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Things to do in Houston – August Fun August is usually a month where everyone starts to prepare for the start of school.  You might be busy shopping for uniforms, buying school supplies, ordering backpacks and lunch kits, etc.  As the summer comes to an end, you might face the challenge of keeping your kids busy. Surprisingly, there are lots of fun things going on in August. August Fun Here is a list of fun things to do with your kids all month long.  As I hear about new ideas, I will update the list.  I hope that you have an... [Read More]

Family Fun – Splashway Campground & Water Park Splashway Waterpark and Campground is the perfect place to go for family fun.  The family friendly waterpark features slides, a wave pool, a lazy river, and zip lines plus on-site campgrounds. This article focuses on the campground.  Click here to read my details about the Splashway Water Park.   Splashway Campground & Water Park Splashway Waterpark and Campground is located in Sheridan, Texas which is about an hour from Sugar Land.  Splashway is great for a day trip... [Read More]

Kid Fun – Wet’N’Wild Splashtown The Wet’N’Wild Splashtown Water Park is located in Spring, Texas.  The cost for a ticket at the door is $40.99 during the week and $44.99 on the weekend for guests over 48″.  The cost is $30.99 for guests 48′ and under. The park charges a $10 parking free per vehicle.  The park is open from 10am to 8pm though July.  The hours will change during the month of August.   Wet’N’Wild Splashtown The park offers concerts, dive in movies, and special... [Read More]

Fun Thing To Do – Calypso Cove Waterpark It’s a fun place to go and perfect for the summer.  Calypso Cove is a water friendly place located in Baytown.   Calypso Cove Calypso Cove is a beach style zero entry pool and Caribbean themed water play center.  They have an octopus bucket dump, spray guns, a lap pool, a water crossing area, a 17 foot slide tower, and lost more.     Get the Details about Calypso Cove: Calypso Cover is located at 2428 West Main in Baytown.  It is open daily from June 7 to August 24,... [Read More]

Pirate’s Bay Waterpark Pirate’s Bay is a water park located in Baytown that has waterslides, a wave pool, a lazy river, a kids’ play area and more.   Location Pirate’s Bay is located at 5300 East Road, Baytown, Texas 77520.  It is about 30 minutes from downtown Houston.  There are detailed directions on their website from the East and from the South part of town. WARNING:  I had a difficult time finding the water park.  My navigation took me to an Exxon plant because they also have an East Road.  I used... [Read More]

Bellaire Aquatic Center The Bellaire Aquatic Center is located on 7001 5th Street, Bellaire 77401.  It is open to residents and non-residents for day passes and memberships.   Aquatic Center The pool area is open on Monday through Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.  It is open on Sunday from 1:00 to 8:00 p.m.   Cost: During peak season, the admission costs are $8 for ages 3-59 years old, $6 for ages 60 and up, and free for 2 and under (residents).  The admission costs are $16 for ages 3-59 years old, $14 for ages 60 and... [Read More]

Day Trip To Brenham It’s always fun to take a day trip away from the big city.  There are several little day trips out of Houston, and Brenham is one of my favorites.  A perfect day in Brenham consists of going to the Blue Bell Creameries, splashing in the pool at the Blue Bell Aquatics Center, and having a nice lunch at the Southern Flyer Diner while watching the airplanes land and take off at the Brenham Municipal Airport.   Brenham, Texas Brenham is about an hour and fifteen minutes away depending on where you live.  It... [Read More]

MFAH Summer Fun The MFAH is one of the largest museums in the United States.  Their permanent collection is huge, and there are 1.25 million people that benefit from the museum each year.   Summer Fun The MFAH is full of summer activities for all ages including adults and children.  They offer a variety of programs, guided tours, making art, movies, and lots more.     Summer Programs: 1. Sunday Family Zone – Visit on Sundays from 1-4pm Families are invited to enjoy games, activities, books, and tours of the galleries.... [Read More]

Museum of Natural Science Summer Events The Museum of Natural Science is offering free events all summer long. The events are free with the purchase of a butterfly center ticket.   Summer Events There are 3 summer events taking place weekly from May 31 to August 19. They are offering a “Wing It” event on Tuesdays, “Small Talk” on Wednesdays, and “Feeding Frenzy” on Fridays.     Summer Cockrell Butterfly Center 1. Wing It – Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.  This event is designed to help... [Read More]

Summer Indoor Fun When we think of the summer, we think of getting outside.  Our summers are often filled with swimming, bike rides, and playing at the park.  But there are days when the heat is just too much. The summers in Houston can be hot and brutal.  It can be hard to keep the kids busy and entertained during the summer.  The good news is that there are a ton of indoor local places that you can take your kids.  You can get your kids out of the house, and you can enjoy the air condition as well.   Things to do in Houston... [Read More]

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