8 Best Spring Adventures in Dallas Fort Worth
As far as we’re concerned, living in the Dallas Fort Worth area is downright delightful any time of year, but come spring, it’s extra wonderful. The days are long and sunny, the weather is warm, the Texas bluebonnets are blooming, and so many great seasonal attractions are opening up.
The only problem? Deciding what to do in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex. Googling around will give you almost too many choices. That’s why we’ve compiled a few of our favorite ideas:
See Spring Blooms at The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
Springtime means flowers, so where better to see them than the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden? Starting in February, this is the site of the largest annual floral festival in the region. See Japanese cherry trees in their pink glory, be dazzled by bright azaleas, and witness over 500,000 tulips come to life. There are also special events like live music and activities for the kids.
Hit the Driving Range (And Have a Cocktail) at Topgolf Dallas
Whether you’re a regular at the golf course or you’ve never swung a club in your life, you’ll have fun at Topgolf Dallas. Part driving range, part bar, Topgolf is perfect for a spring outing with friends. Enjoy food, drinks, and a driving range plus mini golf and batting cages.
Go Ziplining in Plano
Head to Plano for an unforgettable adventure in the trees this spring. Oak Point Park in Plano offers 800 acres of fun, including a 423-foot zipline above the trees. There are also other fun obstacles, like swings and tree-crossings.
Book a Staycation With a Water Park
You may not always have the time or budget for a big vacation, but why not squeeze in a DFW staycation this spring? Book a room at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas and you’ll have access to one seriously cool amenity: JadeWaters. This water park features a lazy river, splash area, two 180-foot water slides, and a swim-up bar.
Ride the Rides at Six Flags Over Texas
C’mon—when was the last time you took the family to Six Flags Over Texas? Make it happen this spring at this massive amusement park in Arlington. From towering roller coasters to gravity-defying thrill rides to cartoon-themed adventures for the kiddos, there’s so much to do at Six Flags.
Discover a Waterfall in Richardson
On hot springs days in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex (and you know we’ve got ‘em), there’s nothing like a visit to a waterfall. Experience the magic for yourself by visiting the Prairie Creek Waterfall in Richardson. Located along the greenbelt in Prairie Creek Park, this beautiful hidden gem is accessible via a short, shaded walk.
Go for a Hike at Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge
Get outdoors and experience nature at the Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge. This 3,621-acre oasis contains forests, prairies, and wetlands. Pack a lunch and take a hike. There are a number of trails to choose from ranging from paved trails and boardwalks to steep climbs with sweeping views.
Enjoy Lunch From a Food Truck Outside at Klyde Warren Park
Who wants to dine indoors when the weather is perfect? If you want to enjoy as many al fresco meals as possible before the summer heat sets in, you’ll have ample opportunities to do exactly that at Klyde Warren Park. Tons of food trucks are available offering a wide variety of cuisines including pizza, salads, gyros, ice cream, barbecue, and more. Check the schedule before you go to see what kind of culinary wonders are in store.