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Houston, Texas is a place that is known worldwide for things like NASA, The Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo and for everything being a bit bigger. While these are all important aspects in making Houston what it is, its world-class restaurants, museums and cultural activities and unique places to shop and experience the local scene are the things that make Houston what it is to the millions of people who live there.
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6200 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030, USA
The Houston Zoo is a 55-acre zoological park that is located within Houston's Hermann Park, close to the Museum District, making it great for a day of family fun.
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1658 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006, USA
Set inside a 1920s renovated church, Mark's was voted as Houston's Most Romantic Restaurant. As beautiful as the ambiance is, with its hand-painted deco walls and golden ceiling, it is surpassed only by the food. Chef and owner Mark Cox prepares a...
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3939 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006, USA
With the philosophy of 'what's made close to home is better for you,' Settlement Goods & Design is a boutique that specializes in American brands and designers, with a highly curated selection of products from designers around the U.S.
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2580 Shearn St, Houston, TX 77007, USA
You cross multiple railroad tracks and pass through warehouse-lined streets before arriving at a parking lot field full of massive president heads. Each sitting about 20 feet tall, it is quite a sight to behold. Behind them, the Beatles, towering...
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1201 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006, USA
Houston is not only known for its incredible food—more specifically, it's known for its Tex-Mex. El Real's Perfect Margarita was recently named one of the ten best margaritas in Texas by Texas Monthly. It starts with a piece of paper and a golf...
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1533 Sul Ross St, Houston, TX 77006, USA
The Menil Collection—so named because the works once belonged to philanthropists John and Dominique de Menil—is perhaps the most famous museum in Houston. The main collection alone features works by titans like Vincent van Gogh,...
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6501 Memorial Dr, Houston, TX 77007, USA
Runners flock to Memorial Park to run its 3-mile loop one, two, or five times. But there’s so much more to discover here, like 30 miles of hiking trails, a golf course, a swimming pool, and facilities for tennis, softball, croquet, and...
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6003 Memorial Dr, Houston, TX 77265, USA
A house museum in the larger collection of Houston's Museum of Fine Arts, this display resides in the former home of Ima Hogg, a Houstonian who was a philanthropist and civic leader. It is largely decorative art and paintings, but the grounds...
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1001 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005, USA
Every person who visits Houston should go to the world-class Museum of Fine Arts, which offers 63,000 works of art spanning entire centuries and continents. From Native American art to impressionism, photography to fashion, there's sure to be...
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6000 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030, USA
At Miller Outdoor Theatre, you can attend fantastic performances nearly every week during its eight-month season. All shows are totally free to the public, and events include dance and music festivals, classic movies, student showcases, and the...
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5555 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030, USA
You just never know what you’re going to see when you walk through the doors at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, where everything from corpse flowers to terra-cotta warriors have graced the exhibit halls. Permanent exhibits here...
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1500 Binz St, Houston, TX 77004, USA
The Children's Museum of Houston is a kid's wonderland. Filled with interactive exhibits, the Children's Museum not only makes for a fun-filled day, it's also an educational center that teaches children real-world skills through experiential...
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3509 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006, USA
Soundwaves on Montrose is a haven for Houston's surfing community, and for skateboarders, music lovers and coffee drinkers alike. With rows and rows of custom-shaped boards from brands like Channel Islands, and all of the top equipment and gear...
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1100 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006, USA
The crafting of beers is taken quite seriously at the Hay Merchant, and for the beer enthusiast, this is a very good thing. Great attention to detail is paid to ensure the beers are served at the proper temperature, with correct pressure and gas...
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1018 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006, USA
If Blacksmith didn't have me at hello, they had me when I learned that they make their own almond milk, as well as all of their own syrups, in house. These days it's progressive for coffee shops to even have almond milk—but to make it from...
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1100 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006, USA
Underbelly, still under the same management and led by the same chef, is now called Southern Smoke.

Chef Chris Shepherd has described Houston as, "the most secretive and dynamic culinary destination in the country," and he incorporates that belief...
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1424 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006, USA
Craft cocktails have been a thing for a while now, and Anvil Bar & Refuge, opened in 2009, was one of the first places to put Houston’s mixology scene on the map. Specializing in drinks that use local ingredients and house-made...
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1972 Fairview St, Houston, TX 77019, USA
Roost is an unpretentious dining experience, set inside of walls that are paneled with old shutters, and with a menu that changes every three weeks. No two visits will be fully alike, and the cuisine is inspired by local, seasonal ingredients with...
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2047 W Gray St, Houston, TX 77019, USA
With a wide array of both local and national designers, Hemline has pieces that are trendy while still remaining classic. Come to Houston with some extra room in your suitcase!
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3601, 3601, 2009 W Gray St, Houston, TX 77019, USA
Built in 1939, this is Houston's oldest continually operating movie theater, showing lots of independent and foreign films, as well as monthly midnight showings of Rocky Horror Picture Show and The Room. Try to get tickets for a showing in the...
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4501 Woodway Dr, Houston, TX 77024, USA
One of the locals' favorite sanctuaries in the city, this 155-acre non-profit urban oasis plays a vital role in protecting native plants and animals in the heart of the city. Check out the special evening events where you can sign up to spot owls,...
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3939 San Felipe St, Houston, TX 77027, USA
Pronounced "wee-zee's," Ouisie's is steeped in Southern heritage, and has foods with regional, American, and ethnic influences. For nearly 20 years now, Houstonians have been enjoying dishes like crispy fried Gulf Coast oysters, parmesan-crusted...
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8057 Kirby Dr A, Houston, TX 77054, USA
Started in College Station, Texas as a local university joint, Freebirds has expanded to Houston, and is still only feeding Texans. It's a build-your-own burrito shop, with funky decor and funkier attitudes—and the best barbecue sauce and...
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2424 W Alabama St, Houston, TX 77098, USA
Representing more internationally and nationally known design and lifestyle products than any other Houston store, Kuhl-Linscomb is a wonderland of art, jewelry, perfume, cosmetics, home decor, gifts, and everything beautiful. The massive space is...
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2424 Dunstan Rd, Houston, TX 77005, USA
You can feel the energy of this place just by walking in the door: the decor and design speak for its commitment to simple, clean, and fresh. Then, you take a look at the menu. Local Foods has a gourmet selection of sandwiches, salads, and...
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2021 W Gray St, Houston, TX 77019, USA
Located in the historic River Oaks area of Houston, Em&Lee has set itself apart for offering beautiful, unique finds that won't break the bank. You'll be as shocked as I was to flip around pricetags and see them marked for a fraction of what you...
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2305 West Alabama Street SteR2, Houston, TX 77098, USA
Ruggles Green opened its doors in 2008 as Houston's first Certified Green Restaurant. Using only the best local and organic ingredients, Ruggles Green sources its ingredients from over 17 local Houston farms. The menu is expansive, with an array...
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2365 Rice Boulevard, Houston, TX 77005, USA
Create your own masterpiece at Purple Glaze, the paint-your-own pottery shop that brings you right back to your middle school art class. A perfect activity with children or for birthday parties, you can also enjoy corporate events, bridal showers...
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2414 Rice Boulevard, Houston, TX 77005, USA
PH Design Shop is a boutique in the West University area of Houston, filled with thoughtfully designed and handcrafted goods. It is SHOP + DESIGN: a brick-and-mortar store filled with fresh items to make unique gifts or decor for the home, as well...