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  • 1. Information / Sources

    Before Europeans came to what is now the Houston area (the first explorator of the region being the spaniard Cabeza de la Vaca in 1528), indians called Karankawas roamed the Gulf Coast area. The last...

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  • 2. Driving / Traffic

    Not just in Houston either. If you have to get anywhere during the rushhour time and have to get on the tollway and travel, allow for extra time. I went through 3 tolls on the way to the airport and...

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  • 3. Architecture / Historic Buildings

    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...

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  • 4. DOWNTOWN

    I moved here from NYC for work reasons. I've had the best time of my life. The people have been great and I've done alot of fun things. Some of my favorite things are the area around Rice University...

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  • 5. Shopping

    A friend needed to buy some books at Barnes and Nobles and for some reason we decided to do this in Houston. While this tip is not about Barnes and Nobles, it's about the malls we went to while...

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  • 6. Museums / Theater / Music

    Not sure where to put this .. but just a warning for those going to a concert in the Reliant Stadium... bring binoculars or prepare to spend time watching the jumbotron! You see those little people on...

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  • 7. Combined Suggestions

    Houston Greeters is a local organization (part of the Global Greeter network, which is in cities all over the world) that will allow visitors to spend time with local Houstonians, who will share their...

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  • 8. Rothko Chapel

    The Rothko Chapel is the one building that is indispensible in Houston. Its blankness, its modesty, its calm all make it the most un-Texan building in Texas. The Chapel is the gift of philanthropists...

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  • 9. NASA Space Center Houston

    When visiting Houston, you absolutely must go to NASA. My fondest memory of Houston is being eight years old and walking into the Astrodome for the first time with my parents and four older brothers...

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  • 10. Things Texan

    Bring with you definite plans and means to leave at your earliest opportunity. Every Friday night you used to be able to go to Prince's Drive-Inn, centrally located on the southern fringe of downtown,...

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  • 11. Don't stay in this area if you can help it

    The Greenspoint area is not a nice area... the mall is, well, not the best I've been to, to say the least. I looked into renting a car and the cost is...

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  • 12. Feeling HOT HOT HOT!!!

    Many people in Houston will disagree with me here, and I certainly understand why! Houston, Heat, & Humidity all go hand in hand throughout much of the year....

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  • 13. Fountains and Monuments

    Just driving around Houston's roads and you are bound to pass a few fountains and monuments. This fountain is close to Hermann Park. Of course if you only drive...

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  • 14. Snow in Houston

    Surely not!!But yes on December 24/25 2004 Snow Fell in Houston and settled on the roof of my apartment complex.Snow is not an uncommon site for a Brit -...

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  • 15. Changing planes

    If you are just going to the airport to change planes you have to take into concideration all of the controls and check-ups that they have. It can take a few...

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  • 16. The Texas Renaisssance Festival 2

    More photos from the event.This is of a group of singers at the Festival. There are many performers of alsorts at the festival. Some timed thoughout the day and...

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  • 17. The Texas Renaisssance Festival 1

    A very bizarre event!Hopefully the pictures will give you an idea of what's going on.The event has taken place since 1974 over 4 or 5 weekends in October and...

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  • 18. Get Well at one of the hospitals at Medical Centre

    On the southern part of the Metro from Hermann Park southwards is the Texas Medical Centre. There is a 2nd baby skyline of tall building which can be seen....

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  • 19. Lake Sheldon

    This beautiful lake is located in the sparsely populated NE suburbs. It is a home to a lot of wildlife.

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  • 20. Buffalo Bayou

    While the bayou near downtown and ship channel is heavy polluted, it is very scenic in the western suburbs where a park zone runs alongside it.

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  • 21. The Texas Renaisssance Festival 4

    There are some well planned gardens and buildings over the area. This is a "kind of" church type framework.Well you get the idea!

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  • 22. The Texas Renaisssance Festival 3

    Yet another photo.This is of the jousting event that takes place at various times throughout the weekend.

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