Elizabeth Ramirez, 7, plays in a water fountain in front of an office building in downtown Dallas, Thursday, July 7, 2011. Even though high temperatures are expected to top 100 today and into the weekend, a security guard from the office building told children to stop playing in the water after about 10 minutes of fun. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
As the temps heat up, North Texans are seeking refuge inside where it's cool.
We've compiled a list of unique and affordable ideas to help you get through the dog days of summer.
Indoor Play Areas:
The Ark at First Baptist Coppell
Grapevine CAC Preschool Playtime
The Tubes @ Irving Bible Church
Playplace at Galleria Dallas
Crow Collection of Asian Art
Kimbell Art Museum
African American Museum of Dallas
Morton Meyerson Symphony Center Tours
M-Line Trolley - Dallas
Other Free Activities: