Humble is a city in Harris County, Texas, a part of the Houston metropolitan area. When oil was discovered in Humble area in 1903, the city instantly became an Oil Boomtown. Humble was home of Humble Oil, a predecessor of Exxon. Old MacDonald’s Farm in Humbie is a popular family outing and heaven for kids who can take a train ride, jump into a pool or feed animals. Ingenious Brewing Company is quickly gaining reputation for unique small batches of beer people wait in line to buy. Mercer Arboretum & Botanic Gardens is beautiful green oasis with native plants and a pond.

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1.Old MacDonald's Farm

Old MacDonald's Farm
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Opened in Spring of 1991, Old MacDonald Farm is a heaven for kids of all ages. Spread over 15 acres near Humble, Texas, the farm is a perfect way to spend a day, celebrate kids’ birthdays or bring friends. The farm has a range of fun activities – train rides on a cute red tiny train, pony rides, swimming pool, pumpkin patch, 12 barns with animals kids can pet and feed, playgrounds, Fort Apache, an Indian Village, the “wavy slides”, the volleyball area, a Hay Barn and a Sand Mountain with all kinds of sand toys. Petting zoo is by far the most popular with tiny kids. There are goats, sheep, cows and pigs, some with their babies. There are also wild animals such as deer, llamas, emus, a tortoise and ducks in the pond.

3203 FM 1960, Humble, TX 77338, Phone: 281-446-4001

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2.Ingenious Brewing Company

Ingenious Brewing Company
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Ingenious Brewing Company in Humble, Texas, specializes in brewing small batches of interesting, unique, always changing beers. Since opening early in 2018, Ingenious has gained a reputation for championing the adventurous and non-traditional flavors, and colors. The demand for their beers is huge and there are always lines in front of their 2000-square foot tap room on the day of a new release. The tap room has 24 taps of fresh beers, large-screen TVs showing the latest games and food trucks in front. The beer is available in cans, crowlers and growlers. Check facebook for their frequent events, from yoga to lobster and tiki parties.

1986 S Houston Ave, Humble, TX 77396, Phone: 832-412-2142

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3.Deerbrook Mall

Deerbrook Mall
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Deerbrook Mall is a 1,200,000-square foot mall opened in 1984 in the town of Humble, northern suburb of Houston. Located at the major intersection and, near George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Deerbrook Mall is classified as a regional super-mall. It is the only mall in suburban Northeast Houston. It is anchored by Macy's, Sears, Dillard's, Dick's Sporting Goods, Forever 21, and JCPenney department stores. The mall is part of the Humble's entertainment complex, with restaurants, movie theaters, other shopping outlets, as well as communities. Deerbrook today has more than 130 stores and although it has undergone many changes since its opening, it is still popular and attracts affluent shoppers from the well-off communities around Houston.

20131 US-59, Humble, TX 77338, Phone: 281-446-5300

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4.Pappasito's Cantina

Pappasito's Cantina
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Pappasito’s Cantina is part of the chain of family-owned and operated Pappas restaurants with more than 80 locations in seven states, offering diverse cuisines and décor. Pappasito’s cantina in Humble near Houston is a bright, modern eatery with brightly colored walls and festive atmosphere. The cantina offers everyone’s favorite Tex-Mex dishes such as nachos, tacos and empanadas and delicious fresh guacamole made at your table. Their signature dish is sizzling Fajita Famosa, grilled over a mesquite fire and served with fresh flour tortillas, rice, frijoles a la charra, pico de gallo and guacamole.The Cantina is famous for their fresh fruit sangrias, fabulous margaritas and many other imaginative cocktails.

10005 FM 1960, Humble, TX 77338, Phone: 281-540-8664

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5.Humble City Cafe

Humble City Cafe
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Humble City Café is a quirky lively restaurant located in the 1914 Pangburn Building in Humble's historic downtown. Open in 1995, the café’s walls are covered with memorabilia, wooden accents, old tin signs, posters and photos. There is a small candy and gift store just next to the restaurant that adds to the fun atmosphere. The café is known for its southern comfort foods such as peach tea, peach cobbler, cornbread, meatloaf, mac and cheese and rich sandwiches and burgers. The café is also known for its generous portions and the breakfast menu served until 1 p.m.

200 E Main St, Humble, TX 77338, Phone: 281-319-0200

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