The Best Things to do in Dallas with Kids

There’s no place like Dallas for the holidays! While we all know that Christmas is a time of magic and joy, entertaining the whole family all season can get a little bit stressful. Well, don’t get your tinsel in a tangle—we’ve compiled a list of the best things to do in Dallas with kids over the holidays. These top five best things to do with kids in Dallas are sure to guarantee cherished childhood memories. 1. Enchant, World’s Largest Christmas Light Maze & Market, Globe Life Park ($21.95-$84.95) Enchant Christmas is a magical place. Come and explore the immersive walk-through experience’s millions of lights twinkling away at the world's biggest light maze and help Santa find his nine brilliant reindeers. With an 8500 sq. ft ice pond, a traditional Christmas market, live nightly entertainment, and millions of sparkling festive lights, Enchant is brightening the Lone Star State every night through December 31st. There is so much snow—real snow!—along with a diverse range of food and drink vendors. Kids even get the chance to let Santa know what they wish for in his awe-inspiring Golden Palace; this magical winter wonderland is a can’t-miss experience this Christmas! Get tickets here. 2. The Grapevine’s North Pole Express, Grapevine ( from $25) Go dashing through the snow aboard the North Pole Express! Board the traditional Victorian Railway carriages at Grapevine, and sing Christmas carols and all the holiday hits with Santa’s little helpers. You will ride through an enchanted forest before Mr. and Mrs. Claus join you for more festive fun. With a meet-and-greet and family photo with the man in the red, the kids will be talking about this right through until the New Year! Get your tickets here. 3. Holiday in the Park - 6 flags over Texas, Arlington (Starting from $63.99 each) This will always be one of the best things to do with the kids in Dallas, but it is particularly special at this time of year. There are a variety of attractions and goodies available at the 212-acre theme park: sled down the frosty snow hill, marvel at the lone star lights, meet and greet with Santa's reindeer and then pop in to see the man in red to let him know what’s on your wishlist this Christmas. Get tickets here. 4. ICE! Featuring ‘Twas the Night before Christmas, Grapevine (Adults- from $29.99, Children from $16.99) Bring the spirit of Christmas to the heart of your children at ICE this season. Whether it’s crafts you crave or thrills you seek, ICE has something for the whole family to enjoy. While you’re at it, take a minute to admire the impressive ice sculptures—they’re sure to impress the young ones! Sometimes,…

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5 Things to Do in Dallas You Won't Regret This Christmas!

The festive season is almost here, and Christmas is just around the corner. Texas is a magical place this time of year and we’ve put together a list of the top five things to do in Dallas this season that will captivate the whole family’s imagination. December has never been so exciting in the Lone Star State! 1. Enchant, World’s Largest Christmas Light Maze & Market , Globe Life Park ($21.95-$84.95) There are no questions as to why Enchant takes our coveted top spot! The World’s Largest Christmas Light Maze & Market will be making its U.S. debut in Arlington and will bring all your Christmas dreams to life! navigate through millions of sparkling lights to help Santa find his missing reindeer in the world’s largest Christmas light maze. Glide around its magical 8500 sq. ft. magical ice skating pond, shop in the Christmas Market and find gifts for your loved ones, or just sit back with a warm beverage and enjoy the nightly live entertainment. You can even visit the big man himself at his one-of-a-kind Golden Palace. Enchant Christmas promises a fantastic experience for all. There are many things to do in DFW this Christmas but Enchant has to be number one. Opening November 24th, Enchant runs through December 31st and creates holiday memories that are sure to last a lifetime. Get tickets here. 2. The Grapevine’s North Pole Express, Grapevine ($25)   The Grapevine’s Vintage Railroad’s North Pole Express, presented by Great Wolf Lodge, promises a magnificent day out for all the family. Ride on the traditional Victorian Rail Coaches, all the way up to the North Pole to visit Santa and Mrs Claus. Complete with carol singing and all the holiday classics, the fun starts as soon as the train exits the station. The North Pole experience promises a glorious time that is sure to leave a little bit of festive magic in the heart of everyone who attends. Get tickets here. 3. The Trains at North Park, North Park Center ($4-$7) For many young Texans, visiting the trains at North Park has become a cherished holiday tradition.The train travel experience boasts over 750 railcars on 1600 feet of elaborate track, including famous American cities and landmarks. It is a wonderful treat for the whole family, especially your budding train enthusiasts. With activities, crafts and interactive treats available, visit the trains between November 18th and January 7th. All proceeds from ticket sales go towards supporting families at Ronald McDonald House of Texas. Get tickets here. 4. The Nutcracker, Texas Ballet Theatre ($20-$115) Join Clara and the Nutcracker Prince as they defeat the mouse king in a stunning arrangement at the Texas Ballet Theater this Christmas and…

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5 Romantic Places In Dallas To Visit With Your SO

It’s the season of magic and mistletoe. We simply can’t resist the romance this time of year. From cozying up by the fire to taking a stroll through the crisp night air, there’s so many romantic places in Dallas this winter season. Take a look at some of the most romantic activities you and your significant other can enjoy. 1. Enchant If you’re really looking to impress your SO this holiday season, why not take them to the most magical event around? Featuring the largest light maze in the world and the tallest Christmas tree in Texas, Enchant is the place to live out your Christmas fantasies. Who can resist a kiss under the mistletoe when you’re surrounded by this much magic? Prices: Tickets start at $29.95 for adults. Get tickets. 2. Gondola Rides When you think of Romance, you think of Venice. If flights to the Italian city are a bit big to fit under your tree this year,, look no further than our very own Mandalay Canal. Cuddle up to that special person on a gondola ride through Irving’s iconic canal or on Lake Carolyn. Couples are encouraged to kiss under every bridge along to the sound of gondoliers singing and playing romantic music. There’s also the option to snuggle up with some hot chocolate for those colder days. Prices: A classic gondola ride for two costs $140. Get tickets. 3. Trinity Forest Adventure Park Just minutes from downtown Dallas you’ll find Trinity Forest Adventure Park. If you’re looking for a little more thrill in your relationship, this is the place for you.Trinity has over twenty zip-lines, six aerial obstacle courses as well as rock climbing and pedal boats for your inner daredevil. You’ll get to spend a lot of time in the trees with your SO too, since tickets are valid for three hours on a ‘set your own pace’ idea. Looking to make an impression on a first date? This could be just the thing you need. Prices: General admission starts at $49.95 per adult. Get tickets. 4. Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden Dallas couples can’t miss the Dallas Arboretum. This enchanting oasis is one of the most visited botanical gardens in the country. A homage to the beauty of nature with 66 acres of endless flowers, trees, and horticultural goodness, you’re bound to lose yourself in the intoxicating aroma. Take a walk with your partner through the trees on your way to high tea or lunch at the historic DeGolyer House restaurant to truly round off your trip. Be warned: this famous restaurant fills up fast, so call ahead to reserve a table. Prices: General admission into the arboretum is $15.00 per adult. Book online. 5.…

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