5 Must-Do Family Attractions While Staying in Cat Spring

Staying in Cat Spring, you will find many intriguing Houston attractions waiting to be discovered. The whole family will enjoy visiting these places and have a lot of fun. BBOnline recommends these great family attractions.

1. Stephen F. Austin Park
Sealy, Texas 77474
(979) 885-3613‎

One of the notable Houston attractions in the region, the Stephen F. Austin Park is a great place to visit with your whole family. The park borders with the Brazos River, which provides natural habitat for an abundant wildlife consisting of many animals and interesting plants. The park is equipped with a few children's playgrounds, so your kids will have a lot of fun here. However, the main activities this place is so popular with are hiking and fishing. You definitely shouldn't miss the chance to walk along the beautiful trails and get up close to nature.

2. Bellville City Park
Bellville, Texas 77418

Another great place to bring your whole family to and located not too far away from your Cat Spring Bed and Breakfast is the Bellville City Park. You will not only have the chance to experience a wonderful outdoor recreation, but you will be also able to explore the lovely city of Bellville and to stop by at the nearby Pine Hill ranch, where you will have the opportunity to ride a horse, even if you have never done it before.

3. River Ridge Golf Club
3133 Brazos Oak Lane
Sealy, Texas 77474
(832) 214-4042
www.riverridgegolfclub.com

The River Ridge Golf Club is a scenic golf course located about 25 miles east of Cat Spring. It has very well-maintained greens and fairways, and is surrounded by beautiful scenery consisting of lovely pecan and oak trees. If you're staying at a Cat Spring inn with your whole family and your children are bigger, this is the ideal place to teach them how to take a swing, since all of the holes have 4 tees, thus making the course playable for all skill levels. Both you and your family will have a lot of fun in here.

4. Lonestar Motorsports Park
120 Old Columbus Rd S
Sealy, Texas 77474-9357
(979) 877-0922
www.lonestarmotorsportspark.com

Your kids will be surely intrigued to see the challenging drag races at the Lonestar Motorsports Park, located just 10 miles south of Cat Spring. There are racing events held almost every Saturday, with the gates opening at about 5 p.m. and the races finishing at about 11 p.m. The admission fee for adults is $10, but the best thing is that all children under 12 are allowed to enter free of charge. There are spacious stands right near the track, so the whole family can be seated comfortably and enjoy the races.

5. Washington-on-the-Brazos Historic Site
Washington, Texas 77880

Although located 40 miles away from Cat Spring, Washington-on-the-Brazos Historic Site is one of the major Houston attractions and it's worth an organized family visit. The site recreates the original town of Washington, which was a major commercial and political center in early Texas. The 3 main attractions here are the Star of the Republic Museum, the Barrington Living History Farm and the Independence Hall. Admission to the park is absolutely free and you can visit it throughout the year.