Sleep Inn Maingate Six Flags
750 Six Flags Dr.
Arlington, TX 76011
Phone: (817) 649-1010
Fax: (817) 649-8811
Often referred to as "The Entertainment Capital of Texas," Six Flags offers 200 acres (809,371 square meters) of rides, shows and attractions. For many years, this family amusement park has delighted Texans and others from around the world. Ride the 109-foot-tall (33 meters) "Batman the Ride," which travels up to 50 miles per hour (80 kilometers per hour) and watch stuntmen perform as Wild West gunslingers in an action-filled street shootout. Rates vary during the winter months. The park is usually closed between early January and early March, reopens daily for two weeks in March, and then opens on weekends until the area schools let out in late May. Phone ahead or visit the website to check on any schedule changes.
Known as the record holder for the biggest haunted house according to the Guinness Book of World Records, the Boneyard Haunted House is definitely a place worth checking out. Step in and prepare for some serious thrills and chills.
Dr. Robert Cluck Linear Park is an expanse of wooded areas, trails and wetlands. The Johnson Creek flows through the park, adding to its beauty. Come here for a picnic or simply a stroll in the woods.
Enjoy championship putting courses and state-of-the-art game rooms while visiting this wonderful family amusement venue that also features a number one go-cart race track, a nine cage batting range, and a full concession area.
The stadium of the Dallas Cowboys, the city's NFL team, is a beautiful, state-of-the-art facility that was officially completed on May 29, 2009. It replaced the open-air Texas Stadium. Designed by a Dallas-based architectural firm, AT&T Stadium can seat up to 100,000 people, and is one of the world's largest domed stadiums. A wide array of concessions, souvenirs and amenities are available, and the stadium even has its own art gallery. Fans of football will definitely want to catch a game at this stadium.
The Arlington City Hall is the venue where different departments of the local government of Arlington, Texas convene. You can visit the hall on Mondays and Fridays.
The Main Library houses such reading, educational and reference materials as newspapers, books on tape and CDs, magazines, DVDs, cassettes, Internet access, and phone books. Other branches in Grand Prairie can be found inside the Bowles Life Center and at 760 Bardin Road.
Located north of Six Flags on Green Oaks Boulevard in Arlington, this park offers something for everyone. There are areas for hiking, biking and inline skating. Four miles of paved trails wind in and out of the playground and greenbelt areas of this 958-acre (388-hectare) park. Eventually, Arlington hopes to connect this park to Dallas and Fort Worth via the Trinity River trail. Each Saturday, the River Legacy Park sponsors a guided trail hike. The River Legacy Living Science Center gives presentations on nature to promote ecological appreciation.
An interactive water park located just south of Jefferson and west of Beltline behind Charley Taylor Recreation Center, Splash Factory Outdoor Water Playground features age-specific play areas which include a water wall, ground sprays, a magic touch water gun, spray cannons and power geysers.
Randol Mill Park has the facilities for a range of activities such as a fishing pond, a skate park, a few baseball fields, trails to walk along and more. The park also has an aquatic center which is surrounded by a wooded area.
This site was once part of the extensive land holdings of Colonel Middleton Tate Johnson, founder of the site for Fort Worth. Johnson County is named after him and he is buried here.
CityChapel Grand Prairie is a local chapel serving as a religious site since 2004.