There is a lot for every visitor to see and do in Houston, from shopping to enjoying a meal in a fancy restaurant to taking a walk in a park, Houston has it all.

However, you might wonder where you should go first and what you should do.

This article will show you some of the best things to do in Houston so you get more out of your time there.

 


 

 

Things To Do In Houston

 

 

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Visit The Space Center

 

 

The Space Center is nothing short of intriguing and it can give you a real insight into the work that’s involved in sending astronauts into space.

 

Houston space center

 

The exhibits include the Astronaut Gallery, a replica shuttle, and so much more! If you would like to experience something out of this world, this is the place to be.

Located at 1601 NASA Pkwy, Houston, the Space Center is well worth visiting.

 

 


 

 

Enjoy the Underground Tunnel Tour 

 

 

If you would like to explore Houston on a whole new level, why not make your way underground?

With over 6 miles of tunnels Houston’s most famous skyscrapers can be accessed via the tunnels.

A great way to escape the heat, the tunnels are ideal if you would like to see the famous sights and do something a little different. 

You will find shopping and food places and a surreal subterranean world.

 

 


 

 

Spend Time at the Museum of Fine Arts 

 

 

The Museum of Fine Arts is a great place to visit if you would like to take in a little bit of culture.

 

Houston fine art museum exhibit

 

Located at 1001 Bissonnet Street, the Museum is home to some magnificent collections, including more than 70,000 pieces. 

Spend some time taking in Latin American art, European paintings, African and Pre-Columbian gold and so much more.

Open every day apart from Mondays, the Museum is a wonderful place to be. 

 


 

 

Find a Great Hotel To Stay In

 

 

Houston is home to some great hotels that are just waiting for you to book a room with them.

 

hotel in Houston

 

Some of the best hotels in the area don’t cost a great deal of money so visit their website and find some good deals on hotels in Houston that will add something special to your time away.

There really is nothing nicer than relaxing in your own hotel room after a day of sightseeing.

 


 

 

Shop at the Galleria 

 

 

Do you like to shop ‘til you drop? If you do, the Galleria is the ideal place to be.

With 3 floors that are full to the brim of a variety of stores, it’s the ideal place if you want to enjoy some time out.

Thought to be the largest shopping center in Texas, the Galleria is home to more than 400 stores and restaurants.

In addition to this, there are also 3 office towers and stores that are internationally and locally known. 

 


 

 

Watch a Game of Baseball in Houston

 

 

Baseball is the quintessential US sport and Houston is a great place to catch a game in their Minute Maid Park Stadium to see what it’s all about.

It makes a great visit for things to do in Downtown Houston.

 

baseball in Texas

 

Even if you’re not into baseball just go for the atmosphere. It’s about as American as it comes!

You can find out more for schedules of games of the Houston Astros (the local team) at their official website here.

 


 

 

Visit Houston

 

 

So if you are planning some time in Texas head to Houston, at the very least to visit the space center there.

For more reading on the USA take a look at my post on visiting Alaska.

 

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