Katy is a suburb of Houston. Living in Katy offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Katy there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Katy. The public schools in Katy are highly rated.

Katy also has a fun side, there is plenty of activities for residents and visitors of all ages.

Andretti Indoor Karting & Games. One of Katy’s newest family attractions, Andretti Katy offers games, rides, dining and much more under one roof. Electric karts offer the thrill of instant acceleration around hairpin turns and long straightaways on climate-controlled tracks. Other activities include arcade games, Hologate virtual reality games, laser tag and mini golf. The Food Truck Plaza offers a variety of flavors along with full-service dining and a bar.

iRace Entertainment. This state-of-the-art facility is packed with thrilling games and activities for every member of the family. It has the world’s fastest electric indoor carts and the only two-level indoor racetrack in Texas. There is also bowling, laser tag, virtual reality, arcade games and air hockey. The Garage Bar & Restaurant offers gourmet food in shareable portions.

Katy Mills Mall. One of Houston’s biggest and best malls, Katy Mills is home to over 175 stores such as Bass Pro Shops, H&M, Neiman Marcus Call and Restoration Hardware. It also has entertainment options including the AMC Katy Mills 20. Its sister mall, Houston Premium Outlets, is also convenient to Elyson, located at the Grand Parkway and U.S. Highway 290.

John Paul Landing Park. Fishing is the main attraction at this 850-acre park, less than four miles from Elyson. The 150-acre lake is stocked with bass, catfish, crappie and sunfish. Other attractions include trails, playgrounds and picnic pavilions. An environmental education center is planned to open this year.

Central Green. The fun focal point amid all the shopping, dining and entertainment choices offered in LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch, Central Green hosts free activities throughout the year, including live music concerts, outdoor movies, and fitness programs.