Texas Attractions

Texas attractions are listed below in alphabetical order.

Kemah Boardwalk

Kemah Boardwalk is a 40-acre waterfront destination with amusement park rides and midway games mixed in among themed restaurants, dancing fountains and retail shops.

The area features over a 15 rides and attractions including an arcade and a rock climbing wall.

Also included is the interactive “Sting Ray Reef” where guests can touch and feed live stingrays.

The classic carnival rides include the 65-foot “Century” Ferris wheel, the “Aviator” swings and “Pharaoh’s Fury”.

Kids can enjoy the carousel, the “Kemah Train” and the “Red Baron” flying planes.

The main attraction at Kemah Boardwalk is the "The Boardwalk Bullet” coaster. This 96-foot tall wooden coaster is the only seaside coaster on the Texas Gulf Coast. Other attractions include the “Inverter”,”Bouncer” and the sky-high views of “The Boardwalk Tower”.

Ride tickets may be purchased separately with all day passes available. Passes do not include the rock wall, “Boardwalk Beast” or “Sting Ray Reef”.

For more information on this Texas theme park, please contact:

Kemah Boardwalk
215 Kipp Avenue
Kemah, TX 77565

Kiddie Acres

Kiddie Acres is a very small amusement park located in Austin. Family owned and operated since 1979, it is aimed at kids under 10 years old and is open year round with free admission and parking. The park features seven rides and an 18-hole miniature golf course. Attractions include a carousel, a small Ferris wheel and a train that circles the perimeter of the park. Also featured are boats, airplanes, a Jeep ride and the pony rides.

For more information on this Texas amusement park, please contact:

Kiddie Acres
4800 West Howard Lane
Austin, TX 78728

Kiddie Park

Kiddie Park is a small amusement park located in San Antonio. Founded in 1925, it is billed as “America’s Oldest and Original Children’s Amusement Park” and is aimed at kids under 10 years old. The ten rides include a classic antique carousel, helicopters, flying saucers, kiddie cars and boats. Also featured are a Ferris wheel, the “Little Dipper” roller coaster and the Kiddie Park Arcade.

For more information on this Texas amusement park, please contact:

Kiddie Park
3015 Broadway Street
San Antonio, TX 78209

Malibu Grand Prix

Malibu Grand Prix is a small family amusement park located in San Antonio. Attractions include miniature golf, Turbo Go-Karts, Grand Prix and bumper boats. They also feature a game room and batting cages and offer free admission and parking.

For more information on this Texas amusement park, please contact:

Malibu Grand Prix
3330 Cherry Ridge Drive
San Antonio, TX 78230

Moody Gardens and Palm Beach Water Park

Moody Gardens is a 242-acre educational theme park that also includes a small water park, luxury hotel and conference center.

One of the premier travel destinations in Galveston, it features three giant glass pyramids that have environments dedicated to the sea, earth and science.

• The Rainforest Pyramid is a 10-story botanical environment that contains a rainforest of tropical fauna and flora from all over the globe. It is home to the largest bat exhibit in the Southwest as well as other rainforest animals. It also houses the first I-MAX 3-D theater in the United States and 4-d Special effects Theater.

• The Discovery Pyramid focuses on travel and science-oriented exhibits and activities. It features a host of interactive exhibits where guests can learn about the wonders of science in the Discovery Museum and take a fascinating adventure ride in the IMAX Ridefilm Theater.

• The Aquarium Pyramid is a 12-story aquatic environment that contains 1.5 million gallons of water. One of the largest aquariums in the world, it features over 8000 species of sea life, including sharks, penguins and seals.

Moody Gardens also includes the seasonal Palm Beach water park which features 3 acres of freshwater lagoons and white sand beaches. Adorned with lush foliage and trees, this area also features spas and regulation volleyball courts. Kids can enjoy the “Splashpad” interactive water playground as well as the “Octopus” and “Yellow Submarine” water slides. Guest may also take a ride on the nearby Colonel Paddlewheel Boat.

For more information on this Texas theme park, please contact:

Moody Gardens
1 Hope Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77554

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