Things To Do

Living or visiting the central parts of Texas means there's not much access to the beach-like settings South Texans have. However, there's a waterpark in Texas with all the tropical vibes you could want.

It's located in Waco and it has giant waterslides that lead to a blue water pool, a surfing lake to master some huge waves and a relaxing lazy river that takes about 45 minutes to complete.

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Texas summer days are long and hot — there's no denying that.

If you don't have enough things planned to fill the sweltering season, you may just find yourself doing absolutely nothing on the couch for days on end, which is okay sometimes, but it gets old pretty quickly.

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It seems like the Lone Star State is home to many giant things and breaking some world records with its Texas-sized attractions.

If you're looking for fun unique things to do here, there is an array of big adventures to choose from like snorkeling in the world's largest spring-fed pool or meeting the current world's tallest dog at the Dallas Farmer's Market.

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It may be difficult to find thrilling, adrenaline-pumping activities in Texas. Sure, a spin on a wakeboard at Lake Ray Hubbard or a race on an inflatable water obstacle in Austin could do just fine, but perhaps you're wanting something that takes you a little higher.

One solution is an action-packed park called Go Ape Zipline & Adventure Park, and it has the ultimate tree-top zipline experience near Dallas.

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During the summer, it might be hard to choose between all the fun seasonal activities that take place in the Lone Star State.

If you're ever near Dallas, you don't have to make the difficult decision between heading to the pool or to the baseball game because Riders Field in Frisco, TX has one of the coolest lazy river experiences that combines the two.

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When it comes to vacation rental homes, anything goes; it sure seems that way for many Airbnbs in Texas that provide unique, incredible accommodations you can't get anywhere else in the world. Texas may seem boring to some, but these stays will have you thinking otherwise.

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Just admit it. We’ve all done it. We've all gone on a social media hunt trying to find the best photo spots around Dallas because we're a little bored of all the same places.

Sure, populating the Instagram feed is easy when you’re on vacation. But, let’s face it — sometimes the day-to-day in D-town can feel a bit bland.

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There's a system of underground tunnels in Dallas called the Dallas Pedestrian Network, and you can walk the eerie, liminal halls that lurk underneath downtown.

They're a bit difficult to stumble upon, so unless you're a local, you've probably never heard of the walkway system. The tunnels, as locals refer to them, connect over 36 city blocks and extend to about three miles underneath the heart of the city.

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You may have noticed your flower beds looking a little parched these past couple of weeks, thanks to the sweltering heatwaves.

Much to a home gardener's dismay, many flowers can't seem to make it through a Lone Star State summer, except for a chosen few.

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An immersive Alice in Wonderland-inspired tea party makes its way from Dallas to Houston this summer, and it takes place inside the quirky, bizarre garden of the Mad Hatter.

The Mad Hatter Gin & Tea Party has blossomed inside a downtown Dallas theatre for the past month, and it will soon come to the Bayou City.

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The summer of 2022 is the year Bloomer's Garden, a giant sunflower field, is making a comeback following a rocky 2021 due to the Texas winter storm.

The Dallas garden, which many people popularly knew as Wild Berry Farms up until this month, has fields of wild sunflowers, nine types to be exact, and seven varieties of colorful Zinnias that grow across 15 acres. And you can make your very own bouquet or arrangement.

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The legendary Van Gogh art experience that has captivated the country is finally making its way to the Big D.

The "Immersive Van Gogh" projection exhibit will be held deep in the heart of Dallas at a currently undisclosed location from June 17 through September 6, and tickets are going fast.

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