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Summer Fun Deals In Houston

Need ideas on what to do this summer around Houston without spending too much money? Check out these fun and affordable activities fit for the whole family!

 

 

Bowling Alley

Feeling the need for some friendly competition? Take the family out for a bowling day!Take advantage of some great bowling deals around the Houston area. Max Bowl is known for its 3 amazing locations and great prices! Take advantage of their $2 Tuesdays which feature bowling, shoe rentals, and laser tag for only $2 and on  $3 wacky Wednesdays, get money back and receive 3 cents for every pin you knock down! These locations also offer a wide range of activities such as karaoke, laser tag, and an arcade. Check out their website for more information on these amazing specials!

more info: http://maxbowl.com/specials/

 

Historic and Educational Destinations

Looking for something free and educational to do? Head over to the historic San Jacinto Monument, also known as the world’s tallest war memorial! Visit the museum inside or take the elevator up to the observation deck to get a breathtaking view of Houston. While you are there visit the Battleship Texas, where you can go on one of the last battleships that participated in a war. If you are looking for something closer to Houston, check out the 90 minute educational and most importantly, free, Port of Houston Boat Tour. To make a reservation on the tour, visit the link below.

more info:http://porthouston.com/portweb/sam-houston-boat-tour/registration/

CityPASS

If you want to experience Houston’s best attractions, but don’t want to spend to much money? Consider getting Houston’s CityPASS, which offers discounted entry to Space Center Houston, Downtown Aquarium, Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston Zoo, and the Children’s Museum of Houston. With over a 50% discount, its hard to pass up a weekend of fun! To get more information or purchase the CityPASS, click the link below.

more info:https://www.citypass.com/houston

 

Park Splash Pads

 

Looking for some water fun on a hot summer day? Check out Houston’s free park splash pads located all over town. These water play areas make a perfect fun-filled family getaway! Not only does Houston offer over  23 water play areas, they also have 37 aquatic centers that have free pools and even offer free summer swimming lessons from Memorial Day through Labor day! To find the nearest location to you, check out the link below.

more info:http://www.bigkidsmallcity.com/2014/05/houston-pools-open-memorial-day-to-labor-day/

 

Photo Credit: Jeff Grass

Miller Outdoor Theatre

Want to go out and experience a nice show, but don’t want to spend a lot of money or dress up? The Miller Outdoor Theatre puts on amazing shows and best of all, they are free to attend! They offer shows for all ages such as Shrek the Musical and Hamlet. So dress comfy, load up the picnic basket and head over for and enjoy!

more info:http://milleroutdoortheatre.com/

Nathali Marroquin

Nathali Marroquin is a Marketing student at the University of Houston and aside from schoolwork, she loves to travel and try new things.