Day Trippers: Family Vacations to Great Wolf Lodge, Dallas World Aquarium and Everything In Between On a Budget
The heat wave has the bills skyrocketing this summer, but there are ways to take advantage of family fun venues without traveling very far and saving some cash. Check out these popular local destinations to help plan your next day trip.
Indoor water park featuring a lazy river, massive water tunnels that are enclosed for extra safety and a wet jungle gym that drops a gigantic bucket of water on everyone every twenty minutes. Guaranteed laughter and fun for the whole family.
You and your family can watch massive alligators in their natural habitat as they feed, wrestle around and swim. Also, you can enjoy a fully stocked petting zoo that features animals such as cuddly miniature horses, kangaroos, and ring-tailed lemurs. Admission just $7.95 for adults, $5.95 for kids 3-12, and free for all children 2 and under.
Herpetarium. Admission is $9.50 for adults ages 13-54, $8.25 for seniors 55 and over, and $6.00 for children ages 3 to 12. Children 2 and under are free.
Visit the exotic exhibits from Mundo Maya, Orinoco, and Borneo on display. Your journey begins in the rainforest exhibit, where you can see exotic birds such as toucans and continue on to visit the Antillean Manatees and giant river otters. Guaranteed educational fun for the whole family.