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Children's Museum of Houston
#4 of 282 things to do in Houston
... organized, engaging for children of every age (that includes parents, grandparents, and other family members), and fantastical beyond even the wildest imaginations, Children's Museum is a family must-do for bo...
Fantastic for young children up to the age of about 10. Very great exhibits and lots of different rooms and fun fun things to explore!
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The Houston Museum of Natural Science
#5 of 282 things to do in Houston
Brilliant, definitely worth a visit, suitable for all ages, accessible, easy parking, well presented exhibits, educational, fun things for kids.
What a wonderful place to allow your children, grandchildren or great grandchildren to learn about the history of our civilization and a place to touch that history and listen to stories of the animal kingdom from...
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Rodeo Houston or Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
#9 of 282 things to do in Houston
Incredible exhibits, great food, up-close and personal opportunities to see animals at their finest, and just a great day for family fun!
The talent is top notch!! Would highly recommend for a wonderful family trip!!!
Cockrell Butterfly Center
#6 of 282 things to do in Houston
Your kids and grandkids will love this fascinating walk through the tropical forest full of amazing butterflies of all shapes, sizes and colors that fly around solo and then in swirls of several.
Children and adults alike are absolutely mesmerized by the plethora of butterflies and flowers and the butterfly feeding stations planted among the flowers and trees!
Houston Zoo
#15 of 282 things to do in Houston
For children it really peaks their interest this time of year the Zoo keepers keep the Zoo spotless every day we have visited (close to 30 years ) many interactive features now for all ages Great way to spend a da...
Other city's zoos get far more attention, but this beautiful gem has quietly provided families in Southeast Texas a wonderful educational and entertainment experience for generations, while maintaining one of the...
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McGovern Centennial Gardens
#12 of 282 things to do in Houston
Great place to take the family on an afternoon outong with a picnic and fun time to easily walk over to the natural museum great relaxing place that is free and beautiful to visit
However, it is a great space to spend some time reading outdoors, especially on a weekday early evening; weekends tend to be busier, fuller of families on the lawn enjoying quality time with loved ones.
Minute Maid Park
#14 of 282 things to do in Houston
Amazing Experiences great baseball, best in the majors, and other things to do with a play area for little kids multiple fan shops a couple of restaurants and the concession food is good too!
What an experience we had visiting!! Friends and family day at the ball park was awesome!! Lots of food, clean environment, and great history in that building.
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Buffalo Bayou Park
#19 of 282 things to do in Houston
(Min age is 9 years old for the tour) Yet another fun family activity to enjoy on the Bayou.
It is a great place to spend the day with kids, dogs, family or friends.
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Discovery Green
#23 of 282 things to do in Houston
Great fun walking along the tree lined promenade, watching children play in the multiple fountains and seeing all of the beautiful young women having pictures made in their quincenera dresses... Lovely way to spen...
it's so pretty and relaxing and convenient for those with kids, with pets, with someone special or enjoying alone time - there is greenery - wonderful flowers and large art projects...I love the stone/gravel pathw...
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Miller Outdoor Theatre
#13 of 282 things to do in Houston
Excellent opportunity to enjoy alone or with family and friends all the spectacles ....
For those that have a love of the theatre but want a more informal affair with children in tow, this is a great spot.
Toyota Center
#24 of 282 things to do in Houston
my family loves basketball, so we enjoyed really the game, it was great cause all my family went to the game and we had an excellent time
It's a great facility with ample food options as well as great activities for fans and kids alike.
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Houston Museum District
#7 of 282 things to do in Houston
Museums for art lovers, natural history, children, the Houston Zoo, Cockrell Butterfly Center, Hermann Park, the Holocaust Museum, and other pocket museums abound.
For kids there is the Children Museum, the Butterfly Museum and the incredible Dinosaur traveling exhibit.
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Space Center Houston
#28 of 282 things to do in Houston
My children were amazed with Journey to space movie and the many things that are on display, they loved the simulator space ship, I loved it too, I bought the city pass, space shuttle its incredible, since this is...
In addition to having excellent restaurants and great gift shops, the Visitor's center also has a few exhibits, including a kids-only hands-on playground for them to explore more about space.
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Water Wall
#29 of 282 things to do in Houston
Pros: parked at galleria short walk to wall, great pinic area, kite flying, lots of park area for kids to run around, great photo ops, beach lovers alternative, relaxing, calming Cons: wish could have seen at night
A neat attraction and terrific for taking a family photo with the water in the background.
NRG Stadium
#25 of 282 things to do in Houston
Even tho my Team lost I had a great time visiting this well done stadium very comfortable seating - with a great view from our seats- Had a great food selection and I see that the stadium here is very family friendly
its a great stadium, we saw a texans vs bengals game an was amazing, we enjoyed the food, and my kid loved it
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Houston Arboretum & Nature Center
#35 of 282 things to do in Houston
Great nature place in heart of city near galleria Boardwalks for decompressing Sweet little hands on stuff for kids I think it's free I saw lots of birds, fish, turtles, friendly garter snake, butterflies, geiko a...
It is a quiet peaceful place to take walks, practice nature photography, capture family photos, and to take in the local wildlife.
Lone Star Flight Museum
#32 of 282 things to do in Houston
Great collection of rare and well known planes, lots of exciting events, nicely laid out, all indoors, great for older kids and adults, very informative.
Excellent aircraft museum for family outing
Memorial City Mall
#31 of 282 things to do in Houston
The mall also has the motorized animal scooters for kids to ride around in the mall, and there's even a regulation size ice skating rink for your skating pleasure!
I would definitely recommend this mall to all the families out there it's definitely a great place to spend time with the family.
The Galleria
#30 of 282 things to do in Houston
Lots and lots of great Window shopping and every high end store you can think off Also, Cheesecake Factory for family eats and Del Friscos for amazing steaks and cocktails ( and perfect service!)
Come on people Houston Galleria is the top mall to shop and have fun while doing so, high and middle class stores to shop,and great play area for kids,chains of amazing restaurants to eat when done.
Ice at the Galleria
#41 of 282 things to do in Houston
A Great Family Experience!
A lot of things to do and places to eat! good times! the children really enjoyed ice skating!
BBVA Compass Stadium
#36 of 282 things to do in Houston
The kids really enjoyed themselves, especially meeting the mascot.
Theatre Under The Stars
#34 of 282 things to do in Houston
we always enjoy the ambiance and the kids love feeling special.
My children are also big fans.
Buffalo Soldiers National Museum
#40 of 282 things to do in Houston
My plans are to invite friends and family to join me again on the 21st of May , Elaine Jackson Williams Retired History and Music Teacher Gamma Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority , Inc.
Melissa puts on a great reenactment of Harriet Tubman and has a unique way of teaching children how to read and memorize.
Rice University Campus
#17 of 282 things to do in Houston
The department then laid out a wonderful spread of food for the graduates, friends and family with champagne, chocolate truffles and other delectable treats.
Having children who attended William & Mary, & Yale, & living next to Princeton, we can appreciate campus architecture.
JPMorgan Chase Tower
#44 of 282 things to do in Houston
Whenever I have friends or family visiting I always take them for a trip here.
I took the children on a walking tour through Houston, self guided.
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Downtown Aquarium
#60 of 282 things to do in Houston
The small water park and rides are conveniently located at the center so it's easy access to the food, gift shops, etc. Perfect family spot, I highly recommend visiting!
We spent an hour looking at the fish, turtles, eels , sea horses, snakes and white tiger and then we fed the sting rays, which is a great experience for young children even if they only wanted to watch us doing it.
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Smither Park
#47 of 282 things to do in Houston
The intricacy of the artwork is stunning in person, and it's a beautiful spot for family and friends to hang out.
Great for kids, whether its a stroll, for a swing or the scene for imaginative play.
Sam Houston Park
#52 of 282 things to do in Houston
The Festival excitement includes Fourteen Big Family Adventure Zones, Six stages of music and entertainment, over three hundred fun activities, as well as featured celebrities.
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Houston Graffiti Building
#62 of 282 things to do in Houston
Took my colleg age kids to see this as we are new to the Houston area, we all loved it.
Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
#100 of 282 things to do in Houston