Houston at Home

Houston-themed activities and virtual experiences

Coloring with HOU

Stuck at home and can’t keep the kids (or, yourself) entertained? Print out these awesome Houston-themed coloring book pages to bring the city into your living room. You can thank local artists for turning their murals into interactive fun-ness for the whole family

Print at home, color them in, and share your art on social media with us! #MissingHOU Instagram: @Visit_Houston

🖍️ Download Coloring Book

A page from the Houston Mural downloadable coloring book

Wallpapers for HOU

To bring the H a little closer to your heart, we’ve created some pretty cool Houston wallpapers for your phone. Save them, use them, share with your friends and fam, and you’ll never be far from the best city in the world.

  • Photo looking at the sky among Houston skyscrapers
  • Night time view of downtown Houston
  • Street view in Houston
  • Ferris wheel in Houston
  • View of the Houston skyline from a park
  • Night time view of the Houston skyline
  • Night view the Houston skyline from a highway
  • Person in a flight suit in Houston
  • Person in a flightsuit leaning against a railing in Houston in the evening

Cooking with HOU

The best comfort in uncertain times? Food. Comfort Food. If you’re missing some of your favorite Houston restaurants right now, have no fear. We’re delivering a dose of deliciousness to your kitchen with recipes created by some hometown chefs.

Local Delivery

Click Virtual Food Hall (feed one Houston child per order over $30)

Chef Recipes

The Westin Houston Medical Center’s Executive Chef Pete Cox's Fried Cauliflower
The Original Ninfa's Ranchero Omelet Breakfast Taco
La Table's Chocolate Souffle
Chris Shepherd's Fried Egg Bahn Mi
Levi Goode's Turkey and Sausage Gumbo
Safina Restaurant's Arroz de Marisco
Chocolate Chunk Cookie at Bouchee Patisserie at The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown
Hotel Derek's Creamed Collard Greens

Cooking Demos & Mixology How-To's

Bibo's Bistro - Vietnamese Cooking w/ Facebook Live
Well Done Cooking Classes-virtual
USBG HTX Virtual Speakeasy

Virtual Activities

Check out the below list of activities and ways to explore a virtual Houston! The only way to support our community is to continue to engage, so enjoy your virtual "staycation". 

Virtual Tours & Activities

The Escape Game Digital Version
Explore Houston 360
St. John's Church
Nichols Rice Cherry House
Yates Hou
Virtual Weddings at The Post Oak

Performing & Visual Arts

Ars Lyrica Houston
The Alley Theatre
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft 
Houston Public Media broadcasts Houston Symphony
Children's Museum of Houston
Texas Art Exhibitions on Glasstire
Houston Chamber Choir podcast, “With One Accord”
Virtual Miller Outdoor Theatre Experience

Museum Tours & Programs


Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Space Center Houston Tour
Explore Mars via Nasa's Curiosity Rover
Virtual Tours of the Houston Zoo
Czech Center Museum Tour
Holocaust Museum Houston
Virtual Butterfly Workshop on FB Live


Lone Star Flight Museum
The Children's Museum Houston
The Jung Center
The Heritage Society
Asia Society
Houston Zoo Live on Facebook


Astros Activities and online education program (select I have a code, use code 'astros')
Houston Texans educational resources


Manready Mercantile FaceTime Shopping

Home Health: Local Fitness, Virtual Outdoors, & Events

Book Club

Houston Public Library Book Club

Events & Outdoors

Discovery Green
Watch 2018 Open Cup Moments- Houston Dynamo


Atrium Yoga Studio
Black Swan
Revolution Studio
Big Power Yoga


Crew Fitness
Empower Fitness Lab
Illuminate Sweat
Sphere Fit


The Houstonian Club Recipes & Workouts
Boost Pilates
Studio Form
Dance House Fitness
Pure Barre
DEFINE Body & Mind
Tai Chi in the Park

Explore the World...Beyond Houston

2,500 Museum You Can Now Visit Virtually
Virtual Tour of Stonehenge
Online Tour of the Louvre
Smithsonian Virtual Tours
Living Room Concerts from Broadway
Georgia Aquarium webcam 


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