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Located on historic Postoffice Street, the Opera House is one of many historical gems on Galveston Island. Widely renowned and magnificently restored, the theater has won awards for its excellence and has featured a long list of legendary performers. (409) 763-7173 • TheGrand.com

In the heart of Downtown’s Theater District, this 130,000-squarefoot entertainment megaplex houses numerous theaters, bars, lounges and restaurants. (713) 228-2109 • BayouPlace.com

Moody Gardens Within Galveston Island’s three glistening glass pyramids lies the MG 3-D Theater and the Special FX4D Theater. Wildlife displays throughout the Rainforest, Aquarium and Discovery Pyramids. Outdoor fun includes a paddle boat ride on the bay and a man-made beach. (800) 582-4673 • MoodyGardens.com

Texas Seaport Museum Home of the celebrated 1877 tall ship ELISSA. Explore the decks of this floating National Historic Landmark which has also been designated one of America’s Treasures by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. In the adjacent museum and theater, witness the story of ELISSA’s dramatic rescue from the scrap yard and her meticulous restoration. (409) 763-1877 • Galveston.com/texasseaportmuseum

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Beaumont’s Faith Trail Experience Beaumont’s historic places of worship. When settlers have come to Southeast Texas - from the earliest pioneers who moved into the woods, prairies, and water-laced reaches of this region to the most recent arrivals - they have built structures to house their faiths. Follow Beaumont’s Faith Trail to experience these historic, significant, and unique churches, temples, and religious centers. VisitBeaumontTX.com

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Beaumont Botanical Gardens is 23.5-acre garden of ever-changing beauty. A paved Friendship Walk offers excellent views of the various theme gardens, as well as providing easy access for strollers and wheelchairs. The Warren Loose Conservatory at 10,000 square feet is one of the largest conservatories in a public garden in Texas. In the Conservatory you will see plants common to tropical areas and rain forests, as well as arid regions. (409) 842-3135 • BeaumontBotanicalGardens.org

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Children’s Museum of Houston Ranked as one of the country’s top children’s museums, it features galleries of hands-on, intriguing exhibits to educate and fascinate. (713) 522-1138 • CMHouston.org

Downtown Aquarium Part restaurant, part exhibit, the aquarium features tanks filled with stingrays, sharks and other exotic marine life. Themed habitats include the Louisiana Swamp exhibit filed with dwarf gators, crawfish and snapping turtles, as well as the White Tigers of the Maharaja’s Temple exhibit. (713) 223-3474 • AquariumRestaurants.com

The Galleria With 375-plus stores and a grand ice rink, lined by Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue and Nordstrom, shopaholics can rejoice. Akin to New York’s Fifth Avenue or Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills – with shops like Louis Vuitton and Chanel – the mall also has hip designer boutiques such as Tory Burch. (713) 966-3500 • Simon.com

Houston Museum District A collection of museums, galleries and cultural centers located within a 1.5 mile radius of Hermann Park. Check out the Museum of Fine Arts, Holocaust Museum, Houston Center of Photography and the Lawndale Art Center. Also in the District is Houston’s first and only 4D theater. (713) 715-1939 • HouMuse.com

Miller Outdoor Theatre Houston’s Miller Outdoor Theatre in Hermann Park is unique in the United States, offering an 8 month season of professional entertainment that is artistically excellent, culturally diverse and always FREE. This is the largest “always free” program of its kind in the country. (281) 373-3386 • MillerOutdoorTheatre.com

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