Texas Playground Pit Stops for Kids

Traveling with my kids is probably my greatest enjoyment in life. I have made it my mission to create memories that will help them develop from crazy, rambunctious little humans to well-rounded adults. I jokingly call them “college essay memories.” Between you and me, traveling with kids is exhausting. Sometimes the only thing I can do to maintain everyone’s sanity is to pull over to the nearest playground and let them run out their energy. But considering all the planning that goes into an RV trip, finding a playground can turn out to be the biggest challenge of the trip.

If you’re making a trip through Texas with kids, check out some of these playgrounds that top my list of the best spots to wear out kids.

"Zilker train" by Larry D. Moore. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons
“Zilker train” by Larry D. Moore. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons

When you’re near Greenville, visit Greenville SportsPark. Little ones love to explore Aunt Char’s Kid Zone and older kids can play in the soccer field or batting cages.
Leo Hackney Blvd.(Corner of Kari Ln. & Sayle St.) Greenville, TX 75402

There is a reason why Zilker Park is voted Austin’s most loved park. Aside from a calendar full of events throughout the year, the 351-acre park is home to a nature center, Botanical Garden, canoe rental and bike path. But for kids, the highlight will be the playground where they can climb on a vintage car. Entrance to the park is free, but on weekends there is a $5 parking fee.
2100 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704

Creative Playscape nestled in San Gabriel Park is packed with fun for kids. Musical chimes, a rock climbing wall, and plenty of seating for parents make this our favorite park in Georgetown.
1003 N Austin Ave GeorgetownTX 78626

Know of another great playground space in Texas? Comment on our Facebook page and let us know. And visit us today to see our newest RV arrivals to get started on your great family adventure!


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