Meyerland :: A Guide To Houston Neighborhoods

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Meyerland is adjacent to Bellaire and outside the 610 loop, but inside the Beltway. Meyerland was greatly affected by  Hurricane Harvey and other infamous flooding events, but this amazing community has banded together each time to rebuild. The love that the community has for its members is one of the reasons why it is the heart of Houston.

Meyerland has many great neighborhoods to consider, like, Marilyn Estates, Westbury, and many more! Neighborhoods.com is a great place to start to find out more about these neighborhoods and to find a house.


Why Moms Love it

Meyerland is a very special area in Houston that moms just love. Families are flocking to Meyerland for the beautiful residential neighborhoods and amazing sense of community. Bellaire and Meyerland are in the heart of the Jewish community, with Houston’s Jewish Community Center, Congregation Beth Israel, Congregation Beth Yeshurun, and several smaller synagogues in the area. 


Local Family Favorites :: {Playgrounds, sports, activities, parks}

At HMB, we love family-friendly activities. If it’s hot outside {because, it’s HOUSTON}, we recommend these indoor play places and these awesome splash padsWe also love taking care of ourselves. We have compiled a list of mommy-favorite fitness classes around town that can help you with self care.

  • Houston Public Libraries boast quite a few family friendly activities. Find your closest location here. Your kids will love the library and all of its FREE fun things to do. A few of us may even want to move into it! A lot of neighborhoods even boast Free Little Libraries that can help your kid keep their love of reading alive.  
  • Meyerland Plaza is a large shopping center with major retailers dedicated to bringing the convenience of shopping to moms-on-the-go!
  • Herbert Godwin Park offers a playground, lighted sports field, and an outdoor pavilion near the popular community center. Perfect for families looking for a day outing! 
  • Meyerland Park is a park with a really cool playground, featuring a boat, fisherman’s wharf and whale slide. There are also tennis courts, a ball field,  free street parking, and is close to a neighborhood elementary school. Check it out! 

Childcare and Schools

We know finding great child care and schools is a daunting task.  There are hundreds of great day care options in this area, but finding the right one for your family takes work. For grades K-12, the area is zoned to HISD and parents should research carefully how to navigate the HISD schools. There are also many charter schools across Houston, like YES Prep and Harmony Schools.


Perfect Date Night/Staycation

Mommy breaks like date nights, an occasional brunch, and staycations are an important part of self care. 

A few Meyerland area restaurants are on our list of the 30 Most Family Friendly Houston Patios and our list of Family Friendly Restaurants around Houston. We even know the most kid friendly breweries in this area. Interested in bringing your own alcohol and saving a bit of money? Check out our list of BYOB restaurants around town! To top your evening off, check out one of the Top Ten Ice Cream Shops in Houston!

We feel comfortable “peacing-out” and leaving our kiddos in the trustworthy hands of Best Buds Babysitting, knowing they will be taken care of {especially after we pick up one of the best pizzas in the area for everyone to enjoy}. They are happy. We are happy. Everyone wins!


Learn More

It’s important that you find the best area that fits you! We know what it means to find the right neighborhood and neighbors that fit your family! For more information on the Meyerland in Houston, check out the Meyerland section on Neighborhoods.com . There are tons of great resources about moving here, photos, and more helpful details on this area. We love Houston and love that we get to raise our families here. Check out why here.


Neighborhoods.com is a full service brokerage and an easy to use online real estate resource that helps people find the perfect home as well as the ideal neighborhood. We believe that the neighborhood you live in is just as important as the home you live in. The people, places, schools and amenities that surround your home have an enormous impact on your quality of life. When you’re looking for a place to live, you aren’t just picking out a house. You are also deciding who your children will play with and who you might become friends with. So while many people search for their dream house, we believe you should look for your dream home. And your neighborhood is a huge part of that dream.

Check out the other areas featured in our Houston Neighborhood Guide for Families and learn more about our guide sponsor, Neighborhoods.com. 

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