Transportation and attraction deals in Houston
Houston is one of the largest cities in the nation, so it's no surprise the destination is home to a multitude of museums, a plethora of boutique shops and eateries, and a vibrant music scene. During your visit, you're going to need reliable transportation to get around this big city, so start shopping forHouston rental cars ahead of time. Thrifty Car Rental offers excellent Houston deals. Then make your way to these no-cost attractions:
The Menil Collection
A Houston car rental can get you over to Sul Ross Street, where The Menil Collection is located. This locally-renowned institution houses the art collection of John and Dominique de Menil, philanthropists from the early 20th century. It's considered one of the greatest collections of the era, featuring more than 16,000 pieces. The galleries are divided into four categories according to time period: antiquity, 20th century, Byzantine and Medieval. The more modern pieces have a focus on Surrealism. Expect to find masterpieces by artists such as Belgian painter Luc Tuymans and German photographer Wols.
Miller Outdoor Theatre
Drive your Houston car rental to the Miller Outdoor Theatre, which is located in Hermann Park, to enjoy a free live performance. The outside venue, which is situated on 7.5 acres of lush land, seats more than 1,700 people and features musical acts, ballet and other dance artists, Shakespearean theater and movie screenings. Bring along some refreshing beverages and a picnic to enjoy out on the grass (note that glass containers are not allowed). Regular peformances are scheduled between March and November, but the theater also features free activities and showings during the rest of the year.