Houston Memorial City with Kids
Collected by Frederick Simeon
Forget NASA—Houston is a tremendous, multicultural center, with an abundance of arts, fine food, and down-to-earth Texas charm. Among the largest cities in the Lone Star State, Houston is a place where you'll never run short of new experiences to explore.
11319 Katy Fwy, Houston, TX 77079, USA
Pick up that quirky collectible that you’ve been looking for for years at this excellent treasure trove of a comic book and toy store along the Katy Freeway. No snooty staff here: the Pop Culture Co. is happily kid-friendly and plays cool music...
140 Heights Blvd, Houston, TX 77007, USA
One of the most beloved Houston celebrations is its annual Art Car Parade, which takes places in downtown Houston every spring and showcases cars decorated in every material imaginable. Even if you can’t make it to the parade, you can still...
Houston, TX 77018, USA
Paulie's is a cute Italian cafe and deli run by second-generation restaurant owner Paul Petronella. Pastas and cookies are made in-house, and the prices are super reasonable. People love the shrimp BLT, cucumber water, and the cookies, of course....
5555 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030, USA
You just never know what you’re going to see when you walk through the doors at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, where everything from corpse flowers to terra-cotta warriors have graced the exhibit halls. Permanent exhibits here...
TX-8 Beltway, Houston, TX 77024, USA
Trails run 12.5 miles on Terry Hersey Park's Hike and Bike Trail. There are 10 bridges to cross, over dams and manmade lakes, as well five grade separations to really get your heart pumping. Restrooms and picnic areas allow for this not only to be...
1030 Memorial Brook Blvd, Houston, TX 77084, USA
If you're looking for a place to let off some steam, compete (in a friendly way) with your friends, and play around in the outdoors, TopGolf is a great place to do all three. While it looks like a traditional driving range, micro-chipped balls...
4848 Main St, Houston, TX 77002, USA
The Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, also known as HCCC, is one of the few venues in the country dedicated exclusively to craft at the highest level. It holds free exhibitions featuring sophisticated crafts made from a variety of mediums....
2520 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006, USA
My good friend, who is originally from Houston, told me of the high-energy restaurant Niko Niko's. Being Greek, she has found some of her favorite dishes here that taste just like the way her mother made them. This place is authentic! Try their...
11177 Katy Fwy ste.e, Houston, TX 77079, USA
Pizzaiuolo Bill Hutchinson has been certified, in Italy, by Verace Pizza Napoletana (VPN) organization. Bill trained under the watchful eye of world-renowned Master Pizza Chef Peppe Miele. Having worked at a pizza place that had only certified...
10211 Katy Fwy, Houston, TX 77024, USA
Jim Goode spent his childhood frequenting Texas seaside seafood shacks, so it's only fitting that he would take those flavors and expand on them with Goode Company Seafood. The restaurant, which was founded in 1986, features items ranging from...
801 Town and Country Blvd #A120, Houston, TX 77024, USA
You have to agree with the motto of Sweet, a café and bakery in northern Houston, Texas. Dainty, sugary confections tempt anyone who's ever had a sweet tooth. Try a seasonal cupcake, baked fresh daily (pumpkin, white chocolate peppermint,...
2752 Buffalo Speedway, Houston, TX 77027, USA
There’s no better way to spend a Saturday morning than at a farmers market, where the region's bounty takes center stage. At the Urban Harvest Eastside Farmers Market, you’ll find local vegetables, fruits, dairy products, farm...
14532 Memorial Dr, Houston, TX 77079, USA
Blue Willow Bookshop is an independent, neighborhood bookstore on the west side of Houston, with a strong sense of community. They have a selection of literature that will interest all ages, as well as family games, book clubs, readings, and book...
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