Top 5 Summer Hot Spot Locations in Houston

Summer is the perfect time for vacations and trips with friends. Here’s some fun hot spots to visit within the Houston area and for a cheap price!


Valentina Powers

A beach ball is resting peacefully with the sun behind it on the beach.

By Ashley Wandling, Staff Writer

Typhoon Texas Water park:

Typhoon Texas is a perfect way to enjoy cooling off from the summer heat with friends. It has water slides from the lazy river to thrilling swirls and drops. Along with being a normal water park, throughout the summer many artists will be performing throughout the day! Also, there are special movie days showing movies including July 11, Incredibles 2, July 25, Dr. Suess’ The Grinch, and on Aug 1, Lego Movie 2: The Second Coming. Tickets range from $20-$30, depending on what day you choose to spend your day at the water park.

First Colony Mall:

With summer around the corner, summer deals are springing into season. The mall has free samples of delicious food and multiple stores to shop until you drop. It’s the perfect way to get out of the summer to eat and enjoy bonding time with friends.

Sugar Land Ice Skating:

Spend a fun day skating in the cold of an ice rink. Jackets are a must for this summer activity, but it’s a great way to get away from the heat! Ice skating is the perfect way to spend a day with a date or just friends. For only $12 for 2 hours and $14 for 3 hours of skating. Rental of ice skates are included in the price of tickets.

Oyster Creek Park:

The park is the cheapest and most fun way to spend the summer. With trails reaching miles long, benches, and a fountain in the middle, summer is the perfect time to enjoy nature’s beauty. It’s perfect to bring friends along to spend time in the park and relive childhood memories of playgrounds and picnics.

Urban Air Trampoline Park:

A trampoline park is a thrilling way to spend the summer. With trampolines, rock walls, battle beams, and a ropes course, Urban Air Trampoline Park is the perfect trampoline park for a summer get together. Prices range from $13.99-$24.99, so it’s a cheaper way to have a thrilling time while hanging out with friends.