- Our list of the best things to do in Houston, Texas, features the top 237 nearby activities — including 79 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Houston, TX has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Sports & Fitness, Entertainment & Shows, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 35 things to do within the city of Houston, TX , followed by 202 popular activities in nearby cities, including Sugar Land, Humble, Pasadena, Friendswood, Spring, Cypress, Missouri City, Pearland, La Porte, Baytown, League City, Katy, Alvin, Kingwood, Deer Park, Kemah and Tomball
Splash Painting and Wine 1208 West Gray Street, Houston, TX MoreLess Info
Studio offers paintings parties designed and led by professional and qualified artists; materials provided
With an eight month season, Miller Outdoor Theatre offers a variety of performing arts events to attend in an outdoor setting. All performances are free, with 1,700 spaces available on the lawn in front of the stage.
5 SPECIAL GROUPON DEAL: Up to 50% Off Children's Museum Admissions and Spy Experience
1500 Binz Street, Houston, TX 77004 MoreLess Info
The fifth most visited children's museum in the United States is the Children's Museum of Houston. Areas in the Museum include Building Zone, CyberChase, EcoStation, FloWorks, Matter Works, and Newton Know-How.
6 SPECIAL GROUPON DEAL: Up to 54% Off Admission to Holocaust Museum Houston
5401 Caroline Street, Houston, TX 77004 MoreLess Info
Dedicated to educating visitors about prejudice and tolerance, the Holocaust Museum Houston houses a WWII railcar used to transport victims to the concentration camps, a Danish rescue boat, and a collection of archival films. The Destroyed Community Memorial remembers the thousands of Jewish communities lost du…
7 SPECIAL GROUPON DEAL: Up to 42% Off a Visit to the Houston Museum of Natural Science
One Hermann Circle Drive, Houston, TX 77030 MoreLess Info
The third most visited non-Smithsonian museum in the United States is the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Visitors can see a Foucault pendulum, over 750 minerals, taxidermy animals of Texas, many specimens of mollusks, 60 major paleontology mounts, and space exhibits.
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415 Barren Spring Drive, Houston, TX 77090 MoreLess Info
Owned by a funeral company, the National Museum of Funeral History brings together artifacts from the funerals of notable personalities like John F. Kennedy and Elvis Presley with a collection of historic hearses to illustrate the history of funeral services in the US.
Six days a week, Saint Arnold Brewing Company offers tours of their brewery that include a souvenir glass and access to a full food menu and their beers. They also feature events including live music and food tastings.
10 SPECIAL GROUPON DEAL: Bayou City Poetry Grand Slam - Saturday, Mar. 24, 2018 / 7:00pm
615 Texas Ave., Houston, TX 77002 MoreLess Info
Alley Theatre provides audiences with the highest quality theatre, offering a wide variety of work including new plays, classics, the re-discovered and the rarely-performed as well as new musical theatre with an emphasis on new American works.