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Houston Staycation Ideas for the Family

Need some quick vacation ideas that are right in your backyard or less than an hour and a half away? Here’s our roundup of the best places to staycation in the Greater Houston area. 

  1. The Woodlands Resort 
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  1. Margaritaville Lake Resort 
Photo credit: Margaritaville Lake Resort, Lake Conroe

Looking for a Caribbean-inspired getaway without the flight? This waterfront property offers just that alongside the shores of Lake Conroe. Sip tropical beverages in a private pool cabana while the kids splash around, spend some time on the green or rent a pontoon boat and venture out on the lake for some much needed time with nature. 

  1. Sam Houston National Forest
Photo credit: Sam Houston National Forest

Looking to connect even further with nature? The Sam Houston National Forest is the perfect place to immerse yourselves in the great outdoors. Just one of four national forests in the state of Texas, this American treasure is definitely one to discover. Reserve your space on one of three developed campgrounds and gear up for some canoeing, mountain biking and hiking on the Lone Star Hiking Trail. 

  1. Hotel ZaZa Museum District 
Photo credit: Hotel ZaZa Museum District
  1. Post Oak Hotel
Photo credit: Post Oak Hotel
  1. Kemah Boardwalk
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  1. Galveston Beach
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