Activities & Resources
Blogs & Sites
Location: 1801 N. Griffin Street, Dallas, TX
At The Dallas World Aquarium, visitors walk through a 22,000-gallon tunnel that boasts a panoramic view of reef life. Ten displays present marine life from exotic locations like Palau, Southern...
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: 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: 1600 Gendy Street, Fort Worth, TX
The winner of our 2008 Parents' Picks quest to find the best museum for little kids in Dallas-Fort Worth, the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History offers education and enterta...
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: 9000 Blue Mound Road, Fort Worth, TX
Ever wonder how money is made? Tour the Department of the Treasury's Western Currency Facility and find out!
The free, 45-minute, guided tour includes displays and exhibits show...
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: 1717 North Harwood, Dallas, TX
The Dallas Museum of Art is one of those museums where families immediately feel at home. From the gentle incline (no stairs on the main floor, just an undulating corridor with art beckoning on...
Location: 3536 Grand Avenue, Dallas, TX
Located at Fair Park, the African American Museum is the only museum in the southwest dedicated to the preservation and display of African-American art, culture, and history.
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: 4572 Claire Chennault Street, Addison, TX
The non-profit Cavanaugh Flight Museum restores, operates, maintains, and displays historically significant, vintage aircraft. The museum also features a collection of materials related to the ...
Location: 2001 Flora Street, Dallas, TX
The Nasher Sculpture Center is a testament to Ray Nasher's idea of creating an outdoor "roofless" museum to serve as a public home for his collection of 20th-century sculpture.
Location: 1200 Meandering Road, Fort Worth, TX
Burger's Lake is a 30-acre park featuring a one-acre spring-fed lake for swimming. Two sandy beaches are found along the perimeter and are perfect for getting a little sun. Big trees are...