Sam Houston Race Park
Houston Race Park is Houston's premier racing and entertainment facility,
located 15 minutes from downtown Houston, and offers a variety of attractions
including 19 luxury suites overlooking the race track, The Pavilion Centre, and
award-winning dining options at the Winner's Circle Restaurant and the Champion
Energy Service Jockey Club. The Park's newest addition, The Showgrounds, is an
all-ages, outdoor, 15,000-capacity venue that hosts annual country, classic
rock and contemporary concert events throughout the year. The 2012 Thoroughbred & American Quarter Horse Meet
opens in January 2012 and runs through May 2012. For more information on
upcoming shows, events and tickets, visit www.shrp.com.
The Aerodrome Ice Skating Complex
Located at the intersection of FM 1960 and Highway 249. This local ice
skating and hockey training center is often the location of Houston
Aeros practices. www.aerodromes.com
Located off 249
and 1960 next to the Aerodrome. IT'Z family fun center fosters an
environment of food and family fun while playing games and winning
In the same shopping center as the Aerodrome and iT'Z you can enjoy
dinner and a movie. Movie Tavern has two convenient locations. www.movietavern.com
Historical Tourist Attractions
Northwest Houston is bounded to the north by the historical venues of Sam Houston’s birthplace in Huntsville; to the northwest by Tomball, home of the Spring Creek County Historical Museum Complex; to the southeast by the San Jacinto Monument near the Ship Channel and Sam Houston Park in downtown Houston. But few know of the up-close and personal historical sites we have right here at home.
The Spring Historical Museum and Spring Visitor’s Center
These two attractions greet you as you enter Old Town Spring at 606 Spring Cypress Road. Go to www.shopspringtexas.com and plan your excursion to shop and enjoy local history. Open Thursday through Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm; and Sunday 1 pm to 5 pm.
403 Main Street
The Klein Historical Foundation
This is a unique project of the Klein Independent School District and is dedicated to the preservation of local German history and culture and to educating school children and the public about our local roots. The foundation posts a Driving Tour of the Klein Community, a self-guided tour of historical sites, cemeteries and venues at www.kleinisd.net. Click on Departments/Foundations and Historical Foundation to find a wealth of local culture and history.
The Wunderlich Farm Museum
Preserves the rural heritage of the early Klein community. Tours of this 1891 farm have been designed to reflect the way of life in the rural community of Klein from the 1890s to 1920s. The public is invited to a free tour of the farm, a two-room schoolhouse, and three homes built in the 1800s. Open from 11 am to 3 pm the last Saturday of each month except November, December and May.www.kleinisd.net/historicalfoundation
18218 Theiss Mail Road
Klein, Texas 77379
Golf and Tennis
Both are popular local activities with several private and public courses.
- Augusta Pines
- Bear Creek
- Giammalva Racquet Club
- Gleannloch Farms
- High Meadow Ranch
- Houston Oaks
- Willow Creek
The local YMCA and other organizations offer many youth sports activities such as baseball, soccer, football and swimming. www.ymcahouston.org