Visit the city of Houston, Texas to experience the expanding, bustling southern life. Houston is the fourth most populated city in the United States with around 2.3 million residents and an international destination. It is ever so lively with abundant activities for many different types of visitors.
There is a theater district for those looking for theatrical entertainment. Located downtown, this district houses the Bayou Place, a 130,000 ft. building with live music, a cinema, many restaurants, and spirited bars all year round.
The Space Center in Houston is NASA’s main visitor’s center. Here guests can enjoy tours of famous space objects and equipment. You can also enjoy presentations as well as rides in a shuttle simulator.
Sam Houston’s Race Park is a horse racing track where many famous races occur each year. Thoroughbreds as well as American quarter horses are raced here. During the off season, it is converted for use with festivals and musical concerts.
Located in the Uptown District, Galleria is a popular destination for shopping lovers. This 3 million square ft. window covered mall has over 375 stores to splurge in as well as many popular restaurants and bars to indulge in.
Two other quite popular places for families to visit in Houston are the Houston Zoo and the Downtown Aquarium. The zoo is beautifully designed to make the visitors feel as though they are actually in the different countries of the over 6,000 animals. The aquarium not only has amazing views of the water life and fun interactive exhibits, but also includes two wonderful restaurants for your cuisine pleasure.
Don’t forget to book your guy’s trip to watch some of the many national sporting teams located here. Houston is home to a team from all major league sports except hockey: Astros-MLB, Rockets-NBA, Texans-NFL, and Dynamos-MLS. The NRG stadium is where the Texans and USA National Soccer Team play and is also home for the Texas Bowl as well as the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.
There are also many options for a girl’s trip getaway. The Bluebonnet Wine Trail is a trail of seven wineries to visit throughout multiple days for your wine tasting pleasure. Houston is also home to many famous day spas where you and your girlfriends can be pampered.
During your trip to Houston, you have many different options for transportation and housing. There are bus routes, taxis, a rail system, ride-sharing services, shuttles, zipcars, bike shares, and rental cars. Houston has many different hotels and resorts to choose from. The Marriott Marquis Houston has a rooftop lazy river and infinity pool. The La Colombe d’Or is the world’s smallest luxury hotel where celebrity guests have stayed. They also have many bed and breakfasts for cozy stays.
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