Everyone wants their kids to have fun on vacation, but if they can learn a little something, too, that's even better. Southeast Oklahoma is full of venues that provide excellent opportunities for hands-on learning that are so interesting your kids may not even realize they're on an educational trip!
There are so many ways to have fun in northeast Oklahoma that you could spend weeks traveling from place to place and still not see it all. Here are four places to visit to make the most of your trip. You can pick one to visit for a day or pack a suitcase and take a week—either way, you'll see some of the best sites Green Country has to offer!
Dallas encompasses about 385 square miles, but its heart is in the downtown area. The epicenter of urban revival, downtown Dallas offers shopping, dining and a wild nightlife. It is also home to the West However, for many non-residents, Dallas is just that “really big city south of Oklahoma,” and hasn’t been known as a fun place to bring kids.
One of my favorite things about Oklahoma City is that there's always something to do. It doesn't matter how old you are, what hobbies you're interested in, or what part of the city you live in, there is always some place to visit or an event to attend. To help make it a little easier for you to decide how to spend some of those last days of summer close to home, here are some great venues around town that are fun for the whole family and are also included on MetroFamily's Kids Pass.
Summer vacations are precious time to spend with your family, so you want to make sure to choose a destination that will offer something for everyone. Perhaps the most important factor in deciding on a family vacation destination is how kid friendly it is—and San Antonio offers something to please every member of your family.
Think a beach vacation isn’t in your budget? Think again. Limited funds or not-you can still squeeze in a great Galveston vacation on a tight budget thanks to the long list of cheap or free attractions and the hidden savings in lodging around town.
Many, if not all, of Galveston Island’s top attractions have a learning component built into the activity and offer an opportunity to gain new insights and interests. The best news is that the kids will be having so much fun, they won’t even notice that you snuck some science and history into their summer.
This summer, take a trip north into a wild state filled with mountains, forests, roaming buffalo and so much American history that your family may feel it has stepped back in time. If you are looking for the perfect family vacation, it can be found in South Dakota.
Are you looking for a good weekend trip that includes both indoor and outdoor activities? Something to satisfy the history lovers and the nature lovers? It’s time to head east to Sallisaw, where you can explore both the great outdoors and our great state’s history!
MetroFamily Field Guides seize the learning opportunities that come along with family outings. A child’s educational journey extends way beyond the walls of a classroom and we encourage parents to take a leading role in ensuring learning success.