Сheap Things to Do in Houston
Houston, Texas also has a lot to offer people on a tight budget. Explore the city's gorgeous parks, take a free boat ride or visit stunning museums. You don't have to spend a lot of money to have a great time in Houston Texas.
The following places are proof of that:
1. Discovery Green.
Spending time exploring Discovery Green is completely free.
This 12-acre city park in downtown Houston has two acres of lawns, making it the perfect place for a picnic. Kids will also love the playground and splash pad here.
In the summer, there are free yoga classes, as well as free live music and open-air movies.
2. The bat colony on Waugh Drive Bridge.
n the summertime, head to the Waugh Drive Bridge at dusk to see nearly 250,000 bats fly out to hunt.
Mexican free-tailed bats live here virtually year-round, unlike other Texas bat colonies that migrate south during the winter months.
3. Art Car Museum.
The Art Car Museum is perfect for car enthusiasts and art lovers alike, featuring elaborate art cars, cars made from unique objects, as well as exhibits featuring paintings, sculptures and other works of art.
4. The Menil Collection.
Art lovers on a tight budget should head to The Menil Collection in Houston,tx. It is a home to one of the largest private art exhibits in the country.
There are about 17,000 pieces of art, ranging from paintings to sculptures.
5. Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park.
This horseshoe-shaped water wall in Uptown is 64 feet tall. Although this water wall is beautiful at any time of day, visit it at night when it is illuminated.
This unique structure has been a Houston landmark since 1983.
6. Lawndale Center for the Arts.
Check out the incredible contemporary art created by local artists at the Lawndale Art Center.
Lawndale is open to the public and is always free.
7. Buffalo Bayou Park.
Houston, tx isn't called the City of the Bayou for nothing. Feel like a Houston resident at Buffalo Bayou Park.
It's a great place to walk or even visit a dog park.
8. Downtown tunnels.
Go underground to explore Houston's underground tunnels.
The six-mile Houston area, which spans 95 blocks, has both restaurants and stores that are 20 feet underground.
9. Sam Houston's boat tour.
Explore the Houston Ship Canal on a free 90-minute Sam Houston Boat Tour.
Enjoy free drinks while strolling the deck, or enjoy the ride in the air-conditioned lounge area. This 95-foot-long charter boat seats up to 100 passengers.
10. Houston Center for Contemporary Art.
Take up needlework at the Houston Center for Contemporary Needlework.
This facility features art created from craft materials such as wood, fiber, clay and glass. The next thing that's interesting here, besides the craft work, is free admission.