Texas Theme Parks
Texas Theme Parks
Texans pride themselves on making everything bigger than it has to be. That certainly is the case when it comes to theme parks. Texas is home to some of the biggest and best parks and rides in the country.
Texas Water Parks
As the Texas heat begins to rise during the summer, visitors to the Lone Star State will undoubtedly be looking for ways to cool off. Luckily, Texas is home to some of the biggest and best water parks in the nation.
SeaWorld San Antonio
SeaWorld has long been known as a leader in marine exhibits and waterpark entertainment. SeaWorld San Antonio lives up to its billing, featuring marine life shows and displays, adventure camps, thrilling rides, a water park and more.
Six Flags Fiesta Texas
San Antonio's Six Flags Fiesta Texas has been one of Texas' top attractions since its inception. This massive theme park offers the only "floorless" roller coaster in the southwest, plus over 100 rides - including Tony Hawk's Big spin, shows, a waterpark and more.
Galveston Pleasure Pier
The Galveston Pleasure Pier is a one-of-a-kind attraction for vacationers on Galveston Island. With a variety of rides, a midway full of games, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. restaurant, breathtaking views of the Gulf of Mexico and more, visiting the Galveston Pleasure Pier is a great way to top off any vacation to the Texas coast.
Schlitterbahn Waterpark - New Braunfels
Texas' original - and best known - waterpark, Schlitterbahn, is located in the Germanic Hill Country town of New Braunfels. Taking advantage of the natural surroundings, most notably the hilly terrain and clear, cold Guadalupe River, Schlitterbahn offers visitors a unique and fun-filled way to cool off beat the Texas heat during the summer.
Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark - South Padre Island
One of the top waterparks in the country, South Padre Island's Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark is located right on the beach and offers a wide variety of waterslides, rides, pools and other ways to 'get wet.' Schlitterbahn Beach also features a restaurant, sports bar and evening entertainment during the summer season.
Schlitterbahn Galveston Island
Popular Texas waterpark Schlitterbahn has added a third location - Schlitterbahn Galveston Island. Like the other Schlitterbahn parks, Schlitterbahn Galveston Island features plenty of unique and innovative rides. However, unlike any other waterpark in the world, Schlitterbahn Galveston Island is 'convertible,' offering outdoor fun in the summer and indoor water rides during the winter.
Funtrackers Family Fun Center Corpus Christi
Funtrackers Family Fun Center in Corpus Christi offers entertainment for the whole family, including an arcade, mechanical bull, bumper boats, go carts, kiddie rides and more.
Morgan's Wonderland allows kids in wheelchairs to just be kids and have fun on specially designed rides. Playgrounds are designed for kids with both physical and cognitive special needs. The gym can be used for wheelchair basketball, tennis and volleyball.
Wonder World Park
Incorporating a natural cave formed by an earthquake along the Balcones Fault Line, Wonder World Park offers cave tours, educational earthquake programs, a wildlife park, train rides and many more activities for the whole family.
Six Flags Over Texas
Located between Dallas and Ft. Worth in Arlington, Six Flags Over Texas offers everything from meet-and-greets with cartoon characters to water rides to extreme roller coasters. The park also hosts concerts, live shows and other special events.
Malibu Grand Prix San Antonio
Malibu Grand Prix San Antonio, also known as Malibu Castle, will satisfy your kid's need for speed. With high-speed go-karts, bumper boats with water cannons and batting machines that fling baseballs at 70 mph, the entertainment complex promises a full day of non-stop fun.
It certainly gets hot in El Paso. When it does, cool off at Wet-n-Wild Water Park.
Western Playland Theme Park
Don't let the name fool you, Western Playland is actually much more modern-day amusement park than Old West playground.
Adventure Bay Water Theme Park
What better way to beat the Houston heat in the summer? Cool off at Adventure Bay Water Theme Park's waterslides, rides, and other wet, cool attractions.
Splashtown USA offers over 20 acres of water slides and pools to help you beat the summer heat while visiting San Antonio.
Lost Lagoon at SeaWorld
Located inside of SeaWorld San Antonio, Lost Lagoon appears to be just that - acres of surf, sand, and palm trees right in the heart of San Antonio.