Feel its sizes and contrasts...
Feel its sizes and contrasts of architecture styles of different parts of city. Houston itself outside the downtown. Look at the picture - it's what I call an 'one-floor-America' - buildings do not grow up, they grow wide. It is quite strange to see sucha contrast - extremely high buildings gathered in one place, and thousands of flat houses around. What a contrast!
Check out the San Jacinto...
Check out the San Jacinto Monument. Site of the most important battle in texas history. It is fight where texas won the war with mexico. it also has the battle ship texas there. The monument is the tallest oblique monument in the world.
Not a family friendly restaurant
The atmosphere is great if you are single, but don't make the mistake of bringing a small family - as you'll definitely be treated like a pest. We asked if there were any specials of the day, but were told there were none. I've been told that they do offer specials but other friends who've eaten there, but they didn't bring their family either. The food is ok. Their eggplant sandwich is LOADED with olive oil and dill, but they did give enough food to feed an army. I did not try the pastries (although, they looked good), as their snobby attitude towards those bringing families left me wanting to leave quickly.
More Than Your Average Burrito!
This Texas chain of burrito restaurants began in College Station, but has since opened stores in Houston, Dallas, Austin, and San Antonio. It can be compared to the Chipotle chain of burrito restaurants, but with more options such as different sizes of the burritos, different types of tortillas, and more ingredient options, Freebirds definately has the edge over Chipotle. The regular freebird size is enough for most people, and the monster can usually take on 2 people, no problem. Then they have the supermonster, which is frightening just to look at! But they have it, if you dare! :) Different types of meat are available such as grilled chicken or beef, several different types of beans, and an assortment of veggies and sauces. They also offer tacos, quesadillas, nachos, and salads. But to go to Freebirds and not have a burrito would be like taking a trip to Hawaii, and not going to the beach! Just isn't right! :) So if you are in the mood for a belly busting burrito meal in Houston, this would be the place to take care of that! The burritos, of course!!! :)
AstroWorld (Six Flags)
Besides its sprawling 85 acres, the park boasts the most rides in the state and the fourth-largest collection of coasters in the world. One of its main attractions is the Serial Thriller, the only suspended, looping coaster of its kind in the Southwest.
Sure, there are hair-raising experiences aplenty, but there's more to Astroworld than thrills and chills. In Looney Tunes Town, the whole family can wander through Yosemite Sam's Mountaineer Maze or take a ride on the Martian spaceship. There are also live theatrical shows and special pyrotechnic treats all around the park.