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Around Houston Blog

PAINT THE TOWN(S) THIS FALL!

From street art to fine art and everything in between, Houston and the surrounding cities are packed with intricate works waiting to whisk you away to a world of imagination. For fine art enthusiasts, Houston houses multiple museums showcasing artistic creations from around the globe. The Museum of Fine Arts, Contemporary Arts Museum, and The Menil Collection are just a few of the fine-art favorites. Curating for your personal collection? Then look to the city's 60-plus art galleries comprising…

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STRETCH OUT YOUR SUMMER FUN IN AND AROUND HOUSTON

Although the long days of summer are nearing an end, there are still numerous ways to battle those back-to-school blues Around Houston! With plenty to see, eat, and experience, there's an adventure around every corner. Speaking of things to see, why not catch a movie? As a matter of fact, you can experience this age-old pastime with a unique twist in Houston. Moonstruck Drive-In, located at the intersection of Bringhurst and Clinton, emerged in 2020 to a hugely celebrated fanfare. Vehicles…

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BREW UP SOME FUN AROUND H-TOWN FOR INTERNATIONAL BEER DAY!

Get ready to raise a glass to your favorite brewers and bartenders behind some of the tastiest brews Around Houston on International Beer Day. With the multiple cultures that make up Houston and our surrounding cities, it's no surprise we produce some of the country's most flavorful and eclectic beers! Whether you're a lager fan or prefer full-bodied ales, International Beer Day is the perfect day to come together with friends, family, and the brews of your choice. Can't decide which location to…

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RED, WHITE, & BLUE ALL AROUND HOU!

Bust out the sparklers and get ready to don your red, white, and blue because it’s almost America’s birthday, and we’re ready to celebrate…how about HOU? That’s right, July 4th is upon us, and there’s no shortage of things to do in Houston and our surrounding cities. From The Island to The Woodlands, we’ve got all the activities you need to plan the perfect Independence Day adventure. We’ll start the festivities off right here in Houston, where the annual Shell Freedom Over Texas is set to…

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Where to go to Enjoy the Bird Migration

Avid birders can rejoice that spring comes early in Southeast Texas. Some spring migrants can be expected to move through our region in early March with the season hitting its stride in mid-April. While there are some places to experience urban birding inside Houston’s limits, the species and birding potentials abound just outside of town. Sugar Land is a birding destination and home to Cullinan Park, one of the largest nature parks in the Greater Houston area with over 754 acres and amenities…

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Spring Break Day-Trip Activities

For kids, Spring Break can be a relaxing and fun time to enjoy the warmer weather and some freedom from school. For parents it’s a constant battle against boredom that requires creativity, patience and planning. This Spring Break, we’re taking the stress off your shoulders. Here are a few ideas to get you started on your week of fun! The Baytown area is full of family-friendly activities so why not experience them ALL this Spring Break? Baytown is home to one of only four GeoTours in the state…

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Delicious Crawfish Outside City Limits

It’s finally crawfish season and the best mudbugs in Texas are just a short drive from Houston. You can’t call yourself a true crawfish enthusiast if these places aren’t on your bucket (get it?) list. Conroe Mmm crawfish gets us through the cold months, and there are plenty of places to get your fill of it in Conroe. Wolfies is located on Lake Conroe and has a deck perfect for sitting and enjoying the scenery. Enjoy the party atmosphere, great music and friendly chatter. Looking for the local…

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January, February and March Events Around Houston

You might be busy sticking to your resolutions for 2020 this month, but that doesn’t mean you can’t sneak in some fun in between work-outs, your book list and Dry January. Can’t make time? Don’t worry, we’ve got a few things to look forward to in February and March too! Read on to find out what’s happening Around Houston. Surfside Food & Art Festival in Brazosport Saturday, January 25 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Stahlman Park The 3rd Annual Surfside Food and Art Festival will include live music and…

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Give a Day Trip This Holiday

We know you're busy trying to find last minute gifts for the people in your life, so we won't bore you with the details about all there is to do outside of Houston. We'll simply give you a subtle hint that day trips make for a great presents to your friends and family, especially when you're struggling with stocking stuffers and growing more and more resigned to gift cards. There's an alternative, believe us. Check out some of the experiences available for gifting on the Houston Experience…

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The Best BBQ Around Houston

Killen's Texas Barbecue It’s no secret that the south has the world’s best barbecue (duh!) and the greater Houston area is not an exception. Hop in your car and take your taste buds on a trip to flavor town with these drool-worthy, food coma inducing restaurants, where the brisket is just as important as the service, and the dessert is just as sweet as the southern hospitality. Killen’s Texas Barbecue Killen’s Barbecue in Pearland is a must-eat staple in the greater Houston area. Chef Ronnie…

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