Houston, Texas is a huge city. In fact it is the largest in the state of Texas, and fourth largest in America. It has large Arab, Asian, and Latin American communities, proving that it is a city full of culture and the spirit of the world. It is also a fantastic travel destination. Let’s take a look at ten things you can do while visiting Houston, Texas.
10. Menil Collection
Menil Collection is a very interesting museum located in Houston, Texas. The museum houses the collection of John and Dominique de Menil. The museum is located in the heart of the city’s museum area.
9. Discovery Green Park
Discovery Green Park is a park located in Houston, Texas. The park is a fairly new one. It opened in April of 2008. It is located downtown, and is close to the Hilton Americas Hotel and the Toyota Center.
8. Downtown Tunnel System
Downtown Tunnel System is located in Houston, Texas. Most of Houston’s downtown buildings are connected via this interesting tunnel system. During the day, many locals can be found underground in cafes and restaurants located there.
7. Forbidden Gardens
Forbidden Gardens is a museum located in Houston, Texas. The museum is an outdoor museum. It is a replica of some of China’s greatest historical moments.
6. Downtown Aquarium
Downtown Aquarium is located in Houston, Texas. It is an a restaurant, not an actual aquarium, although there is an aquarium located in the restaurant. The restaurant also features a ferris wheel and many other rides that you would find at a local carnival.
5. Rothko Chapel
Rothko Chapel is a chapel located in Houston, Texas. John and Dominique de Menil founded the chapel. Since 1971, it has welcomed people of many faiths with open arms.
4. Buffalo Soldiers National Museum
Buffalo Soldiers National Museum is a museum located in Houston, Texas. It is dedicated to the people of color who lost their lives fighting for their country.
3. Memorial Park
Memorial Park is a park located in Houston, Texas. It is the premiere park in the city. The park features a jogging trail, tennis courts, mountain bike trails, and many other options for recreation.
2. Houston Children’s Festival
Houston Children’s Festival is a festival for children that is held in Houston, Texas. It is the largest festival of it’s kind in the US. It features well over 300 events, all for children.
1. Spec’s Liquor
Spec’s liquor is a store located in Houston, Texas. It sells many different types of alcoholic beverages. There is over 40,000 labels of alcoholic beverages and foods at this store. They even have many types of alcohol that is difficult to find.