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Top 20 Places to Take Kids in and around the Mid-Cities

2022's Best Places for Kids in the Mid-Cities!

Every May and June, thousands of local parents, grandparents, and caregivers weigh in on their favorite local places to take kids. Typically, we showcase the Top 20 winners... but this year, in honor of's 21st birthday (we originally launched in June of 2001), we bring you DFW's

TOP 21 Places to Take Kids!

Of course, there are literally hundreds of wonderful places to take your kids in our area, not just this year's winners! Make sure to browse through our packed daily calendar, visit our Everything That's Free page, and sign up for our fantastic FREE weekly newsletter with dozens of ideas each week for local stuff to do with kids.



1 Dallas Zoo

2 Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark

3 Perot Museum of Nature and Science

4 The Dallas World Aquarium

5 Dallas Arboretum

6 Heritage Farmstead Museum

7 North Texas Performing Arts

8 Reunion Tower

9 Hawaiian Falls Waterparks

10 Dallas Summer Musicals

11 "My Local Library"

12 Crayola Experience Plano

13 Grand Prairie Farmers Market

14 Urban Air Trampoline & Adventure Park

15 Altitude Trampoline Park

16 Dallas Museum of Art

17 Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary

18 Children's Aquarium at Fair Park

19 Dallas Children's Theater

20 Go Ape! Zip Line & Treetop Adventure

21 African American Museum of Dallas


1 Fort Worth Zoo

2 Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

3 Fort Worth Botanic Garden | Botanical Research Institute of Texas

4 Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge

5 "My Local Library"

6 Altitude Trampoline Park

7 Bass Performance Hall

8 Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark

9 Urban Air Trampoline & Adventure Park

10 Movie Tavern

11 Play Street Museum

12 Log Cabin Village

13 Amon Carter Museum of American Art

14 Hawaiian Falls

15 Kimbell Art Museum

16 Burger's Lake


18 Dave & Buster's

19 Chuck E. Cheese

20 Fort Worth Aviation Museum

21 Adventure Kids Playcare


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