A tropical-themed paradise, it features waterslides, interactive "Kiddie Park," Lazy River floating stream, Tidal Wave pool and more. Open during summer months; call ahead to confirm hours. Admission charge. 1000 Central Freeway East. 940/322-5500. www.castawaycovewaterpark.com.
This is the historic home of community leader, Frank Kell. Its original 19th-century furnishings include a player baby grand piano, hand-stenciled decorations and changing exhibits. Open 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Thu.–Tue. and 2–4 p.m. Sat.–Sun. 900 Bluff St. 940/723-2712. www.wichita-heritage.org
The center was originally built as a public library in 1917 by Joseph Kemp as a gift for his wife. It includes permanent and rotating exhibits. The Art on the Green garden features permanent and changing sculptures. Open 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon.–Fri. and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. 1300 Lamar. No admission cha...
On gently rolling open plains, this 16,400-acre lake brings an influx of anglers, boaters, and swimmers. Includes campsites, boat ramp, an 18-hole disc golf course, trails, and an and active prairie dog town. Admission and camping fees. About 15 miles south of Wichita Falls via U.S. 281 south, F....
This 1919 building was built, according to legend, as a result of stock fraud. It is said that the architect presented the plans in square inches, instead of feet. When completed, the building measured 10 feet wide, 18 feet deep and 30 feet tall. 511 Seventh St. at LaSalle.
Displays feature petroleum, Western heritage, more than 500 hats, and a large military collection. Open 10 a.m.–noon and 1–4 p.m. Tue.–Fri. and 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Sat. 720 Indiana. Auxiliary site: rare Curtis JN4 aircraft ("Jenny") from World War I in flying condition at Call Field Memorial Museum. 9...
A collection of vintage rail cars, includes MK&T diesel switch engine, Texas & Pacific Pullman car, World War II troop sleepers, Fort Worth & Denver baggage car and post office car and a Burlington coach "Silver Falls." Open noon–4 p.m. Sat. 500 Ninth St. 940/723-2661. www.wfrrm.com.
This environmental education center features a wetland pond, bird habitat, and a one-mile interpretive nature trail. One-half mile of the nature trail is wheelchair-accessible. Open 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon.–Fri., 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Sat. and noon–4 p.m. Sun. Admission charge. 940/767-0843. www.riverbendnatu...
Ruby N. Priddy Butterfly Conservatory is a 7,000-square-foot glass structure that features native wildflowers, shrubs and trees and hundreds of native and migratory species of butterflies.
In North Texas near the Texas-Oklahoma state line on I-44 (Central Freeway), one of the 12 Texas Travel Information Centers operated by the Texas Department of Transportation for the convenience of the traveling public. Open 8 a.m.–5 p.m. daily, but beginning the Friday before Memorial Day–Labor ...
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