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A Leisurely Day Tour of the Little Towns Around Houston

Publish Time:2017-04-27 19:42:38Source:WTCF

【Introduction】:Speaking of Texas, I don’t think you would feel not familiar. People here are generous, the land is vast, resources are abundant, and the NBA may be alien to you. Texas is special among the 50 states in America.

Speaking of Texas, I don’t think you would feel not familiar. People here are generous, the land is vast, resources are abundant, and the NBA may be alien to you. Texas is special among the 50 states in America.

As the fourth largest city in the U.S., Houston is some city, where 28 oil giants are headquartered, NASA, 5,000 energy companies, and 1,400 financial institutes are based. This is a city full of job opportunities, but in fact, it is also a city for you to travel to. In addition to the urban area of Houston, the surrounding little towns are places worth a day’s tour on a quiet weekend.

A Leisurely Day Tour of the Little Towns Around Houston

Rosenberg

Rosenberg, located to the southwest of Houston, is a historical little town built in 1883. At that time the Mexican Gulf, Colorado and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway bought 200 acres of land from Ford Bend and built a little town in it. The little town was named after Henry Rosenberg the boss, and created its unique cultural relics and charms. In the business district there are ancient buildings, delicate shops, museums and restaurants, and the scene is attractive. Rich activities, music concerts, on-site drama performances, and the nearby state park Brazos Bend, all make Rosenberg an ideal place to visit for a family.

Rosenberg Railroad Museum was built according to the prototype of 1883’s railroad station, located beside the currently running railroad track. The collections of the museum are all from the old times of the area. The eternal collections of the museum: The commercial rail car used in 1879 and models of 1903’s dispatching building, and exquisite the HO train outlay.

A Leisurely Day Tour of the Little Towns Around Houston

Rosenberg Railroad Museum

Address: 1921 Avenue F, Rosenberg

Tel: (281) 633-2846

Website: www.rosenbergrrmuseum.org

A Leisurely Day Tour of the Little Towns Around Houston

League City

League City is located on the bank of the beautiful Clear Lake, southeast of Houston. There is convenient transportation where you can also embrace the beauty of the natural forests while traveling. You can take a walk down the street, dine on the bank of a water channel, or frolic on the beach. Walking out of the city, you can have much fun in the fishing village.

A Leisurely Day Tour of the Little Towns Around Houston

The history of the longhorn cattle is exhibited in Butler Longhorn Museum.

Butler Longhorn Museum

Address: 1220 Coryell St, League City

Tel: (281) 332-1393

Website: www.butlerlonghornmuseum.com

A Leisurely Day Tour of the Little Towns Around Houston

Brazosport

Brazosport is located 50 miles south of Houston, and is a seaside area consisting of Clute, Freeport, Jackson Lake and Surfside Beach. This is the place where Stephen F. Austin, “The Father of Texas”, built the 300-household colony. Starting from here, the great Texas began.

Brazosport has 40 miles of beaches, where there are leisurely programs including fishing under the sea, bird observation, a museum, historical relics, a planetarium, wildlife reserves and so on.

The Sea Center Texas is an educational center specializing in water species. It houses a modern incubating center, and in the aquarium you can observe all kinds of marine organisms up close.

Sea Center Texas

Address: 302 Medical Dr, Lake Jackson

Tel: (979) 292-0100

A Leisurely Day Tour of the Little Towns Around Houston

Beaumont

Beaumont and Spindletop are near each other, located east of Houston, and Beaumont is famous for the oil industry and cultural relics. If you come here, you can canoe through the bushes, or walk along with the crocodiles in the wild, experiencing an exciting adventure.

If you like, you might as well use your suit to exchange for a pair of boots, jeans and a cowboy hat, and then head for Crockett, where you may participate in the on-site music concert or have a taste of the local Indian food.

The Gator Country is a theme park specially designed for families, and tourists visiting this park can have an experience of walking in the wild. Tourists can watch park employees feed gators or enjoy the reptile TV programs.

Gator Country

Address: 21159 FM 365, Beaumont

Tel: (409) 794-9453

Website: www.gatorrescue.com

A Leisurely Day Tour of the Little Towns Around Houston

Port Arthur

Driving 100 miles east from Houston, you will arrive at the Port Arthur to watch animals, go fishing, observe birds or eat the local seafood, such as seafood soup and barbecued crabs. In addition, you can also visit the museum along the coast of Mexican Gulf and see the exhibits that reflect the profound culture and history of the region.

Buu Mon Buddhist Temple is a place where lotus flowers, bamboo trees, and water lilies grow. Although you are in Texas, you may feel like you are in Southeast Asia.

Buu Mon Buddhist Temple

Address: 2701 Procter St, Port Arthur

Tel: (409) 982-9319

Website: www.buumon.org

A Leisurely Day Tour of the Little Towns Around Houston

Orange

The little town Orange stands on the border between Texas and Louisiana, and its written history can date back to the 17th century, when French merchants came here and brought the Acadia culture to this little town. And the old residences and museums scattered here and there can expose the grace of the small town. Mardi Gras is one of major festivals.

Shangri La is located in the center of Orange, covering an area of 102 hectares. This is like an eco-fairyland or a living museum, so that people of different ages come to visit the museum.

Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center

Address: 2111 W Park Ave, Orange

Tel: (409) 670-9113

Website: starkculturalvenues.org/shangrilagardens

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