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Science Museum
4.7
Explore the far reaches of outer space, roam with the dinosaurs, wander through Africa's Serengeti, and marvel at the world's rarest and most
Tours from $11
Zoo
Houston Zoo , Houston
4.5
A support line for at least 12 species' conservation programs, Houston Zoo is also home to more than 6,000 animals. The attraction is the ten
4.2
Fulfill your dream of becoming an astronaut and traveling through space at Space Center Houston. The NASA facility features dozens of hands-o
Tickets from $25
Art Museum
4.7
One of the ten most-attended musuems in the United States, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is also one of the largest museums in the country, fe
Historic Walking Area
The Seawall , Galveston
4.2
Take a 16.6 km (10.3 mi) walk on one of the longest continuous sidewalks in the world, The Seawall. It was built to protect the city from the
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Although most of its tourist attractions occupy the relatively small downtown area, things to do in Houston can take you beyond that single district. Considered one of America's most restaurant-oriented cities, Houston boasts a thriving culinary scene enriched with diverse ethnic tastes. The interests of all kinds of knowledge seekers meet at the halls of Houston Museum of Natural Science, while the nearby Children's Museum of Houston engages young visitors through numerous scientific exhibits. Those fascinated with the infinite universe should visit Space Center Houston and learn about human efforts to discover the secrets beyond this planet. Home to art collections originating from six continents, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston makes a perfect treat for all art lovers.

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Where to stay in Houston

If you come to Houston to splurge while on holiday, book a luxurious room at a downtown hotel. This area is an ideal base for getting to know Houston, offering you a chance to stay within walking distance of one of the country's largest theater districts. Houston bills itself as the
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