Hotels in Houston
Houston, Texas, is mainly associated with professional sports, Tex Mex cuisine and NASA. The Houston Rockets play basketball at the Toyota Center, and you can catch a baseball game at Minute Maid Park when the Astros are at home. The Texans of the National Football League play at NRG Stadium, which is named for a Fortune 250 company in Houston. The Houston Dynamo, a professional soccer team, plays at the BBVA Compass Stadium. You'll want to pay a visit to the Johnson Space Center, which has become famous because of NASA. People who stay in a hotel in Houston often travel the extra distance to soak up some sun on the Gulf of Mexico.
There are several airports in the Houston; although the George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) is the biggest, the West Houston Airport (IWS) and the William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) also service Houston guests and residents. The Metropolitan Transit Authority runs buses in Downtown Houston and the surrounding neighborhoods regularly.
Hints and Tips
Although the city has restaurants that serve meals from over 70 countries like Lebanon, Peru and Italy, visitors say the best dishes are the fresh-caught seafood from the Gulf of Mexico. Fish tacos and guacamole can be found on nearly every street corner. Houston weather is very mild in the winter with temperatures in the 50s, but summers can be quite warm with average temperatures reaching the 90s.
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