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Feeling the Heat in Houston

May 23, 2006  Permanent Tourist and mother of 2 year old native Houstonian
4.5 of 5 stars based on 5 votes

Best Family "Hot" Spots in H town

  • Explore locations featured in this Trip List: Houston, Galveston
  • Category: Best of
  • Traveler type: Culture, Sightseeing, Never been before, Repeat visitors
  • Appeals to: Families with small children, Students
  • Seasons: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
  • 1. Children's Museum of Houston
    Children's Museum of Houston, Houston

    The BEST children's museum in the US. There are different sections for age levels. The staff is very helpful and friendly.

  • 2. The Breakfast Klub
    The Breakfast Klub, Houston

    THE place to get breakfast in Midtown. There's always a line, but don't worry it moves quickly. Everythig is great - french toast, grits, and bacon - oh the BACON! Great for people watching too. Super friendly staff and patrons.

  • 3. Houston Zoo
    Houston Zoo, Houston

    Kids love this place. Lots of wide open spaces to run while visiting animals of every kind. A wonderful to place to hold a birthday party. The staff is top notch. The kids zoo is great and the carsosal is a work of art.

  • 4. Moody Gardens
    Moody Gardens, Galveston

    Actually located on Galveston Island. A great place for kids. There's a butterly exhibit, IMAX and beach play area.

  • 5. Mama's Cafe
    Mama's Cafe, Houston

    Downhome breakfast and lunch meals. Great, cheap kids menu. Not fancy. But the service is good and the price is right.

  • 6. Hermann Park
    Hermann Park, Houston

    Near the zoo and museums. Outdoor water park area. Lots of swings. There's even a big hill for kids to run on. Olde tyme train rides plus special free events in the summer at the Millers Outdoor theater. Centrally located in Houston.

  • 7. Houston Museum of Natural Science
    The Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston

    Great learning experience. IMAX, butterfly exhibit and planterium.