Visiting Houston

(Houston, Texas - TX, USA)

Houston is an enormous Texan city, full of character and truly world-class attractions. With many historical districts, exceptional restaurants, shopping districts, theaters, museums, galleries and spacious parks, the city of Houston is often referred to as the 'Bayou City'.

The fourth-biggest city in the whole of America, Houston is full of culture and is also known for its lively nightlife.

Visiting Houston: Places to Visit

  • Downtown Aquarium, boasting many large aquariums and marine attractions, large sharks and a host of colorful fish, located along Memorial Drive
  • Houston Zoo, standing in the Museum district and containing many large animal enclosures and exotic creatures, which include tigers, giraffes, elephants and monkeys
  • Space Center Houston, the city's premier attraction with many space-related exhibitions, including views of the astronaut's training areas and realistic simulators
  • JP Morgan Chase Tower, Houston's tallest building, dominating the skyline and offering spectacular city views
  • Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, a magnificent mansion housing an impressive collection of local Folk Art and antique furniture
  • Houston City Hall, located in downtown Houston and hosting many of the city's most prominent events and celebrations
  • Julia Ideson Library Building, a historic building with Renaissance-style architecture
  • Nina Vance Alley Theater, offering a range of theatrical performances throughout the year, standing on Texas Avenue
  • Oscar F. Holcombe Civic Center, a vast and modern entertainment complex, situated in the very center of Houston and home to an array of shops, eateries and convention halls
  • Museums and art galleries, with Houston's most popular including the Contemporary Arts Museum, Menil Collection, Museum of Fine Arts and Natural Science Museum
  • Six Flags Astroworld and Waterworld theme parks, perfect for all the family

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