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Official Local Tourism AttractionsHouston, TX - Historic Houston Heights Shopping District

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Four or so blocks of art galleries, antique stores, vintage stores, and specialty shops form the commercial center of the historic Houston Heights and make for pleasant strolling.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 11/12/2006

last visited: 1/18/2014

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Official Local Tourism AttractionsTourism - Downtown Aquarium, Houston, Texas

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On the edge of Buffalo Bayou, the Downtown Aquarium features a 100 foot Ferris Wheel with good views of the downtown skyline and a decent aquarium with fish, reptiles, birds, and beautiful white tigers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 7/12/2007

last visited: 3/13/2021

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What do you do with an abandoned, 130,000-square-foot convention center? Remodel it into an entertainment center full of restaurants, bars and theaters.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 7/6/2007

last visited: 3/13/2021

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What began as a Civic Center has developed into the Theater District, home to Houston’s major theaters, the city’s government, an entertainment complex, the city’s only history museum, four landscaped parks, and the indispensable Visitors Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 2/9/2008

last visited: 3/16/2021

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Decked in signature black-and-white tile, River Oaks Shopping Center is an outdoor, beautiful art-deco relic from 1937. Most of the upscale shops are still unique, but the march of the chains has begun with dueling Starbucks locations.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 11/12/2006

last visited: 5/6/2008

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Official Local Tourism AttractionsTourism - Allen Center, Houston, Texas

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Allen Center was created in the early 1970s, when international-style suburban office parks were all the rage among urban designers. A grassy courtyard is surrounded by glass lobbies full of interesting things.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 6/17/2007

last visited: 11/28/2015

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If you enter this confusing maze of climate-controlled tunnels, lined with restaurants and stores, you might not find your way out.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 8/8/2007

last visited: 7/28/2017

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Located in the former Houston Fire Station No. 7, the fire museum has two floors of exhibits detailing the history of fire fighting in Houston.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 8/30/2007

last visited: 12/8/2010

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Official Local Tourism AttractionsHouston, TX - Lower Westheimer

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Lower Westheimer is the Bohemian opposite to the upscale Galleria. It’s both pedestrian friendly and outdoors. The shops are small, (mostly) independently owned, and definitely different.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 11/12/2006

last visited: 1/17/2022

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Official Local Tourism AttractionsHouston, TX - Houston Zoo

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With over 4500 animals from 500 species, this is a pleasant place to bring the kids or just to while away an afternoon. Most notable are the primates and the felines, as well as the Children’s Zoo, covering 6 ecosystems with hands-on displays.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 11/18/2006

last visited: 4/3/2021

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Official Local Tourism AttractionsHouston, TX - Rice Village

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A local shopping area developed here in 1945 and, unlike most in Houston, it’s never died and has actually grown. Now home to over 150 stores and dozens of restaurants and bars, it’s the closest place to grab food if you’re in the Museum District.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 11/18/2006

last visited: 3/13/2020

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A postman bizarrely obsessed with the Orange created this fantastical whimsy of folk art, a colorful maze of platforms, stairs, decks, seating, stages and amphitheaters, all extolling the virtues of the Orange.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 12/6/2006

last visited: 7/14/2012

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Official Local Tourism AttractionsTourism - National Museum of Funeral History, Houston, Texas

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Maybe you’ve got to be a little bit off to enjoy this museum. Or just a fan of the defunct HBO series “Six Feet Under.” But, as the museum says, “any day above ground is a good one.”

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 8/30/2007

last visited: 2/29/2016

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Official Local Tourism AttractionsFallen Warriors Memorial - Local Tourism Attraction - Houston, TX

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Located on Cutten Road in Houston, Texas, the Fallen Warriors Memorial honors the fallen from all across Texas who gave their lives fighting the war against terrorism during Operations Iraqi Freedom, New Dawn, and Enduring Freedom.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 4/15/2018

last visited: 2/27/2018

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Official Local Tourism AttractionsTourism - San Jacinto Monument & Museum - La Porte, TX

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An important location in Texas history that is now a state park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton

location: Texas

date approved: 2/7/2007

last visited: 12/8/2019

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Official Local Tourism AttractionsTourism - Forbidden Gardens, Katy, Texas

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Way out in suburban Houston, tucked between tract homes on the Katy Prairie, lies the army of Emperor Qin, with 6,000 one-third scale, highly detailed, terra cotta soldiers and horses lined-up in the Earth.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 7/13/2007

last visited: 7/12/2009

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Official Local Tourism AttractionsSpace Center Houston - Houston, TX

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A family attraction with hands on learning about the American Space Program.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team 57

location: Texas

date approved: 8/19/2010

last visited: 11/7/2020

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Official Local Tourism AttractionsBrazos Bend State Park - Local Tourism Attraction - Houston, TX

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Located about 30 miles southwest of Houston TX, Brazos Bend State Park was ranked as one of the top state parks in the US by National Geographic.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 4/8/2018

last visited: 1/6/2018

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Official Local Tourism AttractionsRainforest Pyramid - Gavleston, Texas

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At first just a bunch of trees and a climate-control system that wouldn't let you forget you were in Houston, this pyramid has added butterflies, monkeys and birds.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 5/29/2008

last visited: 2/26/2014

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Official Local Tourism AttractionsDiscovery Pyramid - Galveston, Texas

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One of Moody Gardens's least popular attractions. It was just a bunch of musical displays to play with; it is now hosting the traveling Titanic exhibit that you probably saw in a museum near you.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 5/29/2008

last visited: 2/26/2014

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Official Local Tourism AttractionsMoody Gardens - Houston, Texas

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Moody Gardens is a hodge-podge of attractions. Go for the Aquarium, Rainforest and 4D Ride Film. Skip the rest (unless you haven't seen the IMAX that is playing) or you might regret it.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 5/29/2008

last visited: 2/26/2014

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Official Local Tourism AttractionsAquarium Pyramid - Galveston, Texas

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A pretty cool aquarium, with sea lions and penguins thrown in.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 5/29/2008

last visited: 7/28/2007

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Official Local Tourism AttractionsBishop's Palace - Galveston, TX

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Galveston's grandest and best-known building, the Bishop's Palace is an ornate delight of colored stone, intricately carved ornaments, rare woods, and stained-glass windows.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/15/2016

last visited: 1/27/2007

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Official Local Tourism AttractionsBlue Bell Creameries - Local Tourism Attraction - Brenham, TX

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Blue Bell Creameries' main factory in Brenham, Texas offers guided tours on how their ice cream is made, along with short videos on the company's history. The nearby Visitor Center sells a large assortment of ice creams.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 4/13/2015

last visited: 12/28/2021

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Official Local Tourism AttractionsSam Houston Memorial Museum - Huntsville, TX

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Museum is not just a building but a 15 acre site with historic homes and a small lake. Inside the rotunda museum is a collection of artifacts and manuscripts belonging to Sam Houston, and a few of his personal effects.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 2/1/2016

last visited: 1/9/2021

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