Family Fun

Whether you're young or young at heart, Denton is the perfect place to create memorable experiences

There’s a lot to do for families with kids that will keep the adults entertained, too! So many of Denton's family-friendly attractions are located just a short drive from wherever you choose to stay, making your trip stress-free and fun for the whole family! Explore Explorium Denton Children's Museum, take a swim at Lake Ray Roberts, or plan a long weekend around one of our many family-friendly festivals.

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Explorium Children's Museum

Explorium Children’s Museum in Denton provides a fun and educational venue for families to learn and play together through activities focused on science, math, and technology....

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South Lakes Park and Eureka Playground

South Lakes Park is a 187.29-acre, city park that includes the following amenities: Eureka 2 Playground Pavilions (4) Picnic tables (78) and grills (12) Restroom Basketball...

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Denton Water Works Park

Denton Water Works features both indoor and outdoor aquatics centers offering lap swimming, water slides, a wave pool & a lazy river. It's the perfect location for your next...

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Frank Buck Zoo

Frank Buck Zoo is a small zoo founded in 1930 and located in the 30 acres Leonard Park in Gainesville, Texas, United States. The zoo started as the Gainesville Community...

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Lake Ray Roberts State Park

There are many ways to enjoy Lake Ray Roberts. On land, you can camp, hike, bike, ride your horse, rollerblade, geocache or go backpacking. On the water, you can swim at one...

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Altitude Trampoline Park

Altitude Denton is the ninth location of the Altitude family offering high-energy and exciting entertainment activities such as a foam pit, gymnastics tumble tracks, a kid...

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The Battlefield

The only place in Denton with 10,000 sqft of Nerf Battlefields! Whether you're a kid or adult, we have a party room for you supplied with nerf guns & ammo, food & beverages,...

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Clear Creek Natural Heritage Center

Clear Creek Natural Heritage Center is a gateway to more than 2,900 acres of bottomland hardwood forest, upland prairie, and diverse aquatic habitats. Located within Lake...

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The Horse's Axe

The Horse’s Axe is a recreational venue that provides a fun place where you can throw axes and shoot pool. We are family friendly and all are welcome to have some fun. We have...

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Family Friendly Food

Beth Marie's Old Fashioned Ice Cream

Beth Marie’s has over 130 flavors of ice cream, and the menu changes seasonally. Each location has between 48 and 64 flavors to choose from, at any one time. Most of their...

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LSA Burger Co

LSA Burger Co. (which stands for Lone Star Attitude) is a burger joint in the heart of downtown Denton. LSA isn’t just known for delicious burgers and unique cocktails, but...

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Gnome Cones

Gnome Cones specializes in all-natural, gnome-made shaved ice, popsicles, & soft serve!

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Seven Mile Cafe

Seven Mile Cafe is an innovative breakfast & lunch restaurant focused on energetic atmosphere, engaging service, top-notch food and coffee!

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Cartwright's Ranch House

A comfy, home-like feel that serves outstanding, home-style food.

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Rooster's Roadhouse

Rooster's is a down-home joint with a bar & booths serving baskets of pit barbecue & burgers with housemade chips. Outdoor seating is available on both a front and back patio.

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Mellow Mushroom

Mellow Mushroom makes the best pizza in Denton, Texas. Our restaurant is inspired by eastern influence and texas funk and is located on East Hickory Street. Mellow is a...

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Old West Cafe

Old West is a popular spot open for breakfast and lunch Western breakfast & burgers in a small building with cowboy decor.

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Family Events