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Family trip to Austin with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

There are many great cities to visit with kids in Texas, and Austin is certainly one of the best. Here, you can find a zoo, an aquarium, colorful amusement parks, as well as many other attractive family-friendly facilities. Austin Zoo is one of the largest and most interesting not only in the state but throughout the United States. It is amazingly beautiful; the territory of the zoo is buried in huge trees and ornamental plants.
Planning an interesting excursion program in Austin shouldn’t be a problem. The city has architectural monuments of various periods, original museums, as well as spots for fans of … Open
Animals from all over the world are presented in the zoo. You will see large enclosures for tigers, pink flamingos, turtles, monkeys, lemurs. One of the most popular among visitors with kids is an aviary with colorful parrots. Visitors are even allowed to feed them. Peacocks roam freely around the zoo, there are many beautiful places to relax in the fresh air here. The zoo is home to animals and birds brought from all continents, so tours conducted here promise to be really exciting.
Be sure to explore Austin Aquarium that introduces its visitors to the diversity of underwater life. Here, in large aquariums, you can see various types of jellyfish and starfish, colorful small fish and rare marine predators. There is also a terrarium where you can see crocodiles, iguanas, and other exotic reptiles. You can even touch some of the least dangerous inhabitants. The aquarium features a colorful design so you will have a chance to take some great memorable photos. Copyright
Austin is home to many young people, so it’s not surprising that the city is famous for its variety of entertainment. First of all, it is worth noting the huge number of parks that can … Open
A popular local entertainment center is Blazer Tag, which will especially appeal to fans of stories about aliens. The originally decorated themed center offers a large choice of game simulators, many of which will also appeal to adults. Inside, you can enjoy laser tag rooms, as well as rooms with various obstacle courses and sports attractions. Among visitors to the entertainment center, there are not only families but also local youth - everyone will find something interesting here.
If your family hobby is gold, don't miss out on an opportunity to visit TopGolf Austin. This center provides excellent mini-golf courses, including quite simple ones and those designed for professionals. The entertainment complex is situated on the roof of one of the modern buildings, which makes it even more unique. At night, the game space is decorated with artistic lighting.
Few tourists go to Austin solely for shopping, but it still remains a very popular pastime for most of them. The city has many large shopping centers where it’s interesting to pick … Open
Among other entertainment centers, it's worth noting Pinballz Arcade, a great place to visit with teenagers. This one has a nicely designed neon-lit game room with dozens of arcade machines. The center will surely appeal to fans of pinball and realistic modern simulators. Fans of outdoor activities and sports entertainment should never ignore Mt Playmore. For the little ones, this center has colorful playgrounds with inflatable attractions, ball pits, slides, and swings. Besides that, you can even enjoy carousels and large spaces for holding children's parties in the center. Older children will love various obstacle courses and sports attractions. Families come here to relax and have fun all day long.
Austin has many beautiful parks, many of which are perfectly equipped for families with small children. For example, Pease Park offers a children’s playground and a lot of free space for active games. Beautiful fountains are always turned on here in summer. Thanks to the abundance of trees, it is nice to spend time in the park even on a hot day. The park itself is quite spacious so it’s easy to find a place for a quiet rest here. Interesting festivals and entertainment events are regularly organized here in summer.
Do you want to travel across the United States but do not know the city to start from? We suggest making your choice in favor of Austin, the capital of Texas. The city got its name to honor … Open
If you’re a fan of countryside holidays, don’t miss your chance to visit the local Tri-Star Farm. It is located in a very picturesque area where you can not only admire the natural beauty but also try horseback riding. The farm has an equestrian center that invites everyone to provide care to horses or take horseback riding tours. The farm organizes horse riding lessons for both adults and children. Of course, most of the entertainment is available to visitors to the farm in the warm season. In summer, outdoor pools are very popular in Austin. Typically, they are also located in beautiful parks. One of the pools can be found in Garrison Park. This one provides a nice sports area and picnic sites.
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Amusement parks near Austin
♥   Amusement park 'Pflugerville' , 22.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Austin’s Park N Pizza' Pflugerville, 23 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Schlitterbahn' New Braunfels, 71.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'ZDT’s Amusement Park' Seguin, 79.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Morgan’s Wonderland' San Antonio, 102.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Water attractions around Austin
♥   Water park 'Morgan s Inspirational Island' San Antonio - opening 2017, 102.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'White Water Bay' San Antonio, 111.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Splashtown San Antonio' San Antonio, 112.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aquatica' San Antonio, 128.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Splashway' Sheridan, 134.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Aquariums in Austin and nearby
♥   Aquarium 'Austin Aquarium' , 20.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'San Antonio Aquarium' , 120.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'SeaWorld San Antonio' , 129.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Austin - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Austin, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Austin for families with children. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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