Young Kids Texas Attractions

We are always looking for fun things for the young ones to do whether it is summer vacation, a winter break, or just a weekend adventure. The following list will certainly entertain those little ones for quite some time.

Young Kids Texas Attractions

The Easter Egg Express takes the whole family to an Easter Egg Park filled with games and activities for all ages. The interactive train ride and Easter egg hunt, with a backdrop of great music in the Piney Woods.
Pumpkin Patch Ride is a shorter excursion that highlights the enjoyment of harvest season. Kids run loose in a Pumpkin Patch full of interactive games, prizes, tricks and treats.
The magical story of THE POLAR EXPRESS comes to life the minute the train departs the Palestine Depot. Enveloped by the motion picture soundtrack, passengers will relive the magic of the tale as they are whisked away on their journey to the North Pole with hot chocolate and cookies.

Texas State Railroad

Texas State Railroad


A brief summary of what to see at Grapevine Legoland is the Lego Factory Tour, Kingdom Quest, Play Zone and Construction Site, Lego Studios, Forest Ranger Pursuit, Merlin's Apprentice, and Miniland. A fun time for the little ones. Read the review of our day at Legoland.

Kingdom Quest

Crayola Experience Plano

Discover the magic of color at Crayola Experience Plano, Crayola's premier, one-of-a-kind family attraction! Dozens of hands-on, creative activities and a full day of fun awaits families in Plano, Texas at The Shops at Willow Bend. Bigger, brighter and bolder than ever, the colorful adventures of Crayola Experience help kids and adults alike explore art and technology, express their creativity and experience color in a whole new way. Plan your visit today and get ready to make colorful family memories that will last a lifetime! Please follow this link to purchase tickets to Crayola Experience Plano.

Crayon Factory

Cedar Hill State Park

The park boasts premier mountain biking trails, swimming beaches, campsites, fishing, great picnic areas and you can even camp over night for a nominal fee. Historic Penn Farm The park boasts premier mountain biking trails, swimming beaches, campsites, fishing, great picnic areas and you can even camp over night for a nominal fee. Historic Penn Farm remnants are available for viewing, as well as reconstructed historic buildings and guided tours to offer the children a glimpse into farm life of the past.

Cedar Hill Park & Penn Farm


Flower Mound Pumpkin Patch

Flower Mound Pumpkin Patch delights a new crop of children every fall with its endless fields of pumpkins. There are hay rides, play area and face painting. This is a family fun atmosphere where you can pick out a nice round one and take it home for a fun jack-o-lantern making party.

Fun Flower Mound Pumpkin Patch

Fort Worth Herd

Visit "Cowtown" for the romance and mystique of cowboys and cattle drives with The Herd - Texas Longhorns driven by genuine Texas cowhands - offering an unforgettable glimpse into the past. You'll hear the jingle of spurs, the cattle bawling, and the rhythm of the hoofbeats. As The Herd passes.

The Fort Worth Herd



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