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BIRDERS OF A FEATHER, FLOCK TOGETHER AROUND HOUSTON

Houston and the surrounding areas are a birder's paradise, especially during the fall and spring months when many species begin their annual migrations. In fact, much of the Around Houston area is part of The Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail, a system of hundreds of viewing sites covering more than 40 counties from Beaumont to the Mexican border. Plovers, skimmers, sandpipers, and more can be spotted throughout our coastal Texas region, along with a vast amount of scaled and furry wildlife…

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ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS HOU !

It's the hap-happiest season of all, and that's especially true for Houston and its 15 surrounding cities. Towering evergreens, ribbon-adorned wreathes, and spectacular sparkling lights have spread throughout the entire Greater Houston area creating a magical wonderland of holiday cheer. Ready to build an itinerary that's sure to leave you merry and bright? Then read below to journey through some of our beloved area's most exciting holiday displays! Houston is already a colorful and glittering…

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PAINT THE TOWN(S) THIS FALL!

From street art to fine art and everything in between, Houston and the surrounding cities are packed with intricate works waiting to whisk you away to a world of imagination. For fine art enthusiasts, Houston houses multiple museums showcasing artistic creations from around the globe. The Museum of Fine Arts, Contemporary Arts Museum, and The Menil Collection are just a few of the fine-art favorites. Curating for your personal collection? Then look to the city's 60-plus art galleries comprising…

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STRETCH OUT YOUR SUMMER FUN IN AND AROUND HOUSTON

Although the long days of summer are nearing an end, there are still numerous ways to battle those back-to-school blues Around Houston! With plenty to see, eat, and experience, there's an adventure around every corner. Speaking of things to see, why not catch a movie? As a matter of fact, you can experience this age-old pastime with a unique twist in Houston. Moonstruck Drive-In, located at the intersection of Bringhurst and Clinton, emerged in 2020 to a hugely celebrated fanfare. Vehicles…

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