This is home to the famed Space Center Houston, well-known chefs, thought-provoking museums, lovely green spaces, and a bayou that runs through the centre of the city.

Houston's Museum District

With 19 museums located in this lovely downtown location, the Museum District is one of Houston's top cultural destinations. Public access to eleven of these is free.

Houston's Street Art

These vibrant murals, which grace the walls of businesses in various parts of the city, are definitely worth the time it takes to drive around and see.

Buffalo Bayou Park

This urban park is home to extensive walking and biking trails, a dog park, sculptures, and plenty of shady areas to relax.

Art Car Museum

Try the Art Car Museum if you don't like Old Masters and Impressionists. Every kind of automobile used here serves as a canvas for original and fascinating artwork.

Space Center Houston

You can stroll around the vast facility that houses both the large shuttle carrier aircraft it's placed on and the space shuttle replica Independence.

Museum of Fine Arts

The 63,000-piece collection is divided between two buildings, the Caroline Wiess Law Building and the Audrey Jones Beck Building, which are joined by the intriguing Wilson Tunnel.


More than 6,000 exotic and native animals may be seen at the zoo, which also has a children's zoo and an education centre.

Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park

Sheets of water cascade over substantial concrete walls and sculptures in the Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park's magnificent multi-story sculptural fountain.