Getting around on foot is a little different in Houston thanks to the underground pedestrian tunnel network that links many local attractions and destinations.
You can take a closer look at the US space program and learn more about the race for the stars at Space Center Houston.
If you prefer your science to be a bit closer to home, Houston Museum of Natural History is a great way to find out more about our planet.
Finish with some outdoorsy fun at Buffalo Bayou Park - try cycling along the waterway or just settling down to watch an outdoor performance.
Find out more about Houston
Population - 2.3 M
Local Currency - US Dollars
Language - English
Temperature: 8 - 18 degrees
Dry Days: 22
Best Time to Visit: June - August
Inexpensive Restaurant - 13 Dollars
Local Beer - 3 Dollars
Cinema Ticket - 11 Dollars
One - way ticket - 1.3 Dollars