Information On Houston Texas - Tips For Affordable Vacations

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Here's more information about Houston Texas that can help visitors stretch their travel dollars so they can plan fun stuff to do, discover exciting places to visit and have a good time. Since we live work and play here, we have access to tons of relevant facts, unique advice and data that you won’t find anywhere else so you can have a terrific time while you are in the city.

We have compiled lots of tidbits of details into a useful guide or keep reading to get some quick pointers below.

Houston Attractions

When it comes to Houston attractions the best bang for your buck is to buy a Houston CityPass for you and your crew. It will save you 45% off the regular admission to 5 of the most visited places in town. More importantly, it’s the key that opens the door to a variety of exciting entertainment at these fab places.

The Houston Zoo
Space Center Houston
The Museum Of Fine Arts
Children’s Museum
The Downtown Aquarium
The Health Museum
The Museum Of Natural Science

CityPass offers 5 special benefits

It makes it economical for families and groups to visit the must see places in Houston.
Download your pass once you are ready to go and avoid the inconvenience of losing tickets.
Eliminate standing in long lines waiting to buy tickets
Get information about each venue to help you choose where you are going in advance.
Attractions that accept the CityPass include fun places that can be enjoyable for the young and those who are young at heart.

Did I mention that two of the webs popular travel review sites named Houston as one of 2011’s top value destinations. Buying a Citypass is a travel smart idea that will help you do more and see more of the city

Fun Stuff To Do

It’s natural for fun and visiting Houston to go hand in hand. A few good reasons are that it’s home to teams in every major league sports, a short drive to some of the best fishing and hunting grounds in the Gulf Coast and barbecue restaurants are plentiful. A typical day during an affordable vacation in Houston could include doing any of the things listed below.

Information On Downtown Houston

See some of the city up close traveling on the MetroRail commuter train from Houston's Downtown Districtt to Reliant stadium.
Shop at Macy's or shops and boutiques in the downtown tunnel system
Have a drink out at House of Blues or Hard Rock Cafe
Catch a movie at the Sundance cinema.

Midtown Houston

Visiting lovely boutiques and small cafes in Rice Village
Check out Hermann Park and its amenities, golf course, recreation center, Japanese gardens and more
Visit some of the cultural museums in the Museum District, Buffalo Soldiers, Czech Center Museum Houston, Weather Musem ect.


Cool Off wet on a slide, in a pool or raft ride at one of the water parks in the area
Shop the Woodlands Mall
Enjoy a relaxing ride and take in the scenery during a boat tour along the 1.4 mile Woodlands Waterway.
Visit Lake Livingston good fishing is reported near the dam
Go camping at the Alabama-Coushatta Reservation popular Lake Tombigbee Campground, offering primitive sites, teepees, full-capacity RV stations

North West

Deussen Park
Lake Houston
Bird Watching at Big Thicket National PreserveTravel Farm-to-Market Road 787 known as Ghost Road where strange lights are often seen
Join the hunt for Bigfoot in Sam Houston National Forest


See Texas History at the San Jacinto Battle Ground
Use a rod and reel to catch dinner at the San Jacinto Memorial park
See gators, deer and other the local wildlife at Sheldon Park
Ride Crosby-Lynchburgh ferry boat across the river
Attend a festival in Pasadena Texas


Brazoria County Historical Museum
American Cowboy Museum a working ranch a few miles south of Reliant Stadium Complex
Visit Reliant Stadium home of the Texans, Houston Rodeo and the Astrodome
Get in a few hours on the water or underwater at 288 Lake where kayaks and divers are welcome
Spend some leisure time at Tom Bass Park hike and bike trails, Amphitheater, Recreation Center ect.
Sea Center Texas


HMNS at Sugar Land a satellite campus of the Natural Science Museum
George Oil Ranch
Go Fishing in Oyster Creek Channel Reservoir
Hang out and try ice skating in the Galleria
Visit Chinese and Southeast Asian grocery stores, restaurants, bakeries on Beltway 8

This information about Houston’s ABC’s ( attractions, businesses and culture) shows just a few wonderful ways that people can enjoy themselves in the nation's fourth largest city. You should now have enough of the real nitty gritty facts to make any trip in and around Houston pleasurable.

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