If you are looking for a fun outing for you and your family, miniature golf is fun for the entire family. Houston has some great miniature golf courses, or as it was called when I was younger, either Putt-Putt or mini golf. The wonderful thing is most of these courses are located in family fun recreation centers. Many have other arcade games, restaurants and other indoor and outdoor activities to keep everyone from young children to teenagers happy anytime of year and in any weather. Here are a few of the best Houston, Texas miniature golf family fun centers for your family to enjoy.
Zuma Fun Centers
180 West Rankin Road
Located in North Houston near the North Freeway on Rankin Road you will find this large recreation center. During the Summer they have extended hours until 10 pm on week nights, and 11 pm on Friday and Saturday nights. Here you can see their year round hours and get a map and detailed driving directions. Their prices are like a amusement park you can purchase year long, 6 month or monthly passes if you plan on attending often. If your family would like to enjoy all the fun you can get a wristband for the day for $17.49 per person. The wrist band includes for your day unlimited go-karts, mini golf, kiddie rides and bumper boats. If you choose to only play miniature golf it costs $5.99 for children ages 4 to 9, and for older $6.99 for 18 holes or $8.99 for 38 holes. Here you can view all the options for tickets and the costs.
This family fun center has a great miniature golf course that is challenging for all ages, it even has simulated sand traps. In addition to mini golf and all the attractions listed above they also have batting cages and a video arcade. Your children will be excited to know they also host birthday parties. When your family works up a appetite they have a good selection of children friendly foods. They offer burgers, fries, nachos, chicken strip baskets, personal pan pizzas, large pizzas and more.
Incredible Pizza Company
3412 State Highway 6 South
Sugar land, Texas 77478
230 S. Loop 336 West
Conroe, Texas 77304
5950 Fairmont Parkway
Pasadena, Texas 77505
With three different Houston area locations you and your family are not very far away from one of the best places in the Houston area for miniature golf and fun. Hours may slightly vary from each location so it is best to check first, most are open until 9 pm Sunday – Thursday and until 10 on Fridays and Saturdays. You can host your child’s birthday party here and they also special events like lock-in events you can customize.
Their Route 66 mini golf is $3.50 per person, it is based on the legendary highway route 66 and your children will learn about the United Sates as they golf. This Houston restaurant and fun center has many exciting games and activities. You will find bumper cars, go-kart races, route 66 bowling, game room and tiny town kid’s play area. Their Incredible pizza all you can eat buffet is a treat they hand make all the foods fresh daily. They are proud that they do not use anything that is ready made or pre-packaged. You will enjoy a salad bar, pizza, pasta, homemade soups, baked potato bar, desserts and of course drinks.
Shankz Black Light Miniature Golf
College Park Plaza
3091 College Park Drive (SH242)
The Woodlands, Texas 77384
6900 FM 1960 West
Humble, Texas 77346
If you are looking for a unique and exciting way to play miniature golf then you have to check out Shankz Black Light Miniature Golf. They have two Houston locations, one in The Woodlands and the other in Humble. Their hours vary depending on if its Summer or school is in, you can check here for more details. Prices are children 3 and under are free with a paid adult, $7.50 for 4 to 12 years old, $8.50 for over 12 and senior citizens are $7.00. They also host birthday parties, and if you have a large group you can call ahead to see if you can get a discounted rate.
Here you can see a few photos of the miniature golf course and why I think it is one of the best in Houston. It is so different from any other you have seen, there is so much to look at while you play. They are 18 holes in the course and it is full of one of a kind art and displays that will amaze you as you play. It will feel like you are really in the jungle and underwater. You can even play wearing custom 3-D glasses that may the floor seem to sway and the animals move. It is so much fun you will want to play more than one round. In their lobby they also have a snack bar and some video games to enjoy before you play golf.