Top 10 Attractions in Houston Texas in 2020

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Top 10 Attractions in Houston Texas in 2020

Houston, being one of the biggest cities in North America, is full of culture and color and is a hotbed for tourism. Its rich culture and history mean that there are a lot of things to see and a lot of attractions, with a more detailed writeup on its history to be found over at the excellent If you are planning to visit Houston and want to know where to go to once you get there, then you are in the right place as this article will look to highlight the top 10 attractions in Houston Texas in 2020.

Houston Space Center

This is arguably one of, if not the biggest attraction in Houston Texas. It is NASA’s official visitor center for its Johnson Space Center. When in Houston Texas, make sure you visit this attraction and explore the life-size replica of the space shuttle complete with the shuttle carrier, touch a rock from the moon and learn more about some of NASA’s upcoming projects such as the colonization of Mars among others.

Houston Zoo

Another of Houston’s biggest attractions, as per the gurus over at, is the zoo. Visitors in their thousands throng to it each year to see the more than 6000 exotic species of animals. If you wish to learn more about the zoo and even zoology, then it also has an education and information center for that. When in Houston Texas this year, make sure you check them out and marvel at some of the most exotic animals up-close.

Buffalo Bayou Park

This is yet another spot you have to check out when in Houston Texas this year, especially if you are a fan of the big outdoors. Enjoy fun activities such as kayaking, canoeing among many others discussed in detail over at You can also sign up for one of the many guided tour guides of the park and explore.

Museum District

A visit to Houston Texas is not complete until you check out this district, which, as discussed in detailed over at, houses the close to 20 different museums in the city. The good news is that, 11 of these museums are state-owned and as such are free to visit. Some of the museums you have to check out while there include the Houston Museum of Natural Science, the Children’s Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts among others.

Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo

This is a specific attraction as it is a festival that is usually held in Houston in the months of February and March as covered in detail over at Given that these months are just around the corner, make sure that if you happen to be in the city during that time you check out this festival. Enjoy the carnivals, games, the great food and so much more. It is definitely an experience you don’t want to miss out on.

Discovery Green

Yet another great spot to check out if you have a love for the outdoors. As covered over at, it was recently renovated and is now better than ever. It is a great place to go to if you want to get a sense of the spirit of community Houston, and the great state of Texas by extension, are known for. Other than interacting with Houstonians, there are a lot of other activities to enjoy such as the great playgrounds, picnic grounds and many others.

Downtown Aquarium

Spanning about 6 acres, this is one impressive complex you have to check out when in Houston Texas this year. As per discussions over at, it has an impressive 200 species of exotic aquatic residents, and a lot of fun activities for kids, especially the aquarium rides. Adults can also have lots of fun in the upscale bar, the full-service restaurant and many other amenities. It is an attraction you have to check out when in Houston this year.

The Galleria

As is revealed in discussions over at, this stunning retail center is modelled after Milan’s equally stunning and famous Galleria Vittorio Emanuele. Here, you will find more than 400 high end stores, restaurants and food outlets and so much more for the best shopping experience around. This is actually the biggest mall in the whole of Texas, and as such you will find something for everybody while there.

Texas Rock Gym

If you are an adrenaline junky and are into rock climbing, then your visit to Houston Texas won’t be complete without a visit to this spot. As discussed in detail over at, here, you will find over 14,000 square feet of surface to climb and then some to tickle your fancy as far as rock climbing goes. Other than rock climbing, you can participate in other activities such as Yoga, Tai-Chi and many others while there.

Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park

This is probably one of the most beautiful of all the attractions listed here, particularly its sculptural fountain which spans multiple storeys. This is one spot you have to visit when in Houston Texas this year, so that you can take in and take a photo in this stunning location.

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