As one of the most diverse cities in the country, Houston has a lot to offer on many fronts, including fantastic food from every corner of the world, enthralling museums, and beautiful outdoor spaces where you can do everything — enjoy a movie or settle into an al fresco reading room.
Make your way through one of the most exciting cities in Texas in your Houston airport car rental alternative, and also bask in the scenery of the nearby Gulf of Mexico and Texas Hill Country.
Houston is chock full of well designed green spaces and truly mind-blowing eats, so take your Houston car rental alternative out to sample these gems.
This 160-acre park is an impressive respite from the bustling city, and is a beautiful place to rent boats or bikes. You can also tour and see shows in the strange, awesome underground cistern.
Crawfish is no joke in this Gulf-side town. You can’t go wrong with the classic table-top spread with corn cobs, but don’t miss the spicy Viet-Cajun style unique to Houston.
At the Space Center, you can not only see a large collection of moon rocks and spaceship exhibits, you can also tour NASA facilities where astronauts train.
Book your Houston car rental alternative on Turo and get out of town to hit the hills, the beach, and other awesome Texas cities.
Only an hour out of the city in your Houston car rental alternative, Galveston is the hot beach spot where locals revel in long seaside days with great BBQ, and even horseback riding.
Known for its rocking live music scene, it’s worth the three-hour drive in your Houston car rental alternative to get your dose of Austin weird, and some killer swimming holes.
In less than an hour in your Houston car rental alternative, you can be hiking or biking in nature at this state park. It’s also home to an observatory where you can stargaze on clear nights.
Head north to Montgomery to catch FM 149, which shoots your Houston car rental alternative through the Sam Houston Forest for decent twisties until you’re dropped into the swooping curves of FM 3090.
For views of the truly Texan wide-open range, head west in your Houston car rental alternative and take in the scenic rolling prairies that lead into the historic downtown Victoria.
Head south in your Houston car rental alternative to take this scenic road all the way to the coast, or stop off at Brazos Bend State Park for a does of wildlife and glassy lakes.