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==Do==
 
==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.
 
*<do name="At the Helm Charters and Sailing School" address="" phone="281-334-4101" url=""></do>
 
*<do name="Captain Kidd Charters" address="" phone="281-334-5433" url=""></do>
 
*<do name="Gateway Charters/Southwest Sailing Ventures" address="" phone="281-334-4606" url=""></do>
 
*<do name="Houston Yacht Sales Inc." address="" phone="281-334-1400 " url=""></do>
 
*<do name="Lighthouse Charters" address="" phone="713-822-0825 " url=""></do>
 
  
===Fish===
 
The area is renowned for its fishing.  Red Drum are a popular hunt, as are croaker, flounder, and trout.
 
*<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>
 
*<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==
* <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>
 
  
 
==Eat==
 
==Eat==
* <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==
 
==Drink==
* <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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==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
* '''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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* '''Best Western NASA''', 889 W Bay Area Boulevard, ''+1 281'' 338-6000, Fax: ''+1 281'' 338-2834, [http://book.bestwestern.com/bestwestern/productInfo.do?propertyCode=44378].
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* '''Motel 6 Houston - NASA''', 1001 West NASA Road 1, ''+1 281'' 332-4581, Fax: ''+1 281'' 332-0341, [http://www.motel6.com/reservations/motel_detail.asp?MotelId=0551].
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==Get out==
 
==Get out==
 
* '''[[Houston]]'''
 
* '''[[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.
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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 08:39, 24 March 2008

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.

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