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Around Houston

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The nice weather is here in Houston, restrictions are more relaxed. It is time to travel around.

If you live in the area looking for weekend activities or planning a Staycation, renting a car to fulfill your needs and arranging an itinerary is your starting point.

Houston is a big city full of exciting activities for every kind of tourist. Science lovers can visit the Space Center Houston, the fabulous Houston Museum of Natural Science. If you are into Art, enjoy Monet, Picasso, and Renoir at the Museum of Fine Arts and others like Rienzi Mansion, Rothko Chapel, and The Menil Collection.

Downtown Houston

The city’s downtown historic district is a great way to start exploring. You will find History museums. The Houston Zoo, parks, shopping malls, tasty restaurants, nightlife can be exciting. Be sure to hit a Texas barbecue and Tex-Mex restaurant.

 Museum of Natural Science

Visit the Houston Museum of Natural Science to explore the tropical Forest, worlds, and galaxies. You will travel to the past when dinosaurs walked the Earth and forward to the future of renewable energy. The Museum gets rave reviews from science enthusiasts. Their temporary and permanent exhibits, including a planetarium, butterfly center, an IMAX theater.

Houston Zoo

The famous Houston Zoo is the home of 6,000 incredible animals, and it is the second most visited zoo in the US. With gorillas, chimpanzees, white rhinos, giraffes, and the three-acre Asian Elephant exhibition, the African Forest highlights a large pool and covered seating to enjoy conversations with the keeper. Also, they have an aquarium and a children’s zoo.

Space Center Houston

 It is one of Houston’s top attractions, the area’s No. 1 attraction for international visitors. NASA Johnson Space Center, located about an hour’s drive south of the city center. Space Center Houston runs a museum with more than 400 space artifacts like moon rocks, plus displays on space travel and exclusive meetings with astronauts. You will be amazed by the Saturn V rocket and the Apollo 17 space shuttle. Visit the historic and new Mission Control centers that were the sound in the ears of America’s astronauts for more than 40 years. Make sure to try the Astronaut Ice Cream Sandwich in the gift shop before you take off.

Stay tuned for more fun places to visit in Houston.

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