How would you like to get a close-up look at one of the city's most recognized landmarks? The next time you're zooming thorough downtown on any of the interstates that pass through the area or visiting Houston's Midtown, touring Minute Maid Park can be a fun thing to do in downtown houston.
The home of Houston's major league baseball team was built to reflect Houston's historical relationship with the railroads and features a vintage, full-sized locomotive that runs along 800 feet of track on the left-field wall.
The state of art ballpark beautifully incorporates modern conveniences like a retractable roof combined with classic features like red brick and natural grass.
Their tours give you a behind-the-scenes look at Houston's Minute Maid Park. You'll checkout the view of the ballpark from the rooftop of Union Station and the broadcasting booth just to name a few tours memorable highlights.
It doesn't matter which of their tours you sign up for, all of them can be both a fun and exciting thing to do.
If you're in Midtown, you can ride to the park on Metro's light rail train and it will drop you off near the stadium (within walking distance. Tickets to the Minutemaid Park Tours can be purchased online and should be obtained a day or two before you visit this Houston landmark.