Comfort Suites Hwy 249 at Louetta
21222 Tomball Pkwy.
Houston, TX 77070
Phone: (281) 370-2727
Fax: (281) 370-7118
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.
Being home to a number of cowboys, it is not surprising that Houston recently added a horseracing track to its list of attractions. Built in 1994, Sam Houston Race Park hosts ten races a day and can house 20,000 spectators. It also has a video theater that features simulcast viewing of other races, boxing matches and sports games. Looking for ways to spend your winnings? You will not have to look any further than the on-site gift shop, sports bar and cafe.
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.
Bordering the Cypress Village, D'vine Wine Bar & Lounge is a high-end boutique winery and wine bar. The focus here is mainly on custom made wines which are served both by the glass and bottle. You can then have your wine completely custom made with expert vintners guiding your every step. To cap it all off, you can even personalize the labels on the bottle of the finished products.
The Northwest Community Church begun in October 1987, by Pastor Cooper. Today run by him and his family, the church runs strongly on faith and the spreading the Word Of God, without taking away that what is meant for comprehension by the followers. The church is active in terms of activities, events and worship. It also promotes brotherly love, giving help to those in need and the importance of prayer and discipline among fellowmen.
Named after the massive water oaks found in the neighborhood, the Oak Meadow Park is a scenic parkland in the Bridgeland Community. Spanning across 30 acres (12.14 hectares), this idyllic greenland is the starting point of the Cypress Creek Nature Trail and offers many picnic tables, a buoyant pier on the lake for fishing, a festival park, a disc golf course and a concert pavilion. It is also the home of the annual Nature Fest which is a popular local event.
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.
Resurrection Lutheran Church has been serving the Cypress Wood community since the 1970s. Its gymnasium, chapel, fellowship and education wings present a lovely campus. The new sanctuary seats 600 and is the focal point of the grounds, with its steeple and cross towering above all other buildings. This timeless structure gleams with its eight stained glass windows that tell the "I am" story. As a congregation, the church has a history of sponsoring community projects such as building homes and donating them to the needy. Sunday services include an early traditional service, followed by a contemporary hour of worship.
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.
If you only want to spend half an hour learning to ride a horse, you can come to Pinebrook Farms and actually come close to reaching that goal while having a wonderful time. Western riding and English riding are taught here. During the summer, your kids will enjoy one of the week-long programs for 5-15 year-olds. The Horsemanship Camp features riding lessons, trail rides, hay rides, cookouts, art lessons, archery, swimming and more.
The Rob Fleming Aquatic Center is located in The Woodlands near the Lake Paloma. Come here for an adventurous day with family or friends. You can laze around in the pool, get a tan at the sunbathing berms or just relax under the shade of pool- side umbrellas.