Top 10 places to visit in Houston

  • By Richars G
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Houston, one of Texas' main cities, surprises with its colorful vibe and variety of art performances. Take the time to explore the fashionable neighborhoods, sit down for a cafe or have fun discovering the nightlife.

Space Center Houston
The Space Center is open to the public ever since 1992, and is the place where you can learn more about the space mysteries. View the spacecraft, or listen to a professional astronaut talk about the secrets of space.

Downtown Aquarium
The aquarium in Houston includes more than 400 species of sea life, as well many land activities you might enjoy. Take the time to explore this vast place, see the Sunken Temple and get ready for an encounter with the pufferfish.

Houston Museum of Natural Science
This museum is one of the most visited in the whole country. Millions of tourists and residents alike gather every year to watch exhibits like the Cullen Hall of Gems and the Morian Paleontology Hall. If you are interested in Egyptian mysteries, go to the Hall of Ancient Egypt for a tour.

The Museum of Fine Arts
Maybe you are a lover of art and in that case, don't miss out on the chance to visit this amazing museum. Here you will be able to see art from every corner of the world, including Africa and Europe. Furthermore, check out the 2,500 Years of African Art permanent exhibit.

Go to the Houston Zoo
If you are looking for a fun family trip, consider a visit to the Houston Zoo. This large park features well over 6000 different species of animals and birds. The Zoo also offers a cool phone app that will make your experience richer. Maybe you want to keep your kids entertained while you do something different, so send them to the Children's Zoo where they can pet the animals.

The Children's Museum of Houston
Another ideal family destination, this museum is everything a kid ever wished for. The playground is the biggest of its type on the entire US, and is packed with attractions for kids. Let your little ones enjoy building a robot, take part in interactive games and learn something new.

The Kemah Boardwalk
You shouldn't end your vacation to Denver without indulging in some shopping. The shops on Kemah Boardwalk include designer goods and souvenirs related to the city, but the street also features small cafes you can stop at when you're tired.

Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park
This romantic spot is the place where couples choose to propose, or maybe just confess their love to one another. You can also take pictures of the 64-foot fountain to show your friends at home.

Shop at The Galleria
Shopping is a fun activity, but if you plan on enjoying some luxury retail therapy, head over to to The Galleria. Its architectural style and glass atrium are enough to attract close to 30 million visitors yearly.

Hermann Park
Enjoy a lazy Sunday morning in Hermann Park. You can have your early morning run here, feed the ducks on the lake or simply sit on a bench and read a book.