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Houston and Galveston Travel Guide

Plan Your Houston and Galveston Vacation

Sprawling, brash, friendly, and prosperous, Houston is arguably Texas's most cosmopolitan city. The forceful, wildcatter temperament that transformed what was once a swamp near the junction of the Buffalo and White Oak bayous into the nation's fourth-largest city also made it a world energy center and pushed exploration into outer space—indeed, the first words spoken from the moon

broadcast its name throughout the universe: "Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed."

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When To Go

When to Go

From October through early May, Houston's weather is ridiculously pleasant (barring the rare late-season hurricane). Once summer rolls around, thou...

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