Sunday, May 29, 2011

Summer time plans

Many times during the summer as parent's we hear "I'm bored."or "What are we doing today? " So, I have compiled a list of things to do this summer. Most are free or cheap and some are more costly.. (like the zoo) not all these things will be done but I am ready for the days that we can not stay in the same house together and must get out. =) If I forgot something or you know of something that is fun please let me know and I will add it to the list. 

Free things to do in Dallas/Ft. Worth
-Visit Pioneer Plaza & see the statues of the longhorns-Dallas

-Visit the mustang statues in Las Colinas 

-Go to the observation Station at DFW watch planes land and take off

-Fountain Place-1445 Ross Ave @Field Street. 

-Home depot for kid's make it take it-1st sat of the month

-Visit the Levitt Pavilion (kid songs wed 10:30 and 7:30)

-Visit Ft. Worth Botanic Gardens

-Visit the Water Gardens

-See the Daily cattle drive in Ft. Worth 11:30 and 4

-Story time at the Public Library

-Trinity River Audubon Center (free on the 3rd thur of the months)

-DMA (free on the 1st tue of the month.)

-There is always the local parks for nature finds

-feed the ducks at pond on Matlock

-Friday at the Farm free admission tractor rides $1. June 3& 17 July 1, 15& 29-grapevine 9-12

-play in the fountains at Uptown village (cedar Hill)

-River legacy living science center-Arlington

Cost a little
-register for 2 Free Bowling games every day AMF lanes (shoe rental not incl.)

-Log Cabin Village -Ft. Worth (Kids $4.00 Adults $4.50)

-Super Model Train@ children's medical center (admission is free/pay for parking)

-Play pools in city of Arlington ($2-$6.50 depending on pool) not sure if you need a pool pass also

-Train ride in Trinity Park (by zoo)-Ft. Worth Closed Mondays 11-5 T-F $3.50 and 3.00 CASH 

-Arties Playhouse (plays)-Hurst $5.00 Show for June is Cinderella  July is Little Mermaid by kids

-Putt Putt Golf and Games(go carts, batting cages, games) -1 game adult is $7.50 6-12 $5.50 under 5 free

Cost a little more 
Friday fun Train (runs only on a couple fridays)-Grapevine adults 10.00 kids $8.00

Sea Life Aquarium (OPENS JULY 1st)- Grapevine mills -????

Lego land- Grapevine mills- $19.00 adult $15.00 kids

Ft. Worth Zoo -Adults $12.00 Kids 3-12 $9.00 2-under free (1/2 price wednesdays)

Dallas Zoo -June-Dec adults $12.00 kids 3-12 $9.00 2-under free any other time add $3.00-does not include monorail, carousal, horse rides, camel rides and parking is $7.00 

-Dallas Arboretum - Adult-$12.00, 3-12 $8.00 parking $7.00

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