Some families prefer the warm summer days, enjoy indoor fun, and wait until cold days are over. If you match this description, probably you don’t want your kids to spend the entire winter locked down inside the house neither. To make things easier for you and your winter plans, we have created a list of great places to visit with kids if you want them to still have fun outside the house, and be safe from the coldness of this particular season!

Where: 14409 Parkhollow Dr, Houston, TX, USA
Hours: Monday – Thursday 12 PM – 8 PM | Friday 12 PM – 9 PM | Saturday 10 AM – 10 PM​ | Sunday 10 AM- 10 PM

It’s a great idea to have fun in a massive indoor amusement center while it’s cold and unbearable outside!

You will enjoy trampolines, games, a batting cage, a rock wall, obstacle course, and more! Kids will have a blast!

Where: 5015 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX, USA
Hours: Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 10:30 AM – 7:30 PM | Tuesday & Thursday: 10:30 AM – 5:45 PM | Saturday: 11 AM – 7:30 PM | Sunday: 12 PM– 7 PM

If you want to feel the winter vibes without being cold, then Ice At The Galleria is a great option!

You will ice skate on an amazing rink inside the Houston Galleria Mall, which has spectacular architecture.

Where: 6108 Auden Street, Houston, TX 77005, USA
Hours: Sunday Closed | Monday 10 AM -8 PM | Tuesday 10 AM -6 PM | Wednesday 10 AM -6 PM | Thursday 1 PM- 6 PM | Friday 1 PM -6 PM | Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM

Find comfort from the cold air at the West University Branch Library where you will find many activities and programs for kids, a book club for adults, and a lovely children’s reading and play space.

Where: 1500 Binz St, Houston, TX, USA
Hours: Time Entry Required | Sunday 12 – 6 pm | Monday Closed | Tuesday Closed | Wednesday 10 am – 6 pm | Thursday 10 am – 8 pm | Friday 10 am – 6 pm | Saturday 10 am – 6 pm

This museum is an entertaining and educational place created especially for kids!

The day will go by really fast as they enjoy interactive exhibits, playing with imagination and creativity, and so much more!

Where: Little Beakers – The Woodlands, Hanna Road, Oak Ridge North, TX, USA
Hours: OPEN LAB REGULAR HOURS: Monday to Saturday 11 AM – 6 PM | Sunday 12 PM – 5 PM | EXCEPTIONS TO THE ABOVE REGULAR HOURS: CLOSED Thursday, June 4th

Having fun doing experiments while avoiding the cold outside sounds like a great idea!

Kids will be able to sign up for a Guided Lab. session or choose among 30 experiments to do with parents!

Where: 20117 Park Row Dr, Katy, Texas 77449, USA
Hours: Tuesday – Friday 9 AM- 6 PM | Saturday 9 AM- 8 PM | Sunday 10 AM- 7 PM

Children 8 years old and younger can spend the day having fun in the play stations, climbers, ride-a-longs, or playing with soft toys and costumes!

They will have fun in a unique and age-appropriate place!

Where: 5555 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Hours: Regular Hours: Monday – Sunday: 9 AM – 5 PM | Exhibitions: Monday- Sunday: 9 AM–5 PM (last entry to special exhibits at 4:30 PM) | Giant Screen Theatre: Monday – Sunday: 10 AM–4 PM (last show at 4 PM – no late entry) | Planetarium: Monday – Sunday: 10 AM–4 PM (last show at 4 PM – no late entry) | Butterfly Center: Monday – Sunday: 9 AM–5 PM

The entire family will surely be entertained at this incredible educational place where you will be able to learn everything about our amazing planet!

Exhibitions, attractions, and more awaits you at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

Where: 3823 Irving Mall, Irving, TX, USA
Hours: General Hours 11 AM- 9 PM

Jump for hours while you scape the cold! Sky Zone features trampolines, courts, ninja obstacles, foam pits, dodgeball courts, and more!

You can enjoy free jump time or take a class! There’s something for every age at Sky Zone!

Where: 500 McKinney Street, Houston, Texas 77002, USA

Picture a rainy or cold afternoon while the family share some storytime or keep each other’s company while reading a favorite book. Sounds great, right? That’s why visiting the Houston Public Library or one of its 44 branches is a perfect plan for a winter day.

Where: 1601 Nasa Pkwy, Houston, Texas 77058, USA

Kids love all space-related topics, so what better plan than to visit the home of NASA Mission Control, International Space Station Mission Control, and astronaut training?

See amazing exhibits and enjoy an educational day!

Where: 701 Ross Ave, Dallas, TX 75202, USA
Hours: Sunday to Thursday: 10 AM – 8 PM | Friday and Saturday: 10 AM- 9 PM

Combine fun with learning at this place where the unbelievable becomes a reality!

The entire family will enjoy exhibits, illusions, holograms, installations, and illusion rooms! A great way to spend a family day avoiding the cold!

Where: 6121 W Park Blvd, Plano, TX 75093, USA
Hours: Daily 10 AM- 4 PM

Try a different plan for the little ones to stay away from the cold!

Kids will get to enjoy 60,000 square feet of attractions for creative and interactive play. Visit Crayola Experience and discover with them the 25 hands-on experiences!

Where: 767 North Shepherd Drive, Houston, Texas 77007, USA
Hours: Weekdays 10 AM – 6 PM

At Wonderwild, children will explore, play, imagine, and create by having the best of times in the 3-story playscape, jumping pillow, crocodile slide, and more!

This place welcomes children 8 years old and younger.

Where: 10500 SeaWorld Drive, San Antonio, TX, USA

Spend a fun day at this amazing theme park where you will get to experience animal interactions, thrilling rides, shows, and more!

Kids, and adults, will be fascinated by the amazing sea animals!

Where: 13201 Ranch Road 620 North, Austin, TX, USA
Hours: Monday- Thursday 11 AM- 7 PM | Friday- Sunday 11 AM- 9 PM

From trampolines and foam pit to climbing walls, sky rider, arcade, and so much more, this place guarantees hours of fun!

The state-of-the-art attractions will give you and the family a super fun time!

Where: 2800 Broadway Street, San Antonio, Texas 78209, USA
Hours: Monday – Friday:9 AM – 6 PM | Saturday: 9 AM – 6 PM | Sunday: 12 PM – 5 PM | Sunday Members-only Hour: 11 AM – 12 PM

Just because they can’t play outside, it doesn’t mean kids can’t play at all.

At The DoSeum, children’s minds will be at play with interactive and fun hands-on learning exhibits. This is the place where they can play and learn at the same time!

Where: 849 East Commerce Street, San Antonio, TX, USA
Hours: Daily 11.30 AM- 5 PM | Last entry 3 PM

Kids will have an amazing time building, creating, and playing at this LEGOS paradise!

There are 10 attractions and activities that the entire family can enjoy, as well as creative workshops!

Where: 308 N Broadway Ave, Tyler, TX 75702, USA
Hours: Mondays: CLOSED | Tuesday-Friday:10 AM -5 PM | Saturday: 10 AM-5 PM | Sunday: 1 PM-5 PM | SUMMER HOURS (MEMORIAL DAY THROUGH LABOR DAY): Monday-Saturday: 10 AM -5 PM | Sunday: 1 PM -5 PM

There’s a big variety of exhibits, programs, events, and activities to enjoy at this amazing place!

Scape the cold day and get ready to be entertained and have a great family day! Visitors of all ages and abilities will have a wonderful time.

Where: 7252 Chase Oaks Blvd, Plano, TX, USA
Hours: Monday- Thursday 10 AM- 9 PM | Friday 10 AM- 10 AM | Saturday 9 AM- 10 PM | Sunday 11 AM- 8 PM

With 5 levels of entertainment and a large modern playground of 25 feet high, kids will have hours and hours of indoor fun!

As well as having a great time, they will enjoy healthy exercise by all the running and playing!

Where: 830 Katy Fort Bend Road, Katy, TX 77494, USA
Hours: Monday- 4 PM- 9 PM | Tuesday- Wednesday- Closed | Thursday- 4 PM- 9 PM | Friday- 4 PM- 11 PM | Saturday 11 AM- 11 PM | Sunday- 11 AM- 9 PM

Arcade games, bumper cars, rope climbing, glow mini golf, climbing area, laser tag, and more.

This place has everything for the kids to have a great time, they won’t miss being outdoors!