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Things To Do With Kids in Baytown

Nestled between the Galveston Bay, San Jacinto River and Cedar Bayou, Baytown is a scenic waterside oasis on the Gulf Coast of Texas. Just 25 miles east of Houston, Baytown is home to natural wonders and exciting attractions perfect for kids of all ages. Bring the whole family and enjoy the best of the Lone Star State in Baytown.

With historical sites, amusement parks and many other places to visit, your next family adventure awaits in Baytown. Check out the most hip local arts and culture spots, appreciate the many waterside attractions and more:

  • Immerse yourself in local arts and culture as you stroll Historic Texas Avenue
  • Meet one of the 300 different species of birds at the Baytown Nature Center
  • Ride across San Jacinto Bay on the historic Lynchburg Ferries
  • Have a swashbuckling good time at Pirate’s Bay Water Park
  • Walk the longest cable bridge in Texas, the Fred Hartman Suspension Bridge

In Baytown family fun is the name of the game. From relaxing trips to the movies and bowling alley to great food and live performances, make some lasting memories as you explore the best family-friendly activities Baytown:

  • Watch a moving performance at the Baytown Little Theater
  • Enjoy an afternoon of family fun at Showbiz Movie Theater and Bowling Alley
  • Marvel at the magnificence of the Baytown Symphony Orchestra
  • Experience authentic Mexican food in a family-friendly atmosphere at El Toro
  • Check out local and regional art at the Art Center of Baytown

Surrounded on three sides by bodies of water, many of the greatest places to visit in Baytown revolve around the water. Explore the city on a variety of tours, experience its rich history and uniquely Texan culture at places like:

  • Take a geocaching romp through the city on the self-guided Baytown GeoTour
  • Hear the engines roar at the finish line at the Houston Raceway Park
  • Visit the only gas station that is a destination all its own, Buccee’s
  • Learn about America’s fallen heroes at the Veteran’s Memorial Plaza
  • Glide down the 17-foot slide into the pool at the Calypso Cove Spray Park

There is never a dull moment for the family in Baytown. Bring your kids along for a memorable day meeting animals at the zoo, touching the sky on trampolines and much more:

  • Play a game of volleyball or relax in the pool at Eagle Pointe Wave Pool
  • Visit the lions, tigers and bears at the Houston Zoo
  • Save plenty of room for treats at Marble Slab Creamery
  • Bounce to your heart’s content at Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Park
  • Host your own private New York style pizza party at Pizza Bella

Traveling with your kids and all of their friends? Baytown is home to a wealth of attractions and things to do that everyone will love. Check out some of our favorites including:

  • Enjoy the rides and carnival games along the Kemah Boardwalk
  • Burn some rubber on the go-kart tracks at J&J Speedway
  • Play a round of mini golf at Putt-Putt FunHouse
  • Rally your team to solve puzzles at Escape the Room Texas
  • Rock your favorite team’s jersey and play touch football at Allenbrook Park

Texas history is unlike any other part of the country, and Baytown is the perfect place for an educational excursion. Experience history as it comes to life at a variety of museums, trails and more:

  • Take a trip back in time at the Baytown Historical Museum
  • Visit the educational plaza at David G. Burnet Park
  • Tour the historic homes at the Republic of Texas Plaza
  • Hike along the Texas Independence Trail
  • Be a part of history at the San Jacinto Museum of History

Once your family arrives in Baytown, the city’s thriving art and performance culture is immediately on display. Baytown is the perfect place to explore your creative side with photography, music and dance classes and much more:

  • Join an entertaining and fun art class at Art with a Twist
  • Grab your camera and take a photography class at the Art League of Baytown
  • Tap your toes and learn some new moves at the Dance Center
  • Tickle the ivory during an introductory lesson at Piano Vibes
  • Enjoy your time in the spotlight during a class at the Main Street Theater

Beat the Texas heat with a wide range of indoor activities the whole family will enjoy. Whether you are hunting for something new or your kids just really love laser tag and trampolines, check out some of the best indoor games and activities:

  • Explore a variety of playgrounds and games at Houston Party Playland
  • Bowl a new high score at Max Bowl East
  • Run, jump and play on the playgrounds at Bounce USA
  • Strap on your vest and get ready for laser tag at Battlefield Houston
  • Beat your high score in the arcade at Swords and Superheroes