Christen & Rico

October 13, 2018 • Houston, TX

Christen & Rico

October 13, 2018 • Houston, TX

Things to Do

Houston CityPASS: 5 Must-See Museums & Attractions

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1601 Nasa Parkway, Houston,

Explore 5 of Houston's premier attractions at a discounted price, hopping between must-see sites like the Space Center and the Kemah Boardwalk. The CityPASS is perfect if you want to check out this Texan metropolis on your own schedule.

With your CityPASS, blast off into the intergalactic exhibits at the Space Center Houston, where you can get up close to the Apollo 17 Command Module and see a replica of the Lunar Module. Get your hands wet in the touch pools of the Downtown Aquarium, and feel the flutter of wings in the Cockrell Butterfly Center at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

As you pop between museums and attractions, don't forget to take advantage of your handy attractions guide. Full of helpful tips and insider information, it's the perfect companion to plan your itinerary. You can also use it to decide whether you'd like to swing by the monkeys at the Houston Zoo, browse the galleries at the Museum of Fine Arts, or check out the vintage rides at Kemah Boardwalk.

Your Houston CityPASS is valid for general admission to the following attractions:

  • Space Center Houston (NASA)
  • Downtown Aquarium
  • Houston Museum of Natural Science

You also have the opportunity to choose 2 other attractions from these options:

  • Houston Zoo or Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
  • Kemah Boardwalk All-Day Ride Pass or Children’s Museum of Houston

Walking Food Tour of The Heights with Samples

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550 Heights Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77007

Embark on a trek around the historic and ever-changing Houston Heights while learning about the area's rich history and eclectic culture. Stop at 4 great restaurants along the way, enjoying dishes and drinks carefully selected to paint a culinary picture of the area's spectacular food scene.

Northeast of downtown sits a section of historic neighborhoods that dates back to the late 1800s. Residents once flocked to the Heights to escape the big city, but today its hipsters and young couples that are drawn to this area's character-filled architecture, mom and pop-style shops, and funky restaurants. This walking food tour lets you learn about the evolution of the area's food scene, while stopping at a number of establishments along an evolving commercial corridor to sample a variety of flavorful cuisine.

Just steps from the White Oak Bayou, along the southern edge of the Heights, is White Oak Drive, which offers an eclectic mix of ice houses, pubs, and eateries in a charming, walkable area. This is one of the oldest parts of the Heights, filled with century-old bungalows and unique architectural accents. Get a taste of this quaint neighborhood's culinary offerings before your tour comes to an end.

First-Time Tandem Skydiving Experience

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16111 FM 521, Rosharon, Texas 77583

Experience the thrill of a lifetime on this skydiving adventure designed for first-timers. Feel the rush of adrenaline as you jump from a plane soaring at 14,000 feet (4,260 m) above the Texas countryside, all while harnessed to an expert instructor to ensure you have the time of your life and land safely back on solid ground.

Your experience starts with a quick briefing at the country's #1 skydiving school, then your instructor will brief you further on your skydive and get you geared up with our state-of-the-art equipment. Climb into our high-capacity, high-speed turbine aircraft for a quick ride up to around 14,000 feet. Then it's time to walk to the edge of the open door, take a deep breath, and then jump into the most exciting experience of your life! Enjoy the bird's-eye view of downtown Houston and the Gulf of Mexico while you free-fall at up to 120 miles per hour (193 km/h).

After about a minute of free-falling through the sky, you'll deploy the parachute for a peaceful ride back to ground, chatting with your instructor about your amazing experience. Your adventure ends with a safe, on-target landing, a logbook to record your skydive, and an item checked off of your bucket list.