With a population of over 140,000 people, Pasadena is the second largest city in Harris County and boasts an impressive amount of things to do and sights to see. The city is known for being the home of the Johnson Space Center, as well as various museums and beautiful nature. Visit here for an interesting blend of history and culture on a quiet getaway with friends and family.
There are plenty of things to do in Pasadena to keep the whole family entertained. Take a stroll around the San Jacinto Museum of History to learn about the past of Pasadena and the state of Texas. Guided tours are available for travelers especially keen to know all the details.
Elsewhere, Heritage Park Museum has a wide selection of displays showing artifacts from across the decades and telling the story of the battle of San Jacinto. Not to mention, how Pasadena helped immensely in the creation of a new, free Texas.
For the budding astronauts of your group, the Johnson Space Center over in Houston is only 25 minutes away and is a must-visit. The center boasts interesting attractions like counting capsules, astronaut trainers, a Saturn V rocket, and the Northrup Grumman Theater where guests can watch films of a real rocket flight. As there's so much to get involved with here, devote a whole day to the center to make the most of all the exhibits.
While in town, for the little ones (and maybe the big ones), Houston Zoo is a family-friendly spot with a range of animals to see and learn about. From mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and much more, you're likely to leave with a new request for a pet!
The best time to visit Pasadena is around late March to mid-May when temperatures are cooler and perfect for hiking and outdoor activities. Late September to early November is ideal for the warmest temperatures, averaging in the high 80s and little to no rainfall.
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Those looking to get some work finished during their trip to Pasadena can choose from 50 places to stay that have WiFi. 14 of our accommodations come with breakfast in the price. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 11 accommodations that have gym facilities. Driving to Pasadena? Then choose one of the 49 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We have 11 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.
If you're traveling with a furry friend, then be sure to select one of the 9 pet-friendly accommodations available.
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