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Cities in the Spotlight: Houston

Houston has a very warm climate.

Houston has a very warm climate.

Texas could be a great place if you are a fan of big cities and warm weather. While there are many options, you may want to get your moving containers packed and head to Houston. The city is one of the largest in the country, and it has many attractive aspects.

Houston has a population of more than 2.1 million people, which makes it the most populous city in Texas. If you plan on using public transportation as a resident, it is provided by the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harrison County. This not only includes bus service, but also MetroRail service, which can help you get through the main parts of the city.

The weather in Houston is hot, so if you don't like cold climates, this could be the place for you. The average summer high temperature is 93 degrees, while the average winter low temperature is 45 degrees, according to The Weather Channel. The city also receives a large amount of precipitation. While it ranges mostly between three and four inches per month, this spikes in the summer months.

Because of the city's size, it has multiple places of higher education, and this could be a great idea if you are looking for a options for higher education. The University of Houston, Texas Southern University, Rice University and Houston Baptist University are some of the choices you have.

Houston offers a large number of attractions
Sports are quite popular in Houston, which could make the city a great destination for a sports fan. The city is the home to teams from three of the four major professional sports, including the National Football League's Texans, Major League Baseball's Astros and the National Basketball Association's Rockets. There are also many college sports teams that play in the city, as well.

Houston is the home of the city's Livestock Show and Rodeo, which brings together musicians for concerts, as well as a livestock show and a large rodeo. The event occurs annually, and is one of the most popular events in the city.

The city is also the headquarters of the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, which is one of the main hubs for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The center has multiple events at Space Center Houston.