Shopping & Activities
Houston is home to Texas’ largest shopping center with more than 400 stores, 70 of which are exclusive to Houston, and 60 plus restaurants to enjoy. With multiple amenities, The Galleria is a must see including an ice rink, children’s play areas, banks, salons and high-end shops.
Rice Village is a beautiful outdoor district containing boutique shops, restaurants and options for entertainment. Located close to the Medical Center, Rice Village is a preferred option for our patients and offers a truly unique experience.
Houston is home to the Museum District which holds 19 cultural powerhouses set within blocks of one another. Located between the Medical Center and downtown Houston, the museum district offers an abundance of culture for Houstonians and visitors from out of town. For more details about our museums, discount offers, exhibit openings and events, visit the Houston Museum District website.
According to the Theater District website, the district features nine world renowned performing arts organizations, and multiple smaller companies who perform in four centers throughout the district. Conveniently located around the corner is Bayou Place which has cinemas, restaurants and other fun activities to enjoy.
Professional & College Sports
Houston is home to year-round competition and high energy sporting events. Spectators attend games for four major professional sports teams and collegiate sports. For tickets to see the teams below in action, visit their website or Ticketmaster.
- Our professional football team is the Houston Texans, playing at NRG Stadium.
- The Houston Astros play professional baseball at Minute Maid Park.
- The Houston Dynamo and Dash play professional soccer at BBVA Stadium.
- The Houston Rockets play professional basketball at the Toyota Center.
College and University Teams:
Rest, relax and rejuvenate during your visit to Houston at one of the city’s many top-notch salons and spas. From hotel retreats to nail spas and makeup salons, Houston is full of beautifying escapes and stress-relieving sanctuaries. Want to know where to go to unwind? The possibilities are endless so sit back, relax and choose one of our favorites.
Rice/West University Area
The Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center in nearby Clear Lake brings in visitors from around the world. The Center is home to NASA’s Mission Control, the command and communication center for manned space flights. Space Center Houston, the visitors’ center with exhibits and hands-on activities, hosts nearly a million visitors each year.
The Kemah Boardwalk features restaurants, shops and amusements for visitors. Only 20 miles from Houston, Kemah Boardwalk is a great getaway from the city.