181 Places to See & Things to Do in Dallas-Fort Worth / (Before You're 5 Feet Tall)

Gretchen Sparling
June 2010 in
DallasChild, FortWorthChild, NorthTexasChild
February 21, 2018
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Everything really is bigger in the Lone Star State – and that includes family-friendly fun. We’ve compiled a Texas-sized summer survival checklist that includes all the must-dos for your growing brood – all within a day’s drive of Dallas Fort Worth. So get out your No. 2s, fill your tank with gas and start checking off these essential North Texas attractions.

Texas culture: You're not a true Texan 'til you've been here and done this

Science spots: Places to bring out their inner Einstein

Cool transportation: Get your ticket to ride (so Mom can sit down for a change)

Aviation museums: Where dreams take flight ... literally

Animal encounters: Some moms do eat their young – but not here

Aquariums & fishing: In the event of Sponge Bob overload

Astronomy centers: Indulge in a cavity-free milky way

Lakes & water parks: Places to sport an extra layer of SPF

Ice skating: Mittens in summer? Only at these icy escapes

Amusements parks, entertainment centers & sports: Because they're sure to nap afterward

Professional Sports: Where family-friendly sports and, ahem, beer collide

Farms & petting zoos: 'Mommy, what's a cow patty?'

Pick-your-own farms: Kids are expert pickers ... of fruit, that is

Horse-back riding: Yeehaw fun found here

Art museums: For mini monets in training

Historical sites & museums: Round-trip ticket back in time

Nature & outdoors: It's OK to get a little bit dirty ... dig it?

Theaters & music: Shakespeare never saw so many ...

Updated February 2018


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