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Vacation Rental Price Information in Houston
The graph shows average prices of rental prices in Houston for the next twelve months. The most expensive week to book a rental in Houston is in October (10/20 - 10/27). In September (9/7 - 9/14), prices will hit an average low of $182 per night.
Rental Availability Information in Houston
Check out the graph above to find out how many accommodations are available in Houston(in %). Be careful if you plan to go to Houston in September, as it comprises the busiest week of the next 12 months (9/22 - 9/29). It is easier to find a rental in a week of November (11/10 - 11/17), as only 14% of the accommodations are booked.
The Weather in Houston
Check out the climate diagram for Houston. During August, maximum temperatures go up to more than 96° However, temperatures can go lower than 42° in Houston in January. The rainiest month is August while the driest month is October.
Enjoy parks and urban entertainment with a Houston vacation rental
The largest metropolis in Texas, Houston is a city of endless opportunities. With strong sprawling parks and a strong cultural scene, Houston offers a well-balanced mix between urban life and greenery. Together with its many bays and nearby Gulf coast, Houston is the perfect vacation destination for every traveler. Take a stroll through the Theater and Museum Districts and get a taste of art, science, history and culture. Officially nicknamed "Space City", Houston is home to NASA's Space Center, where you can take a glimpse mankind's journeys into outer space. Choose Houston a vacation rental and let yourself be charmed by the city's many facets.
Getting to Houston
George Bush Intercontinental Airport serves domestic and international flights, with over 180 destinations. If you opt to rent a car to reach your Houston vacation rental, the rental services are located just 5 minutes from the terminals, and can be reached with a free bus shuttle. Houston has a second airport, William P. Hobby Airport, which serves domestic flights. There are shuttles and public bus transport connections to downtown Houston. Since the city is very spread out, it is easiest to get around Houston by car.
The space city and Houston's greenery
Houston or "Space City" is where the first contact was received from the moon in 1969. When you stay at a Houston vacation rental, you cannot miss visiting the Space Center Houston. Go inside a replica of the Explorer and get a taste of life in a space shuttle. Take off on a journey beyond our planet with the interactive exhibition at Space Center Houston. Before you return to your Houston vacation home, pay a visit to the complex's NASA/Johnson Space Center to watch astronauts and engineers at work and in training.
Once you are back on Earth, in the midday Houston heat, you may want to cool down at Hermann Park. Located within walking distance from the Museum District, this sprawling park with scenic ponds features attractions for the whole family, such as the Houston Zoo, the Houston Museum of Natural Sciences as well as the Miller Outdoor Theater. Sports lovers will enjoy the Hermann Park Golf Course, too.
Outside the city center, Houston's bays offer myriad ways to cool off - whether by kayak and canoe along the bayous (including Buffalo Bayou, which winds through the city), scuba diving in the clear waters of 288 Lake, or simply swimming in one of Houston's pristine state parks.
Houston's cultural districts
Pay a visit to Museum District and discover Houston's pulsing cultural life. Lined with trees and filled to the brim with culture, the Museum District is located southeast from downtown. Allow yourself at least one day to discover the wide variety of Houston's museums. Choose from twenty museums, from classical and contemporary, to the Children's Museum and Museum of African American Culture. Whether you enjoy opera, ballet, symphony or theater, you will find them all in Houston's other prominent center of arts - the Theater District. After the curtains fall and the applause fades, stop by the Bayou Place, also located in the Theater District. This entertainment complex offers an all-in-one experience with restaurants, bars, a live music venue, billiards and an independent movie theater.
The Texas experience
If you're looking at Houston vacation rentals during March, you could have the chance to experience the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Undoubtedly one of the biggest Texan happenings of the year, it is considered to be Houston's signature event. One of the largest in the world, Houston Rodeo spans 20 days, and its highlights include a championship rodeo, parade, livestock competitions, concerts, a carnival, pig racing, barbecue and livestock auctions. Warm up by taking part in Go Texan Day, when Houstonians dress up in cowboy boots, hats and jeans. Dive into the cowboy culture and have a once in a lifetime Texan experience.
To feel Houston's striking multicultural character, visit Chinatown or the Mahatma Gandhi District, home to many traditional Indian and Pakistani shops and restaurants. Join the colorful celebration at the annual Houston Gay Pride Parade, which takes place in downtown Houston in June, or book your stay during the Greek Festival, held annually on the first weekend of October, featuring Greek food, music and folk dances. Best enjoyed from the comfort offered by Houston vacation homes, the big city has so much to offer.
Space, science and sport in Houston
Located in Uptown Houston, The Galleria features a sprawling shopping complex. Everything from high-end boutiques to bookshops, and an array of dining options are the key draws here.
Space Center Houston
See how NASA scientists work at the official NASA Johnson Space Center. Explore the vast site via a tram tour, meet real astronauts, and witness the mission control used for the Apollo mission.
Minute Maid Park
Catch a thrilling game at this baseball park, which is Houston's first retractable-roofed stadium. Alternatively, attend a concert here, with international pop stars including Paul McCartney, Beyoncé and Madonna having performed on this stage in the past.
Home to over 6,000 animals across 900 species, this is America's second most-visited zoo. Themed areas include the African Forest, Kipp Aquarium, Birds and Carnivores.
The Houston Museum of Natural Science
Spend a day at this fantastic family attraction which includes the Burke Baker Planetarium, the Cockrell Butterfly Center, and the Wortham Giant Screen Theater.
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