- TripBuzz found 57 things to do with kids in or near Fort Hood, Texas, including 53 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Temple, Belton, Killeen and Salado.
- From 1st Cavalry Division Horse Cavalry Detachment Stables to 1st Cavalry Division Museum, the Fort Hood area offers 50 different types of family activities, including: Military Museums, Recreation Centers, Horseback Riding and Parks.
- A military post in Killeen, Fort Hood, TX is located between Austin and Waco, only 60 miles from each. The fort was initially created as an open expanse of land to be used for tank destroyer training and testing. Fort Hoods hosts many events annually, one of which is one of the largest firework displays in the country on the 4th of July.
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Visitors can watch a live, historical Civil War reenactment of a mounted cavalry at the 1st Cavalry Division Horse Cavalry Detachment Stables. Kids are encouraged to have their pictures taken on the horse mannequin on the grounds.
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The 1st Cavalry Division Museum is a museum detailing the lives of the earliest horse soldier regiments up until the formation of the 1st Cavalry Division in 1921. The museum is known for its 'Soldier of the 80's exhibit.
The Belton Lake Outdoor Recreational Area is a location that offers a number of recreational amenities to its visitors. These include lake access, horseback riding and lessons, and an RV/Campground area, among others.
The Third Cavalry Museum provides a look at the history of one of the Army's most unique regiments. It is a large campus that includes outdoor equipment displays, a children's exhibit and the Third Calvary Association gift shop.
GarQuest Bowfishing specializes in guided freshwater bowfishing tours and day trips throughout the region. They also offer equipment to rent or purchase, as well as offering instructional classes in learning this method to catch large lake and stream fish.
Part of the Regal Entertainment Group, the Hollywood Theatres in Killeen, Texas feature movies in IMAX and 3D formats as well as comfortable, reclining seats. Trailer previews for featured movies can be accessed online.
A 14-screen movie theater, Regal Killeen Stadium 14 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers stadium seating, self-service and mobile ticketing, a game room and a snack bar.