Often referred to as "The Entertainment Capital of Texas," Six Flags offers 200 acres of rides, shows and attractions. For many years, this family amusement park has delighted Texans and others from around the world. Ride the 109-foot-tall "Batman the Ride," which travels up to 50 miles per hour and watch stuntmen perform as Wild West gunslingers in an action-filled street shootout. Rates vary during the winter months. The park is usually closed between early January and early March, reopens daily for two weeks in March and then opens on weekends until the area schools let out in late May. Phone ahead or visit the website to check on any schedule changes. Timings vary widely by month and season.