101 Best Things To Do With Kids In Dallas

  1. Tour the John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza, and feel the loss and inspiration left by the late American president.
  2. Experience various exhibits and an audio tour that allows you to explore the fascinating timeline of JFK’s life at the Sixth Floor Museum.
  3. Visit the larger-than-life bronze cattle-drive sculpture at Pioneer Plaza.
  4. Explore one of the largest urban arts districts for performing arts, museums, and architecture at Dallas Arts District.
  5. Experience hands-on exhibits organized by various themes including American history,  at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum.
  6. See the finest examples of modern sculpture in the world, with more than 300 pieces in the permanent collection at Nasher Sculpture Center.
  7. Experience a variety of hands-on activities, interactive displays, games for both kids and adults at Perot Museum of Nature and Science.
  8. Experience sweeping panoramic views from the observation deck, plus high-definition telescopes and cameras, interactive exhibits, and two rotating restaurants at Reunion Tower.
  9. Dine in a restaurant with African lions just inches away through the restaurant’s viewing wall at Dallas Zoo.
  10. Experience a medieval time of knights, kings, and queens, and also a unique dining and live-action experience that’s entertaining for the whole family at Medieval Times.
  11. Experience five different adrenaline-pumping adventures, the park offers free falls, high-speed drops, and spinning at four g-forces for those who dare at Zero Gravity Thrill Amusement Park.
  12. Have a unique experience for the whole family. which features a realistic rain forest at the aquarium’s recreation of the South American Orinoco Rain Forest at Dallas World Aquarium.
  13. Visit a public park in Dallas, Texas, best known as the location where President John F. Kennedy was assassinated at Dealey Plaza.
  14. Explore its six recreational, sports, and entertainment venues, as well as eight museums at Fair Park.
  15. Experience high-end shopping in a glamorous environment at NorthPark Center.
  16. Explore more cowboy culture at the Stockyards Museum, and enjoy the district’s shops, saloons, and restaurants at Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District.
  17. Watch country music concerts, hit the dance floor, dine at the restaurant, play arcade games, or watch a bull riding contest at Billy Bob’s Texas.
  18. Watch football games, concerts, and other events year-round at AT&T Stadium.
  19. Immerse yourself in the oceanic environment filled with sharks, sea turtles, stingrays, clownfish, jellyfish, touch tanks, and more at SEA LIFE® Aquarium Dallas.
  20. Explore several impressive numbers of rides and attractions, replica’s made of Lego, and a 4D cinema at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center.
  21. Shop luxury brands and dine in a variety of restaurants at Neiman Marcus.
  22. Experience this themed park with over 50 rides at Six Flags Over Texas.
  23. Explore the vibrant city of Dallas and gain free entry to a range of top attractions with a Dallas City PASS.
  24. Get acquainted with Dallas and Forth Worth on a tour that takes you to both cities’ main attractions, such as the JFK Memorial and the Cowtown Museum.
  25. Solve clues and complete challenges around the city on a 2-hour Walking Adventure at Dallas Puzzling Adventure.
  26. Experience an authentic Texas experience with a two-hour trail ride across the heart of America at Sunset Trail Horseback Ride in Rockwall.
  27. Experience what Texas is best known for- the western lifestyle! Saddles, spurs, and cowboys at Horseback Riding Lessons in Weatherford.
  28. The experience will include riding either Western or English on our retired racehorses and Quarter horses at Horseback Riding at Lake Fork.
  29. Feel the thrill of skydiving in this indoor vertical wind tunnel at iFLY Dallas.
  30. A personalized tour just for you and your family at Downtown Big D Tour.
  31. An innovative method of visiting the city, you just need the willingness to explore and have fun at WalkSTEM Tour.
  32. A tour that takes place on the open element, fun, and eco-friendly carts that allow the riders to engage their surroundings at Downtown Dallas City Tour.
  33. Explore downtown Dallas in an electric Cruizers at Dallas Cruizer Tour.
  34. Drive historic sites and learn the stories of these famous landmarks at Welcome to Dallas by Minivan.
  35. Discover well-known sites, solving clues and completing challenges via smartphone while learning the local history of this modern metropolis at Dallas Arts District Scavenger Hunt Adventure.
  36. Pour your own beer & enjoy a kick axe night out at Stumpy’s Hatchet House.
  37. Explore the historical district of downtown Dallas, stopping at four bars each with ghost stories or other legends at Haunted Dallas Ghost and Pub Walking Tour.
  38. Fun Segway tour which can access places that large vehicles cannot go at 1.5-hour Small-Group Historic Fort Worth Segway Tour.
  39. Experience a tasting tour that visits five top chocolate makers in Dallas at Guided Chocolate Tour.
  40. Learn the basic knowledge of stringing, twisting, the use of beading tools at Basic Jewelry Class in Allen
  41. Bring your walls more life with abstract, traditional, modern, contemporary, scenery, and figurative paintings.
  42. Get one of the most unique food experiences working alongside professional chocolatier Chef Zach Townsend in his home kitchen.
  43. Engage in Nerf Gun battles in MEGA Battlefield, the largest Indoor Nerf Arena in Texas!
  44. Choose from several showtimes to suit your schedule, then sit back and enjoy the puppets come alive.
  45. Take a tour at the museum, watch spectacular events, participate in the program at Heritage Farmstead Museum.
  46. Visit one of the top botanical gardens in the world at Arboretum.
  47. Experience appreciation of nature and its conservation in this museum & wildlife sanctuary at The Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary.
  48. See a more close up of over 30 aircraft and extensive display galleries at Frontiers of Flight Museum.
  49. Offers educational and enrichment programs for children and teens at Dallas Children Theater
  50. Experience large museum collection, dynamic exhibition, and educational programs at Dallas Museum of Art.
  51. Experience Hawaiian themed environment waterpark for the whole family at Hawaiian Falls.
  52. Experience live musical theater show at Dallas Summer Musicals.
  53. Ride the waves in the wave pool, brave the thrilling water slides, watch through a drive-in movie, and enjoy the fireworks show at NRH2O Family Waterpark.
  54. Experience one of the most dynamic shopping environments in North Texas at Galleria Dallas.
  55. Enjoy scratch-made dishes, a full bar and lounge, plush leather recliners at every seat, and of course great movies shown on wall-to-wall screens at Moviehouse and Eatery.
  56. Bounce bumper cars, mini bowling, mini-golf, and play arcade at Jump Mania.
  57. Explore through educational activities for young children and their families at Play Street Museum.
  58. Shop at the renowned Magnolia Market shopping complex.
  59. Learn and teach your family how to slice fresh fish and make nigiri to classic sushi rolls.
  60. Visit the Heritage Village Park, the largest and finest collection of 19th-century pioneer and Victorian homes and commercial buildings in Texas.
  61. View the impressive Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge with your family.
  62. Kids who love playing Minecraft will love exploring the area and exhibits at Museum of Geometric and MADI Art.
  63. Visit the Crow Collection of Asian Art that showcases the cultures of Asia including China, Japan, India, Korea, Nepal, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Indonesia, Myanmar, and the Philippines, from ancient to the contemporary.
  64. See the 30-ft tall giant eyeball with your own eyes!
  65. Let children play on the interactive fountains that provide endless hours of fun for kids to run and splash around in at Belo Garden.
  66. Experience riding a Vintage Street Car with your kids.
  67. Take family photos at Dallas’ Instagrammable Deep Ellum Murals.
  68. Enjoy a family picnic at White Rock Lake.
  69. Have fun skating at Downtown Skate Park.
  70. Enjoy 11 waterslides and a fun wave pool for the whole family at Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark.
  71. Have fun with the kids by playing adventure golf, batting cages, bumper boats, laser tag, speedway go-karts, and lots of video arcade at Adventure Landing.
  72. Follow a nature trail with your family and interact with wildlife at Cedar Ridge Preserve.
  73. Watch plays and live performances for local families at Dallas Summer Musicals.
  74. Have fun with your teenagers and enjoy arcades with cider at Bishop Cidercade.
  75. Enjoy an escape room that even children would love at Escape the Room Dallas.
  76. Watch basketball or hockey games live at American Airlines Center.
  77. Have fun playing mini-golf, darts, bowling, and yard games at TopGolf Dallas.
  78. Watch movies and shows with a more intimate location and smaller crowd at Dallas Angelika Film Center.
  79. Test your family’s wit, intelligence, and memory at PanIQ Room Dallas.
  80. Let your teenagers have a unique Skyline Trapeze experience.
  81. Experience watching in a dining experience theatre at Look Cinema.
  82. Watch and let kids experience a Classic Old Movie Theater at Magnolia Theatre.
  83. Enjoy a bowling time with meals at Bowl & Barrel.
  84. Let kids explore the ninja gym with obstacle courses at Obstacle Warrior Kids.
  85. Spend an afternoon playing the putt-putt, batting cages, laser tag, and go-karts at Adventure Landing Dallas.
  86. Have fun with Pop-up activities which include Giant Light Bright, Recycled Art, Legos, Musical Dance Floor, Hula Hoops, Chalk Art, Poetry Magnets, and Percussion at SPARK!
  87. Enjoy an afternoon of retro arcade fun and console gaming at Regeneration Arcade Bar and Pizzeria.
  88. Eat desserts and snacks after enjoying arcades that kids and adults love at Dave & Buster’s – Arcade.
  89. Try this go-kart racing where even kids can be taught how to race.
  90. Play a 7D interactive simulation of a video game with your family at XD Ride Adventure.
  91. Let your kids play on a multi-dimensional playground in the Children’s Park at Klyde Warren Park.
  92. See the famous Southfork Ranch that featured on the TV show, Dallas.
  93. Take part in a fun scavenger hunt in the Dallas Arts District using your smartphone as a guide.
  94. Explore a kiddie area with trampolines at Jump Street and Coo Coos.
  95. Have a picnic and cool down with your family at the Campbell Green Splash Park.
  96. Visit the only African American Museum in the Southwestern Region with the largest African American Folk Art Collections in the United States.
  97. Ride bikes, play baseball, and roller hockey at Allen Station Park.
  98. Stroll the grounds of Chestnut Square and join Village tours for free every Thursday and Saturdays at 11 am.
  99. Explore interactive exhibits on electricity, science, & history at Interurban Railway Museum.
  100. Enjoy the Texas Sculpture Garden on your own by picking up a map in the lobby of 6801 Gaylord Parkway.
  101. Have fun with the whole family at the State Fair of Texas where the family can enjoy rides, great food, shows, and games held from September to October annually.

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