- TripBuzz found 118 things to do with kids in or near Texas City, Texas, including 111 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Galveston, Friendswood, Kemah and Pasadena.
- From Nessler Park Family Aquatic Center to AMF Star Lanes, the Texas City area offers 72 different types of family activities, including: Arcades, Bowling, Movie Theaters and History Museums.
- Resting on the Gulf Coast, Texas City is a small town on Galveston Bay. Close to Houston, it is a popular suburb for commuters. Along with a strong library system, the community also provides for an array of recreational activities for its residents and visitors. This includes several public outdoor spaces and athletic fields, along with a family water park.
At Bouis Tennis Academy, a tennis coach provides personalized instruction to both adults and children at any level of skill. The coach teaches the basics of tennis as well as providing tips for improving skills.
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.
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.
Established in 1968, the Friendswood Historical Society takes as its mission the preservation and celebration of local history and culture. The society maintains a museum and hosts historically-themed special events throughout the year.
A replica of the first house built in Friendswood, the Frank J. Brown Heritage Museum and Barn is indicative of the area's Quaker homes from the late 19th century. Second floor exhibits tell the history of Friendswood's first 50 years.
The Little Cedar Bayou Wave Pool is operated by the local parks department and offers an artificial wave pool experience for swimmers of all ages. Open daily during the summer, the pool is surrounded by a picnic and playground area.
Located in the oldest house in Friendswood, the Perry House Museum was restored by the Friendswood Historical Society for visitors to enjoy. The home is furnished with period antiques provided by the Perry family descendants.
Located on 316 heavily wooded acres, the Timber Creek Golf Club has three 9-hole golf courses, a golf academy, and the Legends Grill. The courses vary in length, with Creekside being the shortest and Timber Trails being the longest.
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.