Houston is energy capital of the western world. It`s the largest and most populous city in Texas. We can say that everything in this city is brought by sea through Gulf of Mexico. The city economy is driven by petroleum. Like we said everything is huge and big in Texas.
Houston territory is so big that you can put New York City, San Francisco, Seattle, Minneapolis and Miami together. The city was founded in 1836 and named by former General Sam Houston –president of Republic of Texas. More statistic information`s about this city you can see on Wikipedia and Wikitravel sites.
Houston began life as a tinny outpost in America`s old west. Just 125 years later city had became a center for exploring a new frontier – Space. Jet even Houston is huge by size this metropolis remain refreshingly down to Earth. And for a city built on a big business of energy, shipping and aerospace it’s surprisingly cultural too.
Houston is your next destination
You can spend your day exploring museums in Houston. You can start from Children`s Museum with your family and children. There children can build race boats, robots, take a wet, wild adventure into FlowWorks or use a make-believe debit card. Museum of Natural Science will give you adventure through time. Among other`s famous museums don’t forget to visit and Menil Collection. Menil Collection is one of the top free attractions opened for public in 1987.
Houston is town where you will see a lot of innovations. It can be called a city of air-conditions. The most famous name for Houston can be “Space Town”. After visiting attractions in Houston you can go and walk through Hermann Park. There you can enjoy in peaceful environment, you can feed the ducks, take a train ride or rent a pedal boat for the lake. Inside park you can visit amazing Houston Zoo. Another big attraction for you and your family is Kemah Boardwalk where you will find amazing amusement park to spend all day together.
These are places that you need to visit or see when you are on your holiday in Houston: Space Center Houston, Museum of Natural Science, Children’s Museum, Museum of Fine Art, Houston Zoo, Downtown Aquarium, Museum District, Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park, The Galleria, Kemah Boardwalk, Menil Collection, Minute Maid Park, Holocaust Museum, Miller Outdoor Theatre, Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, 1940 Air Terminal Museum, George R. Brown Convention Center, Bayou Place, Wet’n’Wild SplashTown, Rothko Chapel, Six Flags AstroWorld, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site, Wortham Theater Center, Market Square Park, Toyota Center, Mercer Arboretum and Botanic Gardens, Lakewood Church, Alley Theatre, Grand Opera, Hermann Park, Hobby Center for the Performing Arts and for more be free to visit TripAdvisor site.