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Hermann Park, Houston

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Since 1914, Hermann Park has been one of the most visited public parks in Houston. Take your pick among the options, such as beautiful gardens, a zoo, an outdoor theater, and a museum. Play 18 holes at the Hermann Park Golf Course, the first desegregated golf course in the United States, or aim for a more educational experience at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. At the Houston Garden Center, you can immerse yourself in the enchanting aromas of fresh roses. The park features a picnic area and many walking paths. Put Hermann Park on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Houston road trip app .
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  • Hermann Park is huge, beautiful and well-kept. Walking in the park both in the summer and in the winter is very pleasant . Apart from the natural charm, there are attractions, such as the zoo and the ...  more »
  • It is a park that has everything inside or nearby, has Zoo, museums, golf course, an auditorium, the red line of the metro drops you off in the Park, you can go to all these places, or simply being in the park or exercise
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  • This park is awesome! Lots of parking around. Japan Festival is held here every year! Its free for everyone. Oh and the Japanese Garden is here too. Check it out if you haven't been there. Really beau...  more »
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  • Hermann Park is great. It has something for everyone. My son and I were looking to ride the train. It was available for an amazing low price. He had lots of fun and so did I. We also went to the park and I enjoyed how the park has a section designed for 2-5 year old children. He felt really good about the selection of park items. Take a moment and visit if you are looking for a great park.
  • Hermann Park is a fantastic urban retreat. It is a real jewel in the middle of one of the largest cities in America. There are countless places to go and things to see, evidenced by the huge number of people you can find there on any given Saturday. About the only issue is parking, as it can take some time to find a decent parking spot near where you want to be. But whether you want to go to one of the museums, go out on a paddle boat, go to the zoo or one of the many more activities, you can find it here and have a great time.
  • This is one of the best places in Houston. Really peaceful and everything is well maintained. Must visit the Japanese Gardens and if you want a tour of the park you could ride in a train which runs through the park. McGovern Continental Gardens is also very close by and should make a point to visit that as well. And if you get a chance to experience a show at Miller outdoor theatre, one should not miss that opportunity. Also, make sure you don't litter the place as some people don't like cleanliness.
  • I absolutely love this serene area of Hermann Park, The Japanese Friendship Garden! The whole park is absolutely wonderful & the people are wonderful to. Word of advice "Your missing out if you haven't been here!" (Also all park personnel are friendly and helpful)
  • This Park is a Houston landmark. Right in the heat of the museum district and adjoining the zoo, this large park serves as an oasis during the hot summer months. The open air theatre hosts many incredible evening shows throughout the summer season. You can walk your dog, go for a run or just sit back and relax on the lush grass mounds. With plentiful parking available, Herman Park is a must visit for all Houston families and tourists.

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If you come to Houston to splurge while on holiday, book a luxurious room at a downtown hotel. This area is an ideal base for getting to know Houston, offering you a chance to stay within walking distance of one of the country's largest theater districts. Houston bills itself as the "Energy Capital of the World," so it's no surprise that it houses many "green" hotels, their garages designed to cater to electric vehicle owners. For something completely different, enjoy a Texas country experience at a working ranch outside the city limits.
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