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Houston

Brazos Bend State Park

45 miles from downtown Houston.

Bring walking shoes, binoculars and camera.

37 miles of trails, some of which are wheelchair-friendly.

Alligatorsare common in some areas of the park.

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San Jacinto Battleground

This state historic site is home to the San Jacinto Monument.

The USS Texas Battleship.

Green space to explore.

Historical markers and informative plaques.

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Frolic’s Castle at Memorial City Mall

Frolic’s Castle is FREE a medieval-themed play area inside Memorial City Mall in the Sears Wing.

Three-level play area designed to look like a castle with drawbridge and catapult.

Puffy’s Playground features soft play objects for kids under 32 inches tall.

Fully ADA-accessible.

303 Memorial City Way

713-464-8640

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Giggles and Fun

Giggles and Fun is a large play space with themed play areas including a grocery store and a barn with toy ponies.

Climbable structures with slides, tunnels, push toys, and ride-on toys.

Socks are required.

Open play is 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Mon.-Fri.

20117 Park Row

281-492-2000

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iPlay

Located in Sugarland.

iPlay is a 2,000-square-foot indoor playground with a café.

15415 Southwest Fwy, Sugar Land

281-313-3800

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Jump On In

Obstacle course, bounce houses, slides, an air hockey table, a foosball table, and a batting area with plastic balls.

Socks required.

21155 State Highway 249

832-559-8138

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Little Galleria at the Houston Galleria

FREE play area in the Houston Galleria for children 42 inches and smaller located on the second floor.

2,000-square-foot play space.

Made of soft foam with slides and lots of climbing structures.

5061 Westheimer Road

713-555-5555

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Main Street Indoor Park at First Methodist

indoor play space for kids age 5 and under.

FREE and open to the public.

Looks like a busy main street with doors to shops and a green space with benches

A climbing structure with a train on it

1230 Main St

832-668-1871

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Majestkids

Majestkids Playland specializes in playtime for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers

Indoor play structures and activities that encourage motor development and social skills.

Socks required.

14031 Southwest Fwy, Ste. 620

281-201-8058

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Wonderwild

indoor play space for kids 8 and under

hree-story playscapes with climbing structures, jumping pillows, a toddler-sized ball pit, and giant slides.

Socks are required

767 N. Shepherd Drive, Ste. 400

713-864-4242

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George Observatory | Houston Museum Of Natural Science

The George Observatory is open Saturdays year-round and is open during the week for group/field trip reservations only.

The best nights to come out are when the sky is clear.

You can purchase tickets anytime after the doors open at 3:00pm. However, we recommend that you wait till around 5:00 p.m. to make a decision on the weather conditions.

There are hiking trails and playgrounds for the children.

You may want to bring a picnic or bikes.

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Lake Conroe

Golf courses and tennis facilities as well as the usual water amenities like marinas and boat launching

Lake Conroe is on the west fork of the San Jacinto River.

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Hermann Park Conservancy

Joggers love following the 2-mile Marvin Taylor Trail around the golf course under the shade of the Park's historic live oaks

Japanese Garden for a very Zen experience.

Walk around the Jones Reflection Pool and McGovern Lake

Explore the McGovern Centennial Garden’s vast array of artworks to discover beautiful sculptures, honorable monuments, and meaningful connections to history.

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Moody Gardens

Aquarium Pyramid

Rainforest Pyramid

MG 3D Theater

4D Special FX Theater

Colonel Paddlewheel Boat

Ropes Course & Zip Line

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Old MacDonald's Farm

Petting Zoo

Play Grounds

Pony Rides

Tetherball

Hay Barn

San Mountain

Duck Pond

Fort Apache

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Houston Arboretum and Nature Center

Visitors can explore nature by walking on trails (totaling 5 miles) free of charge

The mission of the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center is to provide education about the natural environment to people of all ages

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Armand Bayou Nature Center

The largest urban wilderness preserve in the U.S.

2500 acres of the natural wetlands forest, prairie and marsh habitats once abundant in the Houston and Galveston area.

Home to over 370 species of birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians.

Hiking trails, exhibits, field trips, Scout programs, birding, a historic farm and fun for all.

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The Woodlands Children's Museum

Opportunities for all to play and engage in discovery within a safe and nurturing environment

Celebrate cultural and global differences through educational programs, calendar festivities and exhibits

Reach out to the community to ensure that all people feel welcome wherever the museum is represented.

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Houston Fire Museum and Fire Station Tours

The Houston Fire Museum, a non-profit organization established in 1980, preserves the heritage of firefighting services in Houston

The Museum has been completely renovated and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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1940 Air Terminal Museum

Between airline traffic, business aviation and frequent fixed wing and rotary wing general aviation traffic, the Museum has an air show every day.

Free admission for Museum Members, active duty members of the military, law enforcement and fire fighters.

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Story Time at the Rienzi

Introduce children to the magic of art and literature in an intimate, house-museum setting.

Storytime Tours are a fun and interactive activity featuring stories related to themes highlighted in the Rienzi Collection

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Bellaire Nature Discovery Center

Youth Naturalist Workshop

Fall Day Camps

Meet the Animals

Outdoor Leader Camp

Junior Scientists

Curious Kids

Nature Story Time

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Sky Zone Trampoline Park

Open jump, ultimate dodgeball, a foam zone, and sky slam

Pricing starts at $10 for a 30-minute jump session

10207 S. Sam Houston Parkway W., Ste. 100

605 Spring Hill Drive

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Get Air Houston

Foam pit, slackline, ninja course,and slamball

8270 Willow Place Drive N., Ste. 100

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Jumping World Houston

inflatable slide, a foam pit, a mechanical bull

14147 Hwy. 290

2222 Spencer Highway

100 Gulf Freeway N

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Sky Sports USA Trampoline Park

39,000-square-foot trampoline park

Batting cages, dodgeball tournaments, basketball goals at varying heights

Children's section for kids ages 5 and under.

14409 Park Hollow Drive, Unit B

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Urban Air Trampoline Park

Obstacle courses, dodgeball courses, and Urban Warrior Course

Separate zone for kids ages 7

19304 Hwy. 59 N.

20502 Hempstead Road, Ste. 110

9848 Hwy. 90

20100 Holzwarth Road, Ste.

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Altitude Trampoline Park

Performance wall, rock wall,foam pit, basketball, and dodgeball.

24952 Katy Ranch Road

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Bounce Bounce

Massive trampolines, an indoor zip line, dodgeball and basketball, a foam zone, children's maze, water zone, and ropes course.

7955 Barker Cypress Road, Ste. 100

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Art Car Museum

Private institution dedicated to contemporary art.

Goal is to encourage the public’s awareness of the cultural, political, economic and personal dimensions of art.

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Showboat Drive-in Movie Theater

An old school drive in theater

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Space Center Houston

Space Center Houston offers a rich array of education programming for teachers and students, providing extraordinary learning opportunities.

Inspiring young people to choose careers in STEM is one of the outcomes of our program.

Education programs are based on data-supported evidence of effective learning and teaching methods.

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