Quality Indoor Fun with the Family in Arlington

November 11th, 2021 by

Indoor Family Destinations in Arlington


Finding ways to enjoy quality time with the family and kids is hard enough without winter weather coming through. But this can really hinder your good times, if you don’t have a plan in place. Even in North Texas, you’ll find it difficult to navigate outdoor activities throughout the winder, so it’s important to have an arsenal of ideas that keep the family engaged while inside.

If you’re chomping at the bit to get out of the house for good, wholesome fun, consider some of these best places in Arlington to find family friendly activities and events.

UTA Planetarium

The University of Texas at Arlington Planetarium offers fun and education, with exciting presentations about the stars and our solar system, as well as an opportunity to ask questions. There are also featured movies shown in the dome with surround video and surround sound.

Free Play Arcade

If you miss ‘old school arcades’, look no further than Free Play Arcade. They have retro arcade games like Pac-Man and Space Invaders, as well as pinball machines. Play what you want, as long as you want, for one entrance fee. Note that, while family-friendly, there are regulations to late hours and children.

K1 Speed

For speed and adventure, head over to K1 Speed, where indoor karting makes it a fun activity any day, regardless of weather. Best of all, the karts here are all electric, meaning no emissions and no need for heavy ventilation. The indoor air is clean, and the kart performance is stellar.

River Legacy Living Science Center and Park

The River Legacy Living Science Center and Park offer both indoor and outdoor fun, which makes it great whether it’s raining or sunny. The science center has interactive environmental exhibits, aquariums, terrariums, and a gift shop, as well as nature trails and a pond. The park includes 8 miles of paved trails, picnic areas, pavilions, playgrounds, canoe launches, and river overlooks.

Alley Cats Entertainment

Alley Cats Entertainment is an enormous complex with all the fun and games you can imagine. Choose from bowling, putt-putt golf, laser tag, rock climbing, and batting cages. If you visit the location in Hurst, you also get go karts and other rides. For the whole family, find food and drink, and for adults, check out the bar.

Great Family Vehicles from Mitsubishi

The best way to assure you keep up with your family activities is to have a reliable family vehicle to get to all of your local Arlington destinations. At Clay Cooley Mitsubishi of Arlington, we have a broad range of new Mitsubishi cars and SUVs that can meet your needs. Take a look at some options you have below:

  • The Mitsubishi Outlander is a compact SUV that still has plenty of room for the whole family while remaining very cost efficient in multiple ways. Fuel mileage is excellent (24mpg city/31mpg highway), and the starting price is just $26,095.
  • With the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, you get a quality compact SUV that is roomy for you and the kids without the high price of some larger vehicles at the gas pump. Get 26 city/29 highway mpg, and keep the expense down with a starting MSRP of $23,695.

Don’t get worn down with cold, wet weather keeping you indoors. There are plenty of ways to get out and about with indoor entertainment opportunities in and around Arlington. And make your first stop Clay Cooley Mitsubishi of Arlington, where you can find a new Mitsubishi family vehicle or choose from tons of used vehicles that accommodate your needs.

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