Texas Theme Parks

Texans pride themselves on making everything bigger than it has to be. That certainly is the case when it comes to theme parks. Texas is home to some of the biggest and best parks and rides in the country.

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    Fiesta Texas

    Six Flags Fiesta Texas
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    San Antonio's Six Flags Fiesta Texas offers the only "floorless" roller coaster in the southwest, plus over 100 rides, shows, a waterpark and more. To take in everything Fiesta Texas has to offer, visitors usually have to spend more than one day at this popular theme park. 

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    Shamu Express
    Courtesy of SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, Inc.

    Marine life shows and displays, adventure camps, thrilling rides, a water park and more await you at SeaWorld San Antonio and have combined to make SeaWorld one of the most popular tourist attractions in the Lone Star State.

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    Funtrackers Family Fun Center

    Funtrackers Family Fun Center
    Courtesy of Funtrackers Family Fun Center

    Funtrackers Family Fun Center in Corpus Christi offers entertainment for the whole family, including an arcade, mechanical bull, bumper boats, go carts, kiddie rides and more. Funtrackers Family Fun Center is a great option for filling out an evening after spending the day on one of Corpus Christi's many amazing beaches. 

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    Western Playland
    Courtesy of Western Playland
    Don't let the name fool you, Western Playland is actually much more modern-day amusement park than Old West playground. And, El Paso's premier theme park is home to some of the best rides and attractions in the Southwest.
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    Six Flags Over Texas
    Courtesy of Six Flags

    Open year around, Six Flags Over Texas is one of Texas' original theme parks and offers rides, shows, and more to Dallas area residents and visitors. Anyone who enjoys theme parks must visit the "original" Six Flags Over Texas theme park. 

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    Wonder World Park

    Wonder World Park
    Courtesy of Wonder World Park

    Incorporating a natural cave formed by an earthquake along the Balcones Fault Line, Wonder World Park offers cave tours, educational earthquake programs, a wildlife park, train rides and many more activities for the whole family.