One Small Step and One Giant Leap

The Apollo 11 Moon Landing was a historic moment for our Nation, while also being a major event for the City of Houston. In many ways, it challenged the expectations of what mankind could accomplish. The Johnson Space Center and NASA Headquarters are located just south of Houston near Interstate 45 (I-45). With the 50th anniversary of the historic event approaching, many local businesses are offering space themed deals, meals and discounts. See how you can make the most of your July while celebrating the small step for man and giant leap for mankind! We have cultivated a few of our favorites below along with recommendations from the City of Houston’s travel bureau!

Ooh La La Dessert Boutique -770 W. Sam Houston Pkwy N., Ste 500, Houston, Texas 77024

Photo: @oohlalasweets

NASA Themed goodies, including a freeze dried strawberry cupcake!

The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa -111 N. Post Oak Ln., Houston, Texas 77024


“Mission Control” Cocktail- Balcones Texas Rye Whiskey, Bitters, blow torched coffee grounds, dry ice

The Classic – 5922 Washington Ave., Houston, Texas 77007

Photo: @theclassichouston

In July, The Classic is serving up a retro 1969 menu, with hi-lights such as Beef Bourguinon with 44 Farms Beef Short Rib, Chicken a la King with Red Quinoa, and Onion Dip.


So, even if the RSVLTS Headquarters is in New Jersey, the online retailer has drawn up some pretty great button ups to mark the occasion. Fair warning, the sizing can run a little small, so check the measurements before you click yes. Then, go Dare Mighty Things!

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