Coming to Houston with the brood? There's one thing for certain: no one will be bored! H-Town is jam-packed with exciting things to see and do year-round. Here's your five-day guide to a fun-filled adventure, plus family-friendly hotels and restaurants and much more to help you plan your trip. Of course, you should mix and match to suit your group.
St. John Church - Sam Houston Park
The 1891 St. John Church was built by German farmers in northwest Harris County and was later moved from its original site on Mangum Road to Sam Houston Park in 1968. The handmade cypress plank pews in the interior highlight this elegantly simple, historic place of worship.
Visitors can save up to 50% on the admission to the 5 must-see attractions with the Houston CityPASS. You’ll skip most ticket lines, too.
CityPASS ticket booklets are valid for nine days beginning with the first day of use. The Houston CityPASS is $51 (value $101.10) and $41 for children ages 3-11 (value $73.70).
With 10,000 restaurants representing cuisine from more than 70 countries and American regions, Houston's restaurant scene is as ethnically diverse as its more than 4-million residents. With so many options, it's not surprising that visitors leave the city with plenty of good things to say about dining in Houston. In fact, Houston was named the "newest capital of great food" by Food & Wine in 2013 and the country's most exciting food city by Tasting Table that same year.
Houston is a city of firsts--home to the first successful human heart transplant and America's first public television station; the first word spoken on the moon; the birthplace of nanotechnology and (hush, don't tell our friends in Louisiana) Zydeco. Gain an appreciation for this rich history by exploring some of Houston's greatest landmarks.