Houston, the Eagle Has Landed

30 minutes from downtown and 20 minutes from Hobby Airport, the NASA/Clear Lake area is best known for being home to the NASA Johnson Space Center. A perfect stop for enthusiasts, The Space Center Houston provides educational programs, a museum of space artifacts and a tram tour of the NASA grounds.

Just down the road you’ll find the Kemah Boardwalk, with 12 waterfront dining options, Midway Games, shopping and seasonal events. All ages enjoy train rides, the carousel and the Boardwalk Bullet wooden roller coaster.

Love the outdoors? The Armand Bayou Nature Center is one of the largest urban wilderness preserves. And at nearby Clear Lake, rent kayaks, paddleboards, jet-skis and boats.

Take in a game at Topgolf or visit the indoor/outdoor Baybrook Mall, with almost 200 stores, dining and entertainment options. If you’re looking for a great deal, visit the Tanger Outlets, with over 40 brand and designer outlet stores.