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50% Off Zoo Tour and Playtime with Baby Tiger

The Garold Wayne Interactive Zoological Park

Pauls Valley

$30 $15

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Exotic animals include lions, chimps, zebras, camels, and a baby tiger available for play sessions

50% Off Vineyard Tour and Wine Education Class

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Saint Jo

$30 $15

Groups learn about the crushing, vinification, and aging process of wine-making while in the vineyard

50% Off at Toy and Action Figure Museum

Toy and Action Figure Museum

Pauls Valley

$12 $6

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More than 13,000 collectibles––from Incredible Hulks and Millennium Falcons to Wonder Womans and Simpsons toys––celebrate the action figure

Up to 51% Off Winery Tour

North Texas Winery Tours

Downtown Mckinney

$99 $59

Five- to six-hour tours exploring local vineyards in the North Texas region.

55% Off Aerobatic Airplane Discovery Flight

Four Winds Aviation

McKinney

$400 $179

After you're strapped into the passenger seat, an experienced pilot performs barrel rolls and loops

Up to 51% Off Airplane Tour for Two

Dallas Fort Worth Air Tours

McKinney, TX Airport

$295 $145

A flight over Dallas provides views of lakes, parks, and skyscrapers

Up to 50% Entry to Heritage Farmstead Museum

Heritage Farmstead Museum

Plano

$10 $5

Docent leads groups through Victorian-era grounds that re-create turn-of-the-century Texas Blackland Prairie culture

50% Off Tour of Witherspoon Distillery

Witherspoon Distillery

Lewisville

$50 $27.50

Tour guides give folks behind-the-scenes look at how whiskey and rum are made

Up to 56% Off Lake Grapevine Segway Tour

Segway Grapevine

Grapevine

$65 $32

One-on-one instruction sets new riders at ease before groups set out to explore Lake Grapevine's off-road trails on Segway x2s

Up to 57% Off Ghost Tour

D'Vine Wine

Grapevine

$40 $19

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Attendees learn about Grapevine's haunted history on walking tour; includes glass of wine

55% Off Scavenger-Hunt Adventure Race

The Ultimate Urban Scavenger Race

Iron Cactus

$55 $25

Teams race to solve clues and strategize to win cash prizes and awards during urban race; music and drink specials at post-race party

Up to 46% Off Historic Tours from Segway Nation

Segway Nation

Segway Nation

$69 $37

Pick a historic segway tour, such as the extended Executive tour, in one of three Texas cities

Half Off at Frontiers of Flight Museum for 2 or 4

Frontiers of Flight Museum

Northwest Dallas

$16 $8

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Collection of aeronautic artifacts houses the Apollo 7 command module, Hindenburg salvage, and more than 30 vintage aircraft

Dallas Holocaust Museum

Dallas Holocaust Museum

Downtown Dallas

$16 $8

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As part of a mission to combat indifference, audio guides narrate three pivotal stories from April 19, 1943 amid historic artifacts

Up to 58% Off Admission to Old-Fashioned Fourth

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Cedars

$20 $9

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Festival recreates a Fourth of July celebration in Dallas set in the period from 1840 to 1910

African American Museum – Up to 45% Off Rodeo Admission

African American Museum

Fair Park

$20 $12

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A rodeo that helps celebrate the history of African American cowboys features bull riding, steer wrestling, and barrel racing

Up to 56% Off a Tour from Segway Fort Worth

Segway Fort Worth

Multiple Locations

$65 $35

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One-on-one instruction sets riders at ease before groups roll through the Botanical Gardens, Off Road Ranch Experience, or Trinity Trails

Up to 50% Off Planetarium Admission & Show

The Planetarium at UT Arlington

Arlington

$24 $12

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Audiences experience unforgettable stargazing & watch 360 degrees video on one of the largest dome screens in Texas.

International Museum of Cultures – Up to Half Off a Visit

International Museum of Cultures

Duncanville

$10 $5

More than 10 exhibits celebrate contemporary indigenous cultures while educating visitors about their history and challenges they face

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In 2000, the city of Pauls Valley hosted VISION 2010, a series of meetings where locals proposed goals they had for the next 10 years. When it came to creating new city attractions, the VISION 2010 turned to local toy designer and collector Kevin Stark. Five years later, one October 15, 2005, the Toy and Action Figure Museum welcomed its first visitors. Inside, more than 13,000 collectibles––from Incredible Hulks and Millennium Falcons to Wonder Womans and Simpsons toys––celebrate the art of the action figure.

For devotees of the Dark Knight, meanwhile, the "Batcave" traces the evolution of Batman figures, from Tim Burton's moody caped crusader to Christopher Nolan's even moodier caped crusader. Over in the playroom, youngsters can even dive deeper into make-believe by playing with toys and dressing up in a handful of costumes. Besides action figures, the museum houses The Oklahoma Cartoonist Collection, a retrospective of drawings by notable state artists such as Zack Mosley and Carole Bender.

111 S Chickasaw St.
Pauls Valley,
OK
US

McKinney, Texas’s Chestnut Square Historic Village recreates life from 1850-1930 on a campus that features six historic houses, a one-room schoolhouse, a chapel, and a general store. The surrounding buildings also include a blacksmith shop, a smoke house, and a chapel, all filled with period artifacts from the 19th century. Visit during a Living History Day to see costumed actors farming, baking, embroidering cushions, or tending to the old-fashioned gardens. Visitors can even step inside the old schoolhouse for a lesson on the region’s history or argue in favor of putting James A. Garfield on every piece of U.S. currency.

For a more in-depth look at the square, follow a guide on a daytime tour, which delves into the buildings’ pasts. On the Village’s haunted tours, you can try to catch a glimpse of an apparition with a lantern light. Patrons can get an additional taste of the past at the weekly farmers market, which showcases fresh vegetables and is visited by Chester the Cat, the square’s resident feline who normally hangs out at Dixie’s Store.

311 S Chestnut St
McKinney,
TX
US

To stroll the grounds of The Heritage Farmstead Museum is to walk into a living vestige of the past. A turn about the 4.5-acre property reveals a blacksmith shop and bookshelves filled with Victorian-era tomes. Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, these grounds are dedicated to preserving turn-of-the-century Texas Blackland Prairie culture.

The museum's rich history begins with businessman Hunter Farrell, who built the main house for his wife, Mary Alice, more than a century ago. Since being passed down the familial line, the property has been preserved and restored for the thousands of visitors who examine its artifacts, admire its architecture, and traverse its grounds each year. School programs, summer camps, and daily tours provide an immersive look into the lives of the people who populated the Plano area from 1890–1920, and a slew of rotating and permanent exhibits re-create such sites as a North Texas schoolhouse from 1895.

1900 W 15th St
Plano,
TX
US

While attending Austin College, two important things happened to Kirby and Kristi Carmichael: they fell in love with art, and with each other. When Kirby moved to Italy after graduation to expand his pottery education, Kristi followed. During that time, she discovered she had a knack for majolica painting––a craft that Renaissance-era artists used to decorate vases, jars, and plates, all of which Leonardo da Vinci invented. The couple realized they had a sturdy link between their talents, and eventually returned to the United States jobless, engaged, and ready to share what they'd learned.

In October 2005, the Carmichaels opened Quiggly's Clayhouse, where potters and painters alike have since been crafting masterpieces and sharpening their skills with lessons. The studio's flexible walk-in availability encourages artists to visit whenever inspiration strikes—be it for painting pottery, sculpting clay, fusing glass, or forging mosaics. Frequent themed events also bring groups together in the name of casual creativity, including adult wheel nights, ladies’ nights, and kids’ nights.

1344 E Belt Line Rd
Richardson,
TX
US

In 2007, the North Texas Event Center underwent a renovation that transformed a former call center into four fairytale ballrooms and a museum for classic cars. The gleaming Gull Wings, Alpha Romeos, and M6s catalyzed the project, as their owners sought a way to share their collections with the public. This desire dovetailed with the designs of city officials, who wanted to create an enduring cultural institution in Richardson and a way to see the cars without masquerading as stop signs. In order to realize this dream and reverse signs of aging in the 1980 building, contractors installed gleaming parquet floors valued at $2 million, and built out rooms with vaulted ceilings, broad stages, or bars. A crew of event planners oversees the chambers, which range from 1,883 to 14,000 square feet, and contain surprises such as 360 degrees of white drapes and a marble gazebo.

677 W Campbell Rd
Richardson,
TX
US

The Cavanaugh Flight Museum is a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational organization devoted to promoting aviation studies and to perpetuating America's aviation heritage.

4572 Claire Chennault St
Addison,
TX
US