Houston Zoo

Houston Zoo is a great way to spend the afternoon and will meet the interests and imaginations of a wide range of people. The aquarium is one of my favorites stops right near the entrance and the new gorilla exhibit is great and right next to my kids favorite the chimpanzees. There is also a…

Brazos Bend State Park

Brazos Bend State Park is a gorgeous park on the Brazos River. There are several lakes for fishing and alligator sightings are very popular. It’s a great place for bird sightings. Be sure to check out the Visitors Center for the opportunity to pet baby alligators and see the snakes of Texas. The Rangers are…

Sam Houston National Forest – Double Lake Park Recreation Area

Texas has many great places for outdoor recreation. Sam Houston National Forest features many activities. Hiking, biking, camping, and fishing are just a few of the highlights. When we visited we didn’t bring our bikes, but if we ever go again we will definitely bring them. Plan ahead by downloading maps on your phone or…

Menil Park

For many this may come as an insider secret, or it may just be your local park. Menil Park is certainly not the biggest or the most equipped park in Houston but there is something about it that is quinessential Houston and feels like home. On the weekends you can find lots of locals picnicking…

Children’s Museum of Houston

One of our favourite field trips in Houston is the Children’s Museum. This place is Ah-mazing! We’ve highlighted a few of our favorite parts below and we hope you will check it out on your next Field Trip Houston. You should also know there is a cafe for lunch, a parking garage, and if you’ve…