- TripBuzz found 381 things to do with kids in or near Richardson, Texas, including 360 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Dallas, Irving, Frisco and Plano.
- From Crowley Park to Heights Family Aquatic Center, the Richardson area offers 92 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Theaters, Movie Theaters and Bowling.
- An upscale community, Richardson is an outlining suburb of Dallas. Home to many businesses, some residents commute to Dallas while others work right in Richardson. The city also features an historic downtown district with quaint retail shops and several ethnic restaurants. Finally, a performing arts center provides for live entertainment including theater and musical concerts.
Featuring machines that accept nickels, visitors at NickelRama can choose from a variety of pinball machines and arcade games. The venue recently installed 4 Supershot machines where visitors can shoot baskets with basketballs.
Many of the buildings in downtown Plano were constructed in the early 1890s after a fire almost destroyed the area. Today, visitors find a specialty retail district composed of antique stores and gift and clothing boutiques, along with government offices.
At the Interurban Railway Museum, visitors can tour a railway post train car to learn about how mail moved on trains, see advertising from the early 1900s, and learn more about the people who lived in the area during the early 1900s. Visitors can also see a model railroad.
TopGolf Dallas uses microchipped golf balls to score players on the driving range, as they try to get their balls as close as possible to the targets. Beginners and skilled golfers will both find challenges, and the destination includes a restaurant and bar.
A discount movie theater with ten auditoriums, Cinemark Movies 10 displays second-run movies using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers self-service ticketing, a game room and a concession area with food and drinks.
Grand and historic, Plaza Theater is home of the Granville Arts Center. Throughout the year, this venue hosts a number of theatrical and musical performances. Free movies and community events are also often held at this locale.
At Garland Summer Musicals, visitors can see an assortment of classic musical reproductions, from the works of Gershwin to The King and I. The performers are part of a semi-professional theater group that is part of an educational program.
Featuring three regulation golf courses, Firewheel Golf Park offers 63 holes of golf with lakes, bunkers and trees. The park has a clubhouse, a restaurant with a patio and an open-air facility suitable for private events and celebrations.
As a gymnastics facility, Rogue Athletics has amenities like a foam cube pit, trampolines, bars, and beams for visitors to use. Some of the classes that children can enroll in are tumbling, cheer prep, and acrobatics training.