Top 5 Things to Do in Houston

When you travel to a new city or a new state, you often can’t wait to explore the area. Half the fun of a vacation is hopping in the rental car and exploring the local attractions. Houston, TX, boasts a multitude of attractions you won’t want to miss, and here at Ability Rent A Car, we like to point guests and travelers to our favorite spots. Here is our list of the top five attractions.

Top 5 Things to Do in Houston

1. Space Center Houston

If you or your kids love space, then you’ll definitely want to check out Space Center Houston. This center is the official visitors center for the NASA Johnson Space Center. With more than 250,000 square feet, the museum displays more than 400 space artifacts, has a theater, and focuses on the human spaceflight program’s history. 

2. Houston Zoo

The zoo here in Houston is spectacular. More than 55 acres house nearly 6,000 animals and welcome 2.1 million visitors every year. Our zoo has accreditation from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, and is on a mission to “connect communities with animals, inspiring action to save wildlife”.

3. Arboretum & Nature Center

If you want to explore the outdoors, you’ll want to check out this nature center located in Memorial Park. Daily admission is free, and the park contains over five miles of natural trails, forests, ponds, wetlands, and meadow habitats. While you’re there, check out Hummingbird & Butterfly Island, Sensory Garden, and Wildlife Garden.

4. Discovery Green

If you want to stay within the city but still experience some nature, check out Discovery Green. This 11.78-acre public urban park features a lake, bandstands, venues for performances, two dog runs, a playground, and multiple recreational lawns. This park is a great place to meet friends, have a picnic, and unwind from all of your traveling. 

5. Children’s Museum of Houston

Located in the Museum District, the Children’s Museum of Houston is an interactive playground for the whole family. You and the kids will enjoy more than 90,000 square feet of hands-on exhibits that spark imaginations and help kids learn. Over 1.4 million people visit the museum every year, making it one of our city’s hottest attractions. 

Explore Houston

When you want to get around the city and have some fun, a rental car is the way to go. Whether you’re coming in from out of town with the kids, visiting for work, or want a more reliable car for a road trip, Ability Rent A Car has what you need. In addition to our selection of cars, we also have trucks, SUVs, and minivans. Go online to get your quote today, or give us a call at (713) 224-5489.