Rainy weather dampen your plans? Check out some of these cool spaces that will entertain, educate and save the day from being rained out.
The indoor play facility offers five levels of playground space and climbing walls over 25-feet high. The maze is one of the largest around and includes slides, bungee walls, caves and tunnels, a zipline, climbing nets, plus more! Even better - it's fun for adults, too. Get more details.
Experience all the excitement of skydiving without having to jump out of an airplane! iFLY's vertical wind tunnel creates a wall-to-wall cushion of air on which you can safely float. It’s safe for kids (as young as three) and challenging enough for adults and realistic for skydivers. Get the details.
Museum of Science and History
The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is multiple museums in one. Explore the Cattle Raisers Museum, a 10,000-square-foot exhibition dedicated to preserving and celebrating the history of the cattle drive industry; the Children's Museum, designed for children under 8 years of age that includes a kid's grocery store, block-building site and more; DinoLabs & DinoDig, where you can color and "dig up" dinosaur bones; plus much more! Admission is $16 for adults, $13 juniors (2-18). More information here.
SeaQuest Interactive Aquarium
A visit to SeaQuest promises to a memorable experience. Adventure through rain forests, deserts and the depths of the seas all for $7.95 a day for children 2-11 and $14.95 for ages 14+. You can feed toucans and even snorkel with stingrays! Get more details.
Vintage Flying Museum
Drive or fly to this museum! It’s located in a hangar at the south end of Meacham International Airport and filled with two dozen rare and historic aircraft. Also on display are a dedicated reciprocal and jet engine room, an FAA aviation education resource center, WWII memorabilia and artifacts and a unique aircraft model exhibit. Get the details.
Games and Sports Activities
Cowtown Bowling Palace
When it comes to bowling they make it a point to be a family-friendly joint. Spice it up with and attend a cosmic bowling night -- or register your little for the youth bowling league. Get more details.
Paintball doesn't always occur outdoors. GatSplat's indoor fields offer a low-impact paintball model perfect for families. The older kids will love this fun activity, though, note it's one of the pricier options for a day. Get the details.
Show the kids your sweet moves (and how cool you still are) when you take to the skating rink from 2-5 p.m. every Saturday at Rollerland West for Open Skate. Yes, it’s a blast from the past but it’s still fun! They’ve also got great food and an arcade. That’s a perfect afternoon in my book. Get the details.