Top 10 Things to Do in Houston
As the fourth largest city in the United States, there’s always something to do in the Bayou City. Go and have some fun with this list of Top 10 Things to Do in Houston!
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
Reliant Stadium, Houston
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is the world’s largest livestock show and richest regular-season rodeo. It features championship rodeo action, livestock competitions, concerts, a carnival, pig racing, barbecue plus more!
1500 McKinney St, Houston, TX 77010
Discovery Green is a 12-acre park located in the heart of downtown Houston that opened in 2008. It features an interactive fountain, lawns, one-acre lake, cooling mist tree, lush gardens, playgrounds, two restaurants, dog runs plus more!
The Houston Zoo
6200 Hermann Park Drive, Houston 77030
The Houston Zoo is a 55-acre zoological park located within Hermann Park. It houses more than 6,000 animals as a part of more than 900 species that the zoo has to offer. With 1.8 million visitors each year, it’s the tenth most visited zoo in the United States.
Museum of Fine Arts
1001 Bissonnet, Houston TX 77005
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH), located in the Museum District, is one of the largest museums in the United States. The permanent collection of the museum spans more than 6,000 years of history with approximately 64,000 works from six continents.
Houston Museum of Natural Science
5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston TX 77030
With more than two million visitors each year, the Houston Museum of Natural Science is one of the Top 10 most attended museums in the US. The Museum houses the Burke Baker Planetarium, Wortham Theatre, Cockrell Butterfly Center, a variety of permanent and traveling exhibits, plus much more!
Minute Maid Park
501 Crawford Street, Houston TX
Minute Maid Park is Houston’s first retractable-roofed stadium and houses the Houston Astro’s Major League Baseball team.
Houston’s Galleria Mall
5085 Westheimer Road, Houston TX
With more than 2.4 million square feet of space and more than 400 stores and restaurants, the Galleria is the largest mall in Texas. It also includes two high-rise hotels and three office towers and is a popular retail and tourist destination for 26 million visitors each year.
215 Kipp Ave, Kemah TX 77565
The Kemah Boardwalk is open daily providing fun for everyone! Located just 20 miles from downtown Houston, the Kemah Boardwalk is home to fabulous waterfront restaurants, amusements, charming retail stores, festivals and seaside shows every day.
Old Town Spring
403 Main Street, Spring TX 77373
Old Town Spring is located in the Spring community just north of Houston. It features more than 150 shops, restaurants, and art galleries, many in the original buildings and some over a hundred years old. It’s a great place to buy antiques, collectibles, clothing and gifts.
Sam Houston Race Park
7575 North Sam Houston Parkway W, Houston TX 77064
Sam Houston Race Park is Houston’s premier racing, dining and entertainment destination located 15 minutes from downtown. The park hosts both Thoroughbred horse racing and American Quarter Horse racing along with rock concerts throughout the year.