- 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.
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The Honeycomb Artista Houston MoreLess Info
Art studio offers painting classes for people of all levels of experience in a relaxing and creative environment
Established in 2005, BayWatch Dolphin Tours is a unique tour experience that offers guests the opportunity to get up close and observe dolphins in their natural habitat. Tours are led by experienced guides who are very knowledgeable about dolphins.
There are three presentations shown at Pier 21 Theater. All of the films reflect some history of Galveston and include The Great Storm that covers the 1900 hurricane, The Pirate Island of Jean Laffite about the infamous pirate, and Galveston: Gateway to the Gulf about the city's role in immigration.
With Texas Seaport Museum, visitors can walk on the deck and explore the interior of a three-masted, 1877 tall ship. The museum also has exhibits with displays filled with artifacts and remnants from maritime history.
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20th St & Harborside Dr, Ste 1, 19th Street, Galveston, TX 77550 MoreLess Info
Ocean Star Museum features three floors of models and interactive displays relating the science of offshore oil and gas including seismic technology, exploration and production. Exhibits include scale models of production platforms, drill bits and remotely-operated vehicles.
Hurricane Ike killed 40,000 trees on Galveston Island, and so Galveston Island Tree Conservancy was formed to help turn the dead trees into sculptures including 3 Pelicans and Fish, Alligators, Angel Cradling Bunny, Angel with Lambs, and Dalmatian. The 33 sculptures are visible all over Galveston.
The Port of Galveston, which features a variety of water attractions for younger guests to enjoy, including slash pads, rides, and pools, offers guests the opportunity to go on a cruise. Visitors of this site will be able to visit the casino or watch a movie.