Looking to enjoy a staycation this Spring Break? There is so much stuff to do nearby, but you can also have a great time getting out of the area and checking out someplace new for the day. Below are some spots to consider, have any to add?

In-Sync Exotics

In-Synch Exotics
Wylie, TX
A non-profit refuge for exotic cats. Take a self-guided tour on weekends. Open daily March 7-11 from 11am-5pm

Visit Waco 
Cameron Park Zoo
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum
Dr. Pepper Museum

Visit Jefferson
Jefferson Museum – model train and artifacts
Turning Basin Riverboat Tours
Tour Caddo Lake

Visit Fort Worth

Great Wolf Lodge
Grapevine, TX
Spend the night and enjoy their 84-degree indoor water park

Six Flags Over Texas
Arlington, TX
Opens March 5th

Sharkarosa Wildlife Ranch
Pilot Point, TX
A non-profit animal rescue, you can visit on weekends. Tram rides, presentations, petting zoo and more. Get half-off with this Groupon deal.

Northeast Texas Children’s Museum
Commerce, TX
Ideal for ages 2-10

Visit Glen Rose
Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
Take your own vehicle through their 9½ mile Scenic Drive or take a guided tour. You can feed the animals on the our. Children’s Animal Center where you can walk around and see the animals.
Dinosaur Valley State Park
Find dinosaur tracks, camp, picnic, hike, mountain bike, swim and fish in the river, watch for wildlife, look for a geocache, ride your horse, or visit our interpretive center.
Dinosaur World
With over 20-acres to explore, you will find yourself wandering amongst some of the most feared predators ever to walk the planet. Dinosaur World offers a unique, natural setting featuring a lush garden setting and paved walkways where you will encounter a wide variety of dinosaurs representing many diverse and unusual species.