Things to do

  Map Hours: 6am to 11pm. The Japanese Garden is open from 9am to 6pm (spring/summer hours). Cost: Free (for the park) Appropriate Age:  All ages Our Review: We love Hermann Park. It’s right in the middle of the museums and medical center and close to downtown. The park is

Hermann Park Railroad Map, Railroad Website Hours: 10am – 5:30pm M-F and 10am – 6pm Sat-Sun Cost:$3 per person, adults and children 1 year and older, All day pass (weekdays only; excludes holidays) – $6 Our Review:  When my 4 year old is not busy being a firefighter, he is

Hermann Park Pedal Boats Map, Pedal Boat Website Hours: 11am – 5pm seven days a week Cost: $9 for each 30-min boat ride, 4 seats per boat Appropriate Age: Infants that can sit upright and older Special Note: From the Hermann Park website… All riders must wear life vests At

McCheek’s Academy Address:  619 West 9th St, Houston, TX 77007 Classes:  Check WEBSITE. Cost:  Varies Appropriate Age:  Ages 3 and up.  (But I have had a 2 year old tag along.) Our Review:  Located in The Heights, McCheek’s Academy offers ceramic classes to kids and adults.  My son has really

Houston Zoo – Herman Park Houston Zoo Website Hours: Daylight Savings Time – 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Last admission at 6 p.m. Central Standard Time – 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Last admission at 5 p.m. Cost: Free admission the first Tuesday of every month from 2 p.m. until