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Suggested Itineraries

 Whether you're spending a day in Houston, a weekend or a week, planning a trip to maximize your time can be a challenge. We've created a series of travel itineraries to take the guess work out of it. Select itineraries based on interest--arts, food, shopping, etc.--or the type of trip you're planning--family, romantic, girlfriend getaway or a guy's trip. Feel free to mix and match, and remember to use resources on other parts of the site: Maps and Transportation, Neighborhoods, Calendar and Coupons & Discounts.


Woodlands Shopping
Girlfriend Getaway
The ultimate girls weekend in Houston
  Minute Maid Park 3
The Guy's Weekend
The elements for a great weekend in Houston


Skyline Ferris Wheel
3-Day Family Vacation
Your guide to three days of fun
  Five Day Family Vacation Houston
5-Day Family Vacation
Your guide to five days of fun


MFAH Sculpture Garden
Romantic Weekend
The Ultimate Romantic Weekend in Houston
  NASA Space Center
A Guide to Houston CityPASS
One writer's guide to using the Houston CityPASS


Menil Museum
Culture vultures find a wealth of options in Houston
  Hugo's Houston
Wine and dine your way through H-Town

San Jacinto Monument
History Buff
Journey through Houston's past
  Arboretum Houston
Outdoorsy Types
Newsflash--Houston is an outdoor city.

Texas Junk Company
Urban Cowboy
Unearth Houston's Western heritage in an urban setting
  Andre Johnson - Houston Football
Sports Fan
From ball games to horse racing, Houston's the place for action

Houston Breweries
Beer Nut
Quench your thirst at one of these home-grown breweries
  Houston City Hall
Architecture Buff
The Bayou City is full of interesting buildings that review its past

Faith and Culture
Explore religious sites throughout Houston, one of the nations most diverse cities
  Messina Hof
Wine Trail Escape

Skip the trip to Napa and explore the Texas Bluebonnet Wine Trail instead