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1. NASA: NASA Johnson Space Center (think "Houston, we have a problem…") is open to visitors (bit a bit pricey-see the nearb...  
2. Yous Ton: Southern vernacular pronunciation of Houston.  
3. George Brown Convention Center: On the east side of downtown Houston, the convention center is home to events including the gun show to dog shows.  
4. Splashtown: A water park located north of Houston.  
5. Toyota Center: Newly constructed sports and music venue in downtown Houston.  
6. George Bush International Airport: Located on the outskirts of Houston, Bush International is one of the busiest in the country.  
7. Lakewood Church: Located on the outskirts of Houston, it is a large non-denominational church which purchased and then renovated the...  
8. Eighth Wonder of the World: A reference to the Astrodome, the world's first indoor dome-shaped sports venue.  
9. Wells Fargo Bank Plaza: Located in downtown Houston, The Wells Fargo Bank Plaza is Houston's second tallest building.  
10. Port of Houston: Located in the Gulf of Mexico, the Port of Houston is one of the largest and most busiest ports in the world. It is...  
11. Reliant Park: A sports complex in Houston on the 610 Loop, which hosts the Houston Texans football games.  
12. Museum District: A world-renowned cultural/artistic area just south of downtown Houston where many museums, the zoo, and several par...  
13. Galleria: located in the city’s Uptown, the Galleria is the largest shopping complex in the state and one of the largest in t...  
14. Rice Village: A shopping and dining area west of the Rice University Campus  
15. Rice Lofts: Formerly the Rice Hotel, where John F. Kennedy spent his final night before being assassinated.  
 
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