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Discover the best of Space City with top-rated Houston city tours and tickets, bookable online at the best prices. The ultimate destination for space aficionados, theatre lovers, foodies, history buffs and vacationers in general, the list of things to do in Houston is simply endless. The fourth largest city in the Unites States boasts great museums, restaurants providing the best of Asian cuisine, a liberal dose of culture, and tons of shopping hubs. Discover the city like a local on action-packed sightseeing tours by handpicked operators and enjoy the best Houston sightseeing tours at pocket-friendly prices. Visit attractions like the Houston Space Center, the Museum District, Hermann Park, Houston Zoo, Rice University Campus and check out the vibrant street art scene.
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Our tips for Houston

  • Dress according to the weather. Houston's summers are hot and humid, so it's advisable to pack lightweight and breathable clothing. In the winter, the weather is milder, but it's still a good idea to bring along layers for comfort and versatility.
    • Space Center Houston. Visit one of the finest interstellar museums in the world. Your trip to Houston just isn’t complete till you’ve visited the Space Center. Check out a flown SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, a jaw-dropping artifact collection, live shows and the NASA Tram Tour at NASA’s Space Center Houston.
    • Underground Tunnel Tour. Explore the subterranean expanse of Houston on an exciting Underground Tunnel Tour. Discover the history of the tunnels that connect an impressive 95 city blocks and see the only remaining portion of a 1933 hotel.
    • Museum District. Visit the Museum District, one of the greatest cultural attractions of the city. Out of the 19 museums, 11 are free to the public. So if you’re a history buff on a budget, you know where to go.

    Good to know

    Houston's historical connection to space exploration has earned it the moniker "Space City." It proudly houses NASA's Johnson Space Center, where astronauts receive training for space missions, and Mission Control Center, which has overseen numerous significant space missions, including the Apollo moon landings. Dubbed the "Energy Capital of the World," Houston plays a crucial role in the energy industry. It serves as a major hub for the oil and gas sector, boasting the headquarters of numerous energy companies. The city's cultural richness stems from its status as one of the most diverse cities in the U.S., with a multitude of residents hailing from various ethnic backgrounds. This cultural diversity is evident in the city's vibrant culinary scene, festivals, and cultural events. Given its proximity to several bayous, including Buffalo Bayou flowing through its heart, Houston is affectionately known as the "Bayou City." Houston's Theater District is among the largest in the country, and it proudly hosts numerous performing arts organizations and theaters, including the prestigious Houston Grand Opera and Houston Symphony.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    • Q: What is the best time to visit Houston?

      February to April and September to November are the best months to visit Houston. Spring and fall are the time when Houston sees tons of events and festivals. If you’re a budget traveler, consider visiting in the summer as hotel rates are much lower. But be warned that the heat and the humidity can be quite oppressive. Summers are also the time when locals head elsewhere to beat the heat, so the city is less crowded and rates are overall more pocket-friendly.

    • Q: How do I get around?

      There’s no dearth of options when it comes to getting around in Houston. Buses, metros, cabs, ride sharing services like Uber and Lyft, and low cost bike share programs are the main options. If you are looking to explore actively, then consider booking Houston tours that include roundtrip transportation from your hotel. You can also rent a car and avail online parking reservation services for discounted rates and guaranteed parking space.

    • Q: What are the top attractions in Houston?

      Houston boasts a variety of popular attractions, including Space Center Houston, the Houston Museum of Natural Science, the Museum District, the Houston Zoo, Buffalo Bayou Park, and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

    • Q: Are there any outdoor activities in Houston?

      Indeed, Houston offers a range of outdoor activities, such as park exploration in Buffalo Bayou Park, Hermann Park, and Discovery Green. Additionally, visitors can delight in kayaking or biking along the scenic bayous.

    • Q: Is Houston a safe city for tourists?

      While Houston is generally considered safe for tourists, like any major city, it is crucial to exercise basic safety precautions and remain vigilant of your surroundings, especially when in unfamiliar areas.

    • Q: What are the best areas to stay in Houston?

      Downtown Houston is favored for its central location, but other excellent options for accommodations include the Museum District, Midtown, and the Galleria area.

    • Q: Where can I enjoy local cuisine in Houston?

      Houston's culinary landscape is rich and dynamic, boasting a diverse range of offerings from Tex-Mex and barbecue to various international cuisines. Don't forget to indulge in local favorites like Tex-Mex tacos and delectable Gulf Coast seafood.

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