Webster is a big-hearted city where you can explore local attractions or sightsee in Downtown Houston. Birdwatch in a lush wetland-covered park and fill up on Lone Star State classics like chicken-fried steaks. Space Centre Houston is the star attraction and takes you behind the scenes of NASA mission control rooms.
Things to do in Webster
Take flight at the Space Centre Houston. The centre is operated by NASA and takes you behind the scenes of the legendary HQ. Interactive displays spotlight famous missions like Apollo and Mercury, while tram tours take you into the high-profile Mission Control centre. You can peer into operations rooms and learn about what it takes to launch spaceships and rockets.
Texas Avenue Park is one of the most popular green spaces in the city and features playgrounds, picnic areas and a summer splash pad. Discover a lush wetland ecosystem at Nassau Bay Peninsula Wildlife Park. The 30-hectare park is laced with scenic trails and boardwalks. Keep an eye out for herons, egrets and other birdlife.
Everything is bigger in Texas, especially when it comes to meals. Webster is a great place to try iconic dishes from the Lone Star State, including enormous chicken-fried steaks and huge bowls of “cowboy chili” topped with melted cheese and served with a side of cornbread. Wash down your meal with a can of Dr Pepper, a much-loved soft drink created in Texas.
Head into Downtown Houston and spend the day sightseeing in Space City. Admire everything from Renaissance oil paintings to modern American landscapes at the Museum of Fine Arts. Watch the Houston Astros baseball team hit home runs at Minute Maid Park and fill up on popcorn, hot dogs and other ballpark staples.
Getting around Webster
Downtown Webster is compact and easy to get around on foot. The city is in Harris County, a 40-minute drive from Downtown Houston or 1.5 hours by bus. George Bush Intercontinental Airport is a one-hour drive away.