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Is the Rice Village within walking distance to the Best Western in 6700 Main Street? If not, are there restaurants within walking distance of that hotel?
Hi Kian Ti Yu,
Good news, your hotel is right along the Light Rail stop (you'll get on at Fannin and University Blvd, called the Dryden/TMC stop). You can hop on the Light Rail and ride towards Downtown to access a ton of dining and nightlife options. I recommend walking up to Market Square Park to check out Barnaby's or Treebeard's or walk over towards Green Street area to try out Guadalajara Del Centro, III Forks or McCormick and Schmicks.
Hope this helps,
Looking for a spot to bring my 14 year old Thursday, May 28th to hear some country music - not on the scale of a concert, but even just a bar and grill to hear a local musician. The key is a place that allows in the under-aged ;) Recommendations?
Dear Veronica, I will be reaching Houston on 30th May on a business trip. I have an off day on 31st(Sunday)on which I want to visit Museum of natural science & Space Centre. Can you please let me know the following: i) If these museums are open on Sundays? ii) Best itinary iii) Possibility of booking tickets on-line and ticket price iv) Approx. distance from Double tree greenway plaza to the museums. Looking forward to hear from you. Bye, Sanjib
2. If you're looking for an itinerary, check out these suggested itineraries
4. HMNS is approximately 4 miles away (~ $20 cab ride each way) and Space Center Houston is approximately 30 miles away(~ $80 cab ride each way).
Hi V! My daughter is having out of state company arrive on June 15th. I wanted to spend the night and show her a good time the next day june 16th or possibly two days. My daughter and her friend are in the 16-19 yr of age. What can we do?! Please help. R
It'll be a little rainy when your company is in town, so I suggest inside activities, like shopping (The Galleria is a great choice) or seeing museums (Houston Museum of Natural Science is fun for all ages). If the weather clears up, I highly suggest checking out the Houston Zoo.
Hope this helps,
I want to ride the redline monorail getting on at Fannin South to the Hyatt Regency downtown (1200 Louisiana). Which station do I get off at?
I'd get off on the Main Street Square exit and walk south towards Dallas Street (2 blocks) and then West towards Louisiana street (2 blocks).
Hello Veronica, I would like to know if there are any Crawfish or music festivals scheduled for Memorial Day weekend in the Houston area.
Here are all the festivals taking place over Memorial Day weekend, including the 2nd Annual Crawfish & Brews Crawfish Boil & Block Party Sunday, May 24 and the The Big Revival Tour: Kenny Chesney, Jake Owen & Chase Rice if you're looking for some music. I hope that helps and have fun and safe Memorial weekend!
Veronica, Do you know the amusement place that is located off Sam Houston Parkway near C.E.King Blvd that has a ferris wheel, train ride around a lake, indoor, air conditioned arcade and basketball court. I went there for a work activity several years ago and cannot recall the name of the facility. Thanks Veronica
Veronica, How might I find a list of the active (temporary) Carnival permits in the Houston area? I work with homeless people who frequently want to work for carnivals if they know where they are. Thanks! Jim
Hi Veronica, do you know the number aprox of visitors from Mexico that visit Houston during the summer
My wife and I are looking for an outdoor event to attend sunday, May 3. Preferably an outdoor concert, festival or activity. Something that has to do with grass, trees, wearing flip flops, and fun.
Thanks for your question! I took the liberty of searching that weekend on our calendar of events and found this list. There are some great options including heading down to Kemah for the International Beer Fest or to Buffalo Bayou for the 15th Annual Houston Dragon Boat Festival, catch a concert at the outdoor Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavillion, Saint Arnold Brewing Company for the Santo De Mayo 5K, or eat crawfish at the Texas Crawfish & Music Festival.
I hope that helps and enjoy your weekend!