Things to do in Houston TX

Former Houstorian, yes Houston is very safe. Like any other city it has its areas. ... As safe as any City. Just don't leave items visible in your parked car and be careful for the aggressive drivers on the freeways.

Houston is located in the Gulf Coastal Plain biome, and its vegetation is classified as temperate grassland. Much of the city was built on marshes, forested land, swamp, or prairie, all of which can still be seen in surrounding areas.

Houston sits just under 50 feet above sea level and is among the flattest major metropolitan areas in the U.S.Aug 31, 2017

Houston is a large metropolis in Texas, extending to Galveston Bay. It’s closely linked with the Space Center Houston, the coastal visitor center at NASA’s astronaut training and flight control complex. The city’s relatively compact Downtown includes the Theater District, home to the renowned Houston Grand Opera, and the Historic District, with 19th-century architecture and upscale restaurants.

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Houston Museum District

Hermann Park & major museums

The Museum District is Houston’s cultural heart, with venues exploring subjects ranging from natural science to the African-American experience. The vast collection at the Museum of Fine Arts

Houston Zoo

Lions & tigers & bears... and more

Visitors can see 6,000+ animals in natural habitat-style exhibits & watch daily care & feedings.

Johnson Space Center

John F. Kennedy

The Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center is the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Manned Spacecraft Center, where human spaceflight training, research, and flight control are conducted

Space Center Houston

Close-up look at the U.S. Space Program

Educational center highlighting all eras of U.S. space travel via exhibits, tours & attractions.

Brennan's of Houston

New Orleans character & cuisine shine at this decadent eatery serving turtle soup, oysters & more.

Houston, TX

Happy hour food · Happy hour drinks · Comfort food

Guatemala Restaurant

Houston, TX

Comfort food · Small plates · Quick bite


Modern Mexican fare & shaken margaritas prepared tableside star at this upscale Montrose spot.

Houston, TX

Happy hour food · Happy hour drinks · Comfort food

North Italia

Houston, TX

Happy hour food · Late-night food · Comfort food

Taste of Texas

Huge steaks from an on-site butcher shop & a vast salad bar star at this family-friendly steakhouse.

Houston, TX

Comfort food · Great dessert · Upscale

Downtown Aquarium

Aquatic destination with touch pools

Sprawling spot for sea life, including touch pools, shark tank & displays of aquatic ecosystems.