Houston is the fourth largest city in the U.S. and filled with sights, food and fun. In addition to the Texas Medical Center and the Museum District, check out other great areas in Houston for shopping, dining and entertainment. Photo Thanks Flickr User to M Glasglow.
The Houston Galleria area is home to some of the city’s best shopping and dining. The Galleria Mall features designer retailers and luxury goods, as well as ice skating and other family fun like the Build-A-Bear Workshop and Dylan’s Candy Bar.
Uptown Park is located just minutes away from the Galleria. The selection of stores in this outdoor shopping area is a lifestyle center lined with an array of shops, boutiques, restaurants and sports bars.
Highland Village is one of Houston’s most distinctive and appealing retail venues. Located just inside Loop 610, the shopping center is home to a carefully edited collection of upscale boutiques, national retailers and restaurateurs.
River Oaks Shopping Center is more than just a shopping center. It has a wonderful balance of nationally recognized stores, eclectic shops, and restaurants that showcase unique local and regional flair. It offers more than75 stores and restaurants and is also a great place for dates.
Just northwest of downtown Houston sits The Houston Heights, a neighborhood marked by turn of the century craftsmanship, scattered parks and old town small businesses and cafes. The Heights is the perfect place to take a stroll, grab a coffee, catch some local music and sight-see.
Visitors can recognize downtown Houston from miles away by its picturesque skyline. Sky-scrappers, businesses, theaters, cafes, shopping centers and Houston’s Metro Rail can be found along with almost endless choices of dining establishments, hotels, parks and entertainment.