Summer Activities to Keep Cool in Houston

 Summer Activities to keep cool Greater Houston Orthodontics Houston TX

Here are a couple ideas to help keep the kids entertained this summer while they are out of school.

Discovery Green

Enjoy a relaxing sit by the lake or watch your child play on one of the many playgrounds Discovery Green has to offer. A water fountain park is also there to help cool down the kids on a hot summer day. And incase you forgot a to bring a picnic to enjoy on the plentiful lawns, don’t worry! The Lake House and The Grove offer delicious food for both parents and children.

Children’s Museum

During a hot Houston summer everyone can be grateful for an air conditioned environment. The Children’s Museum of Houston is hosting a “Summer of Epic Adventure,” featuring all events, all day until September 9th. With a kid sized metropolis and FlowWorks, an interactive water exhibit, any child is sure to have an educational and exciting time.

Moody Gardens

Located at 1 Hope Boulevard Galveston, Texas 77554, Moody Gardens attracts kids of all ages. The Aquarium Pyramid, Rainforest Pyramid and Discovery Museum feature over 9,000 species of animals. Seasonal attractions for the summer include Palm Beach and a Zip Line adventure.

The Downtown Aquarium

Chosen as the 2014 Local’s Choice Award for Best Kid-Friendly Restaurant, The Aquarium is one spot you cannot miss. Located near Allen Parkway and I-45, The Aquarium is more than just a restaurant. If you are not in the mood for food then you can enjoy one of their many exhibits or one of their amusement rides.


The closest Schlitterbahn location to Houston is located on Galveston Island. With more than 35 thrilling water adventures, Schlitterbahn offers a little bit of everything for everyone. If you are feeling more adventurous this summer the original Schlitterbahn is located in New Braunfels, a quick 2 hour drive away from Houston. There are also locations in South Padre and Corpus Christi, as well as Kansas City, Kansas.

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