5 Top Reasons to Visit Houston
Houston, the fourth most populated city in North America, is a magnet for tourists, year in year out. If you are considering taking a trip to this exciting city, then read on for the top things to do when you get there.
Take in the Culture
The musem district in Houston is one of the greatest attractions in Houston. It offers over a whopping 19 galleries all in one district known, unsurprisingly, as the ‘Musuem District’. The majority of these galleries are completely free to the public so for any culture vultures visiting the city, this is not an area of the city to be missed. A couple of the most popular galleries are the Museum of Fine Art and the Contemporary Arts Museum. But depending on your taste of art, there is a museum for everyone. There is even a Children’s Museum to keep the kids happy.
Talking of the kids, Houston is home to a fantastic zoo, which is located in the beautiful Herman Park. The Herman park, which sits on a 55 acre plot of land, is also well worth a visit and is home to one of Houston’s star attractions, the Houston Zoo. Housing over 6,000 exotic animals, insects and birds it is a favourite with both tourists and locals alike. More information on this great day out can be found here at: www.houstonzoo.org
Sample the Local Cuisine
Houston is also well known for its fantastic gastronomy and food culture. It is worth traveling to just to sample the huge range of international cuisine available in this bustling city. A popular way to make sure visiting foodies don’t miss any important gastronomies, it to go on one of the many cuisine tours that the city offers.
See the City in Style
What better way to take in the sights of the city than from the comfort of your very own private bus. If you are travelling to Houston in a large group, or even with a handful of friends, hiring your own luxury bus offers the most relaxing and comfortable way to see all there is to see in the city.
If you looking for private transportation around the city, look for a company like www.texascharterbuscompany.com/houston-charter-bus who will be able to take you and your group around all the parts of the city that you’d most like to visit. Your private transportation can also be used to pick you up and drop you off from the airport meaning that you get to travel around the city in the most stress-free and relaxing way possible.
The Space Centre
Infamously attached to NASA, no trip to Houston is comlete without a trip to the Space Centre. This enormous building is home to some of the most amazing information, and visual displays, on space and astronomy. Visitors are able to step inside an exact replica of Americas first space station, ‘Skylab’ and will be able to explore a large range of space shuttles and rockets. It is a great day out for families and groups and is an all round, great day for visitors of all ages. You can find out more information about the amazing Space Centre here at, www.spacecenter.org