A vacation in Houston can be a viable alternative when your dreams say Caribbean holiday, but your budget does not. Your body, mind and spirit can be quickly revitalized, rejuvenated and refreshed readying you to take on the world after visiting one of the water parks, resort hotels or other vacation spots in Houston.
They are as close to you as Bellaire’s Town Square Family Aquatic Center or a short drive to Schlitterbahn on Galveston Island. Some of these funtastic vacation destinations are thoughtfully designed to include white sand, moving water and other realistic waterfront aspects. The attractions are skillfully blended into the surrounding area to take advantage of its natural beauty and create unimposing man-made water features.
Here’s the list of some of the local water parks and resorts where the F U N can include YOU in the Bayou City.
- Bellaire Town Square Family Aquatic Center
- Splashtown: I-45 North, Spring
- Pirates Bay Baytown, Tx
- Schlitterbahn - Galveston Island
- Moody Garden: PALM BEACH ATTRACTIONS- Galveston
- Wake Nation Houston - Rosharian
- Woodlands Resort & Conference Center
Houston Hotels with Water Parks
Moody Garden: PALM BEACH ATTRACTIONS:
1 Hope Boulevard,
Everyone's idea of the perfect summer vacation for a group or family includes some facetime at the beach. If you crave the beach, but dread being circled by sharks, jellyfish stings and tracking sand into your car you can hang out at this fabulous waterpark with a hotel and resort.
- A 650-linear-foot Lazy River section,
- A Wave Pool
- Two 18-foot enclosed tower slides and lots more refreshing water attractions.
COST: Ages 4-59 $23.95
Ages 4- 12 $17.95
More details available 1-800-582-4673 resort website
Woodlands Resort & Conference Center
2301 North Millbend Drive
If your dream is a vacation complete with room service then look no further than the
Woodlands Resort. You can have an oasis of fun at their family-friendly water wonderland is reserved for registered hotel guests.
Your need for some R&R is excuse enough to warrant a stay at the resort. Even a weekend visit is plenty of time for "dive-in" movies, racing down the double helix water slide and the underwater island a very popular features at this suburban water park.
Cost: Includes breakfast, bicycle rental for 4, Unlimited access to a Sauna, Steam Room, Whirlpool and the Forest Oasis Waterscape.
Approx $229.00 weekend
Get details on current availability and specials 1-800.433.2624 visit website
Getaways And Vacations In Houston
Most of the places on our list are ideal for a staycation or vacation in Houston and are open year around. A visit to them are a great cure for that steamy, sultry and sticky feeling left from day after day of temperatures that can hover near the 100’s, in the Lone Star state, any time of the year.
Don't fret because of the Texas heat or the dog days of summer. Use these tips anytime of year. On a simmering hot humid day they will anchor your plan for a daytrip or after a wicked week at work for a quick weekend getaway. These exhilarating and enjoyable environs can be equally refreshing as the cool temperatures, relaxing pools, and beautiful surroundings of a Caribbean resort in summer. Follow this link for more vacation and sightseeing in Houston ideas.