Things To Do
Houston Toyota Center
Catch the Houston Rockets take on their NBA rivals at this state-of-the-art sports and entertainment destination. Catch a basketball game or check out concerts from the hottest music superstars and shows like Cirque Du Soleil. This downtown Houston attraction is within walking distance of our hotel.
Space Center Houston
Soar into an amazing adventure at one of the most exciting attractions in Houston. Experience a Martian sunset. See the historic Boeing 747 on Independence Plaza, and tour hands-on exhibits, spacecrafts, and science shows. Take the NASA Tram Tour to go behind the scenes of the thrilling NASA Johnson Space Center.
Located within Hermann Park in Houston, this 55-acre zoological park is home to more than 6,000 animals. Meet lions, tigers, elephants, leopards, and rhinos, or get up close with the animal encounters. Explore animal exhibits, like the African Forest and Kipp Aquarium, and let loose at the Wild! Nature Play Area.
Downtown Aquarium, Houston
Not your ordinary aquarium, dive into a thrilling destination showcasing a 500,000-gallon paradise. With over 200 species of aquatic life including sharks, rays, and shovel-nosed guitarfish, the aquarium features colorful marine exhibits, shops, rides, and an upscale restaurant with the aquarium as its backdrop.
Houston Museum of Natural Science
Located in the vibrant Houston Museum District, this expansive museum features permanent exhibits that examine space science, astronomy, paleontology, Native American culture, and geology. The museum also includes the Cockrell Butterfly Center, Burke Baker Planetarium, and the Wortham Giant Screen Theatre.
Discover this 12-acre green oasis in downtown Houston featuring plenty of outdoor recreation for all ages. Downtown's backyard offers restaurants, a kids play area, jogging trails, a man-made lake, an amphitheater, and an event lawn for concerts, cultural festivals, and open-air movies on the big screen.
House of Blues
With its opulent, yet intimate setting, the House of Blues Houston is the perfect location to enjoy amazing acoustics for live musical performances or stand-up comedy shows. Located 4 blocks from the George R. Brown Convention Center, HOB promises an eclectic mix of entertainment paired with food and drinks.
The Shops at Houston
Enjoy three levels of shopping and dining in the heart of downtown Houston. The Shops at Houston Center features more than a dozen stores, including Jos. A. Bank, GNC, and Dress Barn, and a food court with great eateries like Leaf and Grain, Pappas Bros. Steakhouse, Snap Kitchen, and the only Chick-Fil-A in downtown.
George R. Brown Convention Center
With 1.8 million square feet of space, this massive convention center and event venue attracts visitors from around the country to attend conferences, expos, trade shows, meetings and a wide range events. Located just across from Discovery Green, the GBCC offers impressive views and innovative design.