Visiting Central Texas: A Place to Bring out the Kid in You

Trying to find your inner kid again? Taking a trip to Texas can help you do just that! Central Texas has so many things to see and do that are geared to bring out the kid in everyone. When planning your next trip to Texas, keep these few distinctively Texan places in mind.

Ever aspire to be an astronaut? Well even if it was a pipe dream, taking time to enjoy the Johnson Space Center will help you fulfill your childhood fantasies. On your visit, you will walk through the history of the NASA Space programs both past and present. Whether you participate in the Kids Space Place, take a stroll through the Astronaut Gallery or enjoy time in the Blast Off Theater there is something fun for everyone. “Ground Control” is also another place that you won’t want to miss on your visit! If you time your visit right, you might even be lucky enough to actually see a real shuttle launch.

What is more kid like than enjoying a water park? Well, look no further than Schiltterbahn Water Parks. Not sure if you will be in the vicinity, no worries, there are three separate park locations around Central Texas! Each location has a distinctively different setting to enjoy and is the perfect Family destination. You can find a water park located in the historic New Braunfels; one located in South Padre Island that boasts a beach and one in Galveston. The original water park in New Braunfels has miles of tubing adventures, 17 different slides to enjoy and seven different children’s areas. If you are looking for something a little beachier, go south and enjoy some time at South Padre Island’s Schiltterbahn Beach Water Park. This setting is more of a tropical beach setting that will provide a great backdrop for fun. There are beaches and boardwalks, giant sandcastles and four water coasters to enjoy! If you are looking for something that you can do year round or no matter the weather then a visit to Schiltterbahn Galveston island resort is in order. You will be able to enjoy this indoor, climate controlled Water Park year round having fun on the beach splashing away in one of the many kids’ areas or slipping and sliding down one of the many slides. Now it is up to you to make the decision which Schiltterbahn Water Park fits your need. Visit one or all, Schiltterbahn‘s is THE place for kids of all ages.

Your inner kid would be quite upset if you did not stop at Sea World in San Antonio on your visit. Where else could you enjoy rides galore, catch a show and view sea animals. The Busch Corporation certainly hit the nail on the head with Sea World. For the more adventurous kid, there are awesome roller coaster type rides to enjoy. For the more laid back kid, there are games a huge lagoon to enjoy, and 20 plus shows to delight and educate you. Don’t forget to see the famous Shamu the whale doing his tricks. For some more laughs a visit to the Sea Lion Comedy Show will delight you with their antics, and you might even be able to get up close and personal with them.

Take some time to let your inner kid out while visiting Central Texas and you will not be disappointed. Whether you are traveling with a 2 year old or a 50 year old kid, there is something for everyone to enjoy. So come out and play with us on your next visit to Central Texas.