This park on Buffalo Bayou is where the Allen brothers arrived in 1836 to promote a new real estate venture: Houston. Several important restored 19th-century buildings are now devoted to dining and entertainment. Bounded by Travis, Milam, Congress and Preston streets.
Includes pick-your-own apples, a cider mill and orchard tours. This orchard features 30 varieties of apples. Open 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Mon.–Sat. and 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Sun. 12206 East U.S. 62/82 , east of Idalou. 806/892-2961. www.applecountryorchards.com.
Arneson River Theatre presents Latin-flavored and other performances several
times weekly during much of the year. In the open air of the River Walk below La
Custom decorated cars feature whimsical motifs—a Honda motorcycle in "The Red Stiletto," a woman's red high-heel shoe, and a VW diesel known as "Rex Rabbit," a giant polyester bunny. Many of the cars participate in the annual Art Car Parade. Open 11 a.m.–6 p.m. Wed.–Sun. 140 Heights Blvd. 713/861...
This working farm is centered on the home of Dr. Anson Jones, the last
president of the Republic of Texas. Using Dr. Jones' journals as a guide, the
costumed staff re-create what life was like on a bustling 1850s cotton farm. In
season, visitors can join the staff in planting, harvesting, p...
World's largest honky-tonk features a 4,800-square-foot rodeo area, 600 feet of bar rails, a stage for country/western entertainment, shops, games and restaurants. Open 11 a.m.–2 a.m. Mon.–Sat. and noon–2 a.m. Sun. Admission charge. 2520 Rodeo Plaza. In the Stockyards National Historic District. ...
Founded in 1907 as the Brenham Creamery Co., the name changed to Blue Bell in 1930 after a wildflower that grows in the area. Beginning with ice cream production of only two gallons a day in 1911, the popular creamery is now home of what many believe to be the "best-tasting ice cream in the count...
The Buckhorn Museum has more than 4,000 items in its collection. The saloon features Old West entertainment. Includes a game room and gift shop. The Texas Ranger Museum houses hundreds of Texas Ranger artifacts. Open Memorial Day–Labor Day 10 a.m.–6 p.m. or later (call for exact closing time) and...
Cap*Rock features a tasting room, gift shop and tours Tue.–Sat. 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sun. noon–5 p.m. From South Loop 289, U.S. 87 south approx. six miles to Woodrow Road, then east to the winery. 806/863-2704.
2367 Usener Road, Phone: 830/990-2675
South Padre Island
Arts & Culture
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