Sometimes you just want to get out and explore. We try to strike a good balance of places that you will really enjoy. Finding ideas for family friendly outings, or interesting places to go in Texas with your friends, both are at your fingertips here with America Top 10. We aim to give you plenty of ideas without you having to do all the research. That way you can easily decide if you want to explore Texas sites or check out the sites in another state.
You have also heard how it is becoming a lot more popular to have staycations (where you stay home instead of going to far off places) and discover new and interesting places in the near vicinity. We try to make that easier for you. Check out the sites in Texas that have become local favorites easily with our site.
We hope that we have provided you plenty of choices in Texas whether this is a new area for you or your own back yard. Something a little different from the typical amusement park. If you really loved somewhere but don’t see them on our list let us know, we are always looking to improve our lists and we can only do that with your help.
El Paso, TX
Ascarate Park is the largest public-use recreational park in El Paso County and is dedicated to sports, picnicking, fishing and other recreational activities. Ascarate Park features an 18-hole 72 par golf course and a 9 hole executive course called the Delta 9, a 48 acre surface lake, lakeside boardwalk, fully-equipped aquatic center, playgrounds and picnic facilities.
A Playground for Your Mind!™ The Children’s Museum of Houston is packed with 90,000 square feet of interactive exhibits.
Austin Aquarium welcomes everyone to enjoy the unique interactive experiences found within, and is especially excited to introduce children and families to the world beneath the ocean’s surface. Guests are encouraged to hand feed sharks, rays, birds, and fish, or to get up close and personal with many of the reptiles and other animals on exhibit. Above all, Austin Aquarium promotes education through an interactive experience in a comfortable environment. Kids and adults alike are sure to be amazed at the soft skin of sharks and rays among other experiences.
From its humble beginnings to the booming metropolis, you can revisit all of the events and stories that made Dallas great inside a historic building situated in the heart of Dealey Plaza. The Old Red Museum of Dallas County History & Culture showcases Dallas County’s story in a comprehensive exhibition that is entertaining for people of all ages.
Corpus Christi, TX
The Texas State Aquarium focuses on providing entertainment and educationally enriching programs, as well as participating in conducting wildlife rehabilitation. The Texas State Aquarium opened its Gulf of Mexico Exhibit Building to the public on July 1990.
El Paso, TX
Bob-O’s is El Paso’s Premier Family Fun Center. They offer a variety of entertainment for the entire family. Take a spin on the city’s most exciting go-kart track, or test your skills in the batting cages. If you’re looking to just relax, you’re sure to enjoy Boulder Creek Miniature Golf, voted best in El Paso. They got indoor fun with their state-of-the-art arcade, full of the latest video and redemption games. Don’t forget “Laser Odyssey”, El Paso’s only two-story industrial-themed laser tag arena.
New Braunfels, TX
Sclitterbahn Waterpark currently features summer attraction rides such as the AquaVeyer, BlackKnight Tunnel Slides, and Double Loop Body Slides. Sclitterbahn Waterpark also has a Biergarten Heated Pool and Swim Up Bar for the adults
El Paso, TX
El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center, is proud to be the only fully bilingual Holocaust museum, and one of only 13 free-standing Holocaust museums in the United States. The mission of El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center is to teach the history of the Holocaust in order to combat prejudice and intolerance through education, community outreach, and cultural activities.
El Paso, TX
Locally recognized as the Best Place to take the kiddos, the El Paso Zoo sits on 35 acres of fun and adventure. Bigger and better than ever, the El Paso Zoo is an expansive green space that is home to exotic animals from around the world and features family attractions such as the African Star Train and the Hunt Family Desert Spring water feature and the Foster Tree House Playground. Accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA), the El Paso Zoo celebrates the value of animals and natural resources and creates opportunities for people to rediscover their connection to nature.