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Houston is the most populous city in the US state of Texas, and the fourth
most populous city in the United States. Houston is the most diverse
metropolitan area in Texas and has been described as the most racially and
ethnically diverse major metropolis in the U.S. Home to the famous Space
Center, renowned chefs, inspiring museums, and famous artists, there are
extraordinary number of things to do in the city. While here, do spend some
time at Space Center Houston, the official visitor center of NASA's Johnson
Space Center, and also at Houston Museum of Natural Science. Take a stroll
through the Museum District, visit the Houston Zoo, take a culinary tour of
the city to experience its local delights, and also do take out time to
explore Houston’s street art.
Things to do in Houston
Houston Museum of Natural Science
Houston Museum of Natural Science puts on showcase the exhibits allowing
visitors to explore science and nature from the age of dinosaur right up to
the space age. In addition to its well-organized assortments of dinosaur
bones, fossils, and prehistoric artifacts from North America and Egypt,
this interesting museum also features a butterfly center, a planetarium,
and an extensive movie screen.
The Museum of Fine Arts
Museum of Fine Arts is one of the largest fine art museums in the country.
It is home to a vast variety of European, American, Far Eastern, and
African art covering approximately 6,000 years. It features 63,000 works,
which incorporates French Impressionist and Italian Renaissance paintings,
European and American decorative arts, a distinguished range of African and
pre-Columbian gold, and notches of fine sculptures.
Space Center Houston
Space Center Houston, the official Visitor Center of NASA's Lyndon B.
Johnson Space Center, is located around 25 miles southeast of the city on
the western side of Clear Lake. The center is home to an exciting space
exhibition with film shows, illustrations of moon rocks, models of space
capsules, astronaut's rations, and an arrangement of objects collected in
Gemini, Mercury, and Apollo space programs.
Best Time to Fly to Houston
The best time to book
flights from PHL to HOU is from February to April or from September to
November. Due to its proximity to the Gulf of Mexico, Houston experiences
warm weather pretty much year-round. In spring and fall, the temperatures
are aggregable and there are a variety of festivals to enjoy. Visitors may
also be able to score a deal in the summer for Houston flights since it is
off season here and the weather can be a bit humid.