Whether you are headed there on business and taking the kids along, or making the trek through the giant state of Texas on your way to another destination, Dallas is a city you must visit. Not only is there great shopping, culture and night life for the adults, we have found these awesome family friendly Dallas attractions that are perfect for the whole crew! Keep in mind that some of these are best in Spring or Fall, but all are great for the entire family.
One of the best zoo experiences in the region, your entire family will love everything the Dallas Zoo has to offer. All the classic animal exhibits with a few special things here and there in true Texas bigger is better fashion.
- Address: 650 S R L Thornton Fwy, Dallas, TX 75203
- Purchase Tickets: https://www.dallaszoo.com/
This one is more for older kids and teens, but everyone can appreciate the beauty of the flower gardens and foliage in the Spring. Great for taking family photographs, observing nature and even using as an added chance to educate your kids while on vacation, it is a favorite of locals and tourists alike. Afraid kids would be bored? No worries – they have a fun Pioneer village and life size playhouses just for the kids to enjoy.
- Address: 8525 Garland Rd, Dallas, TX 75218
- Purchase Tickets: https://www.dallasarboretum.org/
Located in the Grapevine Mills Mall this indoor Legoland Discovery Center is great for a fun day with the kids. Reasonably priced and air conditioned this location offers 3 great indoor rides for kids, a 4D movie theater and tons of play areas packed with Lego’s for your kids to explore and enjoy.
- Address: 3000 Grapevine Mills Pkwy, Grapevine, TX 76051
- Purchase Tickets: https://www.legolanddiscoverycenter.com/dallas-fw/
Klyde Warren Park
Located down town this great park is a perfect place to relax and let the kids play. With food trucks and restaurants lining the edges of the park, a free book and game rental area and tons of room for your kids and pets to run and play, it is a great way to spend a sunny day. Pack the towels and water park gear for the kids water areas during summer. Tons of fun playground equipment, tables and chairs all around for the whole family to enjoy.
- Address: 2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy, Dallas, TX 75201
- For More Information Visit: https://www.klydewarrenpark.org/
6th Floor Museum
At the corner of the infamous location of the JFK assassination, this museum chronicles the events of that day. While younger kids (preschool and early elementary) may not understand the significance of the museum, it is a must see for older kids, teens and adults.
- Address: 411 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75202
- Purchase Tickets: https://www.jfk.org/
Six Flags Over Texas
Everyone loves a great theme park and Six Flags Over Texas doesn’t disappoint. With amazing talent lined up for concerts throughout the summer months, tons of kid and adult friendly rides, roller coasters and great food the whole family will enjoy a visit to this park. Heading to Dallas is a great experience for a weekend getaway or a week long vacation. Not only do you get some of the best food in the region with BBQ and Mexican shops on every corner, you will have a ton of options of entertainment for the entire family. Kids and adults alike will love this trip, and if you are a taco shop fan make sure to stop into one of the many Fuzzy’s Taco locations around the city. You’ll love their special seasoned chips and queso!
- Address: 2201 E Road to Six Flags St, Arlington, TX 76011
- Purchase Tickets: https://www.sixflags.com/overtexas