Houston and Galveston Features


Houston and Galveston Features

  • Mega-Spirited Texas

    If you see motorcycles flying overhead while you're in Texas, forget the state fair or rodeo, you just might be in church. As surely as Texas... Read more

  • Houston & Galveston Top 5

    World-class Art. Houston is home to eclectic institutions like the Menil Collection, the Rothko Chapel, and world-famous Museum of Fine Arts... Read more

  • Howard Hughes: From Houston to Hollywood

    Test Pilot. Moviemaker. Engineer. Philanthropist. Addict. Recluse.... Read more

  • A Texas-Size Storm

    On October 8, 1900, Galveston was slammed by a Category 4 hurricane. Winds reached 120 mph, destroying most of the city's buildings, and storm... Read more

  • Getting There & Around

    All major airlines fly into either Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport on the city's north side or the smaller Hobby Airport on the... Read more

  • Tour Houston By METRORail

    Board METRORail at UH-Downtown (One Main Street), housed in the "M&M" Building, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places... Read more

  • Rodeo Time!

    For two solid weeks in March, Houston returns to its Wild West roots. It begins with the trail rides... suddenly, the highways and byways leading... Read more

  • Kay Bailey Hutchison: From Pom-Poms to Politics

    To critics, she was all big hair and bigger ambition, but U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison's friends—and they topped 4 million in her last election—always... Read more

  • Mission: Put a Man on the Moon

    "We meet at a college noted for knowledge, in a city noted for progress, in a state noted for strength, and we stand in need of all three, for... Read more

  • Houston's Fair Play

    Fancy some feast food, a little swordplay, and maybe a nice, friendly joust? Then you might try traveling back five centuries at the Texas Renaissance... Read more