Experience 500,000 gallons of aquariums at the new Downtown Aquarium. Catch a Houston Astros game at Minute Maid Park. See the new Spectacled Bear Exhibit at the Houston Zoo. And enjoy shopping at Houston’s famed Galleria.

Houston’s Museum and Theater Districts will inspire you. See Paris in the age of Impressionism: Masterworks from the Musee D’Orsay at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Take in a performance like The Sound of Music at Miller Outdoor Theatre, or a show in downtown’s Theater District, which boasts more seats than any other theater area outside of Broadway.

HOUSTON MEDICAL CENTERHouston, SpaceCity, USA is a great place for fun! You can pack plenty of fun into your getaway days of summer, so you’ll take home awesome vacation memories.

While in the heart of the city, visit Sam Houston Park, where historical homes are nestled between skyscrapers, or Bayou Place, a dynamic destination for dining, movies and live entertainment. And don’t miss the nearby Downtown Aquarium, offering not only a world of marine life, but also fun restaurants and cool amusements. A few minutes away you’ll find the wildlife retreat at Houston Arboretum, near Memorial Park.

A road trip south leads to Space Center Houston and Gulf Greyhound Park, for year-round pari-mutuel wagering. Also in that area, Mother Nature finds sanctuary at Armand Bayou Nature Center, and a nostalgic boardwalk graces the waterfront town of Kemah. Further south is Galveston’s Lone Star Flight Museum, and Moody Gardens’ Aquarium, Rainforest and Discovery Pyramids.

Don’t miss a visit to Traders Village, the country’s largest outdoor market, Mercer Arboretum, another back-to-nature excursion, or Sam Houston Race Park to “play the ponies.” Just southeast of the city, the San Jacinto Monument stands tall in tribute to the heroes of the Texas Revolution, while another step back in time is The George Ranch Historical Park, a working ranch and museum south of town.

Some of the Major Attractions:

  • Moody Gardens
  • Space Center Houston
  • Houston Arboretum & Nature Center
  • Lone Star Flight Museum
  • Armand Bayou Nature Center
  • Six Flags AstroWorld
  • SplashTown Waterpark
  • Trader's Village
  • MercerArboretum & Botanic Gardens
  • George Ranch Historical Park
  • Gulf Greyhound Park
  • San Jacinto Battlefield

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