CHECKHOTEL RATES

Select Travel Days

Houston Blog

Author: Kathleen Landry

lshah@visithouston.com 

  • Big Bambu exhibit at MFAH Credit: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
    August 13, 2018
    Perhaps one of the most interactive and “Instagrammable” exhibits at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is Mike and Doug Starn’s Big Bambú This Thing Called Life exhibit. The exhibit opened to the public this summer, but closes on Sept. 3. For those who haven’t had a chance to explore the bamboo wonderland, make sure to catch it before it closes! Big Bambú This Thing Called Life is located in the Ludwig Mies van der Rohe galleries of the MFAH and is made of up...
  • Cezanne Credit: Cezanne
    August 3, 2018
    Houston is paving its own way with a Jazz scene that pulls from a number of different cultures, sounds and influences. Jazz enthusiasts are enjoying the city’s impressive music scene as the genre continues to grow in popularity. As such, there are great spots for anyone looking to enjoy a night of jazz music. Whether you’re looking for Latin, blues, classic or swing, our city has you covered with multiple venues for your listening pleasure. Perhaps one of the most well-known and...
  • July 16, 2018
    Searching for the best movie theater in Houston? Cinephiles are in good company in H-Town. From drive-in movies and retro cinemas to independent film outlets and dine-in theaters, Houston is a great place to catch all sorts of Big Screen flicks. Want to know where to watch the next blockbuster? Check out our top movie theaters in Houston. 1. Alamo Drafthouse Don't even think about talking during a movie at Alamo Drafthouse . The Austin-born concept is as known for its no mid-show chatting...
  • July 9, 2018
    By now, you've come to expect Wi-Fi service and a host of other standard amenities at hotels. But some hotels, including several in Houston, kick their amenity offerings up a notch or two. Here are seven not-so-standard but oh-so-cool amenities at hotels in the Houston area. 1. Magnolia Hotel Craving a bedtime snack that harkens back to your childhood? The Magnolia Hotel Houston serves complimentary milk and cookies from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. daily. 2. Four Seasons Hotel Experience the...
  • Bluebonnet Houston Credit: Chris Multop (purchased photo)
    June 25, 2018
    You may have heard of Gerald D. Hines Waterwall park or taken pictures at Discovery Green downtown, but Houston is full of beautiful scenery that often goes unnoticed. This is not a comprehensive list, however here at Visit Houston we have put together just a few of our under-appreciated picture perfect places in the area. What are some of your favorite Houston views? Graffiti Park At the corner of Leeland and St. Emanuel in EaDo, you can find a stunning display of talent from some of...
  • Paloma Nail Salon Credit: Paloma Nail Salon
    May 31, 2018
    Massages, manicures and facials are often go-to gifts for women, but many spas offer the same services for men, with a twist. From whiskey at check-in to plush leather chairs, serene atmospheres and even televisions playing his favorite teams, there’s no shortage of ways for men to be pampered and groomed this Father's Day. Maryam Naderi’s spa Paloma , a non-toxic nail space, is the perfect spot for a bit of male pampering. Offering beverages, including whiskey and beer for...
  • Glassell School Credit: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
    May 16, 2018
    On May 20, join the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston from noon to 4 p.m. for its Celebrating Community: Opening Day event . The celebration marks the completion of the Glassell School of Art, Brown Foundation Inc. Plaza and BBVA Compass Roof Garden, part of the museum’s $450 million renovation project. The inaugural event includes entertainment for all ages including art-making activities, wearable flower brooches, a story booth, a storybook picnic, lemonade stand, a performance by the Texas...
  • May 9, 2018
    This Memorial Day, we hope you’ll find time to honor the men and women who have given their lives while serving our country. As with most holidays, Houstonians are great at celebrating and enjoying the day off. As the unofficial start of summer, Memorial Day is filled with good bar-b-que, finding the nearest body of water and enjoying the sun. In and around Houston, there are plenty of opportunities to celebrate. Whether your visiting Houston for a long weekend or enjoying a...
  • Czech Center Museum of Houston Credit: Czech Center Museum of Houston
    April 24, 2018
    Join the Czech Center Museum Houston for its exhibit Eugene Cernan " A Czech on the Moon " starting on Apr. 27 and running through Aug. 18, 2018. Space enthusiasts will know Cernan as commander of the 1972 Apollo 17 mission in and the last person who has walked the moon. Cernan’s mother was of Czech ancestry and as such, the CCMH is delighted to tell his compelling and deeply personal experience as an astronaut. The film received the Texas Independent Film Award from Houston...
  • March 15, 2018
    The azaleas are in full bloom all over Houston, which means hibernation is over and it’s time to enjoy being outside. After one of the coldest winters in recent memory, we’re in need of some fresh air picnicking. With so much great food in Houston , what better way to savor it than the great outdoors? Levy Park Want a spot to spread out with your family? Look no further than Levy Park. Complete with a splash pad, climbing walls and numerous jungle gyms, families can spend a full...
1 - 10 of 13
 

Banner Ad - CityPASS

 

Banner Ad - Free Visitor Guide

 
 

Banner Ad - Ask Veronica

Top