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Area Attractions

General Attractions
DOWNTOWN AQUARIUM 410 Bagby, Houston, TX; 77002; (713) 223-FISH. Visit Website
THE GALLERIA 5075 Westheimer, Houston, TX 77056; (713) 621-1907. The Southwest's premier shopping center. Set beneath spectacular glass atriums, this collection of more than 470 shops and restaurants features the best names in American and European retailers. Plus an ice skating rink and two hotels.
HOUSTON MUSEUM OF NATURAL SCIENCE One Hermann Circle Dr., Houston, TX 77030; (713) 639-4600; (713) 639-4603 (Spanish). The Houston Museum of Natural Science houses a museum, Burke Baker Planetarium, IMAX Theater, Challenger Center, Strake Hall of Malacology and butterfly tropical rainforest. A satellite facility houses an observatory and a second Challenger Center. Visit Website
HOUSTON ZOO 1513 N. MacGregor, Houston, TX 77030; (713) 523-5888. Spend a day in the urban jungle — a world of adventure in the heart of Houston. Follow shady paths leading to leopards, jaguars, tigers and lions. Listen to exotic birds in the newly renovated Tropical Bird House and watch the primates at play. Visit Website
KEMAH BOARDWALK 701 4th, Kemah, TX 77565 - (281) 334-9880 Home to great restaurants like Joe's Crab Shack, The Flying Dutchman, Cadillac Authentic Mexican Restaurant, and Landry's Seafood House, The Crab House, Willie G's Seafood & Steakhouse, and The Aquarium, as well as Boardwalk Inn. Enjoy specialty shops, midway games and rides. I-45 South, exit NASA Rd. Visit Website
MOODY GARDENS One Hope Blvd., Galveston, TX 77551; (409) 744-4673, (800) 582-4673. Gardens, IMAX 3-D Theater, IMAX Ridefilm Theater, Discovery Museum, Rainforest Pyramid, Palm Beach play area. Open daily. Visit Website
PORT OF HOUSTON 7300 Clinton Dr., Gate 8, Houston, TX; (713) 670-2600. Get ready for an unforgettable tour of one of the world's busiest ports in the world aboard the Port of Houston Authority's public tour boat! The M/V Sam Houston offers free cruises along the Houston Ship Channel. Advance reservations are required, (713) 670-2416. Visit Website
RELIANT ASTRODOME 8400 Kirby Dr., Loop 610 S., Houston, TX 77054; (713) 799-9595.
TRADERS VILLAGE 7979 N. Eldridge Rd., Houston, TX 77041; (281) 890-5500. One of the top marketplaces on the Texas Gulf Coast! 600 merchants open Sat. and Sun. Free admission. Parking $2. Kiddie rides. Special events. Stroller rentals. Variety of foods and drinks. Visit Website

Aquariums
DOWNTOWN AQUARIUM I-45 and Memorial Drive, Houston, TX, Visit Website

Zoological Parks & Exhibits
HOUSTON ZOO 1513 N. MacGregor, Houston, TX, 77030 Visit Website
THE AQUARIUM AT MOODY GARDENS One Hope Boulevard, Galveston, TX, 77554 Visit Website
Sports Arenas - Sports Stadium, Ball Field, Arena, Dome, and Sports Museums
GULF GREYHOUND PARK P.O. Box 488, La Marque, TX, 77568-0488 Visit Website
HOUSTON ASTROS Houston, TX, Visit Website
HOUSTON ROCKETS Houston, TX, Visit Website
HOUSTON TEXANS Houston, TX, Visit Website
MINUTE MAID PARK Crawford and Texas St., Houston, TX, 77001-0288 Visit Website
RELIANT ARENA 8400 Kirby Dr, Houston, TX, 77054 Visit Website
RELIANT STADIUM Houston, TX, Visit Website
SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK 7575 N Sam Houston Parkway West, Houston, TX, 77064/span> Visit Website
TOYOTA CENTER 1510 Polk Street, Houston, TX, 77002 Visit Website
WESTSIDE TENNIS CENTER Houston, TX, 77002 Visit Website

Cultural Centers, Arts Centers & Civic Centers - Arts Center
CYNTHIA WOODS MITCHELL PAVILLION 2005 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands, TX, 77380 Visit Website
H TOWN ARENA THEATRE 7326 Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX, 77074 Visit Website
HOBBY CENTER 800 Bagby Street, Suite 300, Houston, TX, 77002 Visit Website
JONES HALL 615 Louisiana, Houston, TX, 77208 Visit Website
MILLER OUTDOOR THEATRE 100 Concert Drive, Houston, TX, 77030 Visit Website
SCOTTISH RITE HOUSTON MASONIC CENTER 7575 Brompton, Houston, TX, 77225 Visit Website
THE GRAND 1894 OPERA HOUSE 2020 Postoffice Street, Galveston, TX, 77550 Visit Website
VERIZON WIRELESS THEATER 520 Texas Avenue, Houston, TX, 77002 Visit Website
Attractions - Amusements & Theme Parks
BAYOU PLACE Smith Street, between Capitol and Texas, Houston, TX, Visit Website
GALVESTON Houston, TX, Visit Website
GEORGE BUSH INTERCONTINENTAL AIRPORT 2800 North Terminal Road, Houston, TX, 77032 Visit Website
HOUSTON VISITOR CENTER 901 Bagby, Houston, TX, 77002 Visit Website
MOODY GARDENS One Hope Boulevard, Galveston, TX, Visit Website
HOUSTON SPACE CENTER 1601 NASA Road 1, Houston, TX, 77058 Visit Website
SPLASHTOWN WATER PARK 21300 IH 45 N, Spring, TX, 77373 Visit Website
TEXAS AVIATION HALL OF FAME Home of the Lone Star Flight Museum - 2002 Terminal Dr., Galveston, TX, Visit Website
TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER Houston, TX, Visit Website

Museums
BUFFALO SOLDIERS NATIONAL MUSEUM 1834 Southmore, Houston, TX, 77004 Visit Website
CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF HOUSTON 1500 Binz, Houston, TX, 77004 Visit Website
CONTEMPORARY ARTS MUSEUM 5216 Montrose Blvd., Houston, TX, 77006-6598 Visit Website
HERITAGE SOCIETY IN SAM HOUSTON PARK 1100 Bagby, Houston, TX, 77002 Visit Website
HOLOCAUST MUSEUM OF HOUSTON 5401 Caroline St.,, Houston, TX, 77004-6804 Visit Website
HOUSTON CENTER FOR PHOTOGRAPHY 1441 West Alabama, Houston, TX, 77006-4103 Visit Website
HOUSTON MUSEUM OF NATURAL SCIENCE One Hermann Circle Drive, Houston, TX, 77030 Visit Website
JOHN P. MCGOVERN MUSEUM OF HEALTH & MEDICAL SCIENCE 1515 Hermann Drive, Houston, TX, Visit Website
LAWNDALE ART CENTER 4912 Main St., Houston, TX, 77002 Visit Website
LONE STAR FLIGHT MUSEUM 2002 Terminal Drive, Galveston, TX, 77554 Visit Website
RAILROAD MUSEUM 25 St Strand, Houston, TX, 77550 Visit Website
RICE UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY 6100 Main Street, Houston, TX, 77005 Visit Website
RIENZI 1406 Kirby Drive, Houston, TX, 77019 Visit Website
ROTHKO CHAPEL 3900 Yupon at Sul Ross, Houston, TX, Visit Website
SAN JACINTO MUSEUM OF HISTORY One Monument Circle, La Porte (Houston), TX, 77571-9585 Visit Website
THE JUNG CENTER OF HOUSTON 5200 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX, 77006 Visit Website
THE MENIL COLLECTION 1515 Sul Ross, Houston, TX, 77006 Visit Website
THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS ( MFAH ) 1001 Bissonnet Street, Houston, TX, 77005 Visit Website