7 Best Six Flags Over Texas Tips

In this guide, we will cover our best Six Flags Over Texas tips to ensure that you arrive to the park extremely prepared, and know all of the 'hacks' to maximize your time and money.

six flags over texas tips

Table of Contents

  1. Best Day to Visit
  2. Start From the Back of the Park
  3. Know There's Free WiFi
  4. Know About Stroller Rentals
  5. Use the Six Flags App
  6. Know What to Bring
  7. Rent a Locker

1. Best Day to Visit

The best time to visit is on a weekday during the summer. In particular Monday-Wednesday, in June-August. Summer in Texas brings along the Texas heat, which naturally makes the crowds lighter during this time. 

texas heat

You can read more about this including how the crowd calendar works, and how the park changes during less busier times through our handy Best time to visit Six Flags Over Texas guide.

2. Start From the Back of the Park

If you take a look at the park map, you'll notice that most of the popular rides are located in the back of the park.

Specifically Batman the Ride, Shockwave, New Texas Giant, and Superman: Tower of Power.

six flags over texas map

What normally happens when the park opens is everyone stays by the front, and then make their way around the park from there.

By starting from the back, you'll avoid the crowds and ride your favorite rides with minimal waits. You'll also want to make sure that you get to the park right when it opens, to take advantage of this strategy.

3. Know There's Free WiFi

There's free WiFi at the park! Believe it or not, this isn't actually all that common across theme parks, so consider yourself lucky.

This is very handy as when the crowd starts pouring in, the service on your phone naturally becomes slow (if it works at all), due to too many signals from phones going to the antenna at once.

wifi

All that you need to do to access the WiFi is go to your settings, click WiFi and look for 'SixFlagsGuest'.

You'll then enter your email address, click submit and you're good to go!

Go to your internet browser and navigate to any page to ensure that it works.

4. Know About Stroller Rentals

If you're traveling from out of state/country, or just forgot to bring a stroller in general, there's great news for you.

stroller rentals

Stroller rentals are available on a first come first serve basis, and they're conveniently located next to the lockers.

Single, double, and vehicle strollers are available for rent.

It's not just strollers however, wheelchairs and electronically controlled vehicles are available as well.

5. Use the Six Flags App

The Six Flags app is extremely useful especially as there is free WiFi at the park.

six flags app 

You can do the following things in the app:

  • Use mobile food ordering (vs having to wait in lines)
  • See the park map
  • See the park operating hours
  • Get information on rides, restaurants & even shops
  • Use this app for all Six Flags parks in North America

6. Know What to Bring

If you're planning on being at the park for several hours, or perhaps even all day, there are a few items that you'll want to bring.

Sunscreen is a must especially in Texas. Nothing can ruin an adventurous day like sunburn!

sunscreen

Chances are that your phone battery will also drain much quicker due to taking pictures/videos, or just trying to send messages when there are bigger crowds.

An external battery will give you peace of mind, and you'll never have find a restaurant with an outlet to charge your phone, or worse yet leave the park to charge your car.

7. Rent a Locker

If you're planning on bringing a bag and/or personal items, you'll want to consider renting a locker. All day storage rental lockers are conveniently located near the BATMAN the ride, and you can pay with a credit card. 

lockers

These are also available on a first come, first serve basis.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Six Flags Over Texas Require Masks?

No, masks are not required to enter the park. However, the park recommends that visitors who have not received the COVID-19 vaccine to wear a face covering throughout their visit. In order to maximize safety, the park offers sanitizing stations in the park.