Spend some time outdoors at spots like the Miller Outdoor Theatre for amazing performances, Market Square Park to catch movie screenings, and Art Car Museum for vehicle enthusiasts.
The instant images that come to mind when you think Houston is cowboy hats, horses and rodeos. It’s here where the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is held for over 3 weeks. If you don’t happen to chance upon this there are rodeos all around the city. Get down for some cow roping and bull riding.
Houston is home to professional football, baseball, basketball and soccer games. Sports enthusiasts will have a thrill catching games of the Astros, Texans, Dynamos and Rockets. Minor league sports is just as popular with support thrown to Houston’s 5 prominent teams to watch out for.
You’d think the dance scene in Houston is just about line dancing and the like but they have a robust and busy nightlife scene from EDM palaces to Latin hot spots. Thump the night away in the various clubs and joints.
Space Center Houston offers guests an opportunity to have an intimate lunch with a NASA astronaut. You’ll get to hear first-hand stories while enjoying a delicious lunch prepared by an award winning catering staff. The best part is you will receive a personalized photograph from the guest astronaut.
Houston’s central attraction can be said to be in the Space and Science field. Space fanatics will get their fill at the NASA Space Center and Johnson Space Center for starters. Next are the various museums and historical sites. Don’t forget to prepare for a hefty appetite with Texan food.
The center houses various attractions and exhibits from space artifacts and hardware to specialized tours and interactive exhibits. This high tech center is truly a must visit for Houston first timers.
Houston Museum of Natural Sciences boasts wide collections and exhibits housed in 4 facilities within the complex namely the natural science hall, the Burke Baker Planetarium, the Cockrell Butterfly center, and the Wortham Giant Screen Theatre.
One of the largest museums in the United States the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston houses approximately 64,000 pieces that span 6,00o years of history. The collections range from Italian Renaissance period to African-American art.
Perfect for a day out with family the Children’s Museum offers various interactive exhibits that are sure to engage your kids such as the Makers Annex and the Flow Workds exhibits.
A nice spot for camping trips as well as hikes, the Mother Bayou houses various parks that offer other activities such as kayaking. Enjoy a weekend of outdoors fun in the numerous parks around Buffalo Bayou.