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6 Fun Things to Do With the Family in Garland, Texas

For some of us, our biggest aspirations in life are to travel and see new things. We need to share these desires with our children to get them out of the house and broaden their horizons.

While traveling with kids can sometimes prove difficult, if your destination is Garland, Texas, you’re in luck. Take a quick look at six of our top suggestions for things you can do with the whole family while visiting this amazing city!

1. Shop at Firewheel Town Center

First, take the whole family to Firewheel Town Center — an open-air shopping center in Garland, Texas taking up nearly one million square feet. For a good time for the whole family, visit the AMC theatre to watch the newest movies. Alternatively, you can walk through the massive shopping district and enjoy the seemingly endless stores.

If the kids begin to lose interest in shopping, take them to the always-free play area where they can enjoy their time, make new friends, and burn off some extra energy.

2. Visit Plaza Garland

The Plaza Garland is a wonderful and unique shopping center that resembles an indoor marketplace. However, this shopping center also has live events from entertaining shows to local bands.

The Plaza Garland is a fantastic place to dine if you’re looking for authentic foods from a myriad of cultures.

3. Spend a Day at Hawaiin Falls Waterpark

If you’re looking for some fun in the sun in Garland, Texas, look no further than the Hawaiian Falls Waterpark. This is one of the most amazing waterparks the whole family can enjoy.

For a more intense experience, enjoy maximum thrill rides like the Torpedo and Hawaiian Halfpipe. For a more laid-back experience, float down the Kona Kooler or spend some time at Keiki Kove.

4. Play a Few Games at AMF Bowling Company

If you want to be the heat in Garland, Texas, you have plenty of indoor entertainment options. For example, take the gang to AMF Bowling Company. Bowl a few games with the kids or donate some quarters to their cause and let them enjoy the on-site arcade (half price on Wednesdays).

There are also pool tables, a sports bar, and a pro shop.

5. Take a Walk Through the Rowlett Creek Preserve

For a great family outing, consider taking a tour of the Rowlett Creek Preserve, one of the best parks in Garland, Texas. With over 15 miles of trail, this park is a great place to go on a long stroll or take the kids mountain-biking.

There is also a fantastic picnic area with an on-site grill and gazebo for a more relaxed day in the park.

6. Take a Leap of Faith at Urban Air Trampoline Park

Kids love jumping on the trampoline in the backyard. Why not blow their minds by taking them to the Urban Air Trampoline Park in Garland, Texas and letting them explore the entire arena. From obstacle courses and slam dunk zones, they’re sure to have a great time.

Looking for More Things to Do in Garland, Texas?

If you’re looking for more ways to entertain the entire family in Garland, Texas, be sure to take a look at our upcoming events to see what’s going on while you’re in town.

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