Insiders' Guide® to Houston

Insiders' Guide® to Houston

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For more than twenty years, the Insiders' GuideAr series has been the essential source for in-depth travel and relocation informationa€”from true insiders whose personal, practical perspective gives you everything you need to know. a€œEverything is bigger in Texas, a€ ita€™s said, and Houston is no exception. Spanning more than 600 square miles (with the suburbs adding another 9, 000-plus), Americaa€™s fastest-growing city is a center of international trade, oil, aerospace, and educationa€”and unparalleled cultural, shopping, and dining opportunities. This authoritative guide will show you how to navigate this fabulous city. So whether you are a longtime Houstonian, a new resident, or just passing through, prepare to meet with a whole host of treasures and quirks just waiting to be discovered. Inside Youa€™ll Find: a€c Countless details on how to live and thrive in the area, from the best shopping to the lowdown on real estate a€c The inside scoop on popular attractions such as NASAa€™s Space Center Houston and the San Jacinto Monument, and on events from the Houston Livestock Show a Rodeo to the International Festival and the Park-to-Park Run a€c Comprehensive listings of restaurants, accommodations, and recreational opportunities a€c Sections dedicated to children, education, and health care... and decorated in the loudest, most unexpected waysa€”make Houstonians ooh, ah, and laugh hysterically. A Toyota Rav4 turned President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation in September 1862, 161 ANNUAL EVENTS.

Title:Insiders' Guide® to Houston
Author:Laura Nathan-Garner
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield - 2009-11-10


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