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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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Sheraton Suites Houston at the Galleria

4 stars
4.1 / 5 182 reviews
This all-suites hotel ensures that guests get top-notch amenities and services, while enjoying their time at the Sheraton Suites Houston at the Galleria. Refurbished rooms boast Sweet Sleeper beds for a good night's rest, while the complimentary Wi-Fi (fees may apply) and nine meeting spaces aim to keep business travelers satisfied. Enjoy a night cap in the Plum Lounge, where signature drinks include bourbons and martinis or, for those traveling to the hotel on certain weeknights, new wines can be sampled at the Sheraton Social Hour. The private outdoor pool is the perfect place for a dip in the sunshine, and after swimming a few laps, guests can step right into the bubbling hot tub to refresh tired muscles. American cuisine is served up at the Sage Restaurant, where reservations are recommended for larger families and groups. Key facts281 guestrooms24-hour front deskComplimentary transportation within a three-mile radiusFlat screen LDC in every roomFree high speed InternetOutdoor pool and whirlpool100% smoke-free environmentRoom serviceSage RestaurantWildplum Lounge NeighborhoodAs the name suggests, the Sheraton Suites Houston is set in the Galleria district close to one of Houston's prime retail locations. If shopping is high on your list, leave the car at the hotel and stroll to the mall for designer names like Hugo Boss, Burberry and Chanel. Evening entertainment is on offer less than 10 miles away in Houston's Theater District, where venues include the Wortham Theater Center, The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts and the Alley Theatre. Internationally - acclaimed ballets, operas, musicals, and concerts all arrive here to perform on a regular basis. Hints and tipsIf you need an early morning wake-up call for an important business meeting, just ask at the front desk and hotel staff will be happy to oblige.Perhaps you are traveling with your partner for a special anniversary or honeymoon? Arrange for fresh flowers to be delivered through the concierge for an added touch of romance - from roses to carnations or lilies, these bright additions are guaranteed to please.
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Comfort Inn & Suites Southwest Fwy at Westpark

3 stars
4.0 / 5 12 reviews
The Comfort Inn and Suites Houston is conveniently situated between Beltway 8-West and Interstate 610 West, just 10 miles from downtown Houston. The hotel's central location provides easy access to William P. Hobby Airport and George Bush Intercontinental Airport for easy travel. Enjoy shopping at over 375 stores at the Houston Galleria Mall, which features an indoor ice skating rink. Guests are minutes from cultural destinations like Minute Maid Park, the Beer Can House and Hermann Park Conservancy, home of the Houston Zoo. Our Hotel is 100% smoke free facility.
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Omni Houston Hotel

4 stars
4.0 / 5 52 reviews
Treat yourself to a plush experience with a stay at the Omni Hotel Houston. Lavishly equipped with beautiful furniture, rooms that boast views out across the neighborhood or the sparkling swimming pool, and attentive staff members, guests can easily see why this hotel has earned itself a four-diamond service award. Accommodations range from Presidential Suites - complete with lounging areas for cozy nights in front of the fire and balconies for a refreshing summer drink - to the Deluxe Rooms and Galleria Suites. Dine at Noe Grill for international flavors, or try casual American fare at Cafe on the Green. Evenings can stretch into nights quite easily at The Black Swan nightclub, so guests won't even need to leave the hotel to experience the buzz of Houston's nightlife. Newspaper is also available at the hotel lobby. Key facts378 guestrooms and suites2 outdoor swimming pools, including one heated optionMokara SpaRestaurants and bars: Noe Grill, Noe Bar, Shade Pool Bar & Grill, Cafe on the GreenBlack Swan bar and nightclub24-hour full-service fitness center, along with biking and jogging trailsPets permitted, for an additional feeHousekeeping service provided twice per dayCurrency exchangeGift shopOne-hour pressing service available NeighborhoodThe hotel is conveniently situated in the upscale Uptown Post Oak/Galleria area, just minutes away from some of Houston's best-known attractions. Also great for corporate travelers, a 10-minute drive leads to the Central Business District. Take a short stroll to the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center nearby for a green oasis of trails, where magnolias, honeysuckle and Indian pink flowers bloom across different seasons. Golfers can tee off on the Memorial Park Golf Course, while the Theater and Museum Districts offer performing arts, beautiful exhibitions and plenty of attractions for younger visitors to enjoy. Hints and tipsKids receive backpacks of goodies and activities upon check-in, getting family stays off to a great start. There is also the option for youngsters to get milk and cookies delivered to the room during the first night's stay.
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JW Marriott Houston

4 stars
4.1 / 5 49 reviews
The JW Marriott Hotel Houston's modern design features bold color choices throughout the building, emphasizing the hotel's distinctive architectural details. Meet and mingle with fellow guests in the vibrant lobby area or pick up a Chai tea or espresso in the on-site Starbucks. Rooms feature brilliant styling that showcases comfort in every detail - from plush down comforters to warm wood tones. This AAA Four Diamond property also boasts an indoor/outdoor pool, plus weight and cardiovascular training equipment for guests who wish to work up a sweat in the fitness room. Key facts489 guestrooms and 26 suitesIndoor and outdoor pool/whirlpoolExpress video checkoutFitness center25 meeting roomsFree Wi-Fi in public areasAAA Four Diamond HotelStarbucksRestaurants: South Coast Grill and Destino NeighborhoodA shopper's paradise can be found in this part of Houston, as guests will discover The Galleria Mall right across the street. Set on Westheimer Road, this exciting destination features some of the top fashion brands in the world, as well as upscale and casual dining options that appease even the most discerning palette. Indulge your sweet tooth with a visit to The Cheesecake Factory, or head out for a tempting Houston steak. Lakewood Church can be reached in around 20 minutes by car, while a short stroll takes activity seekers to Memorial Park for jogging, cycling and golf. Hints and tipsContinental breakfast is served inside the South Coast Grill, where you can enjoy omelets tailored to taste, plus cereals, fresh fruit, waffles, pastries and meats.Remember that Wi-Fi is only free in the lobby and other public areas, so try to limit computer access to these locations for savings during your stay.
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Hotel Derek

4 stars
3.9 / 5 156 reviews
Bold contemporary designs with features like hardwood and black granite floors, exposed pipes, and artwork by Arthur Meyerson ensure that Hotel Derek in Houston has a unique ambience compared with more understated accommodations. Drenched in southern hospitality, the AAA Four-Diamond award-winning restaurant serves hearty dishes like the Hangover Burger and Inverted Grilled Cheese, while chic cocktails and craft beers are available evenings at the bar. The only boutique hotel inside the Houston 610 Loop, splash out on a Penthouse Suite for floor-to-ceiling windows looking out over the Galleria, or try the urban Loft for a seating area and king-sized bed. Key factsWedding venue accommodating groups up to 350Business meeting roomsModern ballroomSmoke-freeTerrace and splash poolStarbucks on-siteGym available 24/7Choice between valet and self-parkingChauffeured car service that operates within 3-mile radius of hotelPet-friendly (see hotel pet policy) NeighborhoodThe Derek Hotel Houston is centrally located in the heart of the city, close to the famous Galleria-which is the largest mall in Texas-as well as Greenway Plaza, meaning shopaholics are in good hands. Nature lovers can take a stroll around the trails of Houston Arboretum, while the aquarium and zoo are perfect for kids. A good selection of cultural museums, including the Museum of Fine Arts and Contemporary Arts Museum, are also situated in this neighborhood. Hints and tipsTake advantage of the chauffeured car service operating within a three-mile radius of the Derek Hotel. After a morning of exploration, hit the Caffeine Bar to replenish your energy with a drink mixed by the baristas, and see what concoctions you can come up with.
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Cheap Flights
Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
New York Houston Sat, Jan 24 - Sat, Jan 31 $233
Los Angeles Houston Sat, Jan 31 - Sat, Feb 7 $135
Washington DC Houston Wed, Feb 4 - Mon, Feb 9 $262
Atlanta Houston Mon, Jan 26 - Wed, Jan 28 $115
Chicago Houston Sat, Jan 24 - Sat, Jan 31 $135
Newark Houston Wed, Jan 7 - Mon, Jan 12 $211
Seattle Houston Wed, Jan 21 - Tue, Jan 27 $298
Denver Houston Tue, Feb 3 - Sat, Feb 7 $95
Detroit Houston Wed, Jan 7 - Tue, Jan 13 $125
San Francisco Houston Sat, Feb 7 - Sat, Feb 14 $197
Philadelphia Houston Thu, Jan 8 - Thu, Jan 15 $358
Boston Houston Tue, Jan 20 - Wed, Jan 21 $185
Baltimore Houston Sat, Jan 10 - Wed, Jan 14 $268
San Diego Houston Wed, Jan 21 - Sat, Jan 24 $135
Mexico City Houston Wed, Dec 24 - Sun, Dec 28 $413
Raleigh Houston Fri, Dec 26 - Fri, Jan 2 Check rates
Charlotte Houston Mon, Feb 16 - Fri, Feb 20 $342
Fort Lauderdale Houston Wed, Jan 14 - Wed, Feb 4 $135
Miami Houston Wed, Jan 14 - Wed, Jan 28 $192
Phoenix Houston Tue, Jan 13 - Thu, Jan 15 $197
Indianapolis Houston Thu, Jan 22 - Thu, Jan 29 $257
Pittsburgh Houston Tue, Jan 13 - Tue, Jan 20 $317
Minneapolis Houston Thu, Feb 5 - Wed, Feb 11 $225
Honolulu Houston Thu, Dec 25 - Mon, Jan 5 $652
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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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