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18 Totally Awesome Things to Do near me for Teens

Hey Moms, one of the most challenging parts of the long Summer break is finding things to do near me for teens, which they’ll find fun but are also friendly to your wallet too. If they’re old enough to get a Summer job that’s a great way to get them out of the house.

But you may have one or two teenagers at home and need to look for ideas for things to do near me for teens to do. 

So, here is a big list of fun activities and things to do in Summer, providing lots of fun for a Teenager around Dallas, Plano and Collin County.

More: Our Huge Guide to Things to Do with Teens

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What can Teens do this Summer

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Best Indoor Things to do near me for Teens

We are so lucky to have tons of attractions, including Escape Rooms, Movie Theaters, places to play Video Games, Shops, and Restaurants which are all inside.

It is helpful to stay indoors to escape the heat and still have a great time. There are also concert venues where teens can enjoy live music.

Things to do near me for Teens

Teens love to go Bowling

Strike + Reel: 5902 N President George Bush Hwy, Garland, TX 75044

This is an entertainment complex featuring bowling, bumper cars, new-release movies & full-service restaurant.

Strikz: 8789 Lebanon Rd, Frisco, TX 75034

Main Event: 3941 Central Expy, Plano, TX 75023

Pinstack – Plano: 6205 Dallas Pkwy, Plano, TX 75024

What we love: when it comes to things to do near me for Teens, we love these multi entertainment venues which have different activities to choose from.


For active things to do near me for Teens, these are perfect options.

Canyons Climbing Gym: 7164 Technology Dr # 202, Frisco, TX 75033

Summit Climbing Yoga and Fitness – Plano: 525 Talbert Dr, Plano, TX 75093

Jumping and Trampolining

Jumpstreet: 6505 W Park Blvd #200, Plano, TX 75093

Urban Air Trampoline Park – McKinney: 3150 Hardin Blvd, McKinney, TX 75070

Altitude Trampoline Park – Richardson: 110 W Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75080

Airborne Trampoline Park – Lewisville: 1087 W Main St Suite #102, Lewisville, TX 75067

Arts and Crafts

There are several opportunities for teens to express their creative side:

Jewelry Class at NY6 Designs: 1023 S Greenville Ave, Allen, TX 75002

Pottery Class at Holman Pottery: 914 18th St, Plano, TX 75074

Pottery Painting at Paint My Pottery: 6121 W Park Blvd B127, Plano, TX 75093

Comedy Clubs

Backdoor Comedy: 940 E Belt Line Rd, Richardson, TX 75081

The Comedy Arena: 305 E Virginia St #104, McKinney, TX 75069

Play Video Games and enjoy Indoor Arcades

If they love the adrenaline rush of getting a high score or playing laser tag, these indoor venues are perfect for every rainy day or hot summer day.

Free Play Richardson: 1730 E Belt Line Rd, Richardson, TX 75081

Imagination VR: 2035 W McDermott Dr #470, Allen, TX 75013

Play Live Nation: 2601 Preston Rd, Frisco, TX 75034

Nickel Rama: 3046 Lavon Dr, Garland, TX 75040

VR Trip: 970 Watters Creek Blvd, Allen, TX 75013

Cinemark West Plano Movies

Go to the Movies

We have some great Movie Theaters in the area – some including VR/AR experiences and restaurants for Teens to make a day out of their visit

Best things to Do for Teens near me: Outdoors

Another top priority should be to stay hydrated while having fun outdoors. 

Speaking of hydration, the choice of things to do near me for teens include plenty of water activities like boating, paddleboarding, kayaking, splash pads, pool, and waterpark options.

Epic Waters Indoor Water Park

Teens love Water Parks

Both Indoor and Outdoor Water Parks are great places to burn that energy, and are always a hit for teenagers.

Some Water Parks have memberships for the Summer, or you can get in free using your Pogo Pass .

More: Hawaiian Falls Garland & The Colony: 9 Things to know before you go

Lake Lewisville

Fun for Teens: Water Activities

Oak Point Park & Nature Reserve: 5901 Los Rios Blvd, Plano, TX 75074

Kayak McKinney: 100 E Louisiana St #5c, McKinney, TX 75069

Collin Park Marina: 2200 St Paul Rd, Wylie, TX 75098

Lake Lewisville: Rent a boat or enjoy some beach time at Little Elm Beach Club or Hidden Cove Park

More: Get ready for Big Adventure at a Hydrous Wake Park!

Things to do near me for Teens

Go Ice and Roller Skating

Star center Community Ice Rink Plano: 4020 W Plano Pkwy, Plano, TX 75093

Allen Community Ice Rink: 200 E Stacy Rd #1350, Allen, TX 75002

Galleria Ice Skating Center: 13350 Dallas Pkwy #200, Dallas, TX 75240

Thunderbird Roller Rink: 3200 Thunderbird Ln, Plano, TX 75075

Carpenter Skate Park: R-1353-000-0010, 1, Plano, TX 75024

The Edge at Allen Station Skate Park: 201 St Mary Dr, Allen, TX 75002

The Colony Skate Park: 5151 N Colony Blvd, The Colony, TX 75056

Mckinney Skate Park: 7001 W Eldorado Pkwy, McKinney, TX 75070

Wylie Skate Park: 424 Westgate Way, Wylie, TX 75098

Go Ape in Plano

Other Fun things to do

Go Ape Zipline and Adventure Park: 5901 Los Rios Blvd, Plano, TX 75074

Get out and adventure in the open air

National Videogame Museum: 8004 Dallas Pkwy, Frisco, TX 75034

Top Golf – Colony: 3760 Blair Oaks Dr, The Colony, TX 75056

Andretti Indoor Karting: 5752 Grandscape Blvd #100, The Colony, TX 75056

More: Grandscape: 41 Adventurous Family Fun ideas for places to eat, shop and play!

More: Ride a roller coaster or five at our biggest Amusement Park in DFW. 15 Six Flags Over Texas Rides & Our Top Tips to enjoy them!

Camp Young Judea

Enjoy one of our Summer Camps

YMCA Collin County Adventure Camps for Teens

Hydrous Wake Park: 280 E Eldorado Pkwy, Little Elm, TX 75068

iDTech – Tech classes held online and at some prestigious campuses, please check online the nearest campus from you.

Online Adventure Camp – To those who are into technology, this is a great option.

What do you have planned? Have you got any ideas that we have missed?

Let us know in the comments!



Thursday 9th of July 2020

Plano Super Bowl is open 24/7. They used to have some kind of free bowling for the summer offer but I don't know the details.