DALLAS (KDAF) — Grab the kiddos and get out of the house to enjoy some much-needed quality time this week or weekend! North Texas is filled to the brim with all sorts of kid and family-friendly activities around town!

There’s no better time like the present to get a jump start on making some fond/core memories with your little ones. Thursday, August 11 is National Son and Daughter Day!

NationalToday says, “National Son and Daughter Day is a time to go ahead and spoil the kids a little. Be a grandparent ahead of time for a day, and remind the kids that through all the ascents and descents of mayhem and joy, and however they’ve turned out so far, they’re the greatest loves of your life.”

A report from Family Destinations Guide says these are some of the best kid-friendly things to do around Dallas!

  • Dallas World Aquarium
  • Dallas Arboretum
  • McKinney Avenue Trolley
  • Perot Museum of Nature and Science
  • Take a picnic or throw some ball over at Kylde Warren Park
  • Check out Reunion Tower
  • Take a swim or ride some bikes at White Rock Lake
  • Six Flags Over Texas
  • Dallas Museum of Art
  • The Wild Detectives

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