Top 10 Activities for Your Healthy Houston Summer Bucket List


It’s heating up and the sun is shining- so get out there and enjoy the Houston Summer!

Here are Health Fitness Revolution‘s Top 10 Activities for Your Healthy Houston Summer Bucket List:

Check out the Museum District

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  • 19 museums
  • Part of a healthy lifestyle is being educated and social
  • Learn about the Holocaust, different artists and art pieces, photography, science, and much more!
  • Children’s Museum of Houston is great for your kids too
  • 11 of the museums are always free and most others are free on Thursdays


Houston Zoo

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  • 55 acre park filled with elephants, tigers, monkeys, and lots more animals
  • Gain knowledge about each animal by reading the information at each exhibit or by watching a show
  • Get your exercise by walking around
  • Also a playground to let your kids play and get moving


Head to a Waterpark

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  • South: Head to Schlitterbahn
  • North: Head to Splashtown
  • Cool off in the summer heat by going to a water park
  • Great exercise to walk around the park and stand in lines
  • Swim around in the wave pool for exercise
  • There are also many benefits to sun exposure but remember to wear sunscreen


Picking Fruit

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  • Get outside and walk around a farm and pick yummy fruit
  • Teaches kids about farming and growing sustainable fruit
  • Exercise by walking
  • Delicious and healthy snack after
  • Blackberries at Thomas Family Ranch
  • Strawberries at Froberg Vegetable and Fruit Farm
  • Find more and the seasons to pick here:


Discovery Green Park

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  • Get outside and walk around
  • Let your kids get moving at the playground or in the Gateway fountain
  • Try the putting green
  • Try kayaking on Kinder Lake
  • Enjoy a game of bocce ball
  • Take a walk on the Andrea and Bill White Promenade that has a great view of the Houston skyline
  • Try the McNair jogging trail
  • Also view the many art pieces from the lens-pluralism-bubbles to the Andy Mann video tree to the Synchronicity of Color
  • There are also a ton of events like salsa night and yoga events to attend!
  • Check all the dates and events out here:


The Galleria

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  • Stay inside if it’s too hot and walk around this mall with around 400 stores
  • It is great exercise to just walk around and window shop
  • Also try ice skating if you want a little challenge
  • There is also a small play area for kids to play


Indoor Rock Climbing

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  • Get moving by trying indoor rock climbing to get out of the summer heat
  • Try the Texas Rock Gym or the University of Houston rock climbing wall
  • Build and tone your muscles by climbing
  • Improve your cardio
  • Great for any age and experience level!


Rice University

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  • Bring your dog out and take a walk along the beautiful trail around the campus
  • Take a walking tour of the campus to see the unique architecture
  • Take a look at the Rice Public Art



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  • Try Combat Houston Paintball, Urban War Zone, Paintball Zone, or any other in the Houston area to get some unique exercise
  • Grab your friends and run around the different courses and shoot the opponents to win the game
  • Paintball is high energy and is a great way to get your heart rate going


Participate in the runs, walks, and marathons

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  • With Houston being such a large city, there are plenty of organized ways to get exercise
  • There are Mud Runs, Color Runs, Runs for a Cure, and so many more!
  • Run or walk with your family and friends
  • Find all of the events and times here:

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