Despite all the amazing things to do within the Avery Ranch community, sometimes it is nice to explore the activity options available in the surrounding area. With its proximity to Austin, Texas, this is a great idea, as there are so many fun things for kids and their families to do. They can go explore space caverns, learn about marine animals and jump to their hearts’ delight in rooms full of trampolines, just to name a few things. To keep the excitement going all year long, kids and their families can make it their goal to experience the fun offered at the five following venues.
Inner Space Cavern
Kids love to explore the inner space cavern in Georgetown, Texas. Open since 1966, this 7,000 foot cavern has long served as an intriguing place for families to explore. On each trip through, a tour guide leads the way to help visitors safely explore the caverns and learn about all the interesting things to see, including fossils of prehistoric animals and beautiful rock formations.
Elizabeth Milburn Park
The Elizabeth Milburn Park in Cedar Park, Texas, gives kids a place to run free and play with their friends, family members and other children they meet along the way. Families can go swimming, ride on the BMX track or play a wide variety of sports, including baseball, soccer, volleyball and basketball. There is a rock climbing wall and a sealed bicycling trail, called a veloway. With snack breaks possible at the pavilions and picnic areas available, kids and their families can spend all day here without a problem.
From reptiles and tropical birds to sharks and stingrays, the Austin Aquarium in Austin, Texas, offers an incredible range of creatures for kids and families to learn about and see up close. The aquarium staff host animal talks and shows on a daily basis to help everyone learn about the creatures housed there. During special event hours, visitors can play with a giant pacific octopus, feed the fish and even see mermaids swim through the waters.
Play for All Park
The community worked hard to bring the Play for All Park to life in Round Rock, Texas, and have proudly watched as it doubled in size. The inclusive play spaces allow kids and families of all abilities to participate in the fun. Kids will have a blast in the tree house, adventure hill, train pod, speedway and on the zip line. In the swing pod portion of the park, families have a great time on all the different types of swings, including the all abilities swings.
At Catch Air in Austin, Texas, kids can run, bounce and play at full tilt in this huge indoor play space. Littles ones can safely play in the tiny town and soft play areas while older kids will love the bigger play structures and ball cannon area. Kids of all ages can come out to play on the dance floor and make requests to hear their favorite songs. Throughout the day, mascots come out to celebrate with the guests and show off their awesome dance moves.
Kids and their families can tour these excellent venues whenever they want to have a great time outside their Avery Ranch community. These kid-friendly activity centers are open year-round to give visitors a place to go when they have some time to explore the interesting activities in their area. Just one visit is never enough to experience all each venue has to offer, so families often plan multiple visits throughout the year to keep the fun going.