Things to do in Houston with kids. Houston is an amazing city to visit, and there are so many things to do here, so I have collated my top picks to keep your kids entertained.
Go on a mural tour.
Kids will love the paintings, and adults will love discovering new artists. There are over 90 to see, and you can charter a bus to take you round a selection of them. Find a map of them here.
Waterway in the Woodlands
Enjoy the waterway in the woodlands, here you can walk or hire a bike to explore. And if you stay into the evening there is a light and water show choreographed to music. Find more information here.
The Houston zoo is always one of my children’s top choices for how to spend the day! Hours and prices etc can be found on the website here.
Hermann Park offers a great way to spend the day. Art in the park is worth strolling around, and the Japanese gardens are lovely to explore. Find more information here.
Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park, is home to hundreds of alligators, see if you can spot some while you visit. You can also fish, hike and go goecaching in the park. Due to COVID restrictions you do have to book to visit. Find details here.
Old MacDonald Farm
Old MacDonald Farm, is full of fun for kids. Featuring ponies, a pool and a train. They are sure to thank you for a visit. You can find up-to-date information on the Facebook page here.
Space Center Houston
Space Center Houston. Take a journey into outer space, kids and adult alike will enjoy the experience of the space center. More details can be found here.
Houston downtown aquarium
Houston Downtown Aquarium has loads to see and do from the sea life to the entertainment rides. More details and to buy tickets please click here.
The Houston Tunnels
The Houston Tunnels cover 95 blocks in downtown Houston. They enable people to travel all over the area without having to go out into the Texas heat. The tunnels have load of shopping and food options. If you would like to learn more about the history of the tunnels you can also book a tour, information can be found here.
Houston Children’s Museum
Houston Children’s Museum is a great day out for kids, and it is out of the heat. Kids of all ages can find fun and educational activities under one roof. Details can be found here.
Things to do in Houston with kids
I know that some of the above is sure to keep your little ones entertained. I would love to hear if you visit any and how your experience is with these things to do in Houston with kids. Please comment below or send me a DM. You may also like my blog on Things to do in Katy TX.