Texas Trips: Mapping Out Your Houston Stops

Houston is Texas's biggest metropolitan region. With its population of over 2 million people, assortment of corporate headquarters, and bustling urban way of life, it may be difficult to think about at first that there would be much for a tourist to do in Houston. That would be wrong. Even with its modern outward look, Houston is an entertainment mecca for the whole family.

One of the greatest draws for tourists in the Houston area is the Johnson Space Center. This site not only houses a big collection of space history, but is also an interactive playground where the entire family can feel the excitement of space travel and relive the encounters of the astronauts. The children in your family will find it fascinating, while the adults will find it to be nostalgic.

To make your visit more "cultural," go to the Museum of Fine Arts and the Museum of Natural Science. The science museum contains a planetarium and can be a fantastic educational encounter for everyone in your family. The Fine Arts museum holds an assortment of renowned artwork and 18 acres of gardens. If history is your pastime, visit the San Jacinto monument southeast of Houston and see the spot where Texas gained its independence.

Lastly, don't miss two very unique family points of interest in Houston - the Houston Zoo and the Houston Aquarium. The zoo is sits next to the Natural History Museum, making the mix a fun day trip. Numerous types of exotic animals, as well as indigenous species, are housed there. The aquarium sits right in downtown Houston and has rides, restaurants, and entertainment in addition to the half-million-gallon aquarium encounter.

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