Fodor"s Houston and Galveston.

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Houston can be divided neatly into three major areas. The city's very modern downtown (which includes the theater district) inspired one architecture critic to declare Houston "America's future.".

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Read the Fodor's reviews, or post your own. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Excerpted from Fodor's Texas. Description: vii, pages: illustrations ; 18 cm.

Book Hotels. Things to Do in Galveston 50 miles E of Houston. Galveston is a port city on a barrier island opposite the mainland coast from Houston. Its main attractions are the downtown historic district with its Victorian commercial buildings and houses.

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Galveston--a small, flat island off the Texas Gulf coast--has seen some of the state's most amazing history and fascinating people. First settled by the Karankawa Indians, long suspected of cannibalism, it was where the stranded Cabeza de Vaca came ashore in the 16th century.

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