THE BEST WAY
From LAX to Houston Intercontinental Airport, Continental offers nonstop service, and connecting service (change of planes) is offered on United, US Airways, American and Delta. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $384.
WHAT TO SEE
Beer Can House, 222 Malone St.; (713) 926-6368, http://www.orangeshow.org/beer-can-house. Admission $2; open noon-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. It is a permanent exhibit of the Orange Show Monument, 2401 Munger St., http://www.orangeshow.org, which is now closed until mid-March.
Project Row Houses, 2521 Holman St.; (713) 526-7662, http://www.projectrowhouses.org. Admission free. Open noon-4 p.m. Wednesday-Sundays.
National Museum of Funeral History, 415 Barren Springs Drive; (281) 876-3063, http://www.nmfh.org. Admission: $10 for adults, $9 for senior and $7 for children. Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, noon-5 p.m. Saturdays, noon-4 p.m. Sundays.