Ride Through the Houston Attractions
The largest city in the state of Texas in USA, Houston is the focal point of Harris County and the main economic seat of the Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown metropolitan area. Doing justice to its immense size, this Bayou City is the center of some of Texas’s unique and interesting Houston attractions.
Top Houston attractions are:
Situated in the center of Houston’s Downtown Theater District, the Bayou Place occupies an area of 130,000 square foot and is devoted to amusement and entertainment purposes with the area filled with theaters, restaurants, bars and lounges. Your evenings can take off with candle light dinner at the renowned Hard Rock Café or the traditional Italian trattoria, Mingalone. Get yourself tickets to the latest box office hits and enjoy a show at the Angelika Film Center and head on to ROCBAR the biggest rock and roll disco.
Do the rounds of the biggest mall in Texas as you check out each of the several upscale stores including Macy’s, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom and Saks Fifth Avenue, Dior, Tiffany and Co., Yves Saint Laurent and Louis Vuitton. Occupying the area just beyond the 610 loop in Houston’s Uptown District, the mall also has two different Westin hotels.
Preserving more than 4,500 animals as well as 900 bird species, the Houston Zoo has facilities of a guided tour which takes you through the cages of some of the most interesting animals and birds; feed the lion cub and be with a veterinarian staff for the whole day. Considered to be the seventh most visited zoological garden in the country, it is a nice place to stroll through the manicured gardens and meet the various animals here.
Houston Museum District
Situated inside a radius of 1.5 mile of Herman Park and one of the top Houston attractions, the Houston Museum District is home to a number of art galleries, museums, and cultural hubs. Also home to the Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, the Museum of Fine Arts proudly preserves a collection of over 56,000 pieces of work of art. Travel a little further down to find the John P. McGovern Health Museum which houses the city’s first and sole 4D Theater. Other Houston attractions in this area include the Houston Center for Photography, the Lawndale Art Center and Holocaust Museum.
Check out more than 400 species of underwater life at Downtown Aquarium. You can, at the same time, dine on the best of food beside this 150,000 gallon two-level tanks namely, Louisiana Swamp, Shipwreck, Rainforest, Sunken Temple, Gulf of Mexico, Discovery Rig, White Tigers of the Maharaja’s Temple, Shark Voyage. Meet the alligators, turtles, crayfish, spotted gar, bullfrogs, catfish and sharks as you move along them.