The fourth-biggest city in the US can get overwhelming in its sheer size, so take a deep breath, grab a car rental, and get off the beaten path with these local Houston must-dos.
When in Houston, eat as the Houstonians eat: good old Texas BBQ. Rent a car with Turo, grab some napkins, and comb Houston for the best barbecue in town.
Take in some good ol’ honky tonk at one of the many dance halls around town. You’ll hear authentic local music and maybe even get a dance lesson or two.
Packed with cool antique stores, restaurants, and bars, Lower Westheimer is a walkable anomaly in car-dependent Houston. Park the car, and wander wherever the wind takes you.