This is the last surviving Dreadnought-type ship in the world and is the only remaining battleship to have served in both World Wars. When the vessel was commissioned in 1914, it was considered the most advanced military weapon on the planet. Texas 134, about 20 miles east of Houston via Texas 22...
712 W. Fairmont Parkway. 281/471-1123. www.laportechamber.org.
The battle fought here on April 21, 1836, secured independence from Mexico. Follow a trail and boardwalk through a wetland being restored to its 1836 appearance. Tour the 570-foot San Jacinto Monument. Admission charge. 3523 Independence Parkway South. 281/479-2431. www.tpwd.state.tx.us/state-par...
This 32-acre Harris County park offers a fishing pier, boat ramp, playground and picnic areas. Near the park entrance, a caboose and depot from the old Houston-Galveston-San Antonio railroad serve as a museum for the La Porte-Bay Area Heritage Society's collection. Overlooks Galveston Bay. 281/32...
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