travelgrove Travel Tips
 

Hermann Park in Houston, Texas

 
00
    
Legend
  • Outdoors Activities travel tip
  • City center
Distance from city center: 19.5mi
papillon's pictureby papillon Outdoors Activities travel tip
added on the 11th of September, 2010
Herman Park is in the heart of Houston and it's a perfect spot for a sunny afternoon. In the center of the park there is a lake with benches on the shore and the Japanese garden - which is part of the park - is a beautiful walking place.

The coolest thing is maybe the Miller Outdoor Theater with various evening shows during the summer. The shows are free, but the number of places is limited, so you better go get a ticket early in the afternoon and then have a picnic in the park while waiting for the show to begin.

There is also a train going around inside Herman Park. We have a very nice ride with it and a great day in general. :)

Address:
6201 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030, USA

Price:
Free.

Opening Hours:
Park from 6 AM to 11 PM
Japanese garden from 6 AM to 9 PM
Both every day.

On the web:
http://www.hermannpark.org/

 
Brenner's Steakhouse in HoustonSan Jacinto Monument and Museum
 
 
 
Outdoors Activities
tips

Recent travel tips for Houston

  • Brenner's Steakhouse in Houston
    Well it is definitely not for vegetarians... :) Brenner's is an award winning steakhouse, as you may know, but I was not so very amazed. Food was good, indeed, although we went with some friends and the stake of some was overcooked. I [...]
    D: n/a00
  • Contemporary Arts Museum
    If you're in for a little contemporary art window-shopping, than it is a great place. I have been to Houston only once, and this museum was the best thing I saw. The building is made of something silvery colored metal and it can be [...]
    D: 18.9mi00
  • Museum of Natural Science in Houston
    It is perfect if you are with kids, but you must go anyway. One of the best museums I have ever seen. They have a lot of cool exhibitions, no wonder there are so many people all the time. Some of the greatest are the Dinosaur world, the [...]
    D: 20.1mi00
  • Menil Collection
    Menil Collection is a fantastic art collection of two Houston Native philanthropist, the Menil brothers. There are different exhibitions, some temporary, others permanent and everything is free all the time. The home of the museum is [...]
    D: 18mi00
  • Sierra Grill in Houston
    Sierra Grill is a great representative of TexMex cuisine with a very nice local rustic style. It is very friendly and you can, of course wear anything you want, maybe except for huge cowboy hats. :) I tried the chili crusted tuna made [...]
    D: 18.6mi00

Things about Houston you may be interested in

 
 
 
guides

Recommended

Houston History

The goal was to start a city which would work as the hub of commercial and political activities for Texas and if you watch the city of Houston today then you will understand that the founders (Augustus Allen and John Allen) of this city have actually succeeded in their goals. Above mentioned two young real state businessmen had bought around 27 kilometer square of flat land for around $10000. Name [...]
 
 
 

More travel tips you might be interested in

Douala, Cameroon
We are one of the top traveling agencies in Cameroon managed by a group of Directors and personelle who are well experienced and versed with...
Sightseeing: Director

Oulu, Finland
Visiting Helsinki Finland this summer.Lucky you A great tip to explore and view the City of Helsinki is on the city trams.Number 3B & 3T travel in...
Public Transportation: Helsinki By Street Tram

 

Newyork, United Kingdom
Well, it’s amazing. The miracle has been done. Well done.
General: Animals

Viareggio, Italy
It isn't a good place at all. The waiters were impolite, the menu was a single sheet thrown onto the table and without prices. We ordered meal...
Food: Barcobestia

 

Tarsus, Turkey
If you are the the modern city of Tarsus, you definitely should visit the ancient city. The oldest parts can be traced back till 4th millenium B.C.
History & Culture: Ancient Tarsus

Belen, New Mexico
Local artist Zack Meyer and his crew are decorating the buildings of downtown Belen with colorful murals.  There's something for everyone...
Sightseeing: Belen Murals

 

Lexington, Kentucky
Getting away from the city into a wilderness that has so much to offer is always a new challenge. Near Lexington the Raven Run Nature Sanctuary has...
Outdoors Activities: Raven Run Nature Sanctuary

Orlando, Florida
Don't bring a jacket. You'll of a die from a stroke.
General: WARNINIG

 

Hoi An, Vietnam
If you are planning your Travel to Vietnam and especially in Hoi An, Da Nang and Hue in central region of country, try to make it consider with the...
General: Full Moon festival in Hoi An

Novi Sad, Serbia
This is a public beach, one of the most beautiful on the Danube river. There are many cafes, restaurants fast food, and manysupporting facilities...
Beaches : Shtrand - Public Beach

 
 
 
 
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it 
 
 
*