The winter season is a wonderful time of year to visit Texas. The warm and friendly atmosphere, the holiday cheer and lights everywhere, as well as events, makes Texas a state many place on their winter vacationing list. If you are looking for family fun in Texas this winter, then please continue reading for a list of 10 wintertime family activities in Texas.
10 Wintertime Family Activities in Texas
There may be snow and there may not be snow. We won’t know until that day comes. If I were you, I’d pack a coat just in case…and seriously, we don’t all wear cowboy boots and hats…and ride a horse!! But we do have fun.
Dallas/Fort Worth Parades
There’s plenty of parades going on in the DFW area. For instance, The annual Children’s Hospital Christmas Parade is a sight to see and makes for the perfect family fun in winter.
Experience an amazing time at Blazer Tag where you can bring the whole family and compete as teams or go in to play Blazer Tag one on one. A truly great family fun time in winter – Austin, TX.
San Antonio RiverWalk
This is lit up the day after Thanksgiving and stays lit through the holiday season for visitors and locals to enjoy the RiverWalk lit up with lights.
Take a day trip to the Austin Aquarium during winter break from school. This is a great way to get the kids out with you and enjoy learning something new about aquatic life.
El Paso Hueco Tanks State Park
This state park is a rather popular sight to see in the winter months. Take in the beauty of the winter landscape and see some of the oldest pictographs in North America etched on the cave walls.
Take a Hike
There are many mountains, landscapes and other areas to enjoy during winter in Texas. Why not get the family out to enjoy a hike at a state park together.
Houston and the Lights
Experience the lighting events that Houston puts on such as; Galleria Area Christmas Lights, The Woodlands Christmas Light Trail, the Sugarland Christmas Lights, and much more.
Pioneer Museum Complex
Experience the rich German culture at this museum complex. This museum consists of 3.5 acres where you can see examples of early German structures and artifacts.
Six Flags Over Texas
There is nothing better than experiencing the amusement park with the family. Whether you live in Texas or are traveling here this winter, Six Flags’ Holiday In The Park will bring loads of fun. Opens 11/7 through 1/7/18.
There are many locations in Texas where you can take the family out for a fun day of fishing. If close enough you can catch rainbow trout in the Guadalupe River.
Surely this list of 10 wintertime family activities in Texas will help showcase some ways you can get out and enjoy winter this year with the family. There are so many things to do in Texas when winter hits and Texas has become one of the most popular vacation spots during winter too. Go on, have a gander at trying some of my ideas this winter season.
For a huge family fun time anytime of year, visit the Fort Worth Stock Yards and you just might see a bunch of cowboys…all in one place!!!