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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
“It is an upscale mixed-use urban development shopping mall with a wide variety of restaurants. You can spend a day here! ”
379 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, is the largest cultural institution in the southwest region of the United States. The Museum’s encyclopedic collections of nearly 70,000 objects cover world cultures dating from antiquity to the present and include in-depth holdings of American art, European paintings, Pre-Columbian and African gold, decorative arts and design, photography, prints and drawings, 20th- and 21st-century painting and sculpture, and Latin American art.”
206 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
“Visit the nationally acclaimed Houston Museum of Natural Science. Discover Texas wildlife, dinosaurs, Egypt, and more in the heart of Houston! ”
146 locals recommend
Zoo
“Can't skip the zoo, especially when it's lit up from Thanksgiving to Christmas holidays!”
116 locals recommend
Football Stadium
“In town for the Texans game or the Houston Rodeo? NRG Stadium is a short 30 minute drive!”
142 locals recommend
Baseball Stadium
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“In town for your Favorite baseball team The Houston Astros? Minute Maid Park is only a 20 minute drive!”
102 locals recommend
Aquarium
“Yes, you hear it right! Sea animals and exotic fish live right here in the heart of Downtown Houston.”
80 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
“Many activities at this beautiful park in the heart of Houston with train, pedal boat, Japanese Botanical Garden, and weekly outdoor performance at the Miller Outdoor Theatre. ”
127 locals recommend
Basketball Stadium
“Houston Rockets (National Basketball Association) as well as venue for numerous concerts.”
87 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 ”
105 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
Shopping Centre
“Wide range of shops and eateries. Good one a nice day as everything is outside.”
121 locals recommend
Miscellaneous Shop
“This street alone has many bars, lounges, and eateries. Best time to go is around 6pm-2am on week nights.”
128 locals recommend