Northwest Houston/Jersey Village offers numerous thrilling activities less than 30 minutes from the hustle and bustle of downtown.
Head up to Sam Houston Race Park, which features both live and simulcast racing, as well as concerts and events. If you still have the need for speed, visit K1 Speed, one of the largest indoor go-kart racing tracks in the country. The 50,000 square-foot facility offers room to race up to nearly 45 mph.
If retail therapy is more what you had in mind, shoppers rejoice! The Houston Premium Outlets features 145 designer and name-brand outlet stores and is just 15 miles northwest of Jersey Village. This single level, outdoor shopping venue offers savings of 25 to 65 percent on top rated brands from Armani Exchange to Tory Burch. After a day of deal seeking, treat your taste buds with family-owned Texas favorites like Pappadeaux, Pappasitos or Harris County Smokehouse, which serves barbeque all day, starting with breakfast at 7:00am.
Is your child zealous about playing sports? Throw as fastball at Baseball USA, home base for youth baseball in Houston. Baseball USA offers fields and facilities which host tournaments, training camps and outings. Or, lace up your skates and find your way to the Aerodrome Ice Skating Complex. Located 10 miles north of Jersey Village, the Aerodrome offers figure skating lessons, youth and adult hockey leagues, public skating and party rentals. Head over to the Berry Center, located in Cypress, where you’ll find volleyball tournaments, craft shows and more.