Things To Do in Texas

Texas Spotlights

The Alamo

The AlamoLocated in downtown San Antonio. The death of the Alamo defenders has come to symbolize courage and sacrifice for the cause of Liberty. View exhibits on the Texas Revolution and Texas history or walk through the beautiful gardens. Take the Official Alamo Battlefield Tour and discover the rest of the story, enjoy the Official Alamo Audio Tour that brings the story to life with sound effects, music and interviews, or take the Official Alamo After Hours Tour where you will have a tour of the Alamo church and the Long Barrack Museum in addition to the Alamo.

Space Center Houston

Space Center HoustonLocated in Houston. There is so much to see here that you could spend all day. See a full-scale replica of the space shuttle, watch engineers and scientists work on the future of space exploration, see the Apollo 17 command module- the last manned spacecraft to fly to the moon, touch a rock from the moon, see the massive Saturn V rocket and experience the sensation of blasting off in the blast-off theater. You can take a NASA Tram tour and go on the grounds of the Johnson Space Center and see the shuttle avionics integration laboratory or take a Level 9 tour and see behind the scenes. There is also an interactive demonstration that allows you to see what it would be like to live on the International Space Station.