Antonio
The world’s first ultra-accessible family fun park, encompasses 25 acres of rides, attractions and activities for everyone, and all are welcome! They cater for almost every kind of disability, so this is really a wonderful treat.
San Antonio
Family fun is what we're all about at Six Flags. So get ready to let loose and laugh. From the highest heights to the gentlest adventures, we've got plenty of rides you can enjoy together. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for...
San Antonio
SeaWorld San Antonio, the world's largest marine life adventure park and family entertainment showplace, presents a splashy lineup of more than 26 sensational shows, thrilling rides, animal attractions and educational experiences for all ages. It's a...
Kemah Boardwalk
(186 Miles)
Kemah
A magnificent 60-acre waterfront entertainment complex home to 10 outstanding themed restaurants, 13 rides, a hotel, a 424-slip marina, and games on the Galveston Bay, Kemah Boardwalk is the premier dining and entertainment destination in the Houston...
Waco
Lookin' for a splashin' good time? Look no further! Just in time for the sizzlin' summer, the coolest spot in town is the Waco Water Park. Right in the heart of Waco Riverbend Park, this new state-of-the-art water park is a complete water adventur...
Belton
The park features two 300 foot body slides and a 300 foot tube slide, plus lazy river, wave machine, little kids' pool, plus volley ball and basketball courts.
Splash Station
(57 Miles)
Cleburne
Great waterpark with giant water slides, water play features, river current and more in a friendly and safe environment.
Burleson
A fantastic pirate themed outdoor water adventure with 7 slides! And when they're sick of being wet try 4 stories of awesome indoor play, plus Lazer Frenzy, mini bowling, Frog Hopper ride and well stocked redemption arcade!
South Mansfield
Hawaiian themed family waterpark with many rides for the whole family and those looking for a little adventure.
Bahama Beach
(80 Miles)
Dallas
The perfect place to cool off this summer! From Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day, Bahama Beach offers the best family waterpark value in the metroplex. Conveniently located only ten minutes south of downtown Dallas, you can get away from it all with...
Arlington
Has approximately 24 rides consisting of varying levels of intensity, but many suitable for young children and families including an enormous wet play treehouse with net ladders, slides and blast water cannons. Soon to feature the world's first 4D wa...
North Richland Hills
Entering its 19th year of operation, NRH2O has become a popular attraction in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. This 17-acre outdoor family water park includes attractions for all ages. NRH2O is known in the Metroplex for its safe, friendly and clean envir...
Volente Beach
(90 Miles)
Leander
This waterpark has it's own sandy beachfront and has attractions that include water slides, tube slides, and a kids activity pool for the younger members of the family.
Garland
Large 16,000 square foot outdoor waterpark. Great fun for the whole family. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Garland for kids.
Splash Kingdom
(102 Miles)
Canton
Splash Kingdom is a family friendly park. Lots of fun for the whole family.
The Colony
Large waterpark for the whole family with rides for all, including the more adventurous.
Flint
The second largest indoor water park in Texas with fun for visitors of all ages! Masses of exciting state of the art features for the family to enjoy together.
Denton
Outdoor swimming facility with diving board and winding water slide. Adjacent to a park which offers it's own outdoor pool, swing sets and adventure playground.
New Braunfels
Schlitterbahn Waterpark Resort in New Braunfels has over 3 miles of tubing adventures, 7 children's water playgrounds,17 water slides, the world's first surfing machine, and 3 uphill water coasters spread over 65 acres of fun!
Spring
More than a half-million gallons of water surge through the huge pool offering plenty of wave-floating fun for the whole family.
San Antonio
Splashtown San Antonio is 20 landscaped acres of cool, clean water excitement! This family Waterpark has something fun for everyone!!! Over 50 Rides & Attractions
San Antonio
SeaWorld San Antonio, the world's largest marine life adventure park and family entertainment showplace, presents a splashy lineup of more than 26 sensational shows, thrilling rides, animal attractions and educational experiences for all ages.
Baytown
Thrilling, pirate themed water park with slide towers, water guns, lazy river, Flowrider and more. The park also features a climbing wall, crossing challenge, and a small rectangular pool for lap swimming.
Castaway Cove
(181 Miles)
Wichita Falls
Cast Away Cover is a fifteen acre water playground with plenty of family rides along with some for the more adventurous!
Waco
Unplug, drop the digital, and connect your kids to a real-life adventure at Waco's 52-acre Natural Habitat, featuring everything from orangutans to komodo dragons!
Franklin
Great place to learn new information on all types of animals. Kids will interact with the animals. We have a play area and picnic areas also.
Copperas Cove
See over 50 species on the drive thru safari, then pop by the petting zoo to get even closer to the friendlier ones!
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...
Fort Worth Zoo
(82 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!
Dallas Zoo
(84 Miles)
Dallas
With 95 acres to explore, thousands of animals to visit, and a huge variety of family activities, the Dallas Zoo is enormously entertaining! Our goal is to make your visit an exciting adventure with opportunities to learn about interesting wildlife, ...
Austin Zoo
(101 Miles)
Austin
With more than 300 animals across more than 100 different species, Austin Zoo and Animal Sanctuary is a private, non-profit zoo rescuing animals and serving the Central Texas community. Situated in the beautiful Hill Country just outside of town, Aus...
In Sync Exotics
(109 Miles)
Wylie
Dedicated to the rescue of neglected, abused and unwanted exotic felines, whom you may study. Join them on the weekends for a self-guided tour of their facility.
Johnson City
A one of a kind preserve where several endangered species of animals have a chance to increase their numbers and at the same time allowing people to enjoy their beauty and company. The commitment of the Zoo is not only to maintain a healthy atmospher...
Caldwell Zoo
(119 Miles)
Tyler
The zoo's philosophies are the preservation of our world's wildlife and the enrichment of the lives of zoo visitors, especially children. The mission of the Caldwell Zoo is to "provide positive educational and entertaining experiences that will st...
Bonham
We are a fun place for birthday parties and family outings at the farm. We also bring the farm and ponies to you if preferred. Our animals are friendly and love to come visit for your birthday party or event.
Frank Buck Zoo
(143 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!
San Antonio Zoo
(165 Miles)
San Antonio
The San Antonio Zoo is open all year round from 9 to 5 daily. It's home to over 8,500 animals representing 779 species of animals on 56 acres. Several interactive exhibits include Tiny Tots, butterflies, Lory Landing, and Africa Live! Don't forget to...
The Texas Zoo
(190 Miles)
Victoria
offers a terrific range of creatures both indiginous and exotic species, plus keeper talks, lion training, animal shows and zoo camps.
Wynnewood
The G.W. Exotic Animal Park is the largest in the world for big cats open to the public. Take a Walk on the Wild side and take the endangered adventure tour and play with baby tigers, lions, bears. Don't forget to bring your camper, our new lake reso...
Fort Worth
Stockyards Station is located in the historic Fort Worth Stockyards. Family fun, big Texas style.
Brenham
Treat the kids to a tour of the ice cream production plant and see the processes and equipment behind the finished favourites. Tours last 45 minutes and include a serving of ice cream.
Southfork Ranch
(108 Miles)
Parker
Whether you are an individual traveler or part of a group tour, Southfork is open daily, 'year round for guided tours of the ranch made famous by "Dallas". Tour the famed Ewing Mansion and re-live exciting moments from the series in the "Dallas Legen...
Zoomerang
(48 Miles)
Killeen
Come play in our 12,000 sq ft play facility with 9 huge inflatable attractions including a 24 foot tall dual lane slide, an obstacle course, bounce houses, moonwalks, themed jumpers, and 4 large party rooms.
Oaks
Why settle for less when you can enjoy it ALL at Arnold's! Arnold's is one of the largest indoor Fun Centers in the U.S. with Go-Karts, Laser Tag, Black Light Mini Golf, Bumper Cars, Krazy Kars, Bounce, Frog Hopper, Train, Carousel, Bowling, and t...
Round Rock
Come play in their 12,000 square foot center with whole area designated for toddlers with huge foot ball pond, tunnels and a soft playscape with toys.
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 ...
The Big Bounce
(83 Miles)
Cedar Park
The Big Bounce is an inflatable playground that provides a unique, safe, and fun environment for all kids. The 12,000 square foot facility also contains a playscape, theater, snack bar, and several party rooms.

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