If you’re looking to spend your money wisely and spend time with your loved ones, you’re likely looking at attractions in Houston.
Some of these must-see attractions are the largest in the country, including Houston’s most visited attractions.
Here are the top 5 Houston attractions for 2018.
Houston Museum of Natural History: Located on the city’s west side, the Houston Museum’s Houston Botanical Gardens is home to over 1,300 species of plants.
With more than 200 exhibits, the Botanical Garden is one of the most beautiful botanical collections in the world.
Located in the heart of the city, it also hosts an annual free-flyer show.
The Botanical Museum also features more than 250 botanical gardens, as well as hundreds of plants and plants specimens.
Texas State Fair: A $10.5 million Texas State fair, the largest, open-air event in the nation, takes place every year on April 11.
Each year, over 1 million visitors flock to the Texas State Park in San Antonio.
With over 5,000 vendors, the Texas Department of Transportation also hosts a fair that attracts more than 60,000 people.
Texas Zoo: A world-class zoo, located in the historic city of San Antonio, features a total of 11 species of animals, including more than 50 different species of birds.
There are over 150 species of reptiles, amphibians, fish and mammals.
Galveston Zoo: Located in Galvestons historic downtown, the Galvestonic Zoo boasts the largest zoo in the U.S. with more than 1,500 animals.
Located on two continents, the zoo boasts a total population of about 200 animals, of which almost 50% are endangered.
Houston Botanic Gardens: A Houston icon, the city of Houston hosts over 1.8 million plants, animals and other natural objects annually.
Located at the foot of the beautiful Brazos River, the gardens feature a total capacity of over 600,000 plants and over 40,000 animals.
Downtown Houston Farmers Market: Located just a few blocks from the city and right off the Beltway, the Downtown Farmers Market offers the best local, fresh and local produce and groceries in the city.
Bienville’s World of Color: Located along a scenic riverfront in the center of Houston, this museum and aquarium exhibit features over 200 animals and plants.
The exhibit also features an interactive aquarium and shows how plants and animals interact with each other.
Grand Floridian’s Grand Floridians: The grandest outdoor amphitheater in Texas, the Grand Floridan is the citys largest outdoor attraction and the city is known for its spectacular architecture.
Located near the historic historic downtown area, the outdoor amphitheatres are well-known for its impressive architecture and outdoor activities.
Cactus Club of Texas: The Cactus Clubs of Texas is the largest Hispanic Hispanic and Hispanic-American association in the state.
Located just west of downtown, its main attraction is its Mexican food and beer, including its flagship, Cactus Bar and Grill.
The World of Nature: Located about two miles west of Houston’s main downtown, The World Of Nature is the Houstons most well-preserved nature preserve, with over 2,000 native plants and trees.
The Nature Conservancy also operates the Houston Botany Garden, which features over 3,000 trees and plants as well.
Grand Strand Amphitheatre: Located close to the Houston Convention Center, the grandest and most popular outdoor amphitory in Texas.
Located directly across the street from the Houston Texans Stadium, the World of Strand is the world’s largest indoor indoor amphitheatre, with a capacity of 1,000.
The amphitheaters’ outdoor seating area is also well-protected, with no barriers or fences on its grounds.
Texas Botanical Park: A massive, state-of-the-art natural wonderland, located on the grounds of the Texas Botanic Garden, the park features over 250 species of trees and shrubs, and over 2 million plants.
Austin International Raceway: A four-time major league baseball venue, the Austin International Speedway is home of the world-famous American League.
Located right next to the world famous downtown area and the Houston Astros stadium, the raceway is home for more than 80,000 fans each year.
St. Andrews Aquarium: A national treasure in the Caribbean, St. Andrew Aquarium has been recognized as a national treasure by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Located a short distance from downtown, St Andrews is one the worlds largest aquariums and aquarium exhibits.
Houston Shipyard: Located near downtown, Shipyard is home the largest shipbuilding site in the United States.
The shipyard’s massive steel shipbuilding facilities make it one of Houstons largest manufacturing facilities. 16. Texas