The following lists provide an overview of local attractions and destinations close to this hotel.
Arts & Cultural:
Downtown Houston Theater District
Spanning 17 blocks, a diverse array of smaller theater companies call Houston home and offer a unique blend of cutting-edge performing arts and well-known classics in a variety of intimate settings.
Houston Museum District
The pedestrian-friendly Museum District features 18 cultural institutions, including the nation's sixth largest art museum, Houston's first and only 4D theater and a kid-run city complete with skyline, government and job roles.
Home to the Houston Ballet and Houston Grand Opera, this performing arts venue features two theaters, grand lobbies and world-class performances.
Points of Interest:
George Bush Park
The sixth largest city park in the nation is home to the Buffalo Bayou nature reserve, a 52-mile slow-moving waterway with nature trails, canoe and kayak trails and even a small zoo, as well as the American Shooting Center featuring clay target ranges and more.
Great Southwest Equestrian Center
Host to some of the most prestigious horse shows in the nation, this world-class facility is the premier equestrian center in the Southwest.
One of the city's most popular attractions, the zoo showcases more than 4,500 exotic animals, and will soon feature a 6.5 acre African Forest project which will emulate the forest landscape of western equatorial Africa.
Space Center Houston
Houston's number one attraction pays homage to NASA's human spaceflight activities and is home to several space artifacts including the Mercury 9 and Gemini 5 capsules, the largest giant screen theater in Texas, and the Astronaut Gallery featuring the world's best collection of spacesuits.
With 3 million total square feet of space and over 375 stores, the upscale Galleria is the largest mall in Texas and seventh-largest in the U.S. with Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom and Saks Fifth Avenue as primary anchors.
Katy Mills Outlet Mall
The largest outlet and value retail shopping destination in South Texas features over 200 stores, several themed restaurants, a 20-screen movie theater and family-oriented entertainment venues.
Houston Premium Outlets
Located in northwest Houston, the center features upscale outlet shopping with 145 designer and name-brand outlet stores.
Memorial City Mall
In addition to a unique mix of upscale and affordable shopping, shoppers can enjoy an NHL sized skating rink, a 16-screen movie theater, and a fun themed play area and carousel.
Sports & Entertainment:
Bear Creek Pioneers Park & Golf Course
This 2,168-acre facility features walking trails, a small zoo, and Bear Creek Golf World, with three 18-hole golf courses, considered by many to be the premier golf facility in the area.
Leonard E. Merrell Center
A perfect venue for concerts, trade shows and sporting events, this unique multi-purpose facility seats 7,200 and was the former home of the Katy Copperheads and the Katy Ruff Riders of the Intense Football League.
Memorial Park & Golf Course
This storied golf course has hosted the Houston Open as well as several golf legends and is known as one of the best municipal courses in the nation.
Minute Maid Park, Home of the Houston Astros
Home of major league baseball's Houston Astros, the ballpark was Houston's first retractable-roofed stadium.
Reliant Park & Stadium
With five venues located on 250 acres, this complex plays host to the Houston Texans, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, the Grand Prix of Houston, conventions and more.
Sam Houston Race Track
The park hosts both thoroughbred and American Quarter horse racing, as well as rock concerts and a variety of musical events.
Toyota Center, Home of the Houston Rockets
In addition to being home to the NBA's Houston Rockets, this state-of-the-art arena plays host to the Houston Comets of the WNBA, the Houston Aeros of the AHL (American Hockey League), as well as major concerts and more.
- Cardinal Health
- Conoco Phillips
- Expro Americas
- George R. Brown Convention Center
- Mustang Engineering
- Nace International
- Samsung Heavy Industries
- Shell Oil
- Shell Westhollow
- Shell Woodcreek
- Texas Medical Center
- Transocean Offshore Drilling
- Wood Group