- TripBuzz found 100 things to do with kids in or near The Woodlands, Texas, including 94 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Humble, Spring, Conroe and Tomball.
- From The Woodlands Children's Museum to The Ice Rink at The Woodlands Town Cebter, the The Woodlands area offers 63 different types of family activities, including: Mini Golf, Children's Museums, Nature & Wildlife Areas and Golf.
- The census-designated place of The Woodlands, located in the Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land metropolitan area, is home to over 55,000 residents in an area of under 50 square miles. The Woodlands, 28 miles north of Houston, is both a suburban development and business center, making for a diverse community of families and entrepreneurs. Visitors can enjoy their time at The Woodlands with a variety of golf courses, shops, restaurants, and more.
Old City Park features a variety of amenities, including picnic areas with barbecue grills, playgrounds with climbing structures and other equipment, nature trails for hiking and biking, and a large riding area that hosts horse shows.
At the Space Center Houston, visitors can see the Galileo spacecraft of Star Wars fame, have lunch with an astronaut, feel like their walking in space, attend science shows, and take a tram tour of the facility. The facility was instrumental in launching men to the moon and beyond.
Situated across 164 acres of land, the Seabourne Creek Nature Park features a wetland area, prairie restoration area, butterfly garden, and paths for walking, jogging, and biking. Guests can also enjoy a four acre lake that is stocked with catfish, bass, and perch.
Leavesley Park is a community park in Friendswood that offers an adjacent hangar for hosting large events. The event space features a kitchen and seating for 150, while the park features grassy fields, a picnic area and children's playground.
With Texas Tarpon Fishing, visitors can go on inshore and offshore fishing excursions to catch shark, flounder, and black drum. The trip takes place on a 25 foot Boston Whaler and is hosted by a tournament winning captain.
The newest park in the Friendswood community is Centennial Park, which has standard features like a paved jogging trail, multi-purpose fields, soccer fields, a children's playground, and picnic pavilions. The park is also home to the outdoor Evelyn B. Newman Amphitheater.