If you’re a family with kids who love to post Instagram pictures of your outings or simply have cool memories of your family plans, these great spots in Dallas are sure to make the experience even more memorable.
From exotic animals to lovely backgrounds, this list is filled with unique and highly interesting places to have fun and snap some pics. Check out all these amazing options for spending a fun-filled day with your loved ones–just don’t forget the camera!

Where: 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas 75218, USA
Dates:Daily, 9 AM- 5 PM

The lovely Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Society is an amazing place to have as a background for your family pics.

You will find 66 acres of lush gardens and gorgeous vistas on the banks of White Rock Lake!

Where: 8380 Texas 121, Frisco, TX, USA
Dates:Monday- Friday 12 PM – 7 PM | Saturday 9 AM – 10 PM | Sunday 10 AM – 9 PM

Is there anything more instragrammable than a picture of your family literally flying?

Besides flying your body in a controlled manner within the safety of a wall-to-wall air chamber, you will have the best photos of the parent group!

Where: 1058 Park Road 59, Glen Rose, TX 76043, USA
Hours: Open Daily 9 AM to 5 PM.

Take a family pic with life-sized dinosaurs in the background and break the internet!

This prehistoric playground is a unique family experience with interactive exhibits and a dino-themed playground.

Where: 1989 Colonial Parkway, Fort Worth, Texas 76110, USA
Hours: 10 AM- 5 PM Monday – Friday | 10 AM- 6 PM Saturday & Sunday

We couldn’t leave this nationally acclaimed zoo out of the list, and that’s because a picture with any of the animals from the 500 species at the zoo beats every boring holiday ordinary pic!

Also, the Fort Worth Zoo supports wildlife conservation projects in more than 30 countries around the planet.

Where: 6911 Lemmon Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75209, USA
Dates:Monday- Saturday 10 AM- 5 PM | Sunday 1 PM- 5 PM

There are over 35,000 artifacts, historical galleries, and more to include in your family pictures at the Frontiers Of Flight Museum! 

The Museum welcomes visitors of all ages, adults, and kids, to enjoy the rich diversity of aviation and space flight history.

Where: 3601 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Dallas, Texas, USA
Dates:Open Wednesday-Sunday from 10 AM–5 PM | Final admission is sold at 4:15 PM

There are so many opportunities for lovely family pictures at Texas Discovery Gardens, including 7.5 acres of public gardens, a two-story Butterfly House, and a native Snakes of Texas House!

Where: 1801 N Griffin St, Dallas, TX, USA
Hours: Daily, 9 AM- 5 PM

The Dallas World Aquarium has plenty of photo ops that will make you the star of social networks!

Besides, it’s a place you will never forget! There are many unique exhibits and things to see and learn.

Where: Palo Duro Canyon State Park, State Highway Park Road 5, Canyon, TX, USA
Hours: Daily, 8 AM- 5 PM

Palo Duro is the second-largest canyon in the country and it lies in the heart of the Texas Panhandle. Do you need any other reason to visit and take awesome pics?

You can visit this breathtaking place with the family and explore the canyon by foot, mountain bike, horse, or car.

Where: 2299 County Road 2008, Glen Rose, TX, USA
Dates:Winter Hours: Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. – 3:29 p.m. | Cafe: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (grill off at 4 p.m.) | Nature Store: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Children’s Animal Center: Weekdays: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Weekends: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Park Closes: 5:30 p.m. | Spring/Summer/Fall Hours: Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. – 4:29 p.m. | Cafe: 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (grill off at 5 p.m.) | Nature Store: 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. | Children’s Animal Center: Weekdays: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Weekends: 10 a.m. – 5 pm

Take a leisurely guided tour at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center and meet some of your favorite animals.

See the giraffe’s long neck, let ostriches investigate you, and meet the kudu, cheetah, addax, and other exotic residents! 

Where: 1 Nature Place, McKinney, Texas 75069, USA

This 289-acre wildlife sanctuary is also a natural science museum and its primary purpose is to educate children about nature.

You will find many things and activities at The Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary, including exhibits, educational programs, summer camps, and many places to take the best family photo ever.