What are the best kids activities in Houston?

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Leah Walker

Children’s Museum of Houston: Full of fun and educational activities spread throughout 90,000 square feet, the Children’s Museum of Houston offers interactive and hands-on exhibits.

Gateway Fountain at Discovery Green: During Houston’s hot summers, fun and laughter can be found near Gateway Fountain in downtown’s Discovery Green. This is the spot where children of all ages beat the Texas heat. Sloping granite tiles create the surface while water creates the fun. With jets that arch the water as high as fourteen feet, Gateway Fountain might be the most joyful, if not coolest, place in the city.

Kemah Boardwalk: Just 20 minutes from downtown along the Galveston Bay waterfront is Kemah Boardwalk. It’s full of rides like a double-decker carousel, Ferris wheel, and roller coaster. There are also shopping, restaurants, and various special events for the whole family. 

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