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5 Virtual Screams From Six Flags Over Texas and Hurricane Harbor

No doubt about it, Arlington is a great place to be if you’re an adrenaline junkie or thrill seeker. In fact, between the out-of-this-world rides and slides at Six Flags Over Texas and Hurricane Harbor (did you know that there are more than 70 altogether?), it’s fair to say that Arlington is the “scream capital” of Texas—and we’re dang proud of it…

Spring Break Preview for Six Flags Over Texas

It’s not Christmas, but it is the most wonderful time of the year….for kiddos. That’s right, Spring Break! And what is the perfect companion to no homework? A trip to Six Flags Over Texas, of course, to enjoy great food, family entertainment and Texas-sized thrills. Arlington is centrally located in the region, so we are perfect for a quick weekend…

Six Flags Over Texas: Now Open Year-Round, Top 5 Things To-Do

Get your fill of screams and thrills all year long at Six Flags Over Texas! The park will be open every weekend for 2020, so you don’t have to wait until Spring Break for your adrenaline rush. There’s just something about Six Flags, whether it’s a family trip or a friend outing, that guarantees a good time in Arlington. Be sure to save on your trip…

El Diablo: Wicked New Thrills at Six Flags Over Texas

Six Flags Over Texas just unleashed their latest and greatest ride – El Diablo, the world’s tallest loop roller coaster. Towering above us at 100 feet, the devilish new attraction was intimidating to say the least. We got a sneak preview of the thrill ride and here’s the verdict. At first glance, the simple circular design seems like no biggie –…

Four Great DFW Spring Break Staycation Ideas – Part One

Growing up in Arlington, I loved the visits to Six Flags Over Texas and other local destinations my mom organized each spring break—and I also looked forward to our annual spring break excursion to The Galleria in Dallas, which included ice skating with my little brother and lunch at the legendary Highland Park Cafeteria. The Galleria outing…

What's Happening Spring 2019 in Arlington

Cool events in Arlington? Sure, we’ve got a cram-packed calendar of some of the biggest and best events on the planet. Depending on when you visit, you might have the chance to experience an Opening Day at Globe Life Park, a nail-biting game at AT&T Stadium, Spring Break at Six Flags Over Texas, or the all new KAABOO music and arts festival! Mark…

Arlington Tourism: Then & Now

Arlington has changed considerably over the years, evolving from a small cotton-ginning and farming community to one of the largest cities in Texas. But if there’s one aspect of life in Arlington that’s remained consistent, it’s tourism, which has long played an important role in the Arlington story, growing in size and stature along with Arlington…

5 Fun Things for Teenagers to Do in Arlington.

This blog was written by Haneen E., AISD Richard Greene Scholar. Please see author bio below for more information. Come Summer, teenagers are always looking for something exciting and stimulating to do. Luckily, Arlington offers many different activities that are safe, fun, and affordable. These locations allow teenagers to interact with their…

Holiday in the Park 2017: 4 Reasons to Go and 3 Things to Know

Six Flags Over Texas is a pretty special place on just about any day of the year—but it becomes extra magical during Holiday in the Park, a dazzling experience of lights, music, food, and fun that’s long been a “don’t miss” on the list of things to do for the holidays in DFW. If this is your first year to check out the excitement or it’s been a…