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'''Webster''' is a city in [[USA]].
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'''Webster''' is a city near [[Houston]], [[Texas]].
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==Understand==
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A suburb of the expansive Houston, Webster has become forever associated with NASA and the bay area.
  
 
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==See==
 
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*<see name="Johnson Space Center" address="2101 NASA Parkway, Houston" directions="" phone="281-483-0123" fax="" email="" url="http://www.nasa.gov/centers/johnson/home/index.html" hours="" price="">Rocket park is available for personal tours, though the Saturn V rocket is covered for maintenance.</see>
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* <see name="Space Center Houston" address="1601 NASA Road 1, Webster (located 25 miles south of downtown Houston in the NASA/Clear Lake area)" phone="281-244-2100" email="" fax="" hours="Summer hours: June 10am-7pm, July 9am-7pm, August 10am-5pm, 10am-7pm Weekends.  Winter hours: Mon-Fri 10am-5pm, Sat-Sun 10am-6pm." price="$17.95 Adults, $13.95 Children (4-11), discounts for seniors. Parking $5" url="http://www.spacecenter.org">Indoor fun space museum with lots of hands-on space-science exhibits and artifacts from the full history of U.S. space exploration.  A big hit with kids, but informative for adults. A highlight are the two tram tours of NASA's Johnson Space Center, one of which includes a visit to Mission Control and actual Apollo and Mercury launch vehicles, the other focuses on astronaut training facilities.</see>
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* <see name="Kemah Boardwalk" address="" phone="" email="" fax="" hours="" price="" url="http://www.kemahboardwalk.com/">A small theme park and recreational area on Galveston Bay in [[Kemah]].</see>
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
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===Sail===
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There are several marinas that offer various yachting services.  Consider chartering a sailboat for half a day, or looking into a weekend-long sailing certification course.
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*<do name="At the Helm Charters and Sailing School" address="" phone="281-334-4101" url=""></do>
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*<do name="Captain Kidd Charters" address="" phone="281-334-5433" url=""></do>
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*<do name="Gateway Charters/Southwest Sailing Ventures" address="" phone="281-334-4606" url=""></do>
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*<do name="Houston Yacht Sales Inc." address="" phone="281-334-1400 " url=""></do>
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*<do name="Lighthouse Charters" address="" phone="713-822-0825 " url=""></do>
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===Fish===
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The area is renowned for its fishing.  Red Drum are a popular hunt, as are croaker, flounder, and trout.
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*<do name="Flipt" address="243 Marina Bay Dr" directions="" phone="281-334-6506" fax="" email="" url="" hours="" price="">Sporting goods, including kayaks and canoes.</do>
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*<do name="Marburgers Sporting Goods" address="1400 Bayport Blvd, Seabrook" directions="north on TX-146, just over the bridge, an orange building on the right side" phone="281-474-3229" fax="" email="" url="" hours="" price="">Outfit for hunting or fishing.  Knowledgable staff, decent selection.</do>
  
 
==Buy==
 
==Buy==
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* <buy name="Baybrook Mall" address="500 Baybrook Mall (IH-45 South at Bay Area Blvd.), Friendswood" phone="281-488-4620" email="" fax="" hours="10-9 Mo-Sa, 11-7 Su" price="" url=""></buy>
  
 
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==Eat==
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* <eat name="Tokyo Bowl" address="2402 Bay Area Blvd." phone="281-480-5311" email="" fax="" hours="" price="$10" url="">Japanese fast food.</eat>
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* <eat name="Chabuca's" address="316 NASA-1, Webster" phone="281-554-8000" email="reservation@chabucas.com" fax="281-332-5029" hours="" price="" url="http://www.chabucas.com/">South American style food and buffet, great atmosphere.</eat>
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* <drink name="BJ's Restaurant and Brewery" address="515 W. Bay Area Blvd., Webster" phone="281-316-3037" email="" fax="281-316-4213" hours="11 am - 12 am MO-TH, 11 am - 1 am FR" price="$4/pt" url="http://www.bjsrestaurants.com/locationdetail.aspx?lcID=24">A brewpub with several house brews and a variety of microbrews available.</drink>
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* <drink name="BJ's Restaurant and Brewery" address="515 W. Bay Area Blvd., Webster" phone="281-316-3037" email="" fax="281-316-4213" hours="11 am - 12 am MO-TH, 11 am - 1 am FR" price="$4/pt" url="http://www.bjsrestaurants.com/locationdetail.aspx?lcID=24">A brewpub with several house brews and a variety of microbrews available.</drink>
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* <drink name="The Outpost Tavern" address="18113 Egret Bay Blvd. (At NASA-1)" phone="281-333-1235" email="OutPostFriends@ATT.net" fax="" hours="" price="" url="http://www.outpost-tavern.net/">Dingy local bar with a colorful crowd, (inaccurately) portrayed as an astronaut hangout in movies like Space Cowboys and Rocketman (but no less worth the visit).</drink>
  
 
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* '''Microtel Inn & Suites Houston (Clear Lake City)''', 1620 Nasa Rd , Tel: (281) 335-0800,[http://microtelinn.com/reservations/locationdetail.asp?facid=994].
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==Get out==
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* '''[[Houston]]'''
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* '''[[Galveston]]''' Only about an hour's drive southeast from the city, Houstonians go to Galveston island for its beaches, the Strand, Schlitterbahn Waterpark Galveston, and Moody Gardens.
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* '''[[Kemah]]''' Smaller and on the Bay, it features the Boardwalk and plenty of small businesses and sights to see.
  
 
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Revision as of 16:27, 27 April 2007

Webster is a city near Houston, Texas.

Contents

Understand

A suburb of the expansive Houston, Webster has become forever associated with NASA and the bay area.

Get in

Get around

See

  • Johnson Space Center, 2101 NASA Parkway, Houston, 281-483-0123, [1]. Rocket park is available for personal tours, though the Saturn V rocket is covered for maintenance.
  • Space Center Houston, 1601 NASA Road 1, Webster (located 25 miles south of downtown Houston in the NASA/Clear Lake area), 281-244-2100, [2]. Summer hours: June 10am-7pm, July 9am-7pm, August 10am-5pm, 10am-7pm Weekends. Winter hours: Mon-Fri 10am-5pm, Sat-Sun 10am-6pm.. Indoor fun space museum with lots of hands-on space-science exhibits and artifacts from the full history of U.S. space exploration. A big hit with kids, but informative for adults. A highlight are the two tram tours of NASA's Johnson Space Center, one of which includes a visit to Mission Control and actual Apollo and Mercury launch vehicles, the other focuses on astronaut training facilities. $17.95 Adults, $13.95 Children (4-11), discounts for seniors. Parking $5.
  • Kemah Boardwalk, [3]. A small theme park and recreational area on Galveston Bay in Kemah.

Do

Sail

There are several marinas that offer various yachting services. Consider chartering a sailboat for half a day, or looking into a weekend-long sailing certification course.

  • At the Helm Charters and Sailing School, 281-334-4101.
  • Captain Kidd Charters, 281-334-5433.
  • Gateway Charters/Southwest Sailing Ventures, 281-334-4606.
  • Houston Yacht Sales Inc., 281-334-1400.
  • Lighthouse Charters, 713-822-0825.

Fish

The area is renowned for its fishing. Red Drum are a popular hunt, as are croaker, flounder, and trout.

  • Flipt, 243 Marina Bay Dr, 281-334-6506. Sporting goods, including kayaks and canoes.
  • Marburgers Sporting Goods, 1400 Bayport Blvd, Seabrook (north on TX-146, just over the bridge, an orange building on the right side), 281-474-3229. Outfit for hunting or fishing. Knowledgable staff, decent selection.

Buy

  • Baybrook Mall, 500 Baybrook Mall (IH-45 South at Bay Area Blvd.), Friendswood, 281-488-4620. 10-9 Mo-Sa, 11-7 Su.

Eat

  • Tokyo Bowl, 2402 Bay Area Blvd., 281-480-5311. Japanese fast food. $10.
  • Chabuca's, 316 NASA-1, Webster, 281-554-8000 (, fax: 281-332-5029), [4]. South American style food and buffet, great atmosphere.
  • BJ's Restaurant and Brewery, 515 W. Bay Area Blvd., Webster, 281-316-3037 (fax: 281-316-4213), [5]. 11 am - 12 am MO-TH, 11 am - 1 am FR. A brewpub with several house brews and a variety of microbrews available. $4/pt.


Drink

  • BJ's Restaurant and Brewery, 515 W. Bay Area Blvd., Webster, 281-316-3037 (fax: 281-316-4213), [6]. 11 am - 12 am MO-TH, 11 am - 1 am FR. A brewpub with several house brews and a variety of microbrews available. $4/pt.
  • The Outpost Tavern, 18113 Egret Bay Blvd. (At NASA-1), 281-333-1235 (), [7]. Dingy local bar with a colorful crowd, (inaccurately) portrayed as an astronaut hangout in movies like Space Cowboys and Rocketman (but no less worth the visit).

Sleep

  • Microtel Inn & Suites Houston (Clear Lake City), 1620 Nasa Rd , Tel: (281) 335-0800,[8].


Get out

  • Houston
  • Galveston Only about an hour's drive southeast from the city, Houstonians go to Galveston island for its beaches, the Strand, Schlitterbahn Waterpark Galveston, and Moody Gardens.
  • Kemah Smaller and on the Bay, it features the Boardwalk and plenty of small businesses and sights to see.
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