Have fun reading through these 31 Best Houston Vacation Ideas for Families!
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Sheryl said: “Johnson Space Center“
Kema said: “Definitely NASA and the Kema Boardwalk!”
Angie said: “Check out CityPass for great Houston deals! Discounts for NASA & other locations!”
Elaine said: “Art Car Museum, find some cool food trucks, Space Center Houston, Galveston, Kemah, boat ride in the port….”
Kimberly said: “We love the Hermann Park area – which includes HMNS, Cockrell Butterly Exhibit, zoo, etc.”
Deondra said: “Galveston“
Tonya said: “Galveston! The Strand, Pleasure Pier, Moody Gardens, and the Beach!”
Sheha said: “NASA is amazing for the kids, Galveston Beach, alligator farms. So much to do!”
Joana said: “We have a great zoo! The aquarium is so much fun, and The Galleria area is incredible!”
Shari said: “The Holocaust Museum”
Jennifer said: “Menil Art Museum (free of charge).”
Shari said: “Houston Museum of Natural Science is my favorite. Then you could always make the short drive to Brenham to tour the Blue Bell Ice Cream Factory!”
Alisa said: “Ooooh! I live here! Saint Arnold’s is a must… The Grove, Discovery Green and did you know our Natural History Museum is one of the nations largest museums?? Menil Gallery… eat at Goode Company Armadillo Palace, El Tiempo!!!”
Linda said: “Museum of Natural Science & Splashtown!”
Kelly said: “Houston Astros Stadium and the aquarium.”
Jennifer said: “GREAT minor league baseball (Skeeters) at Constellation Field in Sugar Land… and if you are on that side of town, eat at Lopez. We love to take visitors to the Original Chocolate Bar for a Wonderful dessert experience. If you like lakes, head up to the Conroe Area. Check out the Breakfast Klub for a nationally recognized breakfast experience (be prepared for a wait on weekends).”
Lori said: “Kemah. Eat at Crazy Alan’s Swamp Shack!”
Shelly said: “Clear Lake. Kemah. Eat at T-Bone Toms!”
Raquel said: “We have family there ,so we’re usually with them… however if you like food (lol like I do) go to Papadeaux’s! Yummy yummy!”
Sammie said: “Captain Tom’s Seafood & Oysters! The restaurant is a boat..”
Christine said: “We love Saint Arnold Brewing Company. It’s family friendly, you can bring in your own food, and they make their own homemade rootbeer for the kids… or if you aren’t a fan of beer.”
JoAnn said: “This restaurant isn’t frugal, but it is oh so good – Fogo de Chaou. Everyone I know loves Chuy’s Mexican Food.”
Jessica said: “Liberty Cafe in the Heights neighborhood is an absolute must!! Swear they have the best food in Houston!”
Nikki said: “Eat at La Brisa in League City, used to live there and miss that place.”
Deb said: “Have to eat a Po’ Boy sandwich at Antone’s shop”
Karen said: “Market Street in The Woodlands is a nice place to walk around, shop & eat…”
Kristi said: “I live here and I love the amazing restaurants! We have tons of really cool small business places to name a few: Lola, Jus’ Mac, Steamboat Steakhouse. Mmm, now I’m hungry! The new outlet mall NW of Houston in Cypress has great high end stores.”
Therese said: “My husband is obsessed with Buc-ee’s Convenience Store / Gas Stations in that area . They are pretty cool. ( weird I know)”
Alexis said: “Check out CityPass for Houston. Worth it if you visit the places everyone has mentioned. And yes, stop at at least one Buc-ee’s.”
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