- TripBuzz found 141 things to do with kids in or near Alvin, Texas, including 131 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Houston, Pasadena, Friendswood and Kemah.
- From The Christmas Train to Alvin Bowling Company, the Alvin area offers 78 different types of family activities, including: Specialty Museums, Bowling, Children's Play Area and History Museums.
- A suburb of Houston, Alvin is the hometown of Nolan Ryan, a retired major league baseball pitcher. The city is proud of its ranching history which is shown by its near 100 year old general store. Other area attractions include a Nolan Ryan Exhibit, African Safari Park and a Confederate Cemetery. Tourists can also get to the Texas Gulf Coast in just minutes from Alvin.
A Christmas-themed amusement area, The Christmas Train offers old-fashioned train rides through a scenic snowy setting. The facility also offers photos with Santa and refreshments, including funnel cakes, popcorn, and Big Al's Pizza.
Fun Jump is now Lone Star Bounce Town of Alvin! 10 thousand sq. ft. of Indoor Fun! Obstacle courses, 2 story slides, bouncers, air hockey, arcades, a toddler section and a cafe with great food. Weekday Admission for kids 3-14 is $7, 1-2 yrs is half price. Weekend Admission for kids 3-14 is $9, 1-2 yrs is $5. No…
Gulf Coast Speedway is an outdoor racetrack featuring a variety of sprint car style races. Tournaments and amateur racing are regularly featured throughout the year, as well as charity races and competitions for kids.
The Nolan Ryan Center is a museum in honor of the famous baseball pitcher, Nolan Ryan. The exhibits include interactive simulations, videos and photographs highlighting Ryan's career, and statistics throughout his 27 years as a player.
The Marguerite Rogers House Museum, which is owned and operated by the Alvin Museum Society, is a 1909 Victorian style home. Tours allow visitors to explore the grounds and interior of the home, which includes antique furnishings.