This semi-private course built in 1992 is open year round. The par 72, 18 hole course runs over 6,500 yards. Every hole is challenging, with some form of danger looming. Numerous water hazards, sand traps and narrow fairways keep the golfer alert. Patience and course management is crucial for low scoring. The challenge, coupled with the excellent course maintenance, makes every round very enjoyable. The club offers a driving range and clubhouse for any golfing necessities. Metal spikes are allowed, and rental carts and clubs are available. A resident pro is there for assistance.
6501 Memorial Drive Houston, TX 77007 +1 713 865 4536
Memorial Park is a popular Houston attraction complete with a beautiful three-mile playground with walking paths, picnic sites, baseball fields and surrounding pine trees, gardens and ponds. Appreciate nature's beauty and make the most of the sunny weather. The locals love to jog here, but you can also rent a bike and hit the trail. There is also a public golf course with a clubhouse and restaurant, a tennis club and a workout facility nestled on the grounds.
With over five miles of winding nature trails and more than 150 acres of woodlands, Houston Arboretum & Nature Center is beautifully landscaped and covered with local native plants. Outdoor lovers certainly will not be disappointed, and indoor lovers will also marvel at Botanical Hall and the gift shop. A special feature for children is the Discovery Room with its 25-foot learning tree and pondering pond. Challenge young ones to spot the turtles and crawfish in the water. Classes are available for both adults and children.
Sit under the trees for shelter while admiring the spring migrants, such as singing hummingbirds and colorful warblers, and listening for the faint whisper of the rolling creek. Edith Moore herself lived on this land for 43 years. In 1978 she donated a small section to the Houston Audubon Society for use as a nature preserve for birds. Her husband even built the little log cabin that was renovated to house the headquarters, bookstore, and gift shop of the Audubon Society. Donations are appreciated.
Alkek Velodrome is the only facility for training for high speed bicycling in the entire state of Texas. Although many of the open hours are taken up with professional training sessions, the velodrome also offers hours for public usage. Sessions for skaters are also available, which makes this attraction popular with both serious skaters and cyclists. Monthly passes are for USD10, annual adult pass USD60, annual youth pass USD3.
1953 Montrose Boulevard Near Texas Art Supply Houston, TX 77006 +1 713 523 9530
The Art League Houston was founded in the year 1948 and turned into a non-profit organization in the year 1953. It boasts being one of the longest running non-profit visual art premises in the city. The place offers some amazing array of beautiful visual artworks like paintings for viewing. Besides, Art League Houston also runs an art academy that conducts art appreciation classes and enhances the artistic skills of its students. The academy boasts of having trained more than 30,000 artists over the years. If you are interested in artwork, Art League Houston is one place that will give you an interesting insight into the art world.
The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral is the place that witnesses several Greek events and programs. The cathedral is the place where the people come together for some communitarian fellowship meets. The events have helped contribute a great deal to various charitable organizations within the city. For further information, call on the numbers mentioned.
Within walking distance of the METRORail between the Wheeler and Hermann Hospital/Houston Zoo stops lies the highest concentration of galleries, museums, and art spaces in Houston. Besides the usual suspects - the Zoo, Fine Arts, Natural Science, Contemporary Arts, and Children's Museum - there is also the fascinating Health, Holocaust, Buffalo Soldiers National, and John C. Weather Museums to explore. Don't miss Lawndale Art Center, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft or the Jung Center. A little farther off the beaten path (just up Montrose Boulevard on the other side of US59), are the famed Menil Collection, Rothko and Byzantine Fresco Chapels, and Houston Center for Photography. Stop for a meal at any of the fine eateries along Montrose Boulevard. Check the site for events and free times.
1001 Bissonnet Street Houston, TX 77005 +1 713 639 7300
Caroline Wiess Law Building is a museum devoted to works of art from around the world. The many galleries in the museum exhibit various artworks some of them being the Indonesian gold artifacts, and Pre-Columbian and sub-Saharan African artworks, Asian arts and Glassell Collection of African Gold to name a few. Hence this multi-cultural exhibition center is a treat for those who appreciate global arts. With various exhibition events happening round the year a visit here would definitely be enriching.
The Autry Court was renamed to Tudor Fieldhouse as a fitting ode to Bobby Tudor whose 7 million dollar donation helped renovate the facility over a period of 15 months. The building sports an impressive facade and boasts of equally functional facilities within, like more restrooms, a spacious lobby and a club lounge. Basketball and volleyball games are a regular occurrence here, and witnessing one of these promises to be an electrifying experience with the new LED scoreboards and crystal clear acoustics.
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