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Summer Fun Map 2020

15+ kid-approved places to check off your summer bucket list

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15 PLACES TO VISIT

Adventure Kids Playcare
Multiple locations. Drop Off summer fun! Unique entertainment center for kids 6 weeks to 12 years old. Kids can play, explore, learn in a safe secure environment.

Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Fort Worth; 817/738-1933. Looking for the perfect family picnic spot? Enjoy the best view of downtown at the Carter while you play, twirl, or lounge on the lawn!

Arbuckle Wilderness Park
Davis; 800/PET-PARK. Drive on the wild side. Come feed the animals while driving through the Arbuckle Mountains. Walk-through features; reptiles, petting zoo, fish feeding, pony rides+.

Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Fort Worth; 817/231-4001. Let us $how you billions of dollars @USMoneyfactory in Fort Worth. Open 8:30am to 5:30pm Tuesday through Friday. #FREE admission and parking.

Denton County Office of History and Culture
Denton; 940/349-2850. Learn like a local with the Office of History and Culture! Explore our online resources with coloring pages, puzzles, and more! Visit dentoncounty.com/chos.

Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA)
Lewisville; 940/243-0077.
Get out and walk, bike or run on our A-train Rail Trail! Put on your adventure hats and let the family fun begin!

Dinosaur World
Glen Rose; 254/898-1526. Go back in time, see them alive at Dinosaur World! Dinosaur World presents animatronic dinosaurs, fossil dig, gemmine, playground, gift shop and over 100 dinosaurs.

Epic Waters Indoor Water Park
Grand Prairie; 972/337-3131. Celebrate a splashtastic summer with family at the award-winning Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark!  Waves, slides and plenty of fun. For info and tickets, epicwatersgp.com.

Fort Worth Zoo
Fort Worth; 817/759-7555. With 64 acres, the Fort Worth Zoo is home to nearly 7,000 animals and many exciting attractions. Plan your summer visit today!

Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau
Grapevine; 8174103185. Relive the story of a pioneer on the Grape Vine Prairie through a variety of hands-on activities with the Grapevine Pioneers Storybook Adventure Passport!

Reunion Tower
Dallas; 214/712-7040. Family outings, date nights, group visits, Scout troops, graduation celebrations – take your moment to new heights at Reunion Tower. Options can include exclusive access to the GeO-Deck, your visit now!

Ripley’s Believe It or Not
Grand Prairie; 972/263-2391. Have an extreme summer at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Explore the Odditorium, Palace of Wax, 7D Moving Theater, Enchanted Mirror Maze and Laser Race.

Strong Fitness
Dallas; 972/373-4062. Where fun and safety intersect! Including camp games, indoor soccer field, obstacle courses, dodgeball, ziplines, Sport Fit and Ninja training. Day, week and private camps.

Texas Discovery Gardens
Dallas; 214/428-7476
. A natural oasis in the heart of Dallas, featuring a massive butterfly house, critter exhibits and acres of gardens. Bring the whole family and enjoy!

Town of Little Elm
Little Elm; 972/731-3296. Best beach in North Texas! Sand volleyball, swimming, kayaks/SUPs, unique restaurants, cable wakeboarding, hike and trails. There’s something for everyone in Little Elm!