Tourist Attractions in Houston, TX

The fourth most populous city in the United States is home to an estimated 2.239 million residents, according to a 2014 census. The city of Houston was founded back in 1836 near Buffalo Bayou, which is now called Allen’s Landing. Nicknamed as the Space City, Houston’s economy mainly focuses in the energy, aeronautics, manufacturing and transportation industries. However, other aspects such as international trade, business, fashion, medicine and education have also greatly improved. The best area to visit in Houston is the Theater District which is a 17-block area that provides every modern amenity from restaurants and bars to live music and even Sundance Cinema. The Space Center Houston provides interactive tours to various artifacts such as moon rocks, shuttle simulators and many more. Despite its seemingly space-age ambiance, Houston also boasts of 337 parks and over 200 green spaces where one can relax and unwind. The Grand Texas Theme Park also began construction in 2015 but the completion date is yet to be determined.

There are 106 tourist attractions found in Houston, TX. This is 8% of all tourist attractions listed in Texas. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are museums and nature attractions. Then there is also landmarks listed in Houston. You may find a list of all categories of Houston attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Houston of that type.

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