DFW adventure guide: how to put a fun spin on an ordinary day


The snack bar at Interskate in Lewisville is filled with different snacks to eat while you take a break from roller-blading. The rink includes LED lights and a DJ. Photo by Tara Ansari

Dallas and its surrounding cities are filled with many adventurous things to do with friends and family. Here is a list to give you some ideas on how to spend your weekends:


Summit Climbing

Enjoy a day rock climbing with your friends at Summit Gym; day passes are only $15 per person.

Located at 1040 Mustang Dr, Grapevine, TX 76051


Studio Movie Grill

Catch dinner and a movie at Studio Movie Grill; their menu can be found on the website, as well as the showtimes of the newest films to hit the silver screen.

Located at 1600 S Stemmons Fwy, Lewisville, TX 75067


Interskate Roller Rink

Enjoy a day of rollerskating at Interskate Roller Rink. The rink includes a DJ, LED lights and a snack bar.

Located at 1408 TX-121 BUS, Lewisville, TX 75067


The Escape Room Dallas

Join a real life adventure designed for small groups of friends or families, solving puzzles to find your way out of rooms such as “The classroom” or the “Bank.”

Located at 1565 W Main St #495, Lewisville, TX 75067


Group Dynamix

This arena includes indoor ziplining, dodgeball, rock climbing and more athletic activities.

Located at 1100 Venture Ct #120, Carrollton, TX 75006


Hiking tour from Lone Star Adventure Sports

The company provides a guided hiking tour through the wooded trails of Grapevine Lake.

Located at Rockledge Park, 3600 Pilot Point, Grapevine, TX 76051


Amazing Jake’s

This facility is home to indoor rock climbing, laser tag, go-cart races and arcade games. Amazing Jake’s has an all you can eat pizza buffet as well, making it a fantastic way for friends or families to spend an entire day.

Located at Collin Creek Mall, 831 N Central Expy, Plano, TX 75075


Louis Tussaud Wax Museum

Filled with wax figures of your favorite Hollywood celebrities, this museum is a great opportunity for photos.

Located at 601 E Palace Pkwy, Grand Prairie, TX 75050


Texas Musician Museum

This gallery features pictures and artifacts of your favorite artists. The museum also hosts live performances on select days.

Located at 222 E Irving Blvd, Irving, TX 75060


Founder’s Plaza DFW

Watch airplanes land just a few feet in front of you when you go to Founder’s Plaza, near the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.

Located at 1700 N Airfield Dr, Grapevine, TX 76051


Painting with a Twist

A unique approach to an art studio, this location offers painting classes with a teacher. Bring a friend or a significant other and have a relaxing day filled with art.

Located at 825 W Royal Ln #220, Irving, TX 75039