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