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Old 11-13-2008, 01:49 PM
 
Location: Houston, TX
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I have company coming in next week that wants to also visit Dallas, so we are going to drive up. Since I am very new to the Houston area, I'm not sure if there is anything interesting to stop by on our way there.
Any ideas? Thanks!
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Old 11-13-2008, 01:50 PM
 
Location: Texas
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I have company coming in next week that wants to also visit Dallas, so we are going to drive up. Since I am very new to the Houston area, I'm not sure if there is anything interesting to stop by on our way there.
Any ideas? Thanks!
Just dirt and armadillos........
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Old 11-13-2008, 01:52 PM
 
Location: from houstoner to bostoner to new yorker;)
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Just dirt and armadillos........
That's not true... you forgot cows and horses grazing in pastures.
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Old 11-13-2008, 01:52 PM
 
Location: Houston, TX
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Just dirt and armadillos........
That's what I thought.
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Old 11-13-2008, 02:01 PM
 
Location: 77059
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Pit stop @ Woody's Smokehouse in Centerville.
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Old 11-13-2008, 02:04 PM
 
Location: south by midwest
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There's the world-famous Sam Houston statue just outside Huntsville, of course.
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Old 11-13-2008, 02:08 PM
 
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I make that trip pretty regularly (live in DFW with both my family and the in-laws in Houston), and it's a very long and uneventful drive. tstone's suggestion of stopping in at Woody's is a good one. Take a bio break and grab some awesome jerky while you're there. Maybe stop at the giant Sam Houston statue outside of Huntsville. But really, that's about it.
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Old 11-13-2008, 02:15 PM
 
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They're right, there's really not much to see. There's a nice prison and it's museum if you'd care to do that. Or, you can stop under the "Prison Area - Do Not Pickup Hitchhikers" sign for some photos but that's about it LOL.
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Old 11-13-2008, 02:21 PM
 
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Isn't there a Sam Houston museum as well as the statue in Huntsville?
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Old 11-13-2008, 03:49 PM
 
Location: Sugar Land, Texas
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Yes, stop in Huntsville to see the statue and museum... also:

Sam Houston Memorial Museum
Texas Prison Museum

You could also browse around the SHSU campus if colleges are of interest. I happen to find Huntsville to be a quaint and neat town.

-Michael
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