• Grand Prairie, Texas

Family Friendly Fun In Grand Prairie Texas

Grand Prairie Texas which which can be found between the metropolitan areas of Dallas and Fort Worth has been recognized as one of the most family friendly places to visit in Texas. To a large extent this is due to the wonderful entertainment options there are in the region – and these can be enjoyed by visitors of all ages.

For great day or evening out make sure to visit Asia Times Square and the Hong Kong Market. Here the tastes, smells and vibrant culture of Asia comes alive – all under the wide open Texas sky. If you feel the hankering to cook up an Asian feast this is where to come to find every single ingredient you could possibly need. The largest and most well stocked Asian focused grocery stores in the region are all here – and the produce that they stock is fresh and great for an authentic Asian experience. Great live seafood, spices and herbs are here awaiting your selection. This is a pan Asian experience that should be savored.

There are almost too many places of interest in Grand Prairie to mention – but for families the fun never stops in Grand Prairie.

For those with an interest in the slightly strange there is the opportunity to visit ‘Louis Tussaud’s Palace of Wax’ is too good to pass up. The venue also includes the absorbing ‘Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium’ and kids will love getting lost in the ‘Enchanted Mirror Maze’. The new 7D moving theater on the premises also provides the opportunity for great fun – and fun that the whole family can enjoy together.

For those in search of some wet and wild fun Epic Waters is the perfect day out for young and old. 80,000 square foot of water based fun will ensure that everyone gets to enjoy a day out at this fantastic attraction. The retractable roof ensures that when the sun is out visitors can bask in the warmth while in inclement weather the fun is still there to be enjoyed.The water slide tower ensures a thrill for all those who want to take the plunge and at least three of the slides are completely unique – only to be found at this great family fun destination.

Keeping it wet and fun there is also Loyd Park which can be found at the edge of Joe Pool Lake. Here hiking trails and a paddling trail are available for those who want to take in the local scenery and enjoy the proximity to this fantastic natural resource. There’s also a fishing dock and a great beach for those who want to spend the day near the water simply relaxing.
If you are in the area on a Saturday in the months April to December don’t miss out on the Farmers Market in Market Square. Fresh fruits and veggies, as well as handcrafted soaps and artisan coffee as well as a variety of other products are on show – if it’s natural then you will find it here. It’s a great alternative to shopping at the local grocery store.

Grand Prairie is a delight for the whole family – make sure that you stop by if you are ever in the area.

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Alexander Chan