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Yeehaw - it's time to find plan your kid-friendly vacation in Dallas, Texas. Everything is bigger here. Big fun and big adventure are in store for you. First thing's first, though--you'll want to find a kid-friendly hotel in Dallas that is located in right part of town so that you can easily get to everything to make the most of your time in Texas.
The Residence Inn Central Expressway is a nice choice. It is a family favorite because of its proximity to many fun things to do in Dallas and for the affordable rates. They can accommodate all family sizes with multi-family rooms. They also have a friendly staff ready to offer suggestions for local flair to add to your Dallas family vacation. For lovely views and a generously sized outdoor pool, check out the Hyatt Place Hotel Park. Also downtown, it's a short walk from Hamilton Park where there is a nice playground for kids of all ages. Also, not too far away is the Dallas Zoo, home to over 406 species. Kids of all ages will enjoy a visit here. It's a stellar addition to your Dallas family vacation, because you can check out 1,800 animals in the largest zoological attraction in Texas.
The Dallas Farmer's Market is open 362 days a year from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, and is an excellent way to share some of the local flavor with your family. It is one of the popular places to go in Dallas. You'll find yummy Tex-Mex food carts and local artwork. Alternatively, let the kids run around while you check out vendors and sample grilled delights from one of the best places to go in Dallas for barbeque. Also, in October, they also host a pumpkin patch based on "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!" Since it is located smack in the middle of downtown, you can spend the afternoon checking out other sites or visiting many of the other family attractions in Dallas that are nearby, like the Texas Discovery Gardens and the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. Both of these venues offer hands-on activities for children and learning experiences for kids of all ages.
While in town, be sure to check out the Dallas World Aquarium, too. It is a really fun place to escape the Texas heat on those long summer afternoons. More than just an aquarium, there are turtles, monkeys, alligators and tropical birds to see. Want to add educational moments to your Dallas vacation? Then this is the place to go, as they have a full ecological exhibit that showcases endangered animals and tells the stories of several at-risk species.
For a unique addition to your kid-friendly vacation in Dallas, Texas, Medieval Times is a nice touch. Spend the evening eating like royalty while you watch live jousting. It's always nice to add something uniquely memorable to any trip and this experience is fit for a king.
Whatever kind of Dallas vacation you are looking for, Texas does everything big. You are bound to have big laughs and make big memories in the biggest state in the lower 48. Start adding things to do in Dallas to your MiniTime trip planner, and watch your vacation take shape before your eyes.