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Six Flags Over Texas
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Six Flags Over Texas which includes a park and rides

Get your adrenalin pumping at this theme park, home to the tallest and fastest roller coaster in Texas.

The Six Flags Over Texas theme park has been entertaining visitors for 50 years. The name refers to the six nations that have ruled over the Dallas area: France, Spain, Mexico, the Republic of Texas, the Confederate States of America and the United States of America. The park is divided into nine themed sections. The Mexico and Spain sections feature themed food and entertainment relating to those nations. Looney Tunes USA has rides and the Looney Tunes Mall, where you can buy merchandise and souvenirs, and ice cream from Cold Stone Creamery.

Choose from dozens of rides at Six Flags Over Texas, the oldest park in the Six Flags franchise. Most of the rides have height restrictions for children, unless an adult accompanies them.

The rides come with varying "thrill" ratings. On the extreme end is the Titan, the tallest and fastest roller coaster in Texas, reaching top speeds of 85 miles (136 kilometers) per hour. It’s nicely balanced by slower-paced attractions such as the Chaparral Antique Cars, where children can play driver in old-fashioned gas-powered cars.

One of the most popular rides is the roller coaster Pandemonium, previously named Tony Hawk's Big Spin, after the professional skateboarder. The ride mimics the wide turns and pivots of a professional skateboarding circuit, topping 30 miles (48 kilometers) per hour and riding five stories above the ground.

For something other than a thrill ride, head to Gotham City, where kids can meet Batman and the rest of the Justice League. For refreshment, you’ll find giant hot dogs at Bubba's in the Texas section or a traditional American diner meal at Johnny Rockets in Goodtimes Square.

Six Flags Over Texas operates March through early January, and the peak season is June through August. Check the website for daily opening hours. Buy your tickets online; they are cheaper and you’ll avoid waiting at the gate. The park is in Arlington, 20 miles (32 kilometers) outside of central Dallas and there is paid parking. Check if your hotel participates in the Arlington Trolley service, which will take you to and from the park and other attractions.

Top Hotels Close to Six Flags Over Texas

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Arlington North 6 Flags Dr
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Arlington North 6 Flags Dr
2.5 out of 5
825 North Watson Road, Arlington, TX
The price is $89 per night from May 25 to May 25
Located in East Arlington, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame and Six Flags Over Texas. Globe Life Park in Arlington ...
4.3/5Excellent! (994 reviews)
"This hotel was great! You can literally walk to sixflags and we attended an event at the AT&T stadium which was also just a few minutes away and they provided a free shuttle to drop us off and pick us back up."

Reviewed on May 10, 2021

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Arlington North 6 Flags Dr
Lux Hotel & Spa, Trademark Collection by Wyndham
Lux Hotel & Spa, Trademark Collection by Wyndham
3.5 out of 5
117 S Watson Rd, Arlington, TX
The price is $75 per night from May 25 to May 25
Located in East Arlington, this hotel is 2.8 mi (4.6 km) from AT&T Stadium and 2.8 mi (4.6 km) from Globe Life Park in Arlington. Six Flags Over Texas and Arlington ...
4/5Very Good! (1,395 reviews)
"Was a great place to stay. It was clean and staff were amazing!"

Reviewed on May 10, 2021

Lux Hotel & Spa, Trademark Collection by Wyndham
Crowne Plaza Suites Arlington - Ballpark - Stadium, an IHG Hotel
Crowne Plaza Suites Arlington - Ballpark - Stadium, an IHG Hotel
3.5 out of 5
700 Avenue H East, Arlington, TX
Free Cancellation
The price is $99 per night from May 23 to May 23
Located in North Arlington, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, Arlington Convention Center, and Globe Life Park in Arlington. Six ...
3.8/5Good! (971 reviews)
"I had a very great experience would definitely book again. Highly recommend!"

Reviewed on May 11, 2021

Crowne Plaza Suites Arlington - Ballpark - Stadium, an IHG Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Arlington North 6 Flags Dr
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Arlington North 6 Flags Dr
2.5 out of 5
825 North Watson Road, Arlington, TX
The price is $89 per night from May 25 to May 25
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Arlington North 6 Flags Dr
Lux Hotel & Spa, Trademark Collection by Wyndham
Lux Hotel & Spa, Trademark Collection by Wyndham
3.5 out of 5
117 S Watson Rd, Arlington, TX
The price is $75 per night from May 25 to May 25
Lux Hotel & Spa, Trademark Collection by Wyndham
Crowne Plaza Suites Arlington - Ballpark - Stadium, an IHG Hotel
Crowne Plaza Suites Arlington - Ballpark - Stadium, an IHG Hotel
3.5 out of 5
700 Avenue H East, Arlington, TX
The price is $99 per night from May 23 to May 23
Crowne Plaza Suites Arlington - Ballpark - Stadium, an IHG Hotel
Live by Loews, Arlington, TX
Live by Loews, Arlington, TX
4 out of 5
1600 E Randol Mill Road, Arlington, TX
The price is $149 per night from May 12 to May 12
Live by Loews, Arlington, TX
Aloft Dallas Arlington Entertainment District
Aloft Dallas Arlington Entertainment District
3 out of 5
2140 E Lamar Blvd, Arlington, TX
The price is $89 per night from May 16 to May 16
Aloft Dallas Arlington Entertainment District
Hyatt Place Dallas/Arlington
Hyatt Place Dallas/Arlington
3 out of 5
2380 Road To Six Flags E, Arlington, TX
The price is $87 per night from May 18 to May 18
Hyatt Place Dallas/Arlington
Four Points by Sheraton Dallas Arlington Entertainment District
Four Points by Sheraton Dallas Arlington Entertainment District
3 out of 5
2451 E Randol Mill Road, Arlington, TX
The price is $71 per night from May 12 to May 12
Four Points by Sheraton Dallas Arlington Entertainment District
Hilton Arlington
Hilton Arlington
4 out of 5
2401 E Lamar Blvd, Arlington, TX
The price is $151 per night from May 16 to May 16
Hilton Arlington
Howard Johnson by Wyndham Arlington Ballpark / Six Flags
Howard Johnson by Wyndham Arlington Ballpark / Six Flags
2 out of 5
2001 E Copeland Rd, Arlington, TX
The price is $55 per night from May 31 to May 31
Howard Johnson by Wyndham Arlington Ballpark / Six Flags
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.