Sierra Vista is just a straight shot along Highway 288 to the Houston Zoo and that means families can easily spend a day visiting the animals. But for even more fun, the Zoo offers monthly educational activities including nighttime exploring and special exhibits.
This month enjoy:
Nocturnal Wildlife at the Houston Zoo
6-8 p.m. Thurs., March 5
$10 per family
Tour the Zoo after hours wearing headlamps and acoustic monitors to try and spot toads and listen for bats.
Spring Break Camp Out
6 p.m.- 9 a.m. Sat., March 21
$75 per person, ages 6 and up
Do something unique for Spring Break and camp out at the Zoo. Families will enjoy an evening packed with animals, adventure, and group activities. Fee includes an evening snack as well as a light breakfast and next-day zoo admission. Bring your own tent and sleeping bag.
Daily March 7 – Sept. 7
Add on to Zoo admission $6.95
Come face-to-face with creatures from legends – the first exhibit of its kind in the United States. Magical animatronic creatures like the towering East Asian dragon, the serpent-like Basilisk, the medieval Western Dragon and many more move. Roar and even breathe smoke in this spectacular exhibit sponsored by TXU Energy.