Kemah Boardwalk
Just 20 miles from downtown Houston, the Kemah Boardwalk features games, rides, stingray exhibit, speedboat, dining, shopping, events, hotel, and more.
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Kemah Boardwalk

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Kemah Boardwalk
215 Kipp Ave. | Kemah, TX 7756


(20 miles SE of Houston, TX)


Located just 20 miles from downtown Houston, the Kemah Boardwalk is open daily and features:




Midway games, arcade, playground, and dancing water fountains.




Double-Decker Carousel, Boardwalk Bullet wooden roller coaster, Ferris Wheel, the spinning Wipeout, an Aviator swing ride, Pharaoh's Fury, Drop Zone, the flipping Inverter, and more.




Boardwalk Beast Speedboat (a 25 minute thrill ride on Galveston Bay at cruising speeds of up to 40 mph).




Stingray Reef & Rainforest Exhibit (touch and feed live stingrays and journey through the rainforest exhibit with piranhas, snakes, scorpions, tarantulas, turtles, and more).




Landry's Seafood House, Cadillac Bar, Aquarium Restaurant, Saltgrass Steak House, RED Sushi & Hibachi Grill, The Flying Dutchman, Joe's Crab Shack, The Pizza Oven, Lighthouse Buffet, Bayside Grille, Sweet Scoops, and Starbucks Coffee.




Treasure Chest Gift Shop, Surf's Up, Boardwalk Fun Shirts, The Toy Crossing, Blayne's Boardwalk Fashions, Christmas at Kemah, Saltgrass Junction, Violets Are Blue, Kemah Country Store, Kandy at Kemah, Thomas Kinkade Gallery.




Located right on the Kemah Boardwalk, Kemah Boardwalk Inn is a “unique waterfront hotel that offers guests the feel of an elegant seaside getaway while keeping them right in the middle of all the fun.”




The Kemah Boardwalk regularly hosts events, concerts, parties, festivals, and more.  Check The Flash List’s events page for more details.


Kemah Boardwalk

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Space Center Houston

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Take an out-of-this-world journey to this unique place on Earth where you can experience space exhibits and NASA's manned space flight program.

Moody Gardens

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10-story rainforest pyramid of exotic plants and animals, a white sand beach and lazy river, paddlewheel boat, special FX theaters, a golf course, and much more. 

Photos courtesy of Kemah Boardwalk and Greater Houston CVB