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  Museums & Science   Houston, TX
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH), is more than just a single building. The MFAH site includes a number of buildings and outdoor spaces that contain an exquisite mix of pieces and attractions for an unforgettable
  Museums & Science   Houston, TX
At Space Center Houston visitors can learn first-hand about the space missions of NASA and get to see many historic artifacts from the space race up close. Families can visit the old historic mission command control
  Museums & Science   Houston, TX
The Houston Museum of Natural Science is a science museum located in, Houston, Texas, U.S. This museum features the Cockrell Butterfly Center, Wortham Giant Screen, Burke Baker Planetarium, and traveling exhibitions
  Zoos & Aquariums   Houston, TX
Houston's Downtown Aquarium is more than just glass tanks filled with sea creatures. There are a number of magnificent creatures to see including snakes, amphibians, and even a tiger! As the name suggests, the
  Parks & Nature   Houston, TX
The Houston Arboretum & Nature Center is a beautiful 155-acre nature sanctuary located in Houston's Memorial Park. It provides over 5 miles' worth of nature trails for visitors to explore, including forest
  Museums & Science   Galveston, TX
The Lone Star Flight Museum is housed in an aircraft hangar and gives the public the opportunity to see classic restored airplanes in all their glory. The Museum also has exhibits which explain the history of
  Amusements   Kemah, TX
The Kemah Boardwalk is 60-acre area located in Kemah, Texas, US. It is 30 miles southeast of Houston, Texas. This Boardwalk features a collection of rides, midway games, interactive attractions, a boutique hotel
  Amusements   Galveston, TX
Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier is a Pleasure Pier located in Galveston, Texas, United States. It features 1 roller coaster, 15 rides, carnival games and shops that reminds of something about past. This
  Museums & Science   Houston, TX
The Children's Museum of Houston is home to fourteen different exhibits that are specifically designed for kids. Not only is this an ideal destination for interactive play, but there are a plethora of educational
  Zoos & Aquariums   Houston, TX
The Houston Zoo is a fun, interactive, and educational destination for families visiting the Houston, Texas area. Not only is this venue the ideal place to see and experience a variety of exotic and local animal
  Museums & Science   Houston, TX
The Health Museum, officially known as the John P. McGovern Museum of Health & Medical Science, is an interactive science center located in the heart of Houston. It is the most visited health museum in the
  Parks & Nature   Galveston, TX
The Galveston Island State Park covers an area of just over 2,000 acres. It provides visitors the opportunity to see and experience the habitat of a barrier island first hand. The Park also provides a space for
  Amusements   Galveston, TX
Moody Gardens is a subtropical island destination is ideal for families and groups. It features a variety of unique attractions, animal encounters, a riverboat cruise, a 4-diamond hotel, spa & convention center
  Amusements   Baytown, TX
The Pirates Bay Water Park is a popular family water park located in Baytown, Texas. The park has a range of slides and other attractions with play areas for younger children and a regular rectangular pool for
  Amusements   Spring, TX
Wild N' Wet Splash Town is located quite near to Houston and makes the perfect day trip out from the city. It offers a range of thrill, family and kids rides that will keep visitors of all ages entertained. There
  Parks & Nature   Needville, TX
Brazos Bend State Park features approximately 5,000 acres of lakes and live oak trees draped in Spanish moss and is home to white-tailed deer, dozens of bird species and even alligators. Visitors can enjoy camping
  Landmarks & History   La Porte, TX
The San Jacinto Monument is a 570-foot tall column topped with a 34-foot, 22-ton star that commemorates the Battle of San Jacinto. It is located within San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site, which preserves
  Landmarks & History   Houston, TX
Experience sunrise and sunset like you have never seen before at The James Turrell Twilight Epiphany Skyspace. The structure is located at the Rice University Campus in Houston, Texas right beside the Shepherd
  Playgrounds & Pools   Galveston, TX
Schlitterbahn waterpark in Galveston Island, Texas is a wonderful water park with thrilling water rides and many attractions for the whole family to enjoy. It has been voted as the world's best indoor water park
  Museums & Science   The Woodlands, TX
Put the fun in learning and bring kids ages 6 and below the Habitot Children's Museum. Expose them early to the world of science and arts through creative play. At Habitot, kids can explore different areas such
  Amusements   Houston, TX
iT'Z Family Food & Fun is a family-oriented entertainment venue located in the Willowbrook area of Houston, Texas. Its many fun attractions include bowling lanes, a laser maze, bumper cars, a roller coaster
  Amusements   Houston, TX
Cosmic Jump is an indoor trampoline park located in Houston, Texas. Its facilities feature a wide variety of fun jumping surfaces that kids will love running, jumping, racing, and flipping on. If you're looking
  Parks & Nature   Houston, TX
The Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary is a beautiful 17.5-acre wooded nature sanctuary located alongside Rummel Creek in Houston, Texas. It is named after Edith Moore, a local woman who used to live in the area
  Adventures & Sports   Houston, TX
Ice at the Galleria is an ice arena in the Uptown District of Houston, Texas. It is located inside The Galleria, the largest mall in Texas, which features over 400 stores and restaurants, as well as a children's
  Amusements   Houston, TX
Combat Houston is a paintball facility located in Houston, Texas near The Galleria, a popular local shopping center. The facility has two exciting paintball fields: the post-apocalyptic landscape of its Rec Field
  Amusements   Houston, TX
Jumping World is an indoor trampoline park located in Houston, Texas. It is known for its trampoline lanes that are the longest in Texas, but also offers many other fun activities for children of all ages, including
  Adventures & Sports   Houston, TX
Stone Moves Indoor Rock Climbing is an indoor climbing gym located in Houston, Texas. It is designed as a place where adults and children of all ages and skill levels can practice rock climbing in a safe, fun
  Landmarks & History   Spring, TX
Old Town Spring is a historic area of Spring, Texas, a small settlement located just 30 minutes north of Houston by car. This beautiful old town is known for its original buildings that house a wide variety of
  Museums & Science   Needville, TX
George Observatory is a scientific facility belonging to the Houston Museum of Natural Science that contains three domed telescopes that are used weekly for public astronomy events. It is located about an hour
  Playgrounds & Pools   Houston, TX
Planet WOW is a party venue located in Houston, Texas. It features multiple spacious play arenas filled with fun inflatable games that are designed for kids of all ages. It also has two party rooms equipped with
  Playgrounds & Pools   Sugar Land, TX
Stomping Grounds Playland is an indoor playground in Sugar Land, Texas, approximately 20 miles southwest of Houston. This massive play area provides plenty of space for kids to run, climb, crawl, slide, and play
  Amusements   Houston, TX
Wonderwild is an indoor playground in Houston, Texas with two great locations that is designed to create a safe, fun environment for children under 8 to play. Young kids will love jumping, climbing, and building
  Landmarks & History   La Porte, TX
The Battleship Texas State Historic Site is home to the USS Texas, which was the first battleship memorial museum in the United States. The USS Texas is permanently anchored on Buffalo Bayou near the city of La
  Parks & Nature   Houston, TX
Hermann Park is a public park located in the Museum District of Houston, Texas. This 445-acre park is known for its beautiful green spaces as well as the many attractions it is home to, including the Houston Zoo
  Parks & Nature   Houston, TX
Sam Houston Park is a public park located in the heart of downtown Houston, Texas. It was founded in 1900 as the city's first park and was named after Sam Houston, a president of the Republic of Texas who helped
  Museums & Science   Houston, TX
The Houston Fire Museum can be found in Houston's Midtown District in a former fire station. The building, the former Fire Station No. 7, has stood since the end of the 19th century and has been a museum since
  Museums & Science   Houston, TX
It doesn't take a genius to work out what you're going to see in the Art Car Museum! So what are you waiting for? This fascinating museum in Houston has some of the coolest cars you'll ever see and pretty much
  Museums & Science   Houston, TX
The 1940 Air Terminal Museum in Houston, Texas, is a former airport and museum that pays homage to the city's aviation history. Entry into the museum is subject to very reasonable entrance fees ($5 for adults
  Museums & Science   Katy, TX
Some of the best contemporary art in Katy, Texas, can be found in the Katy Contemporary Art Museum (KCAM). As one of the newer and developing museums in the area, the KCAM provides visitors with fine examples
  Adventures & Sports   Houston, TX
Topgolf is a unique way to play golf. Gone are the days of stuffy country clubs and kid-free zones! Topgolf is an expansive complex where golf meets darts as players try to hit their balls into the targets. Accuracy
  Playgrounds & Pools   Houston, TX
The Little Galleria is a children's play area located inside The Galleria, the largest shopping center in Texas. The Galleria is one of Houston's most popular destinations due to its huge selection of over 400
  Theater & Performance   Houston, TX
Miller Outdoor Theatre is a performance venue located in Houston's beautiful 7.5-acre Hermann Park. It is open 8 months a year, providing a diverse array of cultural performances including jazz, ballet, Shakespeare
  Parks & Nature   Houston, TX
Discovery Green is a fantastic public park located in the heart of the city of Houston, Texas. This nearly 12-acre park is a great place to spend the day with your family due to the wide variety of facilities
  Parks & Nature
Buffalo Bayou is a river that flows through the heart of Houston, Texas. Historically, it is famous as the site of the Battle of San Jacinto, which was the final battle of the Texas Revolution. Today, one of its
  Museums & Science   Houston, TX
The Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens is an art collection and house museum in Houston. Inside Bayou Bend, the former mansion of well-known Texas philanthropist Ima Hogg, visitors can explore an impressive collection
  Farms & Orchards   Brookshire, TX
Dewberry Farm is an exciting family farm attraction located in the country near Brookshire, Texas, about 45 minutes outside of Houston. Each year, it opens from September through December to provide family-friendly
  Landmarks & History   Galveston, TX
Though the Galveston Seawall began construction in 1902 building works and various extensions to the wall lasted until 1963. The work was undertaken to avoid tragedies like the 1900 hurricane in which around 8,000
  Museums & Science   Galveston, TX
The Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum is dedicated to chronicling the history and technological innovations of the drilling industry. It is located on an actual retired jackup drilling rig just off
  Museums & Science   Galveston, TX
The 1877 Tall Ship ELISSA is the main attraction at the Texas Seaport Museum in Galveston. This three masted barque is a spectacular ship that was originally built in Aberdeen, Scotland to serve as a merchant
  Theater & Performance   The Woodlands, TX
Located in the Woodlands suburb of Houston The Cynthia Mitchell Pavilion is one of the city's major venues for various events and concerts. The venue was recently ranked second out of the top 100 concert amphitheatre
  Parks & Nature   Katy, TX
The Mary Jo Peckham Park for all Children is a 32 acre green area located in Katy, Texas. A range of activities can be enjoyed at this family friendly park. People can fish at the Park's lake, there is a playground
  Parks & Nature   The Woodlands, TX
The George Mitchell Nature preserve takes up an area of about 1,700 acres and forms one part of the 12,000 acre Montgomery County Spring Creek Greenway project. The aim of this ambitious project is to connect
  Parks & Nature   Baytown, TX
The Baytown Nature Center is an ideal destination for nature lovers. The Center and its surrounding park are an idyllic natural habitat for a variety of wildlife including many different bird and butterfly types
  Adventures & Sports   Sugar Land, TX
Constellation Field is home to the Sugarland Skeeters, a minor league baseball team in the Atlantic League. Opened in 2012 it is located near to the site of the has a capacity of 7,500 people on game days with
  Museums & Science   Houston, TX
Located within the Houston Museum of Natural Science the Cockrell Butterfly Center intends to teach the whole family about a whole range of anthropods, insects and lizards. The Center is home to a large Butterfly
  Parks & Nature   Houston, TX
Hermann Park is a large 445 acre green area that is open to Houston's public. It can trace its history back a hundred years to when park commissioner George H. Hermann donated a plot of land that made up the first
  Amusements   Sheridan, TX
Splashway Family Water Park is an outdoor water park located in Sheridan, Texas. The Water Park features water slides, lazy river, wave pool, kiddie’s pool and Family pool.This Splashway family park has
  Zoos & Aquariums   Angleton, TX
Crocodile Encounter has the largest group of crocodiles on display in the state of Texas. Enjoy one of Houston's largest wildlife shows and find out what it's really like to live and work with the nations largest
  Parks & Nature   Conroe, TX
The 7 Acre Wood family fun park is located just outside of Houston, Texas and is a phenomenal destination for old fashioned fun. This venue features a wide variety of different activities that are perfect for
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