What to do in Houston with Kids
Half Day in Houston: If you have a few hours, we have ideas on how to spend them with kids. This list is organized by location.
Houston Parks: A Citywide Map of Parks with Pictures and Reviews.
Splashpads: Cool off at one of the many free Houston splashpads.
Free Things to Do in Houston with Kids: Over 40 Free Things to Do, any day of the week!
Things to do in Downtown with kids: Explore downtown Houston with kids!
Things to do in Montrose with kids: Walk through this hip neighborhood… and find lots of things to do in Houston with kids!
Things to do in Chinatown with kids: Chinatown! We love it, but it can be overwhelming with all the shops and restaurants. Here are some things-to-do to get you started.
Things to do in Galveston, with kids: Whether we are looking for a beach, museum, park or restaurant, the small Galveston Island has them… and they are easy to get to! Here are the places we’ve visited with kids (and not just a laundry list of things to do).
Where to Find Trains: Where to take the little engineers!
Where to Find Fire Trucks: Where to take little fire fighters!
20 “Not-Your-Usual” Things to Do: This list does not include usual favorites… so you won’t find the awesome Children’s Museum here. Instead, you will find things with fewer crowds, some that are a little quirky, and all that are just as much fun as the well-known spots.
Look a Little Closer: There is no doubt that there is a lot to do with kids in Houston. Just the large number of activities could keep you busy for a childhood. And if you look closer, you can find quite a few activities that are unique to Houston and some that just a little quirky and out-of-the-ordinary. But if you look even closer, there are some things that are so surprising that they disorient you and make you question where in the world you are.
Get Wild – Animals, Nature Centers and Farms in Houston: Houston is a big city with a lot of highways, buildings and concrete… but lucky for animal lovers and those that just love to be outside… Houston has something for you too! Look here for places to see animals, to explore nature centers and to play on farms around Houston!
Small Museums: Beat the crowds and explore Houston’s smaller, kid friendly, museums.
For a map of things to do, look below!
To use it:
1. Look in your part of town.
2. The square in the top left will let you turn on and off layers for parks, restaurants, etc.
3. Click on the dots you want to learn more about.
4. In the window that opens, click on the link to see pictures and read about the venue!