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Best things to do in Houston

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Shopping Centre
“Houston’s famous mall !! Warning: First time Visitors will get lost! But don’t worry, they do have gps tracking inside for guests ☺️ Great place to shop and eat”
378 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Distinct campus & sculpture garden with notable art from antiquity to today, plus films & programs.”
204 locals recommend
Park
“12-acre urban park with TONS of activities for family fun, such as live music, Zumba, movie nights, etc. Check out their website for events!”
218 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Museum features the Wortham IMAX Theatre, Burke Baker Planetarium, Cockrell Butterfly Center, permanent exhibit halls and traveling exhibitions.”
143 locals recommend
Zoo
“55-acre zoological park houses over 6,000 animals from 900 species and is the second most visited zoo in the United States. ”
114 locals recommend
Football Stadium
“Watch the NFL's Houston Texans, visit the worlds largest Livestock Show and Rodeo, or catch a concert here! Right next to the historic Astrodome!”
141 locals recommend
Baseball Stadium
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“Minute Maid Park, a vibrant part of burgeoning downtown Houston, provides a picturesque setting in which your family, friends, or clients can enjoy a unique and memorable experience learning about the ballpark and the Houston Astros.”
101 locals recommend
Aquarium
“While the actual aquarium isn’t huge, there are plenty of fish and other aquatic creatures to see. But perhaps the best (and most unexpected) part of the exhibits are the white tigers. And dine around a 50,000 gallon aquarium. ”
78 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Several galleries around the area, plenty of art events to look for, nice picnic spot as well.”
193 locals recommend
Train
“Expansive park featuring a golf course, Japanese garden, a natural science museum & a kiddie train. Perfect place for a quick run or just to walk around green scenery. ”
126 locals recommend
Basketball Stadium
“Houston Rockets (National Basketball Association) as well as venue for numerous concerts.”
86 locals recommend
Light Rail Station
“After New York, Houston has the largest collection of Museums in the US. they are: Space Center Houston Houston Museum of Natural Science The Menil Collection Holocaust Museum Houston Contemporary Arts Museum Houston San Jacinto Monument and Museum of History National Museum of Funeral History Art Car Museum Children’s Museum of Houston The Museum of Fine Arts Lone Star Flight Museum The Printing Museum Beer Can House Health Museum Cockrell Butterfly Center Buffalo Soldier National Museum Houston Museum of African American Culture Czech Center Museum Houston Blaffer Art Museum The Heritage Society jung center 1940 Air Terminal Museum Houston Fire Museum San Jacinto Museum of History Houston Maritime Museum John C. Freeman Weather Museum Houston Police Museum U.S.S. Texas Rienzi, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston American Cowboy Museum Houston Bicycle Museum Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts Military Museum of Texas Museum of Southern History at Houston Baptist University Dunham Bible Museum at Houston Baptist University ”
128 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“Fun atmosphere with restaurants, entertainment, aquarium, shopping and marina ”
104 locals recommend
Park
“Bike along Buffalo Bayou With miles of urban bike trails, it turns out that Houston is a great place to work up a sweat. One of the best spots in town for this is along Buffalo Bayou through Eleanor Tinsley Park. Ride the curvy trails over hills and old-fashioned bridges into downtown and back, enjoying a view of the skyline along the way. If you don't have your own bike, rent one from one of the many Houston bicycle stations in the area (that will cost you money, though). You can also go for a jog, or enjoy a leisurely stroll. ”
150 locals recommend
Government Building
“About 20 minutes south of Houston, you can enjoy NASA and take a tour of the space station. ”
83 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Wide range of shops and eateries. Good one a nice day as everything is outside.”
121 locals recommend