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Old 04-06-2011, 11:05 PM
 
Location: Plano, TX
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Hi all,
I' am coming back to Houston this weekend. I spent the last weekend enjoyng the natural aspects of Houston (i.e. went hiking and gator watching at Brazos Bend State Park both days I was in the area and went to other natural areas), now I want to enjoy the city itself. I want to get good shots of the downtown, uptown and other skylines in the area and just need to know where would be some good areas to do so.

Also, I got a good idea of where the Museum, Historical, and Art districts are at, I just need some ideas on Souvenier shops for purchasing stuff like Houston T-shirts, window stickers, ect. and suggestions on good restaurants. I will be staying at a hotel near Uptown, but will spend a good amount of time in downtown as well. Thanks!
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Old 04-06-2011, 11:38 PM
 
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Eleanor Tinsley Park - Fourth Ward - Houston, TX

The park is really about 1/2 to 3/4 miles long there is a nice lighted trail that goes under I45

Here are a few videos I made at this park





Also drive down whiteoak close to I10 that does along the bayou & you can see downtown
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Old 04-06-2011, 11:54 PM
 
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How big is this park? I've only walk around the part where you were filming. I try to keep on walking but got tired and headed back. This park seems to go on forever.
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Old 04-07-2011, 12:14 AM
 
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It goes about 2 to 3 block east of 45
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Old 04-07-2011, 07:37 AM
 
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Its the Eleanor Tinsley Park
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Old 04-07-2011, 09:44 AM
 
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Also drive down whiteoak close to I10 that does along the bayou & you can see downtown

Stude Park / White Oak park are where you are describing and have nice views.
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Old 04-07-2011, 09:53 AM
 
Location: League City
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Come up 288 from Pearland and you can see the medical center and downtown all at once.
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Old 04-07-2011, 09:55 AM
 
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Eleanor Tinsley Park - Fourth Ward - Houston, TX

The park is really about 1/2 to 3/4 miles long there is a nice lighted trail that goes under I45

Here are a few videos I made at this park





Also drive down whiteoak close to I10 that does along the bayou & you can see downtown
Nice videos!
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Old 04-07-2011, 10:23 AM
 
Location: NE Houston Texas
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How big is this park? I've only walk around the part where you were filming. I try to keep on walking but got tired and headed back. This park seems to go on forever.
The entire Buffalo Bayou park system is like 4 miles long. All of it is walk able up until Shepard. They plan on connecting it to Memorial park eventually.
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Old 04-07-2011, 10:27 AM
 
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A&M thx
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