Beat the Heat

Yellow and white giant shoe at Big Energy Exhibit Beat the heat in Deer Park, Texas! We have one word to summarize the month of August here in Texas – HOT. Stay cool with your family by following our itinerary below!

Start your day at the San Jacinto Museum of History, located at 1 Monument Circle. Let your kids view history outside of the classroom, and watch history come to life. Make sure you check out their special exhibit, “Big Energy,” and play with the Shellegram, take your picture with a giant shoe, and more! The museum is open seven days a week from 9AM-6PM. Call 281-479-2421 for more information.

After your visit at the museum, you and your family deserve a unique treat! Head over to Sweet Rainbow Café, located at 4914 Luella Avenue. When you walk in, you can’t help but smile at the unicorns and rainbows all over the store. Their signature drink is a Unicorn Smoothie, but they have several colorful drinks to offer! For the full experience, make sure to borrow a pair of their unicorn ears and play one of their family board games while you enjoy your tasty treat. The Sweet Rainbow Café is open from 11AM-8PM Monday through Saturday. For more information, call 346-717-6844.

Now that you and your family enjoyed an energy boost, it’s time to visit Dow Park Pool, located at 610 East San Augustine. Enjoy the sunshine while you swim and play in Deer Park’s own summer oasis! You can sunbathe, take a dip in the pool, or watch your kids enjoy the Dow Pool Splash Pad! Dow Park Pool’s hours of operation vary, so call 281-478-2055 for more information.

After a fun day, you and your family deserve a delicious dinner! Visit Deer Park’s highest rated restaurant on TripAdvisor, Antonio’s Italian Grill & Seafood, located at 1105 Center Street. Enjoy an appealing Italian entrée, or share a delicious pizza with your family! The restaurant also has an affordable kids menu, as well as delightful desserts. Antonio’s is open 11AM-9PM Monday through Saturday. Please call 281-479-0605 for more information.

City of Deer Park Tourism hopes you enjoy your day in Deer Park! For more information about what the City has to offer, explore the rest of our tourism website.