5 Family Fun Things to Do in Fort Bend County


Whether you’re here for a family vacation or a proud and local resident, Fort Bend County has plenty of great activities for people of all ages. Keep reading to discover all the family fun in Fort Bend! Let’s get to it.

1. Brazos Bend State Park

Located just 40 miles from Houston, this beautiful 5,000-acre park has fun for the whole family.

It’s calm, serene, and delightful in all seasons, from summertime play to crisp winter walks. Go get active and check out biking, fishing, hiking, birding, stargazing, and camping. Take a family walk or visit the nature center.

Or, just pack a picnic and enjoy the beautiful nature around you! If you’re trying to maximize family fun on a reasonable budget, this park is the way to go.

2. Urban Air Trampoline Park

Want some sweet family fun in Texas that will get everyone active and excited? Consider making a visit to this amazing, one-of-a-kind entertainment center.

Maybe you’ve been to a trampoline park before. Here’s the thing: this place goes beyond your ordinary trampoline park. In fact, it’s packed with dodgeball courts, tumble tracks, sky tubes, climbing walls, ropes courses, and slides.

Are you a fan of the infamous America Ninja Warrior show? Think that you have what it takes to be the next Ninja superstar?

If so, Urban Air has its own warrior-style obstacle course to test your strength and grit. Good luck… and be safe!

3. Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center

Looking for an experience that’s as educational as it is entertaining? Consider making a trek to this discovery center.

There are plenty of captivating exhibits that focus on science, math, and world cultures. Furthermore, Kidtropolis, USA represents a metropolitan city complete with a skyline, careers, and a working city government.

There is even a Tot Spot for young toddlers. Prices are reasonable, and season passes are available if you are a local resident.

4. Sugar Land Memorial Park

Here’s another good excuse to get outside. Sugar Land Memorial Park features 420 exquisite acres of land across the Brazos River. There are nearly 3 miles of trails meant for walking, biking, or jogging. Be sure to wear the right footwear, you can learn from bestshoes.reviews.

Enjoy the serene nature, plan a picnic or grill, or play on the playground. There’s even a dog park if you want to bring Fido along!

This park is great for all seasons – just make sure to pack accordingly for the weather.

5. Tanks Paintball Park

Ready for the ultimate adrenaline rush? Ready to truly challenge your family members? Consider trying your luck (and skill) at Tanks Paintball Park.

This comprehensive facility offers family outings, walk-ons, and private plays. It’s a challenging field meant for all levels, from beginners to experts.

Final Thoughts on Family Fun in Texas

There is no shortage of fun to be had around Fort Bend. Whether you’re a tourist or proud local, we’re happy to serve all your family fun needs.

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Image Credits: Texas Parks and Wildlife, Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center, City of Sugar Land,

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Sydney Stavinoha is a content contributor at My Fort Bend. She currently resides in her hometown, the sweetest city in Texas... SUGAR LAND! Sydney loves exploring new places around Fort Bend County, so feel free to send over some recommendations... you might just see them featured on My Fort Bend!

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