Shop until you drop at the Houston Galleria, a world class shopping mall.
Memorial Park is a favorite among locals and visitors alike. The Park offers something for everyone including a golf course, 30 miles of hiking trails, tennis courts, playing fields, a fitness center and swimming pool.
Buffalo Bayou Park
Enjoy the natural beauty of Buffalo Bayou Park. Buffalo Bayou Park, a favorite of local Houstonians, is the perfect place to walk, run, or bike along Houston’s waterway. Throughout the park you will find several historical monuments and art exhibits. Lost Lake, pictured above, and the Johnny Steele dog park are among the most popular attractions at Buffalo Bayou.
Texas Medical Center
Since opening in 1945, the Texas Medical Center has become the world’s largest medical complex and the pioneer in patient care, research, education and prevention. Today, the center consists of 21 renowned hospitals specializing in every aspect of healthcare including children and cancer, 14 support organizations, 10 academic institutions, eight academic and research institutions, seven nursing programs, three public health organizations, three medical schools, two pharmacy schools and a dental school.
Houston Museum District
The Houston Museum District consists of four walkable zones comprised of 19 museums including the Menil Collection which features over 17,000 painting, sculptures, prints, drawings, photographs and rare books; Diverseworks focusing on visual and performing arts; the Museum of Fine Arts whose collection spans six continents and 6,000 years of history in 64,000 works; and the Houston Zoo.