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Things to do in Lubbock, TX with kids

Lubbock was founded by a Texas Ranger in 1876 (lucky Ranger!) gives those kids big city delights but with a small town welcome! 

The city has a huge musical history (Kids - ask your parents about Buddy Holly!) and heaps of places to go with kids! (Including FREE attractions - that’s what we like to hear!)

Love bugs and nature? The Memorial Arboretum (is FREE!) and is a great place for kids to run around in nature, and explore all the gardens where they can look for those little creepy crawlies. 

This great Texas city is also great for kids who love to play! The Legacy Play Village is a huge outdoor village where kids can climb, play and imagine (and…it’s FREE too!)

Lubbock and rides? You bet! Joyland Park has over 30 (yep!) rides and attractions which are perfect for the whole family, and on those hot summer days Lubbock Water Rampage is GREAT with it’s giant water slides and tidal waves!

Got a day to spend enjoying Lubbock? Good! There’s is PLENTY of kids fun!  Enjoy!

Over 30 rides and attractions in this family fun amusement park in Lubbock. A great family day out option with thrilling coasters and gentler rides for the little ones - something for everyone!

Located in Lubbock's Clapp Park, this unique 93 acres open space and historical site is an amazing experience for the family!

A unique play facility in Lubbock where kids can learn all about the legacy of the South plains - then play on a 3 story castle!

Lubbock has enjoyed 30 years of family fun with this family water park, with lazy river, kiddie pools, slides, wave pool, and lots of water fun!

Discover all about the horse that settled the west in this fascinating museum depicting the story of the American Quarter Horse, in Amarillo.

An nature filled experience in the heart of Amarillo, with gardens, programs, courses and concerts for the family!

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.

Families and kids who love all things aviation will love this fascinating Texas museum all about the history and future of aviation - including space exploration!

Over 15 acres of creatures from all over the world at Amarillo Zoo! They have over 100 animals for you to meet on your Texas day out!

Thrill rides, water rides, and fun for all ages at this Texas amusement park, with a mini golf course too!

The National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature features exhibitions of artwork that might just inspire those creative kids!

THE GRACE MUSEUM houses three museums in the historic Grace Hotel -- The Art Museum, The History Museum and The Children's Museum.

Exciting sand dunes in Texas, Monahans Sandhills State Park offers camping, hiking, wildlife and sand dune surfing!

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 is a fifteen acre water playground in the mighty Texas, with plenty of family rides along with some for the more adventurous! - Fun things to do with kids and best places to visit in the US
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