Beaches, Lakes, Pools, and Water Playgrounds Near Houston

Guide to Texas Beaches, Swimming Pools, Water Parks and More | Greater Houston Area
Family fun at Stewart Beach in Galveston. Photo by Carrie Taylor/Mommy Poppins

Texas summers are HOT, so we're rounding up the best beaches, water parks, swimming pools, spraygrounds, and more places to cool down near Houston this summer. So when the temperatures rise, don't let it go to your head. Stay calm and consult our Beaches and Water Fun Guide for the best ways to get wet and stay cool with the kids.