WELCOME TO Houston
Known as one of the largest citites in the state of Texas, Houston is home to many things. Such as the visitor center of NASA’s astronaut training and flight control complex. Texas Medical Center; the world’s largest amalgamation of research and healthcare institutions is also part of Houston, Texas. The city is home to many great dining and shopping establishements, along with a great nightlife to keep you going all hours of the day. Some of the notable annual events include the famous Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, and the World's Championship Bar-B-Que Contest.
Districts of Houston
Downtown - Home to the Skyline District, Theater District, Historic District, and Warehouse District. High finance, big business, and many other headquarters of Fortune 500 companies are home to Downtown Houston. The Houston Symphony, Alley Theatre, Theatre Under the Stars and Houston Ballet area all part of one of the largest theater district in the U.S.
Neartown (Montrose, Midtown, EaDo-East End) - Neartown offers many resale fashion shops, eclectic shopping as well as antique stores and is a large ares of the LGBT population.
North Loop (The Heights, Washington Corridor) - A large population to wealthy artists, musicians, and other professionals. The Heights still being a dry area brought on the opportuinity for a large number of BYOB restaurants.
South Loop (South Main, Museum District, Med Center) - To the south and east of downtown you'll find Rice University and many other attractions the South Loop has to offer. Such as, Hermann Park, Reliant Stadium, and the Texas Medical Center.
West Loop (Uptown, River Oaks, Upper Kirby & Greenway, West U) - On this side of the loop you will find the Galleria, a high-end shopping complex along with the tallest building (the Williams Tower) outside of a dowtown area. Nearby River Oaks is home to Houston's most exclusive neighborhoods containing unbelievable mansions and businesses.
Outside 610 (West Houston, East Houston, North Houston) - Many travels find their way to these as they contain the NASA/Space Center Houston, nature centers and other interesting day trips.
The world famous annual 20 day Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, WorldFest: Houston International Film Festival, and Comicpalooza the largest pop culture convention in the state of Texas, you'll never have a dull moment in the great city of Houston. See more
TOP 10 ATTRACTIONS
DDUX- Houston Blog
Figure out how to navigate Houston like a local - how to get around Houston, top events like the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and where to find the best TexMex in town (DDUX CEO vote is anything on the lunch menu at Irma's Original or the Queso appetizer and steak fajitas at Escalante's), but hey, there are plenty of other great to choose from!), navigating the Downtown Tunnels, and the best place to spot alligators near Houston) Read more to get all the best tips for enjoying the Houston area. See more