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Travel Guide for Houston

Houston Travel Guide: where to go and what to see
Houston is the fourth largest city in the US and is known as a business center for Oil & Gas, Medical, Shipping and Aerospace. People come from all over the world to work here. Few leave because Houston is a dynamic, workable city with diverse cultures and a "can-do" spirit. Houstonians are also a generous lot as seen in disaster relief efforts that supported New Orleans, Haiti and the Tsunami disaster. A deeper look reveals a place with an International flare, a deep commitment to the performing Arts and fundamental sense of Texas Pride.

Houston, as with all of Texas, is big. It is also one of the largest cities in the US in square miles. Houston is geared to the automobile so plan to have a car. Visitors usually congregate towards the Galleria, downtown or near the museum/medical center district. Most of the things to do are in these areas with a plethora of shops, restaurants and hotels. Houstonians are proud of their restaurants, sports and activities. You'll soon see why when you come for a visit.
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Houston Day Trip - Old Town Spring/The Woodlands/Conroe

Old Town Spring/The Woodlands/Conroe Why Go: This Day Trip will take you the North of Houston into the Big Thicket and Piney Woods region of Texas. That will be the backdrop as we escape to town centers and activities to the north of town. It is a great trip for those who want to browse antique and modern shops, and even throw in a little bit of Mother Nature in between.First Stop is Old Town Spring. There are more than 150 small shops housed in old homes and selling a variety of goods and servi ...

Houston Day Trip - The Birthplace of Texas

The Birthplace of Texas: Brenham, Round Top, and Chappell Hill Day Trip Why Go: This day trip from Houston includes historical treats, shopping opportunities, delicious pleasures and wildflower bouquets. This is Texas Wild Flower country, a rural Texas journey through towns large and small. Set out early and you'll maximum the value of this day trip.What you can do: About an hour out of Houston, you stumble across the small Texas town of Chappell Hill, founded in 1947. Visitors will find a delig ...

Houston Day Trip - Galveston

Galveston Why Go: A primary Houston getaway, Galveston is where the Texas Coast begins, with over 32 miles of accessible beach. Galveston is also a city of historical charm with great attractions. Whether you are exploring the beach or go to the many historic areas, you will have more than a day's worth of choices. The dining options are equally rich and inspiring. Galveston is only 50 miles south of Houston and it will not disappoint. you can do: Ther ...