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Texas is a big state, where everything is big. So it won't come as a surprise that in Texas, there are plenty of big amusement parks. 

In Texas there's an amusement park for every season. Enjoy the mild temperatures in the winter at Six Flags Over Texas in Dallas. Cool down in the wave pool at Hurricane Harbor or enjoy the ocean view from the Ferris Wheel in Galveston. Wherever you choose there is enough rides and attractions to keep every member of your group entertained.

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Theme Parks

Six Flags in Texas

Six Flags®


Six Flags Over Texas

Located in Arlington, Six Flags Over Texas has more than 40 rides for the whole family in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Grab a seat on the Superman: Tower of Power, or get in line with the family for Aquaman Splashdown, Cloud Bouncer, and the Mine Mine Train.

Six Flags Fiesta Texas

A 200 acre fun-filled amusement park, Six Flags Fiesta Texas in San Antonio is ideal for the whole family. Kids love the Amerigoround, Buckarooz, Taz's Tornado, Kiddee Koaster, Texas Treehouse, and Yosemite Sam's Wacky Wagons. Thrill-seeking adults have a screaming good time on Superman: Krypton Coaster, Scream, Poltergeist, and Goliath - to name a few.

Sea World®


Sea World San Anontio is a popular family attraction in River City. Schedule plenty of time in San Anotonio to see all of the wonderful animal exhibits, shows, and tours. Park favorites include Dolphin Cove, Penguin Encounter, Sharks and Coral Reed, Alligator Alley, the Azul Show and the One Ocean Show. Reserve a spot in one of the exclusive park experiences, such as Behind-the-Scenes Tour and Dolphin Discovery Tour. Those ready for more adventure, love riding the Great White and Steel Eel roller coasters, Journey to Atlantis water ride, and the Rio Loco river ride. Kids love the Shamu Express kid-sized coaster.

Sea World in San Antonio

Water Parks

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Six Flags Hurricane Harbor


Covering 47 acres, Six Flags Hurricane Harbor is an action-packed spot in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. The park includes 26 waterslides, a million-gallon wave pool, and the ultimate relaxation-zone - the Lazy River. Twist and turn on the Black Hole waterslide, or try the Tornado - where you drop seven stories into a 60 foot tall water funnel through 5,000 gallons of fast water. Little tikes enjoy each other in Hook's Ship and climbing the net ladders at Hook's Lagoon Treehouse.

Other Thrills

Nascar Races

Need for Speed


Located on the north end of Fort Worth, Texas Motor Speedway hosts a number of major NASCAR and IndyCar races. Got the need for speed? Major annual Texas Motor Speedway events include the NASCAR Cup Series, the NASCAR Xfinity Series, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, and the IndyCar Series.

 

High Octane


Experience some exciting raging action at the dirt track. Texas isn’t just about the rodeos. See all the top drivers and riders kick up the dirt on bikes, stock cars, and everything in between. If you’re traveling through Tyler make sure to check out a race at Swan MX Raceway, the oldest continuous running racetrack in Texas. On the Texas Gulf Coast in Corpus Christi enjoy an evening of fast-paced action at one of the top 50 tracks in the USA – The South Texas Speedway. Enjoy an evening of family friendly fun where kids 12 and younger get in free plus go-kart races during intermission.

Motocross riders at Texas racetrack

Images of Big Texas Ferris Wheel

Fair Park


Encompassing 277 acres, the famed Fair Park is located in downtown Dallas. Both a Dallas Landmark and a U.S. National Historic Landmark, Fair Park features dozens of attractions for visitors to the Dallas metropolitan area – including nine museums, six performance venues, and North America’s largest Ferris wheel.

Other Fair Park attractions include the Cotton Bowl, the Texas Museum of Automotive History, and the Music Hall at Fair Park.