Your Houston vacation
While Houston is famous for its heat and humidity, there's life beyond July and August. This Texas belle is home to world-class attractions like the Houston Museum of Natural Science, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, and the Space Center Houston.
Bring the family to the Houston Zoo, and experience one-stop-shopping in the Houston Galleria -- home to retailers, restaurants and hotels. If theatre is more your scene, hit the Theatre District for Broadway shows, the symphony and ballet.
From nature lovers to art connoisseurs, our Orbitz insiders will give you the scoop on the top 10 attractions for your Houston vacation.
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2400 West Loop South Map
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This all-suites hotel ensures that guests get top-notch amenities and services, while enjoying their time at the Sheraton Suites Houston at the Galleria. Refurbished rooms boast Sweet Sleeper beds for a good night's rest, while the complimentary Wi-Fi (fees may apply) and... More
Experience the comforts of home in the Houston Galleria at the Hampton Inn Houston Galleria Hotel located in the posh Uptown Park district surrounded by upscale shopping and dining. Treat clients or your significant other to an exceptional Houston Galleria Area hotel stay... More
Innovation as standard This trendy hotel is located in the center of Houston's renowned Galleria district and it sits in an ideal location for exploring the cultural heart of the city. Facilities throughout the Indigo Houston at the Galleria will leave guests feeling... More
Treat yourself to a plush experience with a stay at the Omni Hotel Houston. Lavishly equipped with beautiful furniture, rooms that boast views out across the neighborhood or the sparkling swimming pool, and attentive staff members, guests can easily see why this hotel has... More
The JW Marriott Hotel Houston's modern design features bold color choices throughout the building, emphasizing the hotel's distinctive architectural details. Meet and mingle with fellow guests in the vibrant lobby area or pick up a Chai tea or espresso in the on-site... More
If youre flying into Houstons William P. Hobby Airport, stay at our Hobby Airport Inn Houston TX airport hotel, just (1) one mile from the airport " or a quick shuttle ride! Our Transportation is complimentary for groups and individuals. Thank you for your interest... More
Bright light filters through floor-to-ceiling windows inside the Parlor Suites at The Westin Galleria Houston, while Traditional Rooms are adorned with cherry wood tones, and the Luxury Suites include a lounge area with plush furniture for entertaining clients and... More
2900 Sage Road Map
Rate includes breakfast
Rising 15 stories into the Houston sky, rooms at the Courtyard by Marriott by The Galleria generally come with horizon views of the bright city lights. Larger suites have separate living areas and connecting doors, while king or queen beds ensure plenty of space for a... More
The Extras Aren't Extra at Drury Hotels. Your great rate includes FREE hot food and cold beverages at our 5:30 Kickback. FREE hot breakfast, FREE wireless Internet access and FREE long distance. Our 5:30 Kickback includes a rotating menu of hot and cold items, baked... More
5353 Westheimer Road Map
Bed and Breakfast - includes breakfast
Luxury and comfort abound in this Houston hotel near the Galleria area DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Houston by the Galleria provides comfort and elegance in the heart of Houston's thriving Uptown/Galleria area. The hotel's modern, sleek lobby area sets the tone... More
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Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.
Space Center Houston
Bring your wee astronauts to the Kid's Space Place, Blast Off Theatre and the NASA Tram Tour of the Johnson Space Center. Take a peek at the Mercury Atlas 9 "Faith 7" capsule, the Gemini V Spacecraft and a Lunar Roving Vehicle Trainer. And don't forget to buy some astronaut ice cream for your fellow earthlings.
The Menil Collection
This Renzo Piano designed museum showcases antiquities, Byzantine and Medieval collections, as well as modern masters. View the Africa, Pacific Islands and Pacific Northwest Coast collections for a primer on the roots of many modern works. Admission is free.
Theatre-buffs run the culture circuit here with nine major performing arts organizations in four venues: Jones Hall, Wortham Theater Center, Alley Theatre and Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. Enjoy touring Broadway shows, local opera, symphony, ballet and more.
Minute Maid Park
Home of the MLB Houston Astros, Minute Maid Park scores points for its retractable roof (fends off heat and rain) and grass turf. In an ode Houston's old Union Station, a replica 19th century train runs along the west side of the ballpark.
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Refine your artistic tastes at this Houston museum, home to over 63,000 works of art from across the globe. The sculpture garden, designed by Isamu Noguchi, has works by Matisse, Giacometti, Miro and more.
Explore the African Forest, the 55-acre Houston Zoo's newest exhibit. Meet a troupe of chimps, white rhinos and giraffes. But for an up-close encounter, check out the McGovern Children's Zoo, which covers various Texas ecosystems -- and has a cooling water playground.
Houston Museum of Natural Science
Located in Hermann Park, this dynamic museum is a favorite of children and adults alike. Spend an afternoon of stargazing and watching butterflies. View natural history exhibits ranging from paleontology to Texas wildlife.
Texans like to shop, and if you've ever been to Houston in the summer, you'll understand the genius of air-conditioned indoor shopping malls. Ice skate year round, shop and dine in more than 375 stores and restaurants and even stay the night -- there are two Westin hotels on the property.
Wander through acres of green space dotted with trails, playgrounds and water features. There's also a golf course, railroad, Japanese garden and pedal boats.
Beer Can House
Retired upholsterer John Milkovisch keeps in real when it comes to exterior decorating. Started in 1968, he used thousands of marbles, rocks and metal pieces in concrete and redwood to landscape his yard. He redefined aluminum siding and eventually strung beer cans from the roof edges. It is estimated that more than 50,000 cans decorate the structure.