Summer Fun Guide

March 15, 2017

I am so excited to bring you our Summer Fun Guide filled with 100 ideas to keep your little ones busy all summer long including Camps, Parks, Museums, Indoor Play, Waterparks and Splash Pads, Half Day Trips and Texas Road Trips.  Check back often as we'll be constantly adding more exciting things to do!  


All Heart Horse Camp

Camp Invention    

Main Event

Paint & Bubbles Art Camp

uScore Soccer Camps

Half Day Trips:

Books, Local Food and Chocolate - Half Day Trip To Rice Village
Burgers, Science Ice Cream Lab and Specialty Toys - Half Day Trip To Klein
Butterflies, Park and Theatre - Half Day Trip To Houston
Caboose, Candy and Toys - Half Day Trip To Old Town Spring
Family Night Out On The Town Ideas
Free and Cheap Things To Do In Spring/Klein
Greek Food, Painting and Children's Theatre - Half Day in Houston
Painting, Play and Dress Up - Half Day Trip To Humble/Kingwood

Trains, Splash Pad and Soda Fountain - Half Day Trip To Tomball

Indoor Fun:

Artsy Things To Do In Houston

Beat The Heat With Ice Skating

Top 5 Summer Fun Bowling Locations

See Dinosaurs
Favorite Places To Play On A Rainy Day

Free Indoor Playgrounds

6 Free Indoor Playgrounds
Top 10 Indoor Playplaces

Get Air Trampoline Park

Jump To It
3 Favorite Laser Tag Places
6 Places That Get The Kids Moving While Having Fun
10 Things To Do On A Rainy Day

Top 7 Roller Skating Rinks


1940's Air Terminal Museum
Houston Center For Contemporary Craft
Fine Arts Museum

Discover The Houston Fire Museum

Health Museum

The Houston Museum of Natural Science
Houston Center for Photography

Houston Police Museum

Railroad Museum

The Woodlands Children's Museum

Outdoor Fun:

Favorite Trails To Bike With Kids
Deep Sea Fishing

Houston Arboretum & Nature Center
Old MacDonald Farm
Favorite Places To Pick Fruit and Veggies

3 Local Safari Experiences

The San Jacinto Monument & Battleship Texas

The 7 Unknown Wonders of Houston

Unique Things To Do With Kids In Houston

More Unique Things To Do With Kids In Houston


Nature Play Area at Buffalo Bayou Park
Dinosaur Park - Travis Spark Park
Top 4 Parks To Have a Picnic

Top 5 Favorite Houston Parks

Inside Jesse Jones Nature Park

Train Park

Restaurants and Sweet Treats:

Top 8 Favorite Candy Stores
Our Favorite Chocolate Stores
Our Favorite Houston Themed Restaurants

Jerry Built Homegrown Burgers

Kid Friendly Restaurants With Play Areas

Mi Cocina

Pizza Paradise - Best Pizza Places in Houston

4 Sweet Shops We're Crazy About

3 Taco Places That Will Blow Your Socks Off

Staycation Favorites:

Downtown Houston
Family Friendly Resorts and Hotels Near You

More Family Friendly Resorts

The Westin On The Woodlands Waterway
The Woodlands Resort and Conference Center

Water Parks and Splash Pads:

Aqua Park in Conroe
Top Picks For Splash Pad Fun


Splashway Waterpark & Campgrounds

Typhoon Texas
9 Waterparks Close To Home

Older Kids:

Top 10 Things To Do With Teens In Houston
More Things To Do With Teens In Houston

Rain Cistern Art

Younger Kids:

Toddler Fun Favorites

Texas Road Trip Ideas:

Austin Family Fun
Kid Friendly Beaches
The Bluebell Aquatic Center

Favorite Family Friendly Camping Spots
12 Things To Do In Corpus Christi With Kids

Road Trip To Corpus Christi Part 2: Surf Museum

Great Wold Lodge
Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa

Moody Gardens

The Perfect Weekend Getaway: San Antonio

Sea World
Theme Park Road Trip
Favorite Places To Go Tubing

Florida Vacation Ideas:

Coconuts On The Beach Restaurant
Crayola Experience

Disney World

Meet Winter From Dolphin Tale
First Watch Restaurant


Tips For Going On A Road Trip With Kids

Tips for Airplane Travel with Infants/Kids

11 Ideas For A Successful Low- Tech Road Trip

Happy Summer!


To list your organization in our Summer Fun Guide, email Julie at:

Macaroni Kid Greater North Houston is a free weekly newsletter and website focused on fun family events and information in Conroe, Humble, Kingwood, Klein, Spring, The Woodlands, Tomball and Houston, TX. We gather together all kinds of local family events and activities each week, and add useful information about classes, family-focused businesses, book and product reviews, recipes, crafts, school and camp guides and more. We proudly serve families in the Greater North West Houston area! Macaroni Kid Greater North West Houston is full of useful local information like this PLUS tons of kid-friendly events on our event calendar. Have an event you'd like submitted to our calendar for consideration? Submit an event here
. Like what you see here and want to get all the fun delivered to your inbox weekly? Subscribe to our FREE weekly e-newsletter for 411 on local family fun!