If you've ever experienced a Houston summer, you know that while the heat and humidity can be a bit stifling at times, the city offers an abundance of activities to take your mind off the fact that you just might be melting. From concerts to water parks, fun jobs to sporting events, this guide will be your Houston summer survival tool.
The little ones are home every day for the next two-and-a-half months. Make the most of that time by taking part in the following activities. Whether it's attending a movie camp or creating clay sculptures together, this list has plenty of remedies for even the most severe case of summer boredom.
This two-day music festival is quickly becoming one of the largest of its kind in the nation. The event features your favorite Houston acts along with this year's special guests, Weezer, MF Doom, Cut Copy and Ween.
3. Public Pools
A surefire way to combat the Houston summer heat is to take a dip in the nearest pool. Find out where they are using this list.
These campgrounds and resorts are close enough to drive peacefully with small children in tow, but far enough away to feel like a bonafide vacation.
5. Summer Camps
Summer camps are a fantastic way to keep your children entertained in a fun, safe and educational environment. This list contains both overnight and day camps.
6. Swim Lessons
Water safety is important for Houstonians of all ages, especially during the summer months. Here is a list of businesses and organizations that will prepare you and your family for safe swimming this summer.