Located just 30 minutes north of Houston, the quaint town of Humble, Texas boasts easy access to boating and golf, as well as Houston area attractions. Humble's downtown area is filled with restaurants and antique shops, and is an ideal location to visit for those travelers looking for a small-town feel while still wanting access to Houston's big-city attractions. Humble is home to the Mercer Arboretum and Botanic Gardens and Jesse H. Jones Park and Nature Reserve. Those looking to learn more about this small town can check out the Humble museum and Old MacDonald's Farm, a great place to entertain kids young and old.
Humble is located just 4 miles west of the George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and 20 miles north of Houston, meaning access to the city's dining, shopping and sightseeing attractions is easy. It is a short drive to Lake Houston or an hour's drive to the Gulf of Mexico.
Humble was settled in the early 1800s and got its name from one of the original founders, Pleasant Smith Humble. In the early 1900s, Humble became a boom town with the discovery of oil and still has active oil fields. Like much of the south-central United States, the town has hot and humid summers and mild to cool winters. In the spring, Humble hosts the Shell Houston Open PGA Tour event.