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Light Rail connections
Submitted by Jim La May from Phoenix Az. on 10-08-2015

How would I connect with the light rail going downtown to the aquarium from the Galleria


Hello Jim, 

Thank you for your question. Unfortunately, there is no direct light rail line from the Galleria currently. For transportation downtown, you can catch an Uber  for around $15. A Taxi is another option for around $25. 

If you're interested in our METRORail routes, click here.  

Hope this helps,


Submitted by Jean from San Diego on 10-06-2015

Am arriving at Houston Hobby airport for a trade show at NRG Park.....How much will a cab be from HOBBY AIRPORT to the NRG PARK? I am trying to determine whether to rent a car...This is a 1 day turn around trip....Arriving on Nov. 14th at noon and returning that SAME day at 8:55 PM. Thinking that a taxi would take less time than renting and returning a car....What do you think? And what is the cost of taking the cab? THANKS!! Jean


Hi Jean,

A cab from Hobby to NRG Park would be around $30-$40. Uber is also an option from the airport and would probably come in between $20 and $30. I think a cab or uber would indeed be a bit less expensive than the cost and hassle of renting a car, particularly since you will also have to pay for parking.

Hope this helps!


Parks, bikes
Submitted by Sally from Westpark, Houston on 10-06-2015

Hi Veronica, We moved to Houston from the hilly Midwest and eager to explore George Bush Park this weekend. We would like to know the nearest location for rental bikes that we could take to the park. Any tips on where to rent bikes near George Bush park?


Hello Sally, 

Thank you for your question! George Bush Park is an amazing place to explore, especially on bike. Close to the park, Bike Barn offers bike rentals, and you can even book online. 

I hope this helps,


distance between airport and cruise terminal
Submitted by helen from Los Altos Hills, Ca on 10-05-2015

I will be returning from a cruise trip that docks at the Bayport Cruise Terminal on an early morning a month from now. I am wondering whether there is enough time for me to catch a noontime plane around 1:00pm to fly back to California. How far is the airport from the terminal, I wonder. And how much does it cost for me to call a cab? Helen


Hello Helen, 

Thank you for your question. Depending on your arrival time to the Bayport Cruise Terminal, there may be some flights available for you. The William P. Hobby Airport  is about 22 miles or 35 minutes from the cruise terminal. It can be reached by Uber for around $47, and around $70 with a taxi

I hope this helps,



posted on:
2:49 PM
by: Helen from Los altos hills, ca

Thanks for your quick reply. However I should have asked what is the distance between
the Houston International A irport (not Hobby) and the Bayport Cruise Terminal where Princess ships are supposed to be docked. So, I shall be waiting for your kind information again.


No worries, an Uber ride is around $75 from the Bayport Cruise Terminal to Houston International Airport. A Taxi would cost around $120. 

Hope this helps,


Where are the Farmer's Markets
Submitted by Paige Ferraro-Hakey from Houston - Galleria Area on 10-05-2015

I've moved to Houston, TX in June and I've lived in urban cities where there are monthly/weekly farmer's markets all within walking distance. I am sad to say there are no farmers markets within walking distance from the Whole Foods on San Felipe area (Galleria/Uptown). My suggestion is there is a perfect spot for a Farmer's Market right on the green space adjacent to the restaurant North. Maybe Whole Foods could sponsor a Farmers Market there once a month especially with so many local food & craft artisans out there. With all the residential high rises going up, a showcase of natural and local items would be ideal.


Hello Paige, 

Thank you for your suggestion. Hopefully as Houston grows, so will the number of farmers markets. You can check out Houston Goes to Market, a list of specialty foods and farmers market locations around Houston that can help you find some amazing farm-fresh food. 

Hope this helps,


Weekend downtown
Submitted by Judy from FL on 09-26-2015

My sister and I plan on spending a weekend Thur evening thru Sun morning in Houston. We are interested in staying downtown and being able to walk to restaurants and sight seeing. Trying to find free or low cost things to do to just enjoy our visit. We are interested in photography. Thank you!


Hello Judy, 

 If you are still looking for a place to stay downtown, check out our Hotels Page where you can see a list of hotels downtown. I'd recommend the Residence Inn or Embassy Suites

There are many things happening in Houston, so check out our Events Calendar to find some great activities during your weekend stay. You can also look at our Suggested Itineraries for activities that fit what you like to do. Another low-cost option would be a CityPASS, getting you into Houston's main attractions for one low cost.  

Also, check out these round up of Free Things to do around the city and Free Museums.     

I hope this helps,


Visit to Houston
Submitted by Guadalupe Ruiz from Laredo, TX on 09-23-2015

Me and my 4 daughters be at Houston on a mother/daughters trip. We will be at Lakewood church at 11:00 AM. What else can we do Sunday afternoon/night?


Hello Guadalupe, 

Since there are so many things to do in Houston, check out our Events Calendar for information on what's happening in the city. 

Depending on the ages of your daughters and your interests, see our Attractions page that has everything from museums to other tours and activities in Houston. If you'll be in Houston for some time, I highly recommend checking out the Houston CityPASS because it'll get you into all the top attractions at 50% savings.  The Houston CityPASS is good for 9 days once it's activated, so there is plenty of time to enjoy!

We also have some great itineraries to help you plan.  Make sure to check out our Coupons & Discounts page if you're looking for good deals on food or activities. 

I hope this helps,


The Galleria
Submitted by Margaret S from UK on 09-22-2015

What bus do I catch to get from the Galleria shopping mall to downtown? How much will this cost for a return journey? Thanks


Hello Margaret,

Thank you for your question! 

For a bus, check out the Houston Metro bus route that runs from the Galleria to Downtown. The bus will cost you $1.25 each way, or you can purchase a Metro Day Pass with unlimited service for $3.00.

Hope this helps,


Submitted by Allen Thomson from Wellington on 09-20-2015

Hello Veronica: We are a couple and will be in Houston for 2 nights only. One of those nights we would like to spend watching the Bellamy Brothers in La Marque October 17th. We have the night of the 16th free and would like to see a rodeo or a country music festival etc. Would you happen to know of any such event for October 16th, please?


Hello Allen,

Thank you for your question. For a rodeo experience, check out George Ranch. The living history site will give you an inside look at ranching in the 1940's.

For other events happening in Houston, check out our Events Calendar for Friday, October 16th, and see if anything catches your eye.

Hope this helps,


Free places for kids
Submitted by Memo from 77074 on 09-19-2015

Hello Veronica , I've a 4 years son, and I need places for him to play, I don't care how far is it as long that he can have fun. Thank you for your time and have a wonderful day.


Hello Memo,

Thank you for your question. There are many places in Houston for your son to play. You can check out our Things to Do With Kids in Houston page to choose some awesome activities! For food, check out our Kid-Friendly Restaurants.

Hope this helps,