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  • Pirate Beach debuts in August in Grapevine
    August in Texas is H-O-T, so LEGOLAND Discovery Center’s soon-to-open pirate-themed splash pad comes just in time to keep us from melting into puddles. Pirate Beach, designed for kids ages 3–10, features a pirate ship with a 50-gallon dump bucket and more than 12 other spray features worked into the LEGO treasure chests, palm trees, cannons and sand castles. 
  • Use our map to plan your next adventure
    School's out for summer! If you're looking for something fun to do with your family, use our map to find local entertainment, from bowling alleys and aquariums to theme parks and water parks.
  • Cool off at these 20 spray parks around DFW
    As the summer heats up, we know it gets harder to entertain the kids, so trade the sprinklers and backyard water hose for fun romp through an interactive water fountain, splash pad or spray park near you. We gathered a few of our favorite locales that are unaffected by water restrictions and have generous open times – and best of all, entry is absolutely free.
  • The best paddling trails & state parks near DFW
    Keep cool this summer by staying on the water as you explore nature with your family. Grab a kayak, canoe or even a pirogue and go paddling in a state park or along a designated Texas Paddling Trail. On the water, it’s easy to get up close and personal with wildlife and scenery.
  • 9 tips from a certified child sleep consultant
    Your kid is getting restless — and becoming an expert climber — and you can’t figure out how to keep him from climbing out of his crib. Is it time to move him to a big kid bed? How do you make that transition as smooth as possible for the whole family?
  • Where to find kids eat free deals in DFW
    Hang up your aprons and put down those dirty dishes. Take a break from kitchen duties and check out these restaurants in Dallas-Fort Worth that offer free kids' meals. You deserve it. But don’t forget to call ahead! Some details vary per location.
  • 12 water parks and destinations for families
    Dallas-Fort Worth is packed full of water parks, so we’ve collected a few of our favorite destinations, including wake parks, stand-alone surfing rides and the biggest parks with the most daring slides. Stay the weekend at one of the local resorts with spectacular water parks of their own, get more out of your day with special events like outdoor movies over the water, or take it easy with paddleboats.
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