Houston is the largest city in the state of Texas and is a great location for those after fun in the South! If you do however prefer to be along the coast during your getaway, then Corpus Christi or the South Padre Island, would probably be more suitable holiday destinations for you. Although the capital of the Texas is in fact Austin, many prefer to spend their city vacation in Houston and there is various recreational activities and fun days out for everyone here. Check out what you can do on your Houston vacations in this diverse American city.
Great Locations, Great Food!
For fans of museums, you will not be disappointed about booking your Houston vacation. The most important place for you to visit is most definitely the Houston Museum District, which is made up of various galleries and interesting museums. With 20 museums to choose from, you will be spoilt for choice here. Start at the Museum of Fine Arts if you are a keen art fan and enjoy checking out exhibits of various artists and painters. The Children's Museum of Houston is a perfect place to take the kids with fun yet education activities for the kids and the parents! The Houston of Natural Science is also a great museum to visit for all the family where you can learn and examine astronomy, chemistry and space science! Afterwards, if you find yourselves getting hungry, why not head to a traditional American diner or restaurant in the heart of Houston. ´With over 200 restaurants to choose from in Houston, choose from hearty burgers and chips, fried chicken, seafood and even pancakes!
Enjoy the Great Outdoors During Your Stay in Houston Vacation Rentals!
Hermann Park is a great place for all the family as it offers various recreational activities and you can easily spend a day here. If you come during the summer, make sure you pack up a picnic and head to one of the various picnic areas. For those keen golfers, there is a rather large golf course tot be found in the heart of the park and what better way to spend a few hours in the sun whilst playing a few rounds! This course even envies those more popular golf locations such as Augusta in Georgia and Pine Valley, close to Gloucester City in New Jersey.
If you like beach holidays but don’t want to travel far from your vacation home, then why not take the car and head to Galveston for the day. With a beautiful beach, spend the day lounging in the sun with the beautiful skyline behind you and stay for the breathtaking sunset at the end of the day! Looking for further American beach holidays? Palm Springs in California and Cannon Beach in Oregon are two great locations for further sun, sand and sea! Have a great holiday.