Houston, the fourth-largest city in the United States, sprawls across flatlands near the Gulf of Mexico. Visitors on cheap holidays to Houston can enjoy ethnic restaurants as well as haute cuisine, world-class art galleries and museums rich in history. The Houston Space Centre and nearby Galveston beaches will also quench your holiday thirst. Book your cheap holiday package to Houston with Direct Flights today.
Houston, the fourth-largest city in the United States, sprawls across flatlands near the Gulf of Mexico. Its climate is warm with ample rainfall, and undeveloped areas near the city featuring lush vegetation, with marshy grasslands to the south, woods to the north and bayous with cypress and southern magnolia trees. Many visitors with Houston travel packages come for business reasons, but the city offers such an abundance of attractions that cheap holidays to Houston are also very popular. Houston is a cosmopolitan, multi-cultural city where visitors find ethnic restaurants as well as scrumptious cuisine, world-class art galleries and museums, rich history, the Houston Space Centre and nearby Galveston beaches.
For many years Texas was part of Mexico, and strong Spanish and Mexican influences are still seen throughout the state. Book your cheap flight to Houston and discover the area which played a crucial role in the state's struggle for independence, and in remembrance Houston features a soaring monument to the Battle of San Jacinto which occurred nearby: Texas won its independence but there was a surprise attack on Mexican forces. Near the San Jacinto memorial is the USS Texas, the last battleship built by the United States and a survivor of both World War I and World War II.
Book your cheap flight to discover the array of performing arts in Houston, one of only a few US cities with permanent professional companies in all the major performing arts. The city is the home of the Houston Grand Opera, the Houston Ballet, the Houston Symphony Orchestra and the Alley Theatre.
Bayou Bend is a delight, with 28 rooms of early American furniture, paintings and other decorative objects inside an old mansion set amidst beautiful gardens. The Menil Collection, a must-see for art lovers, features a vast assortment of antiquities as well as Byzantine and Mediaeval art, while the Houston Museum of Fine Arts is the largest public art museum in Texas, with Impressionist and post-Impressionist works, Baroque, Renaissance art, early American art, African tribal art and more. The Houston Museum of Natural Science features a captivating rainforest environment in its Butterfly Centre, where visitors on cheap holidays to Houston can walk amongst butterflies flittering near a small waterfall.
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Space Centre Houston, the visitor centre for NASA's renowned Johnson Space Centre, is like nowhere else in the world. Its exhibits, simulations and interactive displays accentuate space exploration, appealing to children as well as adults. But the centre also gives access to NASA itself, including the International Space Station Assembly Building and the NASA control centre. Visitors sometimes even get to see astronauts in training.
It's a fascinating place, and many flights to Houston arrive every day at the city's two busy airports. Direct Flights books cheap flights to Houston from all over the world, so whether you'll be flying out of Europe, South Africa or Australia, we can set up all your discount travel needs. You'll be surprised by how easy it can be to book discount travel to Houston with Direct Flights!