Things to do with kids in Houston

About Houston, TX

Houston is a sprawling cosmopolitan city in Southeast Texas. As the most populous city in Texas and fourth-most populous city in the US, Houston is home to thriving businesses. Everything is big in this city, including Houston’s skyscrapers and 6.5-mile underground city.

What Families Love

  • Great public schools
  • Low cost of living

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  • Ervan Chew Park Playground

    Playground·Houston, TX

    VisitedMostly shaded through midmorning, splash pad, baby swings, and two play structures plus room to run. The equipment is a little old and far apart, so if you have multiple small kids it might be tricky. No fence and wood chips in the play area and can be a little dirty or have iffy people hanging around, but variety, space, and shade are great. There is a dog park right next to it.

    Written by a local parent

  • Houston Zoo

    Zoo·Houston, TX

    LikedThe houston zoo keeps growing and it's awesome. Parking can be bad but here's a protip. Park in the rice village (free) and take an Uber there (about $5). Save stress+time of finding parking and walking to entrance.

    Written by a parent of a 4 year old - 12 year old

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