Sleep Inn & Suites I-45 / Airtex
222 Airtex Boulevard
Houston, TX 77090
Phone: (281) 872-6200
Fax: (281) 872-6201
Get ready for some real haunting action...Screamworld at Woodlands has just about everything you would love—a haunted hotel, haunted houses and the fear factory. The haunted hotel is considered the most hi-tech in the city for its various animatronics. The Edge of Darkness has the traditional hauntings with twisted paths, ghostly apparitions and classic scare tactics. You will also find movie monsters in 3D, a cemetery and a maze of maniacs. This is the longest running haunted attraction and has been selected by America's Best Haunts as one of the best haunted attractions in the USA. Children below ten may be refused entry.
Jumpin' Jak's is a child-sized play center featuring a Wild West town and a jungle that is perfect for pint-sized explorers. If your children have a lot of pent-up energy on a rainy day bring them in for some fun and games. You can catch up on your reading or take-along hobbies while your children become blissfully exhausted. The play center is open on weekdays to the general public and hosts private birthday parties on weekends.
Plants from around the world can be enjoyed in this park without having to leave the country. On 200 acres of beautiful land, you will find plants, an arboretum, nature trails and excellent picnic grounds. Kids will love the animal sanctuary, koi fishpond and the butterfly collection. Regardless of your favorite aspect, peace and serenity exists in abundance and does wonders for the soul. This is a wonderful way to spend a day. This place opens at 8am from Monday to Saturday. And Sunday this place is open at 10am.
This popular water park is located within half an hour's drive of Houston. Multiple pools, thrilling water slides and raft rides make this amusement park fun for the family and a great way to escape the heat during the summer. Race against your friends down the six lane "Stingrary Racer," or chill on an inner tube in the lazy river. Dining options in the park include four restaurants and multiple food kiosks, so rest assured your hunger pangs will be satisfied.
A Six flags facility, Splashtown Houston has tradition of slippery family fun. Rides like Tornado-Ride The Ultimate Storm and the Wild Wave Pool ensure your endless day of watery excitement. Designed for both children looking to cool down and the aquatic thrill-seeker, Splashtown Houston is a sure bet for children of all ages. Seasonal passes are available, see their website for further information.
Saddle up and bring your friends along for this exciting, fun-filled horseback riding experience. You will have the chance to relax in wide open spaces at Cypress Trails while learning everything you need to know about riding. Once you get the hang of it, head out on one of the trail rides, endurance rides or marathon rides from Old Town Spring to Intercontinental Airport.
Featuring two ice rinks, this fun spot is best known as the practice facility for the Houston Aeros and Olympic gold-medalist Tara Lipinski. Many locals stop by here at Aerodrome Ice Skating Complex, just to see the players train and watch amateur teams play. Call ahead to hear what is scheduled for the day. Those who are more athletic and would enjoy brushing up on their skating or hockey skills can get into a little action. Lessons in figure skating and hockey are also available.
Situated in the beautiful, wooded Humble-Spring area, this wondrous park and nature center awaits your visit. Walking trails, small lakes and trickling creeks will satisfy your craving for nature. The center features educational exhibits and plant and game preservation programs. Of special interest to all are the replicas of pioneer and Native American homesteads of the 1800s, the owl prowl events and bird feeding and banding.
Built in 1953 under the direction of architect Joe Finger, this public course is separated into three nine-hole mini-courses. Simply play on two of the courses to get in your full 18 holes for the day. Each set of nine holes has its own unique features, but ball placement is key for each set. Plenty of water and sand hazards will challenge every golfer. Jersey Meadow Golf Course measures 6,434 feet from the championship tees and has a slope of 117 with a rating of 70.50. Year-round, it offers challenging games that can also be reliably short when necessary. A driving range, pro shop and resident professional golfer are all available to golfers. Metal spikes are not allowed on shoes. Green fees include cart rental, and tee times are available by phone.
Children can pet farm animals until they are blissfully exhausted at the twelve different petting zoos that make up Old MacDonald's Farm. If you are afraid they might tire of the animals, there are also pony rides, a miniature train ride, a swimming pool, crawfish pool and a duck pond. The Old West Fort and Indian Village make wonderful settings for birthday parties, and the picnic grounds are great for family reunions and other group outings. Times vary throughout the year - call ahead for details.
Delmar Stadium is part of the Delmar-Dyer Sports Complex and was HISD's first off-campus stadium. The football stadium with an artificial turf, can accommodate about 12,000 people and includes a field house, a baseball field, and a school stadium. Since 1957, it has been host to some of the major soccer games, and home games of the Houston-area high schools. Plans are on to upgrade the complex and further add to its current facilities.
This semi-private course built in 1992 is open year round. The par 72, 18 hole course runs over 6,500 yards. Every hole is challenging, with some form of danger looming. Numerous water hazards, sand traps and narrow fairways keep the golfer alert. Patience and course management is crucial for low scoring. The challenge, coupled with the excellent course maintenance, makes every round very enjoyable. The club offers a driving range and clubhouse for any golfing necessities. Metal spikes are allowed, and rental carts and clubs are available. A resident pro is there for assistance.