Around Houston

If you want to casually stroll through Houston, we suggest you visit these places as well:

  1. Bayou place – This trendy downtown entertainment complex includes the Verizon Wireless Theater, the Angelika Film Center and several restaurants under one roof.
  2. George Observatory – Check out the heavens on the gigantic 36-inch research telescope, but be sure to call for reservations. Smaller telescopes are available at any time.
  3. Miller Outdoor Theatre – This famous open-air theater, with covered seating for 1,580 and a grassy hill for hundreds more, features live music, dance and theater and hosts numerous special events. The season runs March-Nov., and performances are free.
  4. Space Center Houston – For out-of-this-world fun, see actual spacecraft, including Mercury, Gemini and Apollo capsules; watch astronauts train for upcoming shuttle missions; touch a moon rock or walk in space through space simulators.