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Rent a Bus to Explore Museums, Shopping & Family Fun

The sparkling city of Houston is as well known for its beautiful skyline, the third tallest in North America, as it is for its more than 300 city parks. Families can enjoy a picnic in the park or take a ride down a giant water slide. For art lovers, there are a broad range of arts and cultural venues, including the sixth largest art museum in the United States. Shoppers will delight in the largest shopping mall in the state as well as eclectic neighborhood boutiques.

From Houston’s Livestock Show and Rodeo, the largest in the world, and its winning professional sports teams to its colorful Houston Pride Parade, you’ll find that Houston believes is doing everything “bigger and better.”

Planning a school trip, corporate event or bachelor party? You can depend on Western Motorcoach to take the worry out of your travel plans. Great bus rental rates and personal customer service ensure a smooth ride for community organizations, church groups and team travel as well as special events such as wedding activities, birthdays and anniversaries. With our wide-ranging fleet of mini buses, party buses and luxury coaches, we offer city bus charters to locations throughout Texas, including Austin, Dallas and San Antonio. Give us your itinerary and our sales specialists, dispatchers and drivers will do the rest.

Arts, Sports & Historic Sites: Houston is a City with No Limits

Houston calls itself “The City With No Limits.” From NFL football and rodeos to an encyclopedic art collection, historic landmarks and live music, there’s no shortage of things to do inside and outside the Intestate 610 Loop. Below are a just a few of the many museums, landmarks and other points of interest worth a visit during you’re travel through Houston.


  • Entertainment & Amusement Parks — How can you resist riding a water slide named “The Brain Drain?” The seven-story, looping speed slide is just one of the attractions at Wet ‘n’ Wild Splash Town. At night, make a beeline for Bayou Place or downtown Houston for great music and clubs or catch a concert at NRG Stadium, also home to Houston’s annual Livestock Show and Rodeo.
  • Arts & Cultural — In Houston, folks believe in doing everything “bigger and better.” The city is a tapestry of art and culture with Jones hall, the home of the Houston Symphony taking up an entire city block. In the pedestrian-friendly Museum District, 20 cultural institutions –many of them free — make up the tree-lined, culture-filled neighborhood that includes the nation’s sixth largest art museum. Head to the 19-block Theater District to take in the Houston Ballet and Houston Grand Opera.
  •  Restaurants & Shopping — Inside the Lone Star State’s largest shopping mall, the Galleria, you’ll find more than 375 stores, two hotels, an ice rink and endless food options and quickly see why it is a popular destination for visitors. But to get a real taste for Houston, stroll through the city’s various eclectic neighborhoods. Go gallery hopping in Midtown, enjoy the fashion-forward find in West University and bargain hunt along Hawrin Drive. Head to Hempstead Road to the Antique Center of Texas, a former JCPenney department store converted into a 108,000-square-foot venue with more than 190 dealers.
  • Golf Courses & Sports Venues — In Texas, folks take their football seriously, cheering on the Texans at NRG Stadium and professional baseball team Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park and the NBA’s Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center. Gulf Greyhound Park is the world’s largest greyhound racing operation. For golfers, Houston and the surrounding area offers 165 golf courses set amid green woodlands, many designed by leading architects. Redstone Golf Club is home to the Shell Houston Open while BlackHorse Golf Course offers two, 18-hole championship courses.
  • Historic Sites & Landmarks — Pioneers, cowboys and astronauts sum up the history of this Texas city. The space shuttle replica Explorer is now on display at Space Center Houston, NASA’s official visitor’s center for the Johnson Space Center. At 480-acre George Ranch Historical Park, actors portray this area’s history while the San Jacinto Monument commemorates the famed battle where Sam Houston defeated Santa Anna’s Mexican army to help win Texas its independence. Other must-sees include Bayou Bend and Battleship Texas, the last battleship to fight in WW1 and WW2.
  • Parks & Outdoor Activities — Designed as a green city well before it was popular to do so, Houston is home to 337 parks and 200 additional green spaces. The city’s gem is Sam Houston Park, one of a dozen public parks located on the banks of the Buffalo Bayou, the 52-mile slow-moving waterway that was the site of Houston’s founding in 1836. Memorial Park has been dubbed “the largest urban park in Texas,” and inside Paul Rushing Park, the Chain-of-Lakes wildlife habitat covers more than 100 acres and provides a perfect home for native and seasonal birds.
  • Zoos & Aquariums — The Houston Zoo at Hermann Park spans 55 acres and houses 900 species of animals. Also not to be missed, the Downtown Aquarium is a six-acre site, featuring more than 200 aquatic species, built upon the sites of two, historic landmarks. Within the Aquarium Adventure exhibit, you’ll also find a tiger habitat, a rainforest and a Louisiana swamp.

It’s Time to Book Your Houston Bus Charter with Western Motorcoach

Discover Houston on a Western Motorcoach city bus charter. From bachelor parties to church group trips, enjoy a comfortable ride and great bus rental rates. Call or email our professional sales specialists for answers to your questions or for help booking your bus charter. For a free quote or to make a reservation, contact us at 832-328-1318