Six Flags Over Texas
2201 Rd To Six Flags E
Arlington, TX 76011
This 205-acre theme park features more than 100 rides, shows and other attractions in a landscaped setting. Rides include the Mr. Freeze, the tallest and fastest roller coaster in the southwest, the Texas Giant wooden roller coaster, the Flashback roller coaster that turns riders upside down six times, Runaway Mountain and more. Entertainers appear in concert on selected nights in the 10,000-seat Music Mill Amphitheatre.
Six Flags Hurricane Harbor
1800 E. Lamar Blvd.
Arlington, TX 76006
If Dr. Seuss designed a water slide, it might look a lot like the Tornado. It’s one of the elaborate rides at this 47-acre park, the largest of its kind in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The blue-and-yellow striped giant shoots thrill seekers down a tunnel into the funnel-shaped bottom of the slide, where four-person rafts splash back and forth. But there’s plenty more in store at Hurricane Harbor, including a large family area with a pirate theme, a slide that plunges riders into darkness and continuous waves in the Surf Rider attraction for body boarders.
Zero Gravity Thrill Amusement Park
11131 Malibu Dr
Dallas, TX 75229
Phone: 972-436-5267 or 972-488-2864
This amusement park, located next to Malibu SpeedZone, features a variety of thrill rides. The Skycoaster, a 110-foot high hang-gliding/sky-diving simulator, sends you and a friend soaring to speeds over 60 mph. The Texas Blast-off accelerator sends riders 150 feet into the air at speeds up to 70 mph. The park’s highest ride, Nothin’ But Net, offers a 100-foot freefall into a double net. Go bungee jumping off a seven-story platform at Air Boingo.
Loop 288 & Sherman Drive
Come on out and bring the whole family, Denton’s new Water Works Park will delight both young and old alike. Whether you sail down one of four giant water slides, grab a tube and float down a gently flowing river, or just sit back in a lounge chair to relax and watch the action, you’ll enjoy a full day of fun – all for an affordable price. Denton’s outdoor family water park offers terrific value for your entertainment dollar.
Hawaiian Falls Adventure Park
4400 Paige Road
The Colony, TX 75056
Water slides, wave pools, and a meandering river to float in. Water features for all ages, including a large kiddy area