Houston Tours, Sightseeing and Attractions

Houston, TX, home to the Johnson Space Center and also known as Space City, offers an endless list of things to do. From trips to one of the area's many famous museums to quiet walks in the city's beautiful parks, Houston is a great place to visit for people of all ages.

The list of fun places to see in Houston is almost endless. One of the top Houston excursions though has to be a visit to the Space Center Houston. Not only can you see many artifacts from the NASA space program, but you can also try your hand at flying a rocket with one of the center's onsite flight simulators.

If you are interested in Houston tours involving museums, you also have a wide variety of options. You could pick up a map and head to the Museum of Fine Arts, or stop in at The Houston Museum of Natural Science to see one of the best dinosaur exhibits in the US. If you are traveling with children, you'll want to be sure to schedule a time to visit the Children's Museum of Houston so your kids can learn about a variety of subjects in a hands-on way. And if your kids or you are sports fans traveling to Houston during football season, you'll want to be sure to head to Reliant Stadium to see the Houston Texans play.

There are also many Houston activities that take place outdoors. Many a tourist enjoys heading to Hermann Park for a relaxing picnic lunch or leisurely stroll. Another top outdoor spot is the Houston Zoo. It is home to a variety of exotic animals from around the world. One of the must see spots for young visitors to Houston is the Discovery Green. It is a great place to run around during a hot day. They provide the perfect opportunity to cool off with the numerous fountains available.

Regardless of which of these local attractions in Houston you opt to see during your visit, you're sure to have a wonderful time in this beautiful city. Count on Expedia to show you around!
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