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Houston, Texas was founded in 1836 and attracts people from all over the world for its magnificent list of attractions. Here are top ten things to do in Houston on your holiday there.

 Space City

There is a reason why Houston enjoys the nickname of ‘Space City’. It is home to:

 

Visiting the Johnson Space Center will give you the opportunity to learn so much more about the universe at large.

 

Houston Museum of Natural Science

This magnificent place is home to:

  • Butterfly Center.
  • Planetarium.
  • George Observatory.
  • Several exhibitions and so on.

 

There are different kinds of films that are also screened at the venue so do be sure to check out what’s playing when you visit this location.

 

Houston Zoo

Where else can you meet a rhino, go on a ‘zoofari’, feed giraffes and take a look at prehistoric life? The Houston Zoo of course! This fabulous place is home to some amazing animal life and will give you the opportunity to enjoy many a natural encounter.

 

Wet’n’Wild Splash Town

Energy galore! That’s what defines this entertainment venue which will give you some extraordinarily thrilling rides meant for children and for family fun. You can also dine on the finest cuisine possible and bring back memories of all the laughter of a fair.

 

Bayou Place

Speaking of food and entertainment, you should also head to Bayou Place which is Houston’s premier destination for food and entertainment. You can enjoy varied experiences:

  • Hard Rock Café.
  • Italian cuisine.
  • Music and cinemas.
  • Sushi bars as well.

 

Byzantine Fresco Chapel

For a beautiful cultural experience head to the Byzantine Fresco Chapel which has a collection that dates back to the 13th century. The architecture of the building is note-worthy as well.

 

Lake Houston

Created in the year 1953, this reservoir is home to various species of fish and allows you to indulge in fishing and boating as well. Of course you can also go hiking and take in the great outdoors with some camping in the Lake Houston Park.

 

Mercer Arboretum and Botanic Gardens

This wondrous place is known as a living museum and has 300 acres devoted to cultivated and native plants of the region.  It is also home to the Ever Changing Gardens and you are sure to find something that is extremely unique every single time that you visit this place.

 

Houston ship channel

This is part of the port of Houston and visiting this place will allow you to take in some very unique sights such as The USS Texas, a New York class battleship which saw action in the year 1914. You can also visit the San Jacinto Monument which is testament to Texas winning its independence from Mexico in the 1836 battle of San Jacinto.

 

Market Square Park

There is history, food and entertainment that comes together in this lovely location. So do make time to walk around this historic district in Houston and enjoy the neighborhood in more ways than one.

 

There are many websites like http://www.texascharterbuscompany.com/houston-charter-bus where you can charter a bus and enjoy your time in Houston.

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