Spring is just around the corner and that means warmer weather and longer days. It’s time to brush off those winter blues and enjoy all that springtime in Dallas has to offer. Spending time together as a family can make great memories that last a lifetime, build stronger bonds and keep kids more active. Here just a few things to do this spring in the Dallas area:
- Check out the Flowers at the Dallas Arboretum.
The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens spans 66 acres with 19 manicured gardens including an 8-acre Children’s Adventure Garden. Enjoy the beautiful sights and smells of nature as you tour your way through brilliant blossoms and let your kids explore.
- Learn about animals at the Dallas Zoo or Dallas World Aquarium.
Your kids will not even realize they are learning as they discover all kinds of animals at the Dallas Zoo and watch sea life at the Dallas World Aquarium. There are often special events and exhibits with fun activities for kids too. Talk about their favorite animals and let them decide what area to check out next!
- Spend the day at River Legacy Park
Not only does River Legacy Park have a living science center, there are also tons of trails for hiking, biking, and walking. Pack a picnic and enjoy lunch outdoors then visit the playground, shoot some hoops at the basketball court or kick around a ball on the fields. There’s plenty of space for kids to run around and have fun.
- Take an Art Walk
Dallas is rich with art and architecture. The Dallas ArtWalk is a 3.3-mile self-guided tour through the Arts District and Downtown Dallas. Enjoy the city and see 30 different pieces of artwork along the way. You can make a day of it and see as much or as little as you want and stop off at other great places in the city along the way.
- Stop in at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science
The museum is sure to have exhibits and hands-on activities that appeal to the whole family. Set your mind spinning as you check out five floors of interactive, state-of-the-art displays, exhibits, activities, and labs. Stimulate your kids’ curiosity and keep them wanting to learn more.
These are just a few of the family-friendly activities that Dallas has to offer. Get out and explore the city and take in some of the special events, parks and recreational spaces, and artwork scattered throughout. Make time to learn and grow alongside your kids.
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