Father’s Day around Houston, TX
Houston. This Texas giant exemplifies the state’s reputation in all of its endeavors and activities, from manufacturing to sport, energy, healthcare, music and aeronautics. Indeed, the saying “everything is bigger in Texas” also applies to its events, and there are plenty here year round! So for the visitor, returnee and local alike, read on for some of our favorite ways to celebrate Father’s Day here around Space City.
Hiking, Canoeing and more
Outdoorsy dads will enjoy the variety of diverse and beautiful landscapes around Houston, from calm, serene rivers to wide open fields, options for hiking, canoeing, kayaking and more are seemingly endless. Buffalo Bayou is a unique experience for visitors, offering a kayak and canoe run from Katy in Western Houston down through to Galveston Bay. Here, visitors will enjoy paddling along the Bayou with views of downtown Houston, passing through iconic parks and districts, and is as much a sightseeing tour as it is a day out on the water. Spring Creek is another option, with calm waters popular with paddlers and kayaking trips through the San Jacinto River, ending in Lake Houston.
Dads who are young at heart will love the Kemah Boardwalk, frequented as one of Texas’s favorite coastal destinations for the number of thrilling rides, views, photos out over the water and colorful attractions. Dad and the whole family can enjoy Texas-sized festival fare, daring rides, and the view along the Kemah Beach. This is a great day trip option for families, and with such variety- is sure to have something for everyone in your party.
Take Dad out to iconic Minute Maid Park and enjoy the spectacle of a Houston home ball game, where the crowds go wild as the Houston Astros defend their home from the Chicago White Sox! This is a great way to engage in local sporting culture, as well as add great additions to your travel albums here at this celebrated venue.
Dining around Houston
With a wealth of talented chefs, upscale hotel kitchens and esteemed restaurants, Houston is a city that leaves every visitor of every palate spoilt for options. If you’ll be forgoing breakfast-in-bed for brunch, tea, or dinner out on the town to spoil Dad this Father’s Day, Houston is the city to do so. Pondicheri is a glamourous Indian-American establishment boasting picturesque dishes that look as nice as they taste, from creations such as Lobster Biryani to five-spice egg qofte curries, as well as the pastry bakery to take home. Bloom and Bee offers an indulgent three-course brunch with great views serving Praline Paris Brest, grilled Alaskan salmon or vegetable wellington, and Dad will delight in the oysters on the half shell and blue crab beignets and mimosas at B.B. Lemon.
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