Win a family vacation!
Join in on the Summer of Fun Photo Contest and play with DFWChild on Instagram. With every shared photo of these fun places for kids, you will be automatically entered to win our prize: A two-night stay for four at The Gaylord Texan!
Here’s how to enter:
- Follow @DFWChildMag on Instagram.
- Visit any of the 22 Summer of Fun places for kids.
- Snap a picture at the fun place and post it to Instagram.
- Use hashtag #DFWChildSummerFun and be sure to tag us @DFWChildMag.
Contest closes July 31, 2022, at 11:59pm. Winners will be announced on August 3, 2022. Winner selected at random. Must be 21 years or older to enter contest.
22 Fun Places to Visit With Kids
Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Join us this summer for Art Tales. Every Wednesday in July, hear stories, play gallery games, and more.
Bowl & Barrel
Bowl & Barrel’s Kids Bowl: Monday to Friday, 11am–4pm, kids can get 1 hour of bowling, shoe rental, a meal and drink for only $10!
Casa del Mar Beachfront Suites
Across from Seawall Beach, this all-suite hotel is 2 miles from Schlitterbahn Water Park, and 3 miles from Moody Gardens and Galveston’s Historic Pleasure Pier.
City of Highland Village Parks and Recreation
Come to Highland Village for summer camp at Doubletree Ranch Park, play at Kids Kastle at Unity Park, or Pilot Knoll Park for lake fun.
City of Irving
Celebrate summer in Irving by visiting the many attractions. From an animal experience to live music and cultural opportunities, there’s something for everyone!
Crockett Row at West 7th
Crockett Row is your destination for karaoke, virtual reality, movies, dining, and more! Stop by Crockett Row at West 7th today for a great experience!
Denton County Museums
Learn more about Denton County’s past at the Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum. At the Historical Park, check out Farm Heritage Day on Saturday, June 11. Free admission!
Fort Worth Zoo
With baby elephant Brazos in the Fort Worth Zoo’s newest habitat, Elephant Springs, nearly 7,000 animals and keeper chats, there’s always more to explore!
Gaylord Texan Resort
It’s a SummerFest of More at Gaylord Texan, now though Sept. 5. Splash into fun at the 10-acre water park and enjoy Pirates & Princesses-themed activities!
Grapevine Vintage Railroad
The Grapevine Vintage Railroad—located in the heart of Historic Downtown Grapevine—offers families a unique experience on vintage trains.
Harvest Hall’s innovative food hall concept features seven local chef-driven restaurant partners serving global scratch-made cuisines, private meeting venues, and indoor/ outdoor community event spaces.
Irving Archives and Museum
At Spark!Lab, everyone is inventive. Spark!Lab offers kids opportunities to create, innovate and problem solve, and empowers them to develop skills they need for success.
Kimbell Art Museum
Celebrate art and community with live performances, complimentary ice cream, and free exhibition admission at the Kimbell’s Family Festival on Sunday, July 17, noon–5 pm!
The Lakefront at Little Elm
The Lakefront at Little Elm™ is the beach and entertainment destination for North Texas!
LOOK Dine-In Cinemas
Arlington, Colleyville and Dallas
Kids Summer Series: Bring the kiddos to the first matinee of the day starting May 30. $2 per show. See website for showtimes and tickets.
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
Visit the Modern this summer! Discover amazing modern and contemporary artwork displayed in a serene concrete and glass building surrounded by a magnificent reflecting pond.
Museum of the American Railroad
Come see big trains and little trains at the Museum of the American Railroad. Featuring life-sized trains and our huge indoor model train exhibit, TrainTopia!
Paint My Pottery
Walk-in art fun for all ages. Willowbend studio choose pottery painting, mosaics or clay projects. Market Plaza studio choose pottery painting or ToGO kits.
Pensacola Beach, FL
PensacolaBeach.com is the official website for Pensacola Beach, Florida. Plan your trip, find activities, events, articles, beach reports, itineraries and much more. Visit today.
Reby Cary Youth Library
Visit all seventeen Fort Worth Public Libraries this summer including the Reby Cary Youth Library. Join the Mayor’s Summer Reading Challenge for free family fun!
Day or night, the iconic Reunion Tower is the top spot in Dallas! Enjoy fun events with 360-degree views all summer.
The Shops at Legacy North
The Shops at Legacy North has family-fun for everyone! Stop by Farm+Feed (gaming restaurant), The Plano House of Comedy, and more this summer!