You could spend 365 days in Houston and still not experience everything the city has to offer. From world-class museums and theaters to family-friendly destinations, you'll find what you're looking for in Houston. The largest city in Texas and the fourth largest in the U.S., Houston comes brimming with everything from big city nightlife to small-town charms.
Known around the world for NASA Space Center in the Clear Lake area and Texas Medical Center, Houston is also the proud home of a dizzying array of performing arts groups, professional sports teams, shopping destinations and great restaurants.
Relaxing is easy, with great golf courses, beautiful parks, sumptuous spas, inspiring museums and spectacular shopping. For family fun, there are amusement parks, a world-class zoo, the aquarium, the Children's Museum and many festivals and special events throughout the year.
Nearby Galveston, the gem of the Gulf Coast, combines fishing and beach play with charming architecture, great eating and a good dose of history. Kemah's Boardwalk delights young and old with restaurants and carnival rides all with a view of the bay. Katy's claim to fame includes some of the country's best outlet shopping and natural wonders to savor the quiet outdoors.
No matter if you want a shopping spree, a quiet stroll, a gourmet meal, a game of golf or a family outing, Houston fits the bill.
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