Bowl the whole family over with a day of fun at AMF Spare Time Lanes. This venue has the distinction of being the only non-smoking bowling center in the Metroplex. This state-of-the-art attraction features 24 lanes, digital scoring and lots more.
Plus, if the kids don't feel like bowling, they can enjoy themselves in the Texas-sized arcade that offers the latest video games. Add to that a fully-stocked snack bar and dining area and it all adds up to a great day of family fun.
The Arlington Museum of Art has maintained an impressive tradition of fostering the creativity of artists from all around the world and then giving them a venue in which their work can be appreciated.
This museum and art attraction maintains an active schedule of various exhibits, programs and events all designed to further the importance of artistic expression in the community. There are also special presentations for students and various groups, as well as classes and other special events throughout the year that serve to underscore the importance of art in all of our lives.
The Arlington Music Hall is the perfect host for a wide range of experiences for all ages – Country, Pop, Rock, Classical, Comedy and Musical Theatre. We’re also the home to SYMPHONY ARLINGTON, who performs a series of monthly concerts throughout its annual season.
One of Arlington's most historic sites is the Fielder House. It is still standing quite impressively, as it has a wealth of stories and history that have echoed across the years.
The Fielder House has the distinction of being one of the earliest brick homes in the city that was equipped with an impressive set of amenities that included electrical lighting, central heating, a hot water system and indoor plumbing. Walking through this historic attraction is like traversing time, so take a little time to explore one of Arlington's true artifacts that has withstood the test of time.
If you've got a future scientist in the family, or even if you and your brood just love stargazing, then a trip to the Planetarium at UT Arlington will prove to be the perfect intergalactic adventure.
The out-of-this-world attraction makes it possible to get an unbelievably close view of various stars and planets through their highly-powered telescope that is projected onscreen in the 165-seat viewing area. Also, the dome animation show is absolutely stunning. The Planetarium at UT Arlington does an excellent job of bringing the adventure of outer space up close for you and your family to discover and learn.
Arlington's River Legacy Park lives up to its name by striving to preserve the area's natural amenities in ways that will not only enhance them, but to also preserve them in order to pass them on to future generations.
The River Legacy Foundation's various projects and endeavors work to accomplish that mission. When you visit this outdoor attraction, don't miss spending time in the Living Science Center, a 12,000-square-foot facility that captures some of nature's most compelling scenes within the structure's sustainable design. The park itself is like a slice of nature tucked within Arlington's urban landscape. This park curves along the Trinity River creating a beautiful place to relax and enjoy some of North Texas' most visually stunning scenery.
A day at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor is one sure way to stay cool in the Texas heat! This water park features several exciting water slides and pools as well as a kiddie pool area for the park's smaller guests.
The intensity of these rides is fair to medium, meaning that it's perfect for younger kids. Fun attractions include Boogie Beach that features volleyball and music, and a Lazy River where you can float along on a tube at a leisurely pace. Also, don't miss the Hook's Lagoon interactive adventure, too.
There are many imitators but only one original Six Flags Over Texas. Affectionately referred to as "The Entertainment Capital of Texas," this iconic park sprawls out over 200 acres and includes rides, shows, attractions, and entertainment.
The Texas Giant is the big rollercoaster that has been getting lots of attention lately, so make sure you get ready for a wild ride you'll want to experience again and again. There's also the Batman ride, the Roaring Rapids, and Yosemite Sam's Gold River Adventure to choose from, just to name a few of the fun-tastic rides you'll find when you visit this classic park.
Baseball is America's pastime for a good reason. And the Texas Rangers baseball team knows a thing or two about the sport. The whole family will absolutely love visiting the Rangers Ballpark, as you will not only get to see the actual playing field and stadium, but you'll get to learn about the team's history and more.
Plus, don't forget to stop into the fan shop to check out the impressive selection of ball caps, jerseys, bats, and other great souvenir items you'll want to pick up to remember your time at this impressive attraction.