Nature & Parks Sightseeing Outdoor Activities Museums & Galleries nature reserve farm botanic garden performing arts bird watching family friendly golfing bowling US > Texas Gulf Coast > Humble

A Different City: 9 Best Things To Do In Humble, Texas - Updated 2020

things to do in humble texas
Kate
Kate
Updated

Humble, Texas was named after one of the first settlers of the area, Pleasant Smith “Plez” Humble. He was first to open a post office from his own home and eventually served as justice of peace. A small and quiet city, Humble, Texas whose motto is “where people make a difference” has a lot to offer in terms of nature reserves and museums, so dive right in to the place that speaks humility itself. A place where people make a difference!

Here are some of the best things to do in Humble, Texas:

1. Look out for birds at Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center

White-tailed deer, Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center, Humble, Texas 0729090831
Source: Photo by Flickr user Patrick Feller used under CC BY 2.0

A wooded scenic area with a nature center, that is what Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center is all about. Considered as one of the south’s finest facilities for nature education and passive recreation, this place is great for outdoor activities for friends and family of all ages. It is also a good place to go sightseeing while walking because of birds flying around who call this place their home. For all you nature lovers, be sure to include this place in your places to visit!

Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center

Address: 20634 Kenswick Drive, Humble, TX 77338, USA

Contact: +1 2814468588

Opening Hours: Everyday 8am-9pm

Website: Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center

See our full list of recommended Hotels in Humble, Texas Gulf Coast, US and also compare the prices with Vacation Rentals in Humble, Texas Gulf Coast, US

2. Enjoy freshly grilled barbecues at Lindsay/Lyons Park and Sports Complex

Anjo Comprehensive Sports Park softball field ac (2)
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Asturio Cantabrio used under CC BY-SA 4.0

Photo is only for illustrative purposes

Lindsay/Lyons Park and Sports Complex is a 136-acre (0.55-square kilometer) facility that offers different types of fields for baseball, softball, football, and soccer. This complex also features a barbecue pavilion with playgrounds for you to enjoy picnics, fun and games with family and friends.

Lindsay/Lyons Park and Sports Complex

Address: 2310 Atascocita Road, Humble, Texas 77396, USA

Contact: +1 2813534196

Opening Hours: Everyday* 4am-11pm *except Wednesdays

Website: Lindsay/Lyons Park and Sports Complex

See our full list of recommended Hotels in Humble, Texas Gulf Coast, US and also compare the prices with Vacation Rentals in Humble, Texas Gulf Coast, US

3. Pet animals at Old MacDonald's Farm

Old MacDonald's Farm
Source: Photo by Flickr user Martin Lewison used under CC BY-SA 2.0

“Old MacDonald had a farm, E-I-E-I-O!” Old Macdonald’s Farm is a great place to bring kids because they will surely enjoy doing different activities such as pony rides, train rides, and mingling with different animals in this petting zoo. As a petting zoo, Old Macdonald’s Farm allows both children and adults to feed animals to their heart’s content. A 15-acre (0.06-square kilometer) paradise for animal lovers of all ages.

Old MacDonald's Farm

Address: 3203 FM 1960 East, Humble, TX 77338

Contact: +1 2814464001

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday - 10am - 6pm, Saturday and Sunday - 10am - 7pm

Website: Old MacDonald’s Farm

See our full list of recommended Hotels in Humble, Texas Gulf Coast, US and also compare the prices with Vacation Rentals in Humble, Texas Gulf Coast, US

4. Walk around gardens at Mercer Arboretum and Botanical Gardens

Mercer Arboretum, 2012, fountains
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Another Believer used under CC BY-SA 3.0

Explore beautiful various garden designs when you visit Mercer Arboretum and Botanic Gardens as it offers diverse horticultural plant materials. For touring, you can either choose to self-guide or be guided into this 300-acre (1.21-square kilometer) collection of native and cultivated plants. This place is a great sight indeed!

Mercer Arboretum and Botanical Gardens

Address: 22306 Aldine Westfield Road, Humble, TX 77338-1071, USA

Contact: +1 7132744160

Opening Hours: Everyday, 8am - 8pm

Website: Mercer Arboretum and Botanical Gardens

See our full list of recommended Hotels in Humble, Texas Gulf Coast, US and also compare the prices with Vacation Rentals in Humble, Texas Gulf Coast, US

5. Travel back to the past at Humble Museum

Editor's Note: There's no photo available at the time of writing

“Saving the Past for the Future.” The Humble Museum in Humble, Texas shows its humble history in a very humble way. Packed with information on the city’s history, most of the artifacts were donated by local residents. Artifacts show the history and heritage of oil, cattle, lumber, churches, and daily lives of the citizens of Humble, so for all museum lovers, be sure to drop by the Humble Museum. Entrance is free!

Humble Museum

Address: 219 E. Main Street, Humble, Texas 77338, USA

Contact: +1 2814462130

Opening Hours: Tuesday through Friday 10am to 4pm, Saturday 10am to 2pm

Admission Fee: Free

Website: Humble Museum

See our full list of recommended Hotels in Humble, Texas Gulf Coast, US and also compare the prices with Vacation Rentals in Humble, Texas Gulf Coast, US

6. Play in puzzle rooms at Escape It Houston

Me inside of one of Sacramento's new escape rooms, @goldenpuzzlerooms. Pick up the newest edition of @sacnewsreview to read the story about them!
Source: Photo by Flickr user Kevin Cortopassi used under CC BY-ND 2.0

Photo is only for illustrative purposes

Houston Escape Rooms are unique puzzle rooms that you need to solve in a span of 60 minutes with your friends or family, since they ask for a minimum of four members in a team. With Escape Rooms such as the Titanic, Rameses’s Revenge, Quarantine, and Studio Wonderland Disco, you are in for a unique and exciting experience ahead.

Escape It Houston

Address: 11501 N Sam Houston PKWY E. Suite B, Humble, TX 77396, USA

Admission Free: 29.99 USD/person

Website: Escape It Houston

See our full list of recommended Hotels in Humble, Texas Gulf Coast, US and also compare the prices with Vacation Rentals in Humble, Texas Gulf Coast, US

7. Watch performances at Charles Bender Performing Arts Center

Charles Bender Performing Arts Center, Humble, Texas 1909141110
Source: Photo by Flickr user Patrick Feller used under CC BY 2.0

Originally built in 1929, the Charles Bender Performing Arts Center became home to different concert series and different performances for family and friends to enjoy. Enhancing cultural experiences through visual and performing arts, this place is a place to nurture artistic minds and have fun at the same time. Make sure not to miss a show or two while you’re in town!

Charles Bender Performing Arts Center

Address: 611 Higgins Street, Humble, TX 77338, USA

Contact: +1 8325278400

Website: Charles Bender Performing Arts Center

See our full list of recommended Hotels in Humble, Texas Gulf Coast, US and also compare the prices with Vacation Rentals in Humble, Texas Gulf Coast, US

8. Practice your golf swing at Humble Oil Patch Golf Center

Mystic Dunes Golf Course
Source: Photo by Flickr user Chad Sparkes used under CC BY 2.0

Photo is only for illustrative purposes

Enjoy a short par-three course with only nine holes. Humble Oil Patch Golf Center offers golf lessons from pros, one practice putting green, disc golf, and a foot golf course. Yes, a foot golf course where you play golf using your feet if you fancy the combination of golf and soccer. The first foot golf course in Houston! This great golf course will allow you to enjoy a quick game of golf to the fullest!

Humble Oil Patch Golf Center

Address: 2107 N Houston Ave, Humble, TX 77338, USA

Contact: +1 2815487273

Opening Hours: Everyday 8am-8pm

Website: Humble Oil Patch Golf Center

See our full list of recommended Hotels in Humble, Texas Gulf Coast, US and also compare the prices with Vacation Rentals in Humble, Texas Gulf Coast, US

9. Feel the smooth texture of bowling balls at your finger tips

Bowling center
Source: Pexels

Photo is only for illustrative purposes

The sound of knocking down bowling pins is very fascinating to the ears! Whether it’s in Max Bowl or AMF Humble Lanes, these two bowling centers will fill your bowling needs. Max Bowl at Humble features different facilities such as an arcade, bar & grill, laser tag, skywalk, and many more. Great for chill or extreme activities! The AMF Humble on the other hand offers best-in-class bowling and a great amount of fun that features 32 all-star lanes, billiards, and on-site Pro Shop for competitive and rookie bowling needs, as well as an interactive arcade.

Max Bowl

Address: 2390 Wilson Road, Humble, TX 77396, USA

Website: Max Bowl

AMF Humble Lanes

Address: 19214 Eastex Freeway, 77338 Humble, Texas, USA

Contact: +1 2814467184

Website: AMF Humble Lanes

See our full list of recommended Hotels in Humble, Texas Gulf Coast, US and also compare the prices with Vacation Rentals in Humble, Texas Gulf Coast, US

Truly different

HumbleTXSign0
Source: Photo by user WhisperToMe used under PUBLIC DOMAIN

For a town that came from humble beginnings, Humble, Texas is a great place to visit and enjoy sightseeing as well as indoor and outdoor activities. For a quick getway, this is the place for you. Think later, book now!

Disclosure: Trip101 selects the listings in our articles independently. Some of the listings in this article contain affiliate links.

Get Trip101 in your inbox

Unsubscribe in one click. See our privacy policy for more information on how we use your data

16215
Still Need Travel Insurance?

You can buy and claim online, even after you've left home. Travel insurance from WorldNomads.com is available to people from 140 countries. It’s designed for adventurous travellers with cover for overseas medical, evacuation, baggage and a range of adventure sports and activities.

*5% off when you book with our promo code: TRIP101

*For our Canadian and US travellers, unfortunately due to financial services laws, we cannot provide a discount. This promotional code cannot be used with any other discount offer, including World Nomads Members’ discount for travel insurance policy holders.

Kate currently resides in the Philippines and has previously lived in Singapore and Thailand. She has also traveled in a few other countries with her family. She has also traveled by herself to...Read more

Have a question? Ask fellow travellers and travel experts here.
 Want to contribute as a Local Expert?
Explore Humble
Good things are meant to be shared!