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The city is full of hidden gems and treasures. If you’re tired of always hitting the same spots, take a look at all the options below. We showcase businesses near you where you could spend countless hours of endless fun with your entire family.

Say goodbye to the boring weekends and routine birthday parties. Think outside the box and dare to try something new. Take a look at what your city has to offer – all within driving distance of your location. You might be surprised!
810 Billiards & Bowling
810 Billiards & Bowling

(713) 337-2950

1201 San Jacinto St Ste 321
Houston, TX 77002   Directions Website

Challenge your friends and family with a few games at 810 Billiards & Bowling, where you can appreciate a fun and casual atmosphere where everyone feels welcomed and relaxed.

As you relax, try your hand at a game of chess, bowling, bocce, billiards, table tennis, foosball, darts, or perhaps shuffleboard is more your speed.

Need to re-energize? Try out the varied menu of appetizers, sandwiches, burgers, flatbread pizza, quesadillas, tacos, fries, wings, salads, comfort food, and desserts to keep you refueled to continue having fun.

Downtown Aquarium | An Underwater Adventure
Downtown Aquarium | An Underwater Adventure

(713) 223-3474

410 Bagby St
Houston, TX 77002   Directions Website

Dive into the wonders of the underwater world at the unique Downtown Aquarium, where you can interact with the ancient legends of El Dorado in the Sunken Temple, sink to the bottom of the neighboring sea, and catch glimpses of offshore rig divers in the Underwater Rig.

Tour the marsh and bayous of the Gulf Coast and encounter the alligators, turtles, bullfrogs, and more in the Texas Bayou. Step inside the sunken hull of a 17th-century Spanish Galleon and see the giant octopus, a moray eel, clownfish, and the diversity of species the ocean world has to offer at the Shipwreck. Explore the lush environment of the dangerous tropical life of the red-bellied piranhas and venomous freshwater stingrays in the Rainforest.

Step into Discovery Zone and come face-to-face with electric eels, seahorses, and a dazzling array of colorful fish. Interactive monitors let you further explore coral reefs, the arctic seas, and the mysteries of the deep ocean. You may even meet one of our Ambassador Animals up close during the daily Animal Encounters.

Fun Plex Amusement Park
Fun Plex Amusement Park

(281) 530-7777

13700 Beechnut St
Houston, TX 77083   Directions Website

Enjoy your time at the Fun Plex Amusement Park, an indoor carnival featuring a towering facility that managed to put fun under one roof.

Wander around and check out the playtime oasis that includes go-karts, carnival rides, a carousel, a Ferris wheel, bumper cars, movie theaters, a miniature golf course, a bowling alley, a roller skating rink, modern arcade games, a pool hall, and a play port.

Concession stands with food and drink provide plenty of fuel to go all day.

Houston Zoo
Houston Zoo

(713) 533-6500

6200 Hermann Park Dr
Houston, TX 77030   Directions Website

The Houston Zoo is home to more than 4,500 animals, with more than 900 species representing the seventh most-visited zoo in the nation.

Explore the featured attractions, which include the Kipp Aquarium, The Fischer Bird Gardens, the Tropical Bird House, a Children's Zoo with a petting zoo and water playground, the World of Primates, the Wildlife Carousel, the McNair Asian Elephant Habitat, and the Reptile & Amphibian Building.

Kemah Boardwalk
Kemah Boardwalk

(877) 285-3624

215 Kipp Ave
Kemah, TX 77565   Directions Website

The fun never stops at the Kemah Boardwalk, a mini-city on the water that has everything you need for all-day entertainment.

The Kemah Boardwalk is open daily and provides fun for all with the many attractions, street performers, restaurants, bars, festivals, and activities that will keep you coming back for more.

Moody Gardens | Galveston Island
Moody Gardens | Galveston Island

(409) 744-4673

One Hope Blvd
Galveston, TX 77554   Directions Website

Explore a world of science and adventure at Moody Gardens, where there's always something new and exciting to discover.

The tourist attraction features three main pyramids with an aquarium, rainforest, and discovery center. There's also an IMAX Theater, a paddle-wheel cruise boat, a hotel, and a convention center.

As one of the premier educational and leisure facilities in the Southwest, it provides horticultural therapy, education, and employment for individuals with a wide range of physical and emotional disabilities.

Six Flags | Hurricane Harbor Splashtown
Six Flags | Hurricane Harbor Splashtown

(281) 355-3300

21300 Interstate 45
Spring, TX 77373   Directions Website

Beat the heat at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Splashtown, where you can enjoy fun-filled, pulse-pounding, and exhilarating thrill rides for all ages.

Have you ever wondered what it feels like to be in the middle of a tornado? Take on the Tornado, one of the most popular attractions, which shoots riders down a 132-foot-long tunnel and blasts them into a giant funnel.

Check out the Stingray Racer, where six waterslide lanes stand five stories tall, propelling riders down a twisting and turning track. The  Thunder Run, where the inline tube slide picks up speed at every twist and turn, and the many other attractions for the entire family.

Space Center Houston
Space Center Houston

(281) 244-2100

1601 NASA Pkwy
Houston, TX 77058   Directions Website

Have a blast at the Space Center Houston, where future spacecraft engineers, designers, rocket scientists and budding astronauts can explore to their hearts content and learn that their dreams can become their reality.

Stroll through the space center and check out the exhibits, attractions, special presentations, and hands-on activities to learn about NASA's manned space flight program. You can also watch astronauts train for missions, touch a real moon rock and take a behind-the-scenes tour of NASA.

Texas Rock Gym
Texas Rock Gym

(713) 973-7625

1526 Campbell Rd
Houston, TX 77055   Directions Website

Challenge yourself to a unique experience that will display your upper body strength and endurance at the Texas Rock Gym, where you can encounter rock climbing in a professional, high-quality climbing gym that provides a fun atmosphere for climbers of all ages.

While the facility is constantly updated to maintain a fresh climbing experience, you can switch it up and test your other skills with multiple fitness programs available, such as Yoga, Tai Chi, Kung Fu, and Aikido.

iFly | Houston
iFly | Houston

(281) 942-4359

9540 Katy Fwy
Houston, TX 77055   Directions Website

Discover iFLY Houston, a one-of-a-kind indoor skydiving experience that offers thrilling memories that will last a lifetime.

Learn everything you need to know before you fly so that you’re both comfortable and excited with the indoor skydiving experience from start to finish.

Whether you’re looking for new things to do with kids, enjoying a team-building event, or are interested in flying solo to practice some advanced tricks for competition, you can start with the basics and learn how to use your flight time to the fullest.

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