Family Fun near Downtown Dallas
Adventure Landing is a kid-friendly theme park with a fun atmosphere and plenty of activities for the entire family. The featured attractions are Miniature Golf, Laser Tag, Batting Cages, Arcade, Adventure Speedway Go-Karts, Bumper Boats, and Teddy Bear Factory. Families can play miniature golf on three 18-hole golf courses. Laser Tag is an indoor battle arena filled with sound, lighting, mazes, and attack zones. In the batting cages arena there are 9 cages for practicing softball and baseball. The arcade has over 80 interactive games. Adventure Speedway Go-Karts offers live racing on a quarter mile go-kart track. Get wet, bump, dodge and splash family members with built-in squirt guns at Bumper Boats. Children of all ages can create their own stuffed animal at the Teddy Bear Factory.
Zero Gravity Thrill Park, located 10 minutes north of downtown Dallas on I-35 E, is a theme park where adventure seekers can experience the extreme thrill. This amusement park features 5 high-intensity attractions: Skyscraper, Bungee Jumping, Texas Blastoff, Nothin’ but Net and Skycoaster. Boasted to be the king of Dallas attractions, Zero Gravity Thrill Park is a popular location for loads of family fun. The Skyscraper whips riders 165 feet into the air at speeds as high as 60 mph. To get an ultimate adrenaline rush, thrill seekers can bungee from a 7-story tower. Texas Blastoff rockets the riders 150 feet into the air like a giant slingshot, and they free-fall back down at a rush. Nothin’ but Net offers a 130-drop experience from a 16-story building into a safety net below. Skycoaster lifts guests 110 feet up then they soar through the air at 60 mph.
Speed Zone is located across the street from Zero Gravity Thrill Park on I-35 E at the Walnut Hill Road exit. Participants can experience 4 types of high performance racing, including 300-horsepower dragster. In addition to racing there is mini bowling, race-themed miniature golf, and a state-of-the-art game room with a variety of virtual reality games and over 100 video games. It’s 100 percent guaranteed that no one will leave Speed Zone bored.
The State Fair of Texas is filled with family entertainment and attractions in a 277-acre city park. With plenty of food, music, rides, live performances, car shows, concerts, livestock competitions, displays/exhibitions and contests, a great time will be had by all. The State Fair of Texas is located in Fair Park Station, toward Downtown Dallas, off Exit 48 B.
Bahama Beach Water Park, located ten minutes south of downtown Dallas, is the ideal place to cool off during the summer time. There are several rides and attractions such as Coconut Cove, Bermuda Triangle, Riptide Slide and Bahama Bullet, Tortugas Express and many more. The park features 45 foot tall slides and an interactive water playground equipped with a 1000 gallon dumping bucket.