Other Houston Areas
Houston is the 4th largest city in America and had no shortage of distinctive areas, attractions, and extraordinary charm. With a variety of destinations like NASA, downtown, Galveston, the Heights and the Galleria, there is always something to do and see!
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.
Uptown Park is located just minutes away from the Galleria. This outdoor shopping area is a lifestyle center lined with an array of shops, boutiques, and restaurants. Check out The Rustic for live music in a casual, open-air setting.
Highland Village is one of Houston’s most distinctive and appealing outdoor retail venues. Located along Westheimer, just inside Loop 610, the shopping center is home to a carefully edited collection of upscale boutiques, national retailers and restaurateurs, including Lucchese, Lululemon, and Peter Millar.
River Oaks District is an outdoor shopping destination featuring luxury boutiques, art galleries, sidewalk cafes, and an iPic movie theater. At the center of the shopping area is a beautiful outdoor dining area at Toulouse, where there is live music every weekend.
Rice Village is comprised of several blocks of shops, cafés and restaurants between Kirby Drive and Rice University. Check out the Farmers Market on the first and third Sunday of each month.
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. Check out Brasserie 19 for a great selection of wines by the glass.
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. Heights Mercantile is the perfect place to take a stroll, grab a coffee, and browse quaint shops.
Visitors can recognize downtown Houston from miles away by its iconic skyline. Skyscrapers, businesses, theaters, cafes, music venues and shopping can be found along Houston's Metro Rail. There are always events at Discovery Green and the George R. Brown Convention Center.