Wasting money in Dallas can be very easy. If you need an "affordable" family time out, go to the Dallas Zoo. Take a cooler, drinks, and quick lunch materials to save even more. If you are from out of town drive to one of the local DART stations and take the Train. It is cheap, saves the parking fee, kids love it, and you get $2 off each ticket zoo ticket.
Dallas Zoo is an ordinary zoo. Not much different than other zoos. You can feed the giraffes, and they have an interactive childrens playland. When there, take your time, avoid the heat, and just have a fun time with your kids.
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August 27, 2013
Thank you for visiting the Dallas Zoo and providing your feedback. It's a great place to bring the kids, although summer can be hot. During June, July, and August, it's recommended that guests arrive closer to 9:00 am when the Zoo opens. We have found the experience tends to be better for guests and animals, since the weather is cooler and the animals are just exploring their habitats for the first time. Be sure to visit our Lacerte Family Children's Zoo and see Lindy, our new ocelot kitten. We look forward to your next visit.
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