Top Houston-Area Attractions That Are Worth The Drive

Best Attractions in Houston Area That Are Worth The Drive


Within a massive city like Houston, it’s easy to stick to your part of the city. Why risk getting trapped in traffic if you have outlets, restaurants, and fun things to do nearby? But if you never leave your local community, you’re missing out on some of Houston’s coolest family destinations. Therefore load up the vehicle and take the children on a mini-road journey. Below is a list of attractions in the Houston area that are worth the drive.

Jerry Matheson Park

1240 Ulrich Rd.
Tomball TX, 77375

Jerry Matheson Park is a 10-acre city owned park across from Juergens Park located at 1240 Ulrich. The park was named after the late Tomball City Council member Jerry Matheson. There are 56 total parking spots and 5 of this total are handicap parking spots. Under the small pavilion, there are 6 picnic tables to sit under the shade and watch your kids play on the large wooden interactive playground. Inside the playground there are 2 park benches. There are no barbeque pits and there are 7 trashcans throughout the park. –

Old Town Spring

Spring Preservation League, Inc
26302 Preston Av.
Spring, TX 77373

The Spring Preservation League Incorporated (SPL) is a non-profit organization established in 1983 by independent shop owners and property owners in Spring, Texas. The purpose of SPL is to promote the growth, development, and preservation of the community known as Old Town Spring, and to encourage and maintain the historical heritage of the town through the promotion of events and marketing. –

1940 Air Terminal Museum

8325 Travelair Street
Houston, Texas 77061
(713) 454-1940

The Mission of the 1940 Air Terminal Museum is to demonstrate the impact of aviation on Houston’s history and economic development through the prism of architectural beauty. The 1940 Air Terminal Museum is housed in the historic art deco terminal building that once served the City of Houston as the Houston Municipal Airport. The building is now a protected landmark and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Between Hobby Airport’s airline traffic, business aviation and frequent fixed-wing and rotary wing general aviation traffic, a visit to the museum will provide each guest with a front row view of the active runways! –

Dairy Ashford Roller Rink

1820 S. Dairy Ashford
Houston, TX 77077

Thursday to Sunday for Public Skating Birthday Parties School Parties Roller & Inline Skating Family Fun Private & Corporate Parties Toddler Stroller Skate –

The Kingwood Greenbelt

281-358-0989 is your online community neighborhood for Kingwood-area residents! Make new friends on the forums, find local business and services, and keep up to date with local news and events. An anonymous, private, and safe social media network for Kingwood, TX. –

The Beach Club, Cinco Ranch

5125 S Fry Rd.
Katy, TX 77450

Between Cinco I and Cinco II there are a total of eleven (11) pools for residents to use. Pool areas are alcohol and tobacco-free. A pool key, ID, and a pool waiver are required for entry. Four (4) persons are admitted per pool card; if you have more than four (4) persons in your group, please bring a second key card. Cards are available for order through TownSq or at the HOA office. –


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