Top 20 Places to Take Kids in and around Ft. Worth
Best Places for Kids in the Ft. Worth region!
The best places to take kids in Ft. Worth, based on KidsOutAndAbout's annual reader survey. But there is LOTS more to do in Ft. Worth, TX! Get great ideas here! What is listed below are far from the only opportunities for family fun and learning; they're just what was voted this year.
Kimbell Art Museum
The Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas, hosts an art collection as well as traveling art exhibitions, educational programs and an extensive research library.
Fort Worth Zoo
Home to more than 500 animal species and a world-famous reptile collection, the Zoo supports wildlife conservation projects in more than 30 countries around the world. The institution’s focus on education and conservation is second to none, enhancing the lives of more than 1 million visitors a year.
Fort Worth Botanic Gardens
Enjoy the captivating beauty of the oldest botanic garden in Texas.
Fort Worth Aviation Museum
The Fort Worth Aviation Museum (FWAM), formerly the Veterans Memorial Air Park, is dedicated to preserving and promoting the history of aviation in Fort Worth, the North Texas region, and around the world. Includes museum exhibits and an air park of 24 airplanes.
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is nestled within the Fort Worth Cultural District and houses a variety of traveling and permanent exhibitions.
Altitude Trampoline Park Fort Worth
Altitude Trampoline Park is a 35,000 square foot, indoor trampoline park with jumping activities including sports and fitness programs, competitive jumping, and just plain, old-fashioned jumping fun. We're located in the North Ft Worth & Keller area and easily accessible to Southlake, Colleyville, Watauga, North Richland Hills, Saginaw and more!
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth is dedicated to collecting, presenting, and interpreting international developments in post–World War II art in all media and creating a welcoming environment for its public appreciation.
National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame
The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame honors and celebrates women, past and present, whose lives exemplify the courage, resilience, and independence that helped shape the American West, and fosters an appreciation of the ideals and spirit of self-reliance they inspire.
Forest Park Miniature Railroad
A family attraction since 1959, the Forest Park Miniature Railroad offers a five-mile round-trip train ride around Fort Worth's Trinity Park and TCU/Zoo area.
Tarrant County's largest performing arts organization.
Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame
Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame honors those men and women who have excelled in the sport and business of rodeo, and the western lifestyle in Texas.
Lone Star Family Farm
Located 1.5 miles east of Hard Eight Barbeque. Visit Lone Star Family Farm for pumpkins, fall decorations, and fall fun.
Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge
A natural area comprised of forests, prairies, and wetlands allowing you to step back in time and experience what the Fort Worth/Dallas Metroplex was like in the early 20th century.
CR Smith Museum
C.R. Smith Museum takes visitors on a flight through American Airlines history, with interactive exhibits that entice participation by all age groups.
Located in the heart of the Fort Worth Stockyards, Stockyards Station exemplifies Texas by providing an exciting blend of old and new with historic walking tours and over 25 unique shops.
Rockwood Go Karts and Golf
Fort Worth's oldest and fastest gokart track.
Six Flags Over Texas
From thrilling coasters to rides for the kids, we’ve got them all!
Log Cabin Village
Log Cabin Village aspires to build connections to 19th century Texas by providing educational opportunities and sensory experiences that are engaging, accurate, and as authentic as possible.
Located in Fort Worth, Texas, Burger's Lake offers summer fun for everyone. Burger's Lake is a 30-acre park featuring a one-acre spring-fed lake for swimming.
Flight Deck Trampoline Park-Fort Worth
Flight Deck Trampoline Park is DFW’s hottest destination for family fun! Come take flight on our massive indoor court of connected trampolines for an unforgettable adventure. Duck and dive on dodgeball courts, soar onto our air bag or just coast at the FDTP Academy, our safe zone for junior flyers.
Winners in Special CategoriesIn the second part of our survey, we asked readers to select their favorites in six categories. Here were their choices.
Favorite Place to Have Fun INSIDEFt. Worth Museum of Science and History
Favorite Place to Have Fun OUTSIDEFt. Worth Zoo
Favorite Kid-Friendly MuseumFt Worth Museum of Science and History
Favorite Performing ArtsCasa Manana
Favorite Farm (agri-entertainment)Henrietta Creek Orchard
Favorite Nature CenterFt. Worth Nature Center and Refuge
Favorite Professional Sports TeamTexas Rangers
Favorite Family-Friendly FestivalF.A.M. Fest