"I'm Bored". "There's Nothing to do!". "I don't wanna go read!". All things that parents hear on a regular basis when the weather gets bad and outside isn't an option. What I do love about the Permian Basin is that traveling thru my neighborhood when the weather is nice--I regularly see kids outside riding bikes or playing ball or at the pool or walking around. That's a sharp contrast from Illinois where I came from--where all they want to do is sit in the house and be on their electronic devices. When it's nice out there are plenty of things to enjoy like Fun City, for example. But even when it's not so nice outside-there are still some fun things to do here. Here are just a few ideas, and I know you'll have more. Feel free to comment below and share yours!

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SEE A MOVIE OR PLAY AT CYNERGY

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Whether it's the latest Super Hero movie, or you just want to let loose and play some games with the family--Cynergy is the place!

TAKE IN SOME HISTORY AT THE GEORGE BUSH CHILDHOOD HOME

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Always nice to learn more about the history and origins of famous people from our area.

DO SOME SHOPPING AND BROWSE THE STORES AT THE MIDLAND PARK MALL

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From the Dallas Cowboys store to Guess and Dillard's--you'll find it all at Midland Park Mall!

ENJOY THE FOOD COURT AND MORE AT MUSIC CITY MALL IN ODESSA

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Always a good time to be had shopping the great stores in Odessa at Music City Mall!

LEARN ABOUT OUR REGION AT THE PERMIAN BASIN PETROLEUM MUSEUM

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It's what makes our economy here in the Basin tick--find out more about it at the Permian Basin Petroleum Museum.

TOUR THE REPLICA SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE THEATRE

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Take time out to go back in time-to another era with the Globe Of the Great Southwest Theater on the campus of Odessa College.

Just some suggestions from an indoor standpoint when the weather gets rough. Feel free to drop YOUR suggestions below in the comments!

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