Things to do in Corpus Christi with kids
There is a reason that Corpus Christi is one of the most visited cities in Texas - well, a number of reasons!
How about the miles and miles of beautiful beaches? (Didn’t think Texas had beaches did you!?) Or how about all the family-friendly attractions? Want to know what they are? Yes? GREAT! Because we want to tell you!
First - those beaches! Get that suncream out and head to places like Padre Island National Seashore - 75 miles of swimming, camping, fishing, and wildlife!
There are even amazing trips to be had out into the ocean, with attractions like Dolphin Connection Texas. Yep - dolphin watching tours! An incredible experience for kids.
See the natural habitat of the weird and wonderful ocean creatures, then see them up close at the Texas State Aquarium, with over 300 species to be enjoyed!
Corpus Christi has an amazing history too, which is great for kids to learn all about! The USS Lexington is an actual WWII vintage aircraft where kids can get deep in the galleys. Amazing!
There are so many fun places to visit with kids in Corpus Christi, that you just have to experience it for yourself!
Hurricane Alley features 3 major water slides, wave pool, lazy river, replica air craft carrier water play structure with cannons and more!
Art Center of Corpus Christi is a fantastic institute that introduces kids to the creativity of art, as well as hosts a range of art classes.
An educational and fascinating museum in Corpus Christi where kids can explore exhibits based around science and history.
Discover a bigger world at Texas State Aquarium with thousands of animals representing over 300 species! A great underwater adventure
A fascinating WWII vintage aircraft carrier for kids to learn about and explore, as well as a museum - a great experience for kids in Corpus Christi!
Family fun dolphin tours near Corpus Christi, that let kids interact with dolphins and even touch them!
5 miles of Texas coastline give kids PLENTY of room for sun, fun, beach, and playtime! This unspoiled barrier island park makes for a very fun family day out!
The longest stretch of undeveloped barrier island in the world! This 70 miles of Texan coast has dunes, coastline and prairies, we well as turtles, bird species and shipwrecks, all ready for kids to explore!
Step back in the time to the days of the old American West... a time when the lure of the wide open spaces drew men to create a new American way of life - the life of the cowboy. Now, you can live that life, as you experience the flavor of the old We....
RVs and bungalows sit right on the waterfront in Bahia Vista Waterfront RV Park, ideal for families who want to spend some time on the beautiful Texan coast all year round!
Camping, boating, fishing, swimming, water skiing....and these aren't the only things for kids to do in Lake Corpus Christi State Park! Enjoy that Texas sun!
The Texas Zoo connects people with wildlife from Texas and the rest of the world, plus keeper talks, petting zoo, & plenty of animal fun!
14,000 square feet of trampoline fun for those active kids in Texas! With dodgeball, slam dunks and a kids area for the little ones!
A fascinating and educational look into the Rio Grande Valley area, with prehistoric plants and animal fossils, native history and European colonization exhibits.
Sticky walls, obstacles, tunnels, and a funhouse - all inflatable? Why not spend the day bouncing!
An adventure out of the ordinary, Escape Game Houston has 4 unique escape games for the family to conquer!
Unique hands-on science exhibits and creative artwork for kids and families to enjoy, at the IMAS galleries, where the exhibits change each year for something new.
Family fun cruises on a pirate ship! Complete with a crew of professional pirates who entertain with pirate stories, face painting, treasure hunts, water pistol battles, and swords!
Get your kids out into nature and enjoy fresh air as they keep active with paintball!
Great family fun, great slides and a great way to cool off in Texas!
Roller skating fun for the whole family, as well as a multi level adventure play zone and arcade!
Family bowling fun with 40 modern tenpin bowling lanes, 14 full sized pool tables, and a well stocked family arcade!
Kids and famililes can journey back to the Old West with this museum of art walks, excellent gallery pieces and the amazing collection of colonial and old west guns and antiques.
Great fun for active kids with mini golf, go karting, bumper boats, softball, plus regular events, enormous arcade and birthday parties!
Nature loving families can explore birding trails, nature exhibits, and enjoy some fun outdoor play in this 10,000 square foot Southern Texas historic adobe home.
MHM strives to engage and inform their visitors about local history through innovative exhibits and programs.
A simple city park and playground with sports fields and sand volleyball, plus a pool nearby. Plenty of picnic space great for family games.
Splashway Waterpark is aimed squarely at families so lots of areas for kids of all ages, plus some thrills for you and the big 'uns!
A trip into space and the universe at this TAMIU Planetarium that will give kids an enlightening experience all about space and science!
A fun filled indoor amusement park for kids (and adults!) in San Antonio, Texas. With rides, bounce houses, and even trains!
Fishing, picnics, and outdoor fun at this beautiful lakeside park in Laredo - just minutes from the Mexican border.
Families, especially younger kids, will love looking, feeling, and learning about the incredible numbers of multi-colored wild butterflies in this butterfly center!
A haven for wildlife, birds, endangered species, wetlands, snakes, and lizards, where families can explore the tree canopies, beautiful foliage and learn about nature.
Theme park fun designed for the whole family, with indoor AND outdoor fun in Texas. Thrills, water fun, arcades...it's all there to be enjoyed!
Family bowling fun in Laredo with Jett Bowl North with 40 lanes, disco bowling, arcades and unlimited fun times to be had!
Explore Historic Sunset Station on your own with a guided tour that brings the complex and St. Paul Square to life. Discover the history beyond the walls of each one of a kind venue and surrounding areas.
Exciting, educational and fun hands-on science based exhibits that will build confidence, develop creativity, and enrich the lives of all who visit - a super fun kids museum in Laredo, Texas!
Waterpark fun in Texas with Splashtown! Over 50 rides and attractions to keep the whole family cool - splashtastic!
Fascinating ghost tours around San Antonio, suitable for kids as young as 5 years. A great way to see the city, learn history and maybe see some ghosts!
A fascinating and eye opening journey into a significant part of Texas history - of course, we're talking about The Alamo in San Antonio!
Explore the ONLY museum in San Antonio that is JUST for kids! They can create and experiment instead of just looking!
The Gladys Porter Zoo is 28 acres of lush tropical plants & some 1,600 animals, known for its breeding endangered species of wildlife.
A fun, creative and FREE family day out for the family in Laredo, with beautiful art galleries that encourage self-expression, as well as art classes, exhibits and performances.
That fun farm experience for the family at Easter, Fall, and Christmas! Lots of fun kids activities and Christmas trees too!
Museum fun great for kids, with exhibits covering natural history, science, and South Texas heritage.
From Gibbon Forest, to the Savanna, to Cat Grotto, San Antonio Zoo is filled with animals from all over the world!
Since opening five decades ago, the McNay Art Museum continues to build on an already strong collection of 19th- and 20th-century European and American paintings and sculpture by significant artists ranging from Paul C
The world’s first ultra-accessible family fun park, encompasses 25 acres of rides, attractions and activities that cater for almost every kind of disability, so this is really a wonderful treat.
Inflatable bouncing fun! Bounce houses...assault courses....get ready to bounce the day away!
A fun and bouncy indoor play center for active kids where they can enjoy the huge inflatables, toys and games!
A stimulating, interactive and fun museum experience that immerses kids in space, science and the world, and encourages them to use their imagination.
Pottery painting fun in San Antonio for those creative kids, with walk ins and parties!
Landa Park is 51 acres of Texan park where families can enjoy walks, hikes, paddle boats, swimming, - even a miniature train!
Thrilling rides, sensational shows and educational experience for the whole family at Sea World San Antonio!
Visit the world's largest marine life adventure park with rides, shows and of course animal attractions - all in San Antonio!
Get ready for water fun in this Texas family attraction, with children's playgrounds, tubing, and the world's first surfing machine!
Fun escape rooms in San Antonio for kids over 12 years, although younger kids can go and have fun too! Walk-ins welcome too.
Indoor Playground and Party Center for children ages 1 to 10 years, which will take kids into a world of imagination, creativity and learning through play.
Great indoor fun for kids ages 3 months to 6 or 7 years old in San Antonio. A pleasingly challenging and supportive play facility with an emphasis on the kids' healthy fun.
A great way for active kids to spend the day bouncing!
One of the most natural treasures in Texas, these historic caverns give you an underground experience you will never forget!
Indoor fun for active kids in San Antonio with a host of attractions including trampolines, go-karts, climbing wall & more!
It's Six Flags time! From the highest heights, to the softest adventures, there are rides and activities for all ages - even a water park! A super fun family day out in Texas!
Needville Horseback Riding is a great place to start your equestrian journey. We offers lessons focusing on hunter, jumper, and dressage.
Emilie and Albert Friedrich Wilderness Park and Crownridge Canyon Natural Area are jewels of nature in the midst of rapidly developing northwest Bexar County. They provide a refuge for native species and an opportunity for visitors to experience the ....
The Farmyard is a great place to enjoy some Ol' Fashion Fun in Texas with pony rides, horseback rides and a petting zoo!
Fearshire Paintball is Brazoria County's newest paintball field. Located in Angleton, Texas at Fearshire Farms. Fearshire Paintball is a great place to play recreational paintball games, have your birthday party, group outings or participate in team-....
Experience a rush as you soar over canyons and creeks with breathtaking 15-mile views of the Wimberley Valley with these fun zipline avdentures!
Explore a natural wonder millions of years in the making with these guided tours in Texas! Great underground family fun!
It's dinosaur time! Kids will love this unique outdoor museum featuring life-size dinosaur replicas all in a natural environment.
Enjoy an underground adventure in the heart of Texas Hill Country with cave tours offered to allow you to explore the amazing formations.
2,000 sq feet of indoor play space where kids can play, climb, hide and learn! Areas for parents too
From day visitors to overnight guests, all wannabe cowboys and cowgirls are welcome at this amazing Texas ranch, where you can enjoy the full Western experience! Horse riding, swimming and hiking are just some of the activities for your family day ou....
A true Texas tradition for over 50 years, this amazing dude ranch is great for families who are looking for that perfect yee haw getaway, with activities including horseback riding and overnight getaways.
True cowboy fun at this 348 acres ranch with riding trails, and amazing food! Fun activities for all who stay overnight at this super fun dude ranch!
A wacky and fun collection of junk! Built in a small house in suburban Austin, one man has created a playground haven for kids!
Plenty of family fun with rides, an arcade, bowling, go-karts and more! One of the great things to do with the family in Houston!
If you're 7 to 97, Laser Tag is a hide-and-go-seek game for everyone! The ultimate adrenaline rush in a fun combat environment. Also the glow in the dark SkyTrail ropes course, and arcade!
A charming family friendly produce farm where kids can learn about foods and where it all comes from!
Mini golf fun for all ages in Austin, where kids can play on the 18 hole golf courses, and adults can get young at heart!
351 acres of Austin fun with jogging, kayaking, gardens, springs, swimming, and heaps more for kids and the whole family in this beautiful park.
Summer fun in Austin with the Children's Day Art Park - part of the summer events of Austin Symphony. A fun and magical day out for the whole family!
Located on the western edge of Zilker Park, the Austin Nature & Science Center is dedicated to the exploration of the natural world. Since 1960, ANSC has provided nature exhibits, education programs, and recreation resources for countless visitors, t....
Over 350 animals are waiting to make friends with families at the sweet Austin Zoo, with keeper talks and story time!
Thinkery is the evolution of the new Austin Children's Museum - but still a place where families, fun and science all play together!
Treat the kids to a tour of the ice cream production plant and see the processes and equipment behind the finished favourites. Tours last 45 minutes and include a serving of ice cream.
An exciting open range animal zoo in Alvin, Texas, with guided tours, and animals from all over the world in naturalistic habitats!
Ice skating for the whole family in Austin, with daily public sessions, as well as birthday parties and skate lessons!
A fun, comfortable and playful kids party and play center for kids up to 8 years of age.
Five historic farm themed areas for the kids to learn from and explore which will take them back to the Blackland Prairies of the 1800s! Set on over 90 acres of beautiful Texan woodland, it also includes a barn where kids can get close to their favo....
Gymboree specialize in parent child classes for babies from birth to those kids up to five years of age. Their age-appropriate activities aim to help develop the cognitive, physical and social skills of the children as they play.
Indoor rollerskating and rollerblading with a light show, fog machine and music! Austin family fun!
A quiet, family friendly park with a welcoming home town atmosphere. Lazy Days RV Resort offers you the lazy days you need on your time away together!
Explore the far reaches of space, roam with dinosaurs, wander through Africa's Serengeti, and marvel at the world's most beautiful minerals - and that's just in Houston!
Learning made fun in this popular children's museum, with a range of interactive and hands-on exhibits covering science, culture, animals, and more!
Free rides to the public thanks to the Houston Area Live Steamers, where once a month you can enjoy rides on their track!
The Printing Museum displays a dynamic collection of historical documents, fine art prints, and antique printing equipment.
Get playing in the LARGEST indoor playground in Central Texas, with and 18ft tall playscape, arcade, and toddler area!
Indoor jumping fun for kids AND adults in Texas, with inflatables, mazes, giant slides, and obstacle courses!
The first library of its kind in Houston and one of the few African American libraries in the country, offering incomparable collections of multi-type resources, exhibits and innovative programs. Plus special exhibits, including lectures, films and w....
Open play, birthday parties, age appropriate activities and a great indoor environment to get creative for kids in Houston!
Indoor play fun for kids under 8 years, as well as indoor ropes courses for older kids. Amazing Texas fun for those creative minds and active bodies!
The Orange Show Center for Visionary Art is a non-profit organization, founded in 1980, to preserve and present works of extraordinary imagination and provide people the opportunity to express their personal artistic vision.
A fun 12 acre urban park for kids filled with all sorts of events for the whole family, from yoga, movies, and fun Toddler Tuesdays! Outdoor fun in Houston!
High standard indoor karting, for over 48". Arrive and Drive available.
A fun and interactive theater company for kids aged 5 - 13 that brings books to life on stage! They sometimes even include the audience!
Experience the thrill of sky diving without ever having to get in a plane in Austin!
Cool down in summer in Hawaiian Falls latest waterpark in Pflugerville, Texas!
It's fun, history and wonder at NASA's famous Houston space center. Guided tours, moon rocks, shuttle launches, and up close with real life space vehicles!
A unique wildlife preserve where there are several endangered species of beautiful animals for kids to encounter, and learn about. Not only that - kids can pat them too! A very eye opening family day out in Texas for the family.
Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark is a family-owned, family-friendly park offering FREE parking, FREE tubes, FREE lifejackets, and allows guests to bring their own picnic lunches!
Looking for island fun? Work or play, this tropical destination is ideal for families and groups alike. Delve into the oceans depths at the Aquarium Pyramid. Explore the Discovery Museum or experience the action of the IMAX 3D, 4D or Ridefilm theater....
Waterpark fun with pirates ship, lagoons, gators, slides, thrills, spills, waterfalls - it's all here on Shore Beach with an exclusive beach with volleyball too!
A science-tastic open play lab where kids and their parents can learn and play in a real science lab built especially for kids!
Fun activities and programs for kids walking to 12 years old, including open gym, cheer, dance, and even Ninja skills!
Ranch fun in Texas with a petting zoo and animal barn, outdoor pool, fishing lake, maze, adventure playground, mini golf and pony and train rides and more!
A fun, colorful bounce-filled day perfect for active kids under 10 who love to bounce!
Digital slot car racing for ages 6 and up. Super fast, and super fun. Race realistic scale models of NASCAR, Formula 1, or even off-road vehicles on our giant tracks. Easy enough for a child to participate, but challenging enough to keep even an a....
Bowling, laser tag, bumper carts, and even an arcade - a wealth of family fun in Pasadena!
Join Texarkana ISD Virtual Academy at the NOAA Sea Turtle Facility to learn all about Sea Turtles. Wear long sleeve shirt, shorts and tennis shoes. Program will be from 9-11:30 on Tuesday, March 19, 2013.
An impressive 60-acre waterfront entertainment complex FILLED with fun! Kids can choose from 13 super fun rides and games on the pretty Galveston Bay then choose one of the 10 fun themed restaurants!
A fun indoor playscape where kids can be dropped off, or spend family time together, among the slides, tunnels, tubes, ropes and play areas.
The National Museum of the Pacific War is the only institution in the continental United States dedicated exclusively to telling the story of the Pacific Theater battles of World War II. Located on a six-acre site, the Center includes the George Bush....
Spend a few hours with the wonderful Vantage Point Farm learn all about the the oldest native breed of horse in the United States.
Family rides, kids rides, and thrill rides all waiting to be enjoying at Houston's premiere waterpark for a COOL summer!