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“Go prepared to stay all day and PLAY” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Six Flags Over Texas

Six Flags Over Texas
2201 Six Flags Road, Arlington, TX 76011
817 640 8900
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Ranked #4 of 24 attractions in Arlington
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Six Flags Over Texas is a world-class theme park conveniently located between Dallas and Fort Worth in Arlington, Texas. This family-favorite destination features over 35 thrilling rides and attractions, exciting shows, concerts, and special events. The park sits on a beautiful 212 acres featuring lush landscape with over 150,000 flowers and plants. Popular attractions include: The Texas SkyScreamer, Titan, New Texas Giant, Batman: The Ride, and Superman: Tower of Power. **New for 2013: soar high above Six Flags Over Texas at the world record 402 feet on the Texas Sky Screamer; a swing carousel ride that takes riders to breath-taking heights.
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“Go prepared to stay all day and PLAY”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

It might be a little unfair that we live close enough to Six Flags to get Season Passes and can go for just a few hours at off peak days and times. Because of this we miss the long lines and blistering Texas summer heat. I have gone to Six Flags since I was a child and it rarely fails to make me excited just walking in through the big courtyard and stepping through the turnstile into a different world. The park is separated into sections - each representing a specific Country that once (briefly!) thought it could contain the awesomeness that is TEXAS. Each area has themed rides/activities/decorations to reflect it's unique character. There are a wide variety of rides that cover the gamut from kiddie to high thrill, with many levels in between. We are roller coaster enthusiasts (we traveled to New Jersey specifically to try out the Kingda Ka - yea, just look it up...AWESOME!!) and these do not disappoint (Batman,Titan and the Texas Giant in particular are great!). There are a multitude of shows that I have found to be consistently entertaining - and a welcome respite when you just really need to SIT DOWN for a while. Also, they have many restaurants that should cover most appetites as long as you remember you are at an amusement park, not a fine dining establishment. One more thing I cannot neglect to say - the staff does an amazing job keeping the Park CLEAN (YES! EVEN THE BATHROOMS!).
This said, the single day ticket price is pretty steep and you should plan on being there from open to close to make it worth the cost. Anything you buy at the park is extra. The crowds on school holidays/weekends can make the line wait times REALLY LOOOONG and in the summer heat this can be brutal. But if you go prepared to just relax and have a good time, this is a great day.

Visited September 2013
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“Great Place for the Kids and adults”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We usually get the season passes and take the grandkids several times a year. Days leading up to Halloween are especially fun.

Visited September 2013
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“Family Fun”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

In Texas June is a hot month and one where you really need to make sure you have plenty of water. Take your time start early and you should be able to have a wonderful time with your family. There are things to do for the young, teens and the young at heart.

Visited June 2013
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“Crowded, expensive”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I had season passes for years and years. But, now, I no longer get passes and even with free tickets, I no longer go. It's hot and crowded in the summer. Holiday in the park is impossible to enjoy. You wait hours in lines, it's overcrowded, and over priced. I think you would do better to take the kids through Innerlocken or go to a movie. I'd skip Six Flags all together.

Visited December 2012
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“Dirty Waste of Time if Not Ride Fanatic”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

From the moment you walk in they are pushing all the things that cost extra money. They sell way too many season passes, so it too crowded all the time.

Visited December 2012
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