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Houston and Galveston Travel Guide

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Howard Hughes: From Houston to Hollywood

Test Pilot. Moviemaker. Engineer. Philanthropist. Addict. Recluse. He had so many interests that the above barely describe Howard Robard Hughes...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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