Cheap Houston Vacations

Your Houston vacation

Houston, Texas, is one of the largest cities in the state. The area is also a popular tourist destination, due to its many attractions and entertainment offerings. Visitors who plan their Houston travel arrangements around specific annual events may be surprised to learn that the city is also home to several year-round sightseeing spots, including museums, amusement parks, and shopping centers. To plan a Houston vacation itinerary, tourists should be sure to include a day trip to nearby Galveston Island, which also features beaches and water parks. Houston is also a haven for sporting events, serving as home to several professional sport teams.

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Cheap Houston Vacation Packages

Club Quarters in Houston

Restored, landmark hotel in the middle of downtown HoustonClub Quarters Houston is a beautifully restored, landmark hotel that showcases the best of the area's history while offering a range of modern amenities. Dark wood accents, lush fabrics and elegant details make the lobby, rooms and restaurant into sophisticated spaces that feel welcoming and comfortable. Club Quarters Houston is near all the city's major office buildings, and close to trendy nightspots, restaurants and shopping. The hotel is close to downtown's light rail system, so guests can travel around the city with ease. Highlights Located in the center of downtown HoustonRestored landmark hotelClose to dining and entertainment attractions RoomsClub Quarters guest rooms feature elegant details that make guests feel pampered and comfortable. Rooms boast cozy, overstuffed armchairs, distinctive headboards, soft lighting and dark wood accents. Every room offers free chilled water, free high-speed Internet access, flat screen TV, work desks, ergonomic work chair, pillow-top mattress, plush comforter and coffee/tea maker. Some suites feature kitchenettes with microwaves, refrigerators and stoves. Also available is a two-bedroom apartment with two bathrooms, separate living area, dining table for four and full-size kitchen. Property featuresClub Quarters is close to Main Street, a plaza with many restaurants, bars and nightclubs. Just a short walk away is Houston's renowned theater district as well as the George R. Brown Convention Center. The Toyota Center, home to the NBA Houston Rockets, is less than a mile from the hotel. DiningClub Quarters boasts a distinctive restaurant, Table 7 Bistro. The eatery serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and is decorated in bright colors with contrasting dark wood, giving the dining area a fun, funky atmosphere. The restaurant's cuisine features American classics with innovative twists, such as the Reuben sandwich made with chicken, or the mahi mahi burger with cilantro. TransportationHouston Hobby Airport (9.5 mi/15.2 km)George Bush Intercontinental Airport (15.7 mi/25.3 km) Nearby attractions Toyota Center (0.5 mi/0.8 km)Minute Maid Park (5.5 mi/8.9 km)Reliant Stadium (5.8 mi/9/3 km) BusinessBusiness centerMeeting RoomsFree High-speed Internet access
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La Quinta Inn Houston Northwest

3 stars
3.4 / 5 64 reviews
The La Quinta Inn-Houston Northwest was recently named a 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award winner! NEW! Samsung Flat-panel TVs with 30 channels of HD programming. Easy-access Plug-and-Play feature makes it simple to connect electronics. For the best value and best location, stay at the La Quinta Inn Houston Northwest, just minutes from the Galleria Mall. In just a short drive, reach NASA Johnson Space Center, the Kemah Boardwalk, and the Gulf Beaches of Galveston. For events at George Brown Convention Center, Minute Maid Stadium, Toyota Center, and Baseball USA, this is the place to stay. We are about 10 miles from the University of Houston and Rice University. All rooms have interior corridor access and come with free high-speed Internet access, comfortable pillow-top mattresses, and much more. Fax/copy services available at the 24-hour front desk. Start your day with an extensive Free Bright Side BreakfastTM. Afterward, head out to the refreshing year-round outdoor pool or work out in the fitness center. We have bus, RV, and truck parking available and laundry facilities for our guests, so book as many rooms as you want and stay as long as you like! Conveniently located off I-290, eight miles from downtown. We are a mile from the Brookhollow Business Park, ExxonMobil, and Cooper Industries.
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Hotel Derek

Urban sophistication abounds in this elegant Houston luxury hotel With distinctive furnishings and sumptuous decor, Hotel Derek exudes an air of urban sophistication. The hotel pairs stunning design elements with impeccable guest service. Dark wood accents, leather couches and rich fabrics throughout the lobby blend with striking details like exotic flowers and contemporary artworks. Hotel Derek is close to The Galleria Shopping Center, trendy nightspots and fine dining. ADA-compliant facilities and Wi-Fi access are available on throughout Hotel Derek. Highlights Penthouse suites with private balconies that offer cityscape viewsSplash pool with movie wallComplimentary high-speed Wi-Fi accessFitness center, posh restaurant and Starbucks on site RoomsHotel Derek guest rooms are sophisticated spaces accented with Texas details like cowhide rugs, leather chairs and splashes of color. Every one of the 312 guest rooms, suites and business studio rooms features amenities to make guests feel at home. The hotel's rooms offer plush beds, abundant pillows, mini-bar, soft bathrobes, hair dryer, large in-room safe and coffee/tea maker. Suites feature separate living room areas, large glass desks and balconies that offer downtown views. ADA-compliant rooms are also on offer. Property features Hotel Derek's stylish restaurant serves innovative cuisine in a sophisticated setting. The restaurant is known for its wine list, creative dishes and red-tinged decor. Amenities abound at Hotel Derek, including a complimentary overnight shoe shine, free newspaper delivered to guest rooms, a 24-hour business center, guest laundry facilities and in-house clothes pressing service (fees apply). Guests working in offices close to the hotel are provided with free transportation in the hotel's chauffeured, black stretch SUV. RecreationThe 24-hour fitness center features state-of-the-art machines, including a full range of cardio and resistance training equipment by Life Fitness as well as treadmills, bicycles and stair climbers. Hotel Derek's pool area provides an oasis of relaxation. The stylish terrace features comfortable, luxurious lounge chairs and a refreshing beverage or cocktail can be delivered poolside. Transportation Houston Hobby Airport (22 mi/35.4 km)George Bush Intercontinental Airport (30 mi/48.2 km)Free transportation to offices within three-mile radius of hotel Nearby attractionsThe Galleria Shopping Center (0.2 mi/ 0.3 kmRiver Oaks neighborhood (1 mi/1.6 km)Montrose District (4 mi/ 6.4 km)Bayou Place (6 mi/ 9.6 km)Downtown Houston (6 mi/ 9.6 km) Business Business centerMeeting roomsHigh-speed Wireless Internet Access Policies and FeesThe property charges $28 per night for valet and $14 per day for day or event parking.
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Omni Houston Hotel

4 stars
4.0 / 5 43 reviews
Luxury oasis a short walk from the Galleria shopping mall Visitors to Houston will discover a luxurious oasis at Omni Houston Hotel, located near the famed Houston Galleria shopping mall. Sitting on impeccably manicured grounds, the Omni Houston Hotel features top accommodations inside and outside of its 378 spacious guest rooms, including 33 luxury suites. All rooms at Omni Houston Hotel include impressive views of the city skyline or the hotel's pool area. Guests enjoy the nightlife at the hotel's Black Swan, recently named Houston's best hotel bar. HighlightsTwo outdoor swimming poolsSelection of salon and spa treatmentsHotel owns two black swans and holds daily feedingsPoolside massage treatmentThe Houston Press named Black Swan the Best Hotel Bar in Houston in 2008     RoomsOmni Houston Hotel offers deluxe, gracefully decorated accommodations in its 378 rooms and 33 luxury suites. The hotel's deluxe rooms offer 305 to 315 square feet of space with one king or two double beds and a sitting area, while suites offer pullout sofas and sitting rooms elegantly separated by French doors. The hotel's Presidential Suite offers more than 1,400 square feet of living space, with a sitting area with two large sofas and lounge chairs, fireplace and walk-out balcony.   All rooms include complimentary Wi-Fi, marble baths, plush robes, nightly turndown service, foam or feather pillows, fully stocked refreshment center, coffeemaker, lighted makeup/shaving mirror, scale, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, complimentary newspaper, alarm clock with MP3 plug-in and smartdesk with dataport.   EntertainmentGuests enjoy the nightlife at the hotel's Black Swan, recently named Houston's best hotel bar. RecreationOmni Houston Hotel is known for its luxurious spa and salon amenities. Mokara Spa at the Omni Houston Hotel offers a full menu of spa services to rejuvenate and invigorate guests. The 7,100-square-foot spa includes a full fitness center with views of the pool area and nearby swan pond. The spa also features a wet treatment room and six additional treatment rooms as guests are pampered with a soothing facial, body treatment, massage, manicure or pedicure. In addition, the Cerón Salon offers hair, make-up and nail services. TransportationWilliam P. Hobby Airport (19 mi/34 km)  Nearby attractionsHouston Galleria (1 mi/1.6 km)SplashTown Water Park (13 mi/21 km)George R. Brown Convention Center (6 mi/10 km)Houston Zoo (9 mi/16 km)Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center (25 mi/40 km)   Business12 meeting roomsFree high-speed Internet10,000-square-foot grand ballroom  
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Courtyard Houston Medical Center

3 stars
4.3 / 5 24 reviews
The New Courtyard by Marriott Houston Medical Center provides greater flexibility and choices for all our guests. This Medical Center/Reliant Park hotel is within minutes to major centers in Houston such as the Texas Medical Center which houses the world renowned MD Anderson, Reliant Park, Downtown Houston, the famous Business District of the Galleria but also close to companies such as Shell, Schlumberger, R-Stahl and NDT System. The highlights of this new hotel features an inviting lobby, flexible spaces to work or relax in, free Wi-Fi throughout and easy access to the latest news, weather and airport conditions via our GoBoard. During your stay experience The Bistro - Eat. Drink. Connect which provides guests with healthy food and beverage offerings in the morning and evening dinner service with cocktails. We offer complimentary shuttle service to area hospitals and shopping centers. Your stay at the Courtyard by Marriott Houston Medical Center is sure to be more comfortable and productive.
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Cheap Flights
Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
New York Houston Fri, Apr 25 - Tue, Apr 29 $288
Los Angeles Houston Wed, May 21 - Wed, May 28 $247
Washington DC Houston Tue, May 6 - Tue, May 13 $293
Atlanta Houston Wed, May 28 - Mon, Jun 2 $237
Chicago Houston Sat, May 24 - Wed, May 28 $207
Newark Houston Fri, Apr 25 - Tue, Apr 29 $282
Seattle Houston Tue, Apr 29 - Tue, May 6 $318
Denver Houston Wed, Apr 30 - Wed, May 7 $117
Detroit Houston Tue, Apr 29 - Tue, May 20 $177
San Francisco Houston Wed, May 7 - Thu, May 8 $324
Philadelphia Houston Wed, May 28 - Tue, Jun 3 $294
Boston Houston Tue, May 13 - Tue, May 20 $137
Baltimore Houston Sat, May 3 - Sat, May 10 $229
San Diego Houston Sat, May 24 - Sun, Jun 1 $332
Mexico City Houston Sat, May 3 - Thu, May 8 $536
Raleigh Houston Sat, Apr 26 - Sat, May 3 Check rates
Charlotte Houston Sat, May 17 - Wed, May 21 $318
Fort Lauderdale Houston Wed, Apr 30 - Mon, May 5 $318
Miami Houston Thu, May 1 - Tue, May 13 $325
Phoenix Houston Sat, Apr 26 - Tue, Apr 29 $225
Indianapolis Houston Mon, May 19 - Sun, May 25 $302
Pittsburgh Houston Tue, Jun 10 - Sun, Jun 15 $351
Minneapolis Houston Wed, May 7 - Tue, May 13 $167
Honolulu Houston Wed, May 21 - Wed, Jun 4 $848
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Best time to take a vacation to Houston

  • Best Time to Go

    Houston experiences extremely hot and humid summers, so travelers who are planning their ideal Houston vacation may want to avoid the city during June, July, and August. Nearly every other month, though, is pleasant in the area, offering great Houston travel arrangements during the fall, winter, and spring. Hotel rates are typically the lowest during the winter, since the cooler months are a slow tourism season in the city. Most of the annual events are held during spring, including the Bayou City Cajun Fest, the Houston Spanish & Flamenco Festival, Picnic in the Park, and the Preakness Stakes.

Insider tips for Houston travel

  • Hong Kong City Mall

    Spend an afternoon browsing through the Hong Kong City Mall, an indoor shopping plaza featuring Asian food and shops.

  • Downtown Tunnels

    Venture below the city by taking a walk through the Downtown Tunnels during your Houston vacation.

  • Rocky Horror Picture Show

    Attend the weekly midnight showing of the “Rocky Horror Picture Show” at the River Oaks Theatre in Houston.

  • Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

    Visit the Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens during your Houston travel outings, where you can see a 14-acre historic garden featuring native plant life.

  • Waugh Dive Bridge

    Stop under the city’s Waugh Drive Bridge at dusk to watch over 250,000 Mexican bats fly from their homes to explore the area.

Houston highlights

  • Splashtown

    Splashtown, an expansive water park, boasts thrill rides, a lazy river, water slides, and a multi-story children’s play area.

  • Kemah Boardwalk

    Kemah Boardwalk, a dining and amusement district, features a Ferris wheel, a carousel, several restaurants, and hotels.

  • Galleria Mall

    Galleria Mall, the biggest shopping center in the state of Texas, is home to over 375 different stores and restaurants.

  • Bayou Place

    Bayou Place, one of Houston’s newest entertainment districts, features nightclubs, movie theaters, and unique restaurants for tourists.

  • Houston Astros Major League Baseball

    The Houston Astros Major League Baseball team plays its home games at Minute Maid Park, located in the downtown district.

  • Houston Museum of Natural Science

    The Houston Museum of Natural Science features the Cockrell Butterfly Center and the Smith Gem Vault.

  • Children's Museum of Houston

    Kids will enjoy a trip to the Children’s Museum of Houston, a facility for children 12 years of age and younger.

  • Downtown Aquarium

    The Downtown Aquarium displays more than 400 different species of native sea life, as well as land mammals such as White Tigers.

  • Houston Zoo

    At the Houston Zoo, visitors can get a close look at more than 4,500 animals and experience behind-the-scenes feedings and veterinary care.

  • Johnson Space Center

    Johnson Space Center, which served as a launch pad for several NASA missions, features a zero-gravy simulator and an indoor theater.

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