Southcentral USA Attractions
John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza was dedicated on June 24, 1970.
In 1984, a group of brave and loyal North Louisianans decided to take a stand. This group was tired of hearing: “You people in Shreveport are more like Texans than anything else. You’re hardly a part of Louisiana, at all.” So this daring group gathered in the Downtown Shreveport Unlimited office to organize their ranks and pay homage to the most cherished of Louisiana institutions – the crawfish boil! And this group wanted to make their crawfish boil the granddaddy of them all.
Wet ‘n’ Wild Water World is unique in that we have over 200 mature shade trees providing more square feet of shade per customer than any other water park in the world. Wet ‘n’ Wild also allows our guests to bring in their own food and drink, reflecting the enormous popularity of outdoor barbecuing in the area. <br> Wet ‘n’ Wild Water World is also the site of numerous musical festivals during the summer, from the Balloon fest over Memorial Day weekend to the Norteno festival in July to concerts + events in October. <br> In 2000 we added our longest slide to date: the thrilling Amazon, which cascades down from a 50 ft height through water curtains and dark twists and turns to land next to the Wild Island Wave Pool. Our newest ride, the Alien Vortex, is one of our fastest and thrilling rides; it is not for the faint of heart! <br> Over the 25 years of operation, the fun and excitement has proven addictive to not only our guests- but to us as well!
New shows debuting in 2012 include the outdoor country celebration "Made in America" and the rhythmic "Grease Monkeys" steel drum performance in front of Coasters Drive-In. Plus, Hoof-N-Woof Roundup adds a little surprise to their dog and pony show, and Charlie Brown takes the little ones on a jungle adventure! Don't forget all of our other Live Entertainment, including two shows in the Moulin Rouge theater and the dazzling Snoopy's Hot Summer Lights. Plus, you never know who you might run into on the midways in 2012!
Whether you just started climbing or have been at it for years, Summit has a membership for you. With every membership, members are entitled to unlimited climbing (for the duration of their membership).
Exposure Rock Climbing has the only USA Climbing nationally certified route setters in the state of Texas. <br> Why is it important to climb at a gym with Nationally Certified Route Setters? Because it's a gym that puts its climbers first, NOT the birthday parties or the church groups, but the climbers. Exposure is currently the only gym in the metroplex with a USA Climbing Nationally Certified Route Setter and has two of them (Kyle Clinkscales and Stan Borodyansky). <br> Exposure is located on Midway Road just north of Keller Springs Road near the Addison Airport.
Riddle's Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary was established by Scott and Heidi Riddle in 1990 on 330 acres in the Ozark Mountain foothills in Arkansas as a non-profit home for elephants needing one for any reason. This is the only internationally recognized sanctuary that accepts any elephant regardless of species, gender, or disposition.
Waterslides - NRH2O has three awesome body slides. Guests must be at least 48" tall to ride the body slides. <br><br> The Black Falls is a thrilling, enclosed slide that plummets riders through near-darkness to the water below. <br><br> The Great White is an open flume that is perfect for guests looking for a calmer ride. The Blue Twister is a twisting, turning ride that is totally enclosed. <br><br> NRH2O also has three exciting double rider innertube slides. <br><br> The Double Dipper, our double rider innertube slide, is perfect for parents who wish to ride with their children. Its twisting turns and sloping drops make this one of our most popular slides. <br><br> Purplepalooza! A totally enclosed, totally tubular, double rider slide. <br><br> The Green Extreme is a seven story tall waterslide with 1,161 feet of twists and turns! Guests must be at least 42" tall to ride the Green Extreme.
From Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day, Bahama Beach offers the best family waterpark value in the metroplex. Conveniently located only ten minutes south of downtown Dallas, you can get away from it all without ever leaving town. We have everything from 45 foot tall slides for the big kids and adults who are young at heart, to an interactive water playground with a 1000 gallon dumping bucket for the little ones. And for those who want to kick back and relax, grab a tube, wade into one of two zero depth entry beaches, and take a float down the lazy river. Plenty of shade, reservable private cabanas, and a concession stand to satisfy all of your summertime cravings tops it all off. So bring the whole family and make a day of it at Bahama Beach Waterpark!
Cross of our Lord Jesus Christ Ministries and the marvelous story of what God is doing through this 19 story cross located on Interstate 40 at Groom, Texas. Construction of the cross frame was done in two shops in Pampa, Texas by more than 100 welders and erected in July of 1995. Truly, all things are possible for those who believe.
Visit Africa – in the picturesque Texas Hill Country. Home to over 50 species of animals from all over the world, Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch allows you to explore the wilds of many continents a little closer to home.
Dallas Cowboys Gameday is the team's official glossy souvenir program. This one-of-a-kind collector's item features player profiles, in-depth stories and stadium information as well as rosters and opponent previews. Sold only through the Dallas Cowboys organization, Gameday sales are subject to early sellout. Guests can find this program at the stadium pro shop or merchandise stands.
Committed to bringing you the best in golf, games, go-karts, bumper boats, service and great food too. It's the perfect place to get away, great for everything from Birthday Parties and Corporate Outing."
ARG is Austin's ONLY dedicated rock climbing company and offers the most comprehensive climbing lessons and services available.
A one-of-a-kind Texas theme park founded in 1992 with a single goal: to be the most extreme amusement park in the world. Eighteen years later, that’s exactly what we are! Zero Gravity boasts five high-intensity thrill attractions, including such rarities as the Nothin’ but Net free-fall attraction. Our rides are popular amongst singles, couples and families, as well as corporate and leisure groups.<br> Zero Gravity is proud to boast a perfect safety record. We have gone to tremendous lengths to ensure the safety of our guests, and we enforce our safety restrictions vigorously
Site of the 1936 Texas Centennial Exposition, Fair Park boasts the world’s largest collection of Art Deco exhibit buildings, art and sculpture. Fair Park is the only intact and unaltered pre-1950s world fair site remaining in the United States – with an extraordinary collection of 1930s art and rchitecture. Today, the 277-acre park and its cultural, educational and sports facilities play host to more than seven million annual visitors.
Located on 80 acres at I-10 and Highland Road in Baton Rouge, LA right next to Blue Bayou Water Park, Dixie Landin' is an Amusement Park designed for the entire family! <br> Dixie Landin' contains 26 rides, 10 games and much, much more. We have retail shops for you to pick up souvenir t-shirts, hats, cups and many more items to bring home. Dixie also has a large variety of food items.
At Silver Dollar City, you'll discover the best Branson shows, attractions, and entertainment. We offer the convenience of special 3 day, 2 night Getaway Packages at select hotels in and near Branson. Select from a variety of Seasonal Packages to build your perfect Branson vacation.
DynoRock has over 16,000 square feet of indoor climbing space. The walls are 25 feet high and are designed to hold many climbers at once. There’s even over 2,000 square feet dedicated to bouldering. Feel free to bring friends, there’s plenty of room. <br> DynoRock will go out of its way to make sure your visit is not what you expected. You’ll always find helpful, well-trained DynoRock Staff to greet you and answer all your questions. You’ll always find the equipment and ropes are in top shape, and lots of extras, from pre-printed birthday party invitations to simple suggestions on how to conquer that hard route.
White Water Bay is Oklahoma's refreshing tropical oasis. Take a break from the blistering heat and cool off in Castaway Creek, shoot down Cannonball Falls or dare to brave the Acapulco Cliff Dive. White Water Bay this is why summer was invented.
The purpose of the David Traylor Zoo is the creation of an environment which provides an opportunity of cultural enrichment for the community and surrounding area while fulfilling the Zoo's obligations to conservation, education and recreation.
Take a journey into the swamplands of Louisiana! Honey Island Swamp Tours has provided unique, interpretative boat tours since 1982.
city traces its roots back to 1905 with the arrival of its founder William B. Strang Jr., who platted subdivisions, including one named "Overland Park," along a military roadway.<br> Strang envisioned a self-sustaining, well planned "park-like" community that had strong commerce, quality education, vibrant neighborhoods, convenient transportation and accommodating recreational facilities - all amenities that today, make Overland Park one of the best places to live and grow up.