Ultimate guide to spring break in Houston - from Bayou City to the beach

HOUSTON, Texas -- Spring Break is the highlight of the March calendar - and whether families have small children or teens, there's plenty to do for everyone and every taste.

We've gathered some of our favorite options, from limited-series to enduring Houston classics. That means Houstonians can pack their week or cherry pick an item or two. No matter what, there's a ton of fun to be had.

In addition to these hot spots, check out our picks for new plays and theater. And don't forget the rodeo, which offers everything from a petting zoo to carnival rides to killer entertainment.


Camp for Y'all
Book a cabin and stay for a couple of nights at this campsite hosted by Camp for All. The stay includes family-friendly activities like hiking and canoeing, and meals are covered. Best of all, a stay here helps keep Camp for All, a space that offers enriching activities to children and adults with special needs, can continue its mission.

Whether families head to this popular beach destination for a day trip, a weekend getaway, or a full week of activities, there's plenty to do. Get sandcastle building tips March 12 and 13 and March 19 and 20. Visit King's Confectionary, a beloved island sweet shop, and check out the taffy pulling. Book a kayak adventure with Artist Boat that includes an exploration of the Texas coast and a plein-air watercolor lesson. That's just some of the great adventures that await. See more here.

Immersive fun

Immersive Frida Kahlo
Neighboring the popular Immersive Van Gogh, this exhibit takes visitors into the world of the enigmatic Mexican painter Frida Kahlo. See the world through her eyes - politics, miscarriages, marriage, and more in lively images set to motion in a giant warehouse, all set to enchanting Mexican folk music.

The Infinite

Step into this sprawling, 12,500-square-foot exhibition that shuttles viewers into a never-before-seen perspective of life on the International Space Station, bringing an almost-too-real feeling of being in outer space. the show boasts new footage from the first-ever cinematic spacewalk captured in 3D - 360-degree virtual reality shot outside the ISS - while offering visitors a self-directed experience aboard the ISS itself and uncanny shots of the rotating Earth.

Watch ABC13's special about The Infinite
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