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Blogs & Sites
Location: 650 South RL Thornton Freeway (I-35 E & Marsalis), Dallas, TX
The winner of our 2008 Parents' Picks quest to find the best place for family bonding in Dallas-Fort Worth, the Dallas Zoo offers a variety of family events year round.
Location: 260 East Parkway Boulevard, Coppell, TX
Kid Country is an all-wooden playground structure that looks like a giant fort in Andrew Brown Park East. The park was built by the residents of the city and includes swings, picn...
Location: 1989 Colonial Parkway, Fort Worth, TX
Tame the wild child in everyone with a visit to the Fort Worth Zoo. Easy to navigate, with interesting exhibits and mostly-shaded pathways, the zoo provides a fun and educational setting for al...
Location: 3220 Botanic Garden Boulevard, Fort Worth, TX
The Fort Worth Botantic Gardens are the oldest botanic gardens in Texas, and when the roses are in bloom it's a magical place with plenty of room for romping, picnicking, and spending some qual...
Location: 145 East Exchange Avenue, Fort Worth, TX
With over 5,400 square feet of frequently changed wooden pathways, designed to resemble the cattlepens of the old west, the Cowtown Cattlepen Maze is a challenging outing, deep in the heart of ...
Location: 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX
With beautiful gardens, plentiful shade, and multiple photo-op spots, a day at the Dallas Arboretum has the potential to tire out even the most rambunctious of toddlers!
The landscape ...
Location: 2200 Norwood Drive, Hurst, TX
The Chisholm Aquatic Center is a city-owned water park located in Hurst. This park is open to the public and offers an activity pool with zero depth entry, tumble buckets, slid...
Location: 9001 Grapevine Highway, North Richland Hills, TX
NRH2O is the granddaddy of waterparks in the Metroplex. This park offers body slides, double-rider tube slides, the Endless River, and a children's area.
Many of the bigger slid...
Location: 2299 CR 2008, Glen Rose, TX
Fossil Rim Wildlife Center is more than just another zoo. This 1800-acre spread is the home to wildebeest, zebra, giraffe, cheetah, Mexican gray wolf, black rhino, and more. Families can take i...
Location: 4550 North Garland Avenue, Garland, TX
A trip to Hawaiian Falls brings relief from the sweltering Texas summers. This waterpark provides just the right combination of pools, slides, and manufactured shade for a fun day out wi...
Location: 1010 South Pearl Street, Dallas, TX
The Dallas Farmers Market offers fresh produce, flowers, meats, specialty items, and international products.
Location: 301 NE 6th Street, Fort Worth, TX
Location: 2700 Meacham Boulevard, Fort Worth, TX
Camp Fire USA offers afterschool programs, youth and teen programs, day camps, summer camps, holiday camps, traditional club programs, child care professional development and training, and a ch...