Sam Houston Race Park, located in northwest Houston, opened as the first Class 1 racetrack in Texas on April 24, 1994. The Houston racetrack hosts two live race meets annually; Thoroughbred racing October through April and American Quarter Horses from June through September. In addition, Sam Houston Race Park offers a comprehensive simulcasting program 364 days each year in its grandstand and P...
Robertson Stadium is a sports stadium located on the campus of the University of Houston. It is the current home of the Houston Cougars football and women's soccer teams, as well as Houston 1836 of Major League Soccer, which will begin play in the 2006 season. The stadium hosted the Houston Oilers from 1960-1964. The current capacity of Robertson Stadium is 33,000.
Ellington Field (EFD) is a joint use civil/military airport. Acquired by the City of Houston in 1984, Ellington now supports the operations of the United States military, NASA, Continental Express, United Parcel Service and general aviation. The airport is home to the largest flying club in Texas and is the site of the annual Wings Over Houston Airshow.
The airport was renamed George Bush Intercontinental Airport Houston in 1997, in honour of Former President George Bush. President Bush is a long time resident of Houston and was present at the airport's opening in 1969 when he was a Member of Congress representing the Houston area.
Wonderful shopping is available all over Houston, but the shopping experience at THE GALLERIA is the definitive place to go for designer shops, unusual gifts, wonderful imports or just plain fun. Boasting almost 300 stores, it is certain to offer exactly what you need.
Here is the Astrodome complex in Houston Texas USA. On the left is Texans football stadum in the center is the Astrodome and below that is the old Astrohall, now removed to make room for parking. The park at the bottom is Astroworld, now removed because if greed. They are selling the land for condos now.
One of America's great stadiums is the home of Rice Owls Football.
Rice Stadium has proved to be the master of time. It is still recognized as the best stadium in which to watch a football game in Texas. The stadium seats 70,000 fans, a tribute to a university with only 2,600 undergraduate students.
The Texas Star is the largest ferris wheel in North America. It is approximately 212 feet high. The structure has 44 gondolas that hold 264 riders. The ferris wheel is located at Fair Park in Dallas, Texas.
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