Things to Do With Kids in Houston Endless attractions that appeal to adults and children alike. From boat tours on Buffalo Bayou to one of the top children's museums in the U.S., Houston offers endless attractions that appeal to adults and children alike.
ONE OF HOUSTON'S MOST ICONIC BRANDS Over fifty years ago, the Antone's Original Po' Boys brand was born, quickly becoming a local favorite. In addition to its five iconic po' boy sandwiches (Original, Super Original, Turkey & Swiss, Tuna, and The Piggy), Antone's restaurants serve a variety of handmade hot sandwiches, delicious gumbos, seafood platters, salads, and more.
Space Center Houston, the official visitor center of NASA's Johnson Space Center, is a must-see attraction in Houston. This is a huge complex, where you can walk through the space shuttle replica Independence and the enormous shuttle carrier aircraft it's mounted on.
Houston, named after former General Sam Houston who, in 1836, won the Battle of San Jacinto which gained Texas its independence from Mexico, is the fourth most populated city in North America and home to approximately two and a half million residents.