The Bayou City
Known as the Bayou City, Houston is crisscrossed by a number of bayous -- sluggish, slow-moving streams. Many of them flow into Buffalo Bayou, the site of the city’s birthplace at Allen’s Landing Park at the foot of Main Street in downtown.
The Battle of San Jacinto
Bats on the Bayou.
What does Houston have in common with condensed milk?
Where are the cowboys, cactus, and cattle?
Why is Houston the Emerald City?
Houston Urban Adventures unlock the secrets of Houston and Texas. Join us on a Heart of the Tunnel Walk or a Historic Downtown Pub Crawl to find out what makes the city tick and get acquainted with the local food, culture, and traditions.
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