Things To Do In Houston

Houston, Texas is loaded with fun things to do and see on a vacation or a weekend getaway. Here is our list of our favorite Things to Do in Houston.

Art Car Museum

Visit a Houston Museum

Houston has an abundance of museums, from the absurd to fine arts. If you like museums, visit the Museum District - which has several museums within close proximity - Byzantine Fresco Chapel, Children's Museum, Contemporary Arts Museum, Czech Cultural Center Houston, Holocaust Museum Houston, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston Museum of Natural Science, Menil Museum , Museum of Fine Arts, John P McGovern Museum of Health & Medical Science. Some other Houston Museums include: Art Car Museum, Gulf Coast Railroad Museum, Houston Fire Museum, Museum of Printing History, Shell Oil Company Museum,

Downtown Aquarium
IFLY in Houston

Outdoor Sports Options

Try running on one of the 300 miles of trails - Memorial Park Terry Hershey Park, Buffalo Bayou Park, Cullen Park and Rice University Jogging Trail; Exploring at the Houston Arboretum, kayaking or canoeing through Armand Bayou Nature Center, or go birding along the Upper Texas Coast Wildlife Trail,

Buffalo Bayou Promenade

Spend the day at a Houston Park

Houston is home to one of the largest urban parks in the United States - Memorial Park has over 1,466 acres with facilities for golfing, tennis, softball, swimming, track, croquet, volleyball, skating, cycling and running. Other parks to visit include: Sheldon Lake State Park, Lake Houston Park, Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, Cullen Park, Sesquicentennial Park, Buffalo Bayou, Discovery Green

Shopping in Houston

Spend Some Money Shopping

Houston offers shoppers everything from huge flea markets to specialty boutiques to upscale shopping centers. Here are some places to spend your money shopping in Houston: Traders' Village, The Galleria, River Oaks Shopping Center, Willowbrook Mall

Sawyer Park Nightlife

Enjoy Houston's Nightlife

Houston is loaded with excellent restaurants and lively nightspots from luxurious lounges to honky tonks to intimate wine bars which you can find in any of these lively Houston nightlife districts: Downtown, Midtown, Montrose, Memorial Park, Rice Village,

Jumping World

Houston Kids Activities

After some shopping and fun nightlife, it's time to take the kids out for some fun things to do, here are some choices: Texas Rock Gym, Funplex, Celebration Station, Laser Tag, Splashtown, Zuma Fun Center, Jumping World

Reliant Stadium

Houston Sporting Events

If you're a sports fan, you'll love Houston with choices like: Houston Astros, Houston Rockets and the Houston Comets, Houston Texans, Houston Dynamo, Houston Aeros Visit this website for details

Panther Trail Hole

Houston's Best Golf Courses

Houston is home to several top rated golf courses and here is Texas Outside's List of the Best Houston Golf Courses. Use this Houston Golf Map to find a course and read our review.

Houston Livestock Show

Major Annual Events

Check out these great live annual events in Houston: Houston Livestock Show in March, Houston International Festival in April, Freedom Over Texas in July,

Midtown in Houston

Houston Dining and Restaurants

After all of that fun, you're going to need some good food and here are some sites that will help you find a Houston restaurant: Urban Spoon's Best Restaurants, Houston's Restaurant Guide, Best Restaurants in Houston on Yelp



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