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Memorial Park is a popular Houston attraction complete with a beautiful three-mile (4.8 kilometers) playground. There are walking paths, picnic sites, baseball fields, pine trees, gardens, and ponds in the sprawling park. Here, you can appreciate nature's beauty and make the most of the sunny weather. The locals love to jog here, but you can also rent a bike and hit the trail. There is also a public golf course with a clubhouse and restaurant, a tennis club, and a workout facility nestled on the grounds.
Once upon a time polo was associated with the royalty, but in today's age it is more about style, fun and status. Sprawled across 24 acres of lush green land, the Houston Polo Club boasts experienced trainers and top athletes. Many international players participate in tournaments held here year-round. For those who have never played this royal game before, they offer classes and clinics to get you up to speed. Classes here go beyond just learning the game, but also include lessons on how to interact with horses!
If you are the kind of person who likes thrilling sports like Motorsports racing, then Houston Motorsports Park is the place for you. The park has excellent race tracks designed for a thrilling experience. It has one of the fastest 1/8 mile (.20 kilometer), all concrete drag strips in the country and can touch speeds of over 180 miles per hour (290 kilometers per hour)! Races are on all year round, so don't be disappointed if you have missed one.
This private club hosted the U.S. Open in 1969 and features two excellent eighteen-hole courses, the Jack Rabbit and the Cypress Creek. Of the two, the Cypress Creek course is the most challenging with out-of-bounds stakes lining every hole. Both courses have tight fairways with sweeping Bermuda grass greens. There are several water hazards that will come into play on the Cypress Creek course, but the terrain is flat and easy to walk. The dress code is fully enforced, so be sure you are dressed appropriately.
Saddle up and bring your friends along for this exciting, fun-filled horseback riding experience. You will have the chance to relax in wide open spaces at Cypress Trails while learning everything you need to know about riding. Once you get the hang of it, head out on one of the trail rides, endurance rides or marathon rides from Old Town Spring to Intercontinental Airport.