Even though the weather hasn’t felt very “wintery” around Central Texas this year, there are still plenty of ways to have some winter fun with the family. Create memories this winter with the whole family at these favorite Austin, Texas attractions.
Austin, Texas is the live music capitol of the world. Families love taking in a show at the Paramount Theater. The timeless Paramount Theater just celebrated it's 100 year anniversary. The Paramount Theater has treated audiences to an assortment of entertainers, and has no shortage of options to choose from.
Kids love to play tag. So why not take them to Blazer Tag, a high-tech form of laser tag. With three stories of ramps and towers, the Blazer Tag arena is the largest in Texas. Team up or split up and settle the score between family members.
Bullock Texas State History Museum
There is no shortage of family museums in Austin. One of the best is the Bullock Texas State History Museum. This museum tells the story of Texas with its exciting exhibits, photographs, and rare artifacts. The about the reassembled shipwreck La Belle, or if watching the latest movie on the biggest screen in Texas is your family's thing, buy tickets to the IMAX theater located at the museum.
Austin Rock Gym
Get the family's hearts pumping at the Austin Rock Gym. Rock climbing is a cross between athleticism and problem-solving. Children have a natural propensity for climbing; give them a chance to hone their skills. Austin Rock Gym is for both beginners and advanced rock climbers.
The Austin Aquarium is a family favorite. Kids and adults alike love all the sea creatures. The aquarium is interactive, allowing families to touch the various sea life as well as feed the fish.
The Jumpoline Park is the perfect place to stretch their legs and get it out of their systems. Jumpoline Park is geared more toward the kids, but the parents can jump too!
The Thinkery is where science meets hands-on fun. The Thinkery delights children's minds as they interact with the highly educational programs and exhibits. Learn the science involved in cooking, aerodynamics, engineering, and technology. Spark the family's imagination and maybe ignite the mind of your child into being a future scientist.
Take your loose change and family to Arcade UFO. They have the latest "Japanese-style" arcade games and specialize in music and combat games. Challenge each other to the most recent fighting games or compete for greatness with their music based games. http://arcadeufo.com/
Texas State Capitol
No family in Austin should miss the Texas State Capitol. See the pride of Texas. The grandiose Capitol building sits on meticulously cared for grounds and will elicit pride from any American old and young. Learn the history of Texas and Texas legislation. Guided tours are free!
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