- 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
71% 1509 votes
One Hope Blvd., TX 77554 MoreLess Info
Moody Gardens is an educational tourist site that teaches guests about nature in its pyramid-like structures. Additionally, the site also includes a hotel and a golf course for guests who are looking to stay and play at the site.
78% 745 votes
2026 Lockheed Street, Galveston, TX 77554 MoreLess Info
Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark offers several water slides that users can enjoy during the summer, and when the weather turns cold, guests can play in the indoor heated waterpark. The facility also includes a zipline.
Located on Pelican Island, Seawolf Park offers a playground, picnic areas, and a fishing pier. Self-guided tours are available on the 2 historic sea vessels the USS Cavalla, a WWII submarine and the USS Stewart, a destroyer escort.
90% 567 votes
Harborside Drive & 20th St, Galveston, TX 77550 MoreLess Info
Visitors to the Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig Museum and Education Center climb onto a retired jackup drilling rig. Once onboard, visitors can see exhibits explain the offshore oil and gas industry.
67% 178 votes
25th and Strand Street, Galveston, TX 77550 MoreLess Info
Presenting Galveston's history with a paranormal twist, Ghost Tours of Galveston offers a walking tour starting at the Railroad Museum and ending at the Tremont hotel. Guests learn about the sightings and stories of spirits at the locations they visit.