Best Attractions to visit in Houston City

 

Best Attractions to visit in Houston City :

Houston is the fourth largest city in the USA in terms of education and research with its best universities and biomedical and aeronautical research center. Houston is also a popular tourist destination with  beautiful cityscape and lively cultural scene that draws thousands of tourists every year. Though Houston is a city with great wealth, it also offers many free attractions for budget travelers. Spring and fall are the best seasons to visit Houston. The city of Houston  is served by three airports

Houston Museum District

This Houston Museum District is place where many of the city’s museums are located in Houston, Texas. The district is centered on the Hotel Zaza (currently being renovated) and the adjacent Mecom Fountain. The Museum District also houses Rice University, the Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research and Hermann Park which includes the Houston Zoo and the Miller Outdoor Theatre. The Museum District is also near the University of Saint Thomas.

Houston Ship Channel

The Houston Ship Channel has become one of the most vital parts to the city’s livelihood which is above 30 mile long waterway that extends from Galveston Bay to the southeast side of town. The Ship Channel links Houston to the sea, making the city one of the most important international port cities in the world.

Houston Museum of Natural Science

This is one of the nation’s most crowded museums and is a centerpiece of the Houston Museum District. A trip to the Houston Museum of Natural Science, located in the heart of the Museum District, is always an adventure. Houston Museum has something to delight every age group with four floors of permanent exhibit halls including the Wortham IMAX Theatre, Cockrell Butterfly Center, Burke Baker Planetarium and George Observatory.

Johnson Space Center

Houston, Texas, is Space City, USA, and Space Center Houston is America’s gateway to the universe. The Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, home of the NASA astronaut corps, is located in Southeast Houston. The center spans 1,620 acres and consists of 100 facilities. Tourists can experience a simulation of a zero-gravity environment in the Living in Space exhibit or encounter a virtual rocket launch complete with exhaust at the Blast Off Theater.

Houston Zoo

Houston Zoo is a very interactive place sheltering over 4,500 animals and 900 species. The Houston Zoo is the seventh most visited zoo in the nation. This zoo has beautifully landscaped with wide range animals.

Kemah Boardwalk

Kemah Boardwalk is an ideal place to entertain the entire family and is Houston’s nearest and largest amusement and entertainment park. This place has vast number of hotels and restaurants that offers great dining options. Attractions such as a Ferris wheel, train ride, and a carousel are the best amusements for everyone.

Neighborhood of Montrose

Neighborhood of Montrose is one of Houston’s most demographically diverse regions, most established, culturally diverse sections of Houston. Montrose has become the city’s hub of vintage shopping, live music, and gay and lesbian activism. This is unique pedestrian-friendly tourist spot.

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