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Top Things to Do in Houston

posted by Marissa April 2, 2016 0 comments

If the college basketball tournament has you in Houston, take a look at our list of must-dos while you’re in town.

World-Class Museums

Menil

This Texas metropolitan is home to some of the most renowned art collections in the world. This includes the Menil collection that showcases works by Warhol and Matisse. It is considered one of the nation’s best private collections. Plus, admission is always free.

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

As they say, everything is bigger in Texas. The same is true for the Museum of Fine Arts (MFAH). Home to the nation’s largest exhibit of art collections, with over 63,000 pieces of art from all over the world on display.

Children’s Museum of Houston

The Children’s Museum of Houston is a must-do activity that’s sure to entertain the whole family. A combination of hands-on, experiential exhibits and a constant rotation of interactive exhibits means something new with each visit.

Eat

You probably already planned on eating while you were visiting. But did you know this city is regularly ranked in the top 10 cities in the country for best food? Even recently claiming no. 5 by The Washington Post? Mexican food lovers will want to make a stop at Ninfa’s on Navigation, the restaurant responsible for popularizing fajitas in the 70’s. If you’re looking to branch out, check out this list from Eater for The Hottest Restaurants in Houston Right Now.

Space Center

Of course there are hundreds of fun things to do in Houston, including the zoo, aquarium and Buffalo Bayou Park but how often do you have the opportunity to visit a space center? “Known around the world as the home of NASA Mission Control, International Space Station Mission Control and astronaut training, guests are taken behind the scenes to see NASA Johnson Space Center,” according to the website.

If you fall in love with Houston during your visit or have plans to call it home, there’s a diverse range of housing options, including single-family homes and townhomes throughout the greater Houston area in various price ranges. 

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