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Minute Maid Park
Minute Maid Park: "I think it's amazing that something old like that can become new again." Photo courtesy of Visit Houston
Museum of Fine Arts Houston
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston: "It actually has the largest collection in the southwest United States. It's just one of my favorites." Photo courtesy of Visit Houston
George Ranch Historical Park Horses
George Ranch: "It's a little bit like colonial Williamsburg, where you can actually go and experience Texas history from the 1830s to the 1950s." Photo courtesy of Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau
Underbelly wine bar
"I'm a huge fan of Underbelly. It's a fantastic restaurant. And we have 10,000 like it. It's hard to pick one obviously." Photo by Julie Soefer for Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau
San Jacinto Monument
San Jacinto Monument: "I think it's a beautiful, beautiful monument, and again, it tells a great story." Photo courtesy of Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau
Jorge Franz senior vice president of tourism at Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau
Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau senior vice president of tourism Jorge Franz. Courtesy photo