Six Flags Over Texas

Six Flags Over Texas is located just outside of Dallas and is a great addition to any vacation whether it is a family vacation or otherwise. Offering a thrill a minute, the 212-acre park in Arlington is jam packed with fun rides, towering roller coasters, and fun for the whole family.

If you're looking for adventure, you'll find it all over the park. Perhaps the greatest thrills are found once you strap into Batman the Ride, offering a top speed of 50 mph and 11-story-tall loops. Thrills and chills are waiting with Superman: Tower of Power. Once you reach the top, an impressive 32 stories in the air, the views of Dallas and Forth Worth will take your breath away before the massive drop elevates your heart rate. Other rides are more suited to younger visitors, especially those at Looney Toons USA. The Silver Star Carousel is a relaxing ride for visitors of all ages.

The rides are just the beginning of the fun at Six Flags Over Texas. Lingering after sunset affords you the chance to see Glow in the Park. The light and sound show features energetic music and amazing light effects. Throughout the day, you'll have the chance to meet your favorite characters from Looney Toons and the Justice League or catch Pure Country Radio at Crystal Pistol Music Hall.

Throughout the year, the park plays hosts to a variety of special events, including music festivals and special spring break hours. A celebration of Latino culture happens every April, complete with traditional foods, costumes, and music. May brings a Texas History Day and special fun workshops for students. The entire month of October transforms the park into a thrilling experience with Fright Fest. Holiday in the Park arrives at Thanksgiving, bringing special festive shows and holiday treats.

While many people purchasing Six Flags Over Texas tickets living in Dallas or Fort Worth, plenty of people plan a vacation around their trip to the theme park. Several major cities are located within a three-hour drive: Austin, Shreveport, and Oklahoma City are within 200 miles, while Houston clocks in at 265 miles away.

If you're planning to make a vacation out of it, a variety of hotels near Six Flags Dallas will provide you with a place to relax for the night. If you choose one of the cheap hotels, you'll find a comfortable place to relax without paying fortune. When you factor in free breakfast and kid-friendly swimming pools, you'll add some real value to your vacation packages.

Six Flags Over Texas is open almost all year, so you can plan vacations for a time that's convenient for you. Even though the park does not shut down for the winter, the hours are limited when the weather is colder. This is an excellent time to find discounts for Six Flags Over Texas.

You can also save with free refills, available with souvenir sports bottles, popcorn buckets, and cotton candy. For one low price in the beginning, you'll have the chance to stop for a snack anytime you need a break.

Discounts for Six Flags Over Texas are also available with season passes. The price of these Six Flags Over Texas tickets costs the same as one-day admission. It makes a lot of sense to go for a pass that entitles you entry to Six Flags Over Texas and all of the other the Six Flags parks. For a few bucks more, you can upgrade to a pass that comes with hundreds of dollars of park discounts.

If you join the frequent visitors' club, you'll find a bunch of rewards in your inbox that accumulate after a visit to the park, including free drinks, passes to skip the line, even Six Flags Over Texas tickets for friends.

Combination tickets with neighboring Hurricane Harbor are another way to find discounts for Six Flags Over Texas. With unlimited access to both Arlington theme parks, you'll have the chance to enjoy the roller coasters, water slides, and all of the other cool things to do at the parks. Hurricane Harbor is open from May through September, when the temperature is best suited for water park fun.

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