School Summer Vacation

Back-to-school is just around the corner--but first you need to squeeze a few more memories out of this summer. Take your kids on an outdoor adventure, pile them into the car for an afternoon at the museum or a trip to the ice cream shop. Whatever your idea of fun, we've got ideas for some hot-weather hoopla.

Updated: May 31, 2001

Keep Them Busy

Children's Museum of Houston

1500 Binz St, Houston, TX 77004

Houston Museum of Natural Science

5555 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030

Houston Public Library

500 Mckinney St, Houston, TX 77002

Houston Zoo

6200 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030

This wild hangout offers a variety of children's programs to entertain and educate kids.

Spend Quality Time

The Orange Show

2402 Munger St, Houston, TX 77023

Space Ctr Houston Visitors Ctr

1601 NASA Pkwy, Houston, TX 77058

Minute Maid Park

501 Crawford St, Houston, TX 77002

Round up the family to root for the Astros.

Keep Them Fed

Dave & Buster's

6010 Richmond Ave., Houston, TX 77057

Fun is the name of the game at this arcade dining complex.

Rainforest Cafe

5000 Katy Mills Cir Ste 335, Katy, TX 77494

Chuck E. Cheese's

6760 Antoine Dr, Houston, TX 77091

Pizza, video games and crazy characters. Sounds like a party.

Dave & Buster's

7620 Katy Fwy Ste 100, Houston, TX 77024

Video games rule at this restaurant.