Fun places to go in Houston

Suggested by HoustonASDA Students


The Houston Zoo

 

Houston is home to one of the greatest zoo's in the world! Only about a 2-3 minute drive from the UTSD.

Check out their website for more info:

http://www.houstonzoo.org/


The Museum of Natural Science

The Houston Museum of Natural Science is a museum that features cool science exhibits, an IMAX theater, a planetarium, and a huge butterfly center. The museum is also located just 2-3 minutes away from UTSD, very close to the zoo.

Check out their website for more info:

http://www.hmns.org/

 

The Houston Museum of Fine Arts

 

Being one of the largest fine arts museums in the nation, the Houston Museum of Fine Arts is definitely a must see. Located in the museum district her in Houston, it is only a 4-5 minute drive from UTSD.

Check out their website for more info:

http://www.mfah.org/


NASA Space Center

 

Houston is well known for its former space program and still has a massive facility full of fun things to do and exhibits to see. Go check out mission control just 30-45 minutes from UTSD down I-45 south. 

Check out their website for more info:

http://spacecenter.org/

 


Houston Arboretum and Nature Center

 

For all the nature nuts at the school, the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center is a fun place to go walking through the woods and explore what mother nature has to offer. It is located just west of Memorial park, only a 10-15 minute drive from UTSD. 

Check out their website for more info:

http://houstonarboretum.org/


Memorial Park

 

Memorial park is the only place you need to go for your outdoor needs. They have a golf course, tennis courts, basketball courts, sand volleyball courts, a running track, a mountain bike track and much more. It is just 10-15 minutes from UTSD.

Check out their website for more info:

http://www.houstontx.gov/parks/ourparks/memorialpark.html


Hermann Park

 

Hermann Park is where we host our ASDA Open golf tournament every year. It is a great place to go play golf, walk, jog, run, or enjoy the great outdoors. It is only a 2-3 minute drive from UTSD.

Check out their website for more info:

http://www.houstontx.gov/parks/ourparks/hermannpark.html


Galveston

 

Beaches, seafood, Schlitterbahn, Moody Gardens, and fishing... Enough said! About a 45-60 minute drive from UTSD but well worth it on a sunny day. 

Check out the website for more info:

http://www.cityofgalveston.org/


Kemah Boardwalk

 

Food, fishing, rides, and live music, the Kemah Boardwalk has everything you need for a nice getaway! About a 45-60 minute drive from UTSD.

Check out the website for more info:

http://www.kemahboardwalk.com/