Explore World-class Attractions in Houston
It’s hard to imagine running out of things to do in Houston, a diverse city that’s a world leader in business, technology, culture and more. Explore art and science museums downtown, shop the boutiques at the charming Old Town Spring, or catch performances by the top names in entertainment at the Toyota Center. If you’re a sports fan, you won’t be disappointed: Houston is home to the Texans (NFL), Rockets (NBA) and Astros (MLB) and hosts professional-league games at multiple state-of-the-art stadiums. Houston is also a leader in scientific innovation and is home to the world’s largest medical center as well as NASA’s Mission Control. Explore the following Houston attractions:
- Downtown Houston
Houston is known for its great entertainment, dining, art and technology. Here are just a few of the exciting attractions you’ll find downtown:
- George Bush Intercontinental Airport (1.5 miles)
IAH is one of America’s top airports, with destinations throughout North America, Central America, the Middle East, Europe and East Asia. The Country Inn & Suites provides a complimentary shuttle to and from the airport for your convenience.
Phone: +1 (281) 443-4551
- Greenspoint Mall (5.4 miles)
Need a little retail therapy? Explore this extra-large mall that features a movie theater, a full-size gymnasium and dining as well as stores like Macy’s, Palais Royal and Adidas.
Phone: +1 (281) 875-6255
- Minute Maid Baseball Park (19 miles)
This 40,000-seat stadium with a retractable roof is home of the Astros, Houston’s Major League Baseball team.
Phone: +1 (713) 259-8000
- NRG Stadium (22 miles)
Catch the excitement of an NFL game as you cheer on the Houston Texans at this state-of-the-art stadium.
Phone: +1 (832) 667-1400
- Old Town Spring (15.8 miles)
This historic village features a variety of unique shops and is a great place to spend a leisurely afternoon.
Phone: +1 (281) 353-9310
- Sam Houston Race Park (13.9 miles)
Watch a thrilling horse race from the stands or from your table at The Winner’s Circle restaurant.
Phone: +1 (281) 807-8700
- SplashTown (14.4 miles)
Beat the summer heat at this family-friendly water park, featuring a wave pool, raft rides and thrill rides including the RipQurl and the Texas Freefall.
Phone: +1 (281) 353-7946
- Texas Medical Center (20 miles)
The world’s largest medical center includes 21 hospitals and is known for quality patient care and innovations in the field of medicine.
Phone: +1 (713) 791-6161
- Toyota Center (19 miles)
This arena is home to the Houston Rockets, the city’s NBA team, and also features performances by the top names in entertainment, from AC/DC to Beyoncé.
Phone: +1 (713) 758-7200
- World Houston International Business Center (1 mile)
This major business park near the IAH airport includes 25 buildings as well as a golf course.