Houston

A trip to Houston who are 6 hours behind GMT.

lots to do here and this website has lots of ideas https://www.visithoustontexas.com/

Transport

Its 6 bucks flat fare to travel anywhere down town by taxi.

Its 60 mins to town on a 004  bus to Texas Medical Center Transit Center then a 700 metro to downtown.

Monday

Train at 14:39 South Gyle arrives 18:46 Manchester airport. Stay at Crowne Plaza.

Tuesday 

check in at 07:00 flight at 10:00. Singapore Airlines SQ 52 arrives Houston at 15:20. Houston Rockets play Minnesota Timberwolves at 19:00 in the Toyota Center which we will watch on TV and chill.

Wed

Go downtown where the action is? Buffalo Bayou Park Tour today – by bike. A visit to the Buffalo Park Cistern. Howard Hughes grave. The bat colony.

Thu

Space Centre Houston in morning  then Galveston, once the biggest city in Texas,  with its historic pier, tree sculptures afte the hurricane and many other things to see.  for afternoon and possibly eat here. 60 minutes home.

Fri

Napa Valley wine tour possible? Visit National Museum of Funerals. Visit old town Spring and do ghost tour at 8pm?

Sat

We head out to Killens BBQ  today which is only open on a Saturday or Sunday.

An alternative is the St Patricks day concert in Market Square Park at 1pm with food, games and live music by Blaggards (2-3 PM)! Then head out in our green attire to the neighborhood’s eclectic bars and restaurants for drink specials on all our Irish favorites.

Houston Dynamo v Seattle Sounders 19:30 kick off at BBVA Stadium

Sun

Houston Rodeo at NRG Stadium and see Dierks Bentley play at 15:45.

Mon

At Patrick’s Day parade 12 noon downtown Houston. Levy Park has hunt the leprechaun or there is the Lucky Pub trail with green beer. Start at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck.

Tuesday

Checkin at flight at 16:40 for flight at 19:40 arrives Manchester 09:30 Wed

Wednesday

Train at 10:28 or 12:07 arrives Edinburgh 14:17 or 15:36. Open return.

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