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World-class cultural institutions, James Beardrecognized dining, reinvigorated urban spaces, hotels that surprise and delight—Houston has got them all. – Worth, July 2019

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elcome to the Culinary and Cultural Capital of the South. Whether you know it as Space City, Bayou City, Clutch City, Hustletown or the Energy Capital of the World – Houston’s got something for everyone – award-winning food, visual and performing arts, sports, recreation, and world-class shopping. It’s what you’d expect from the most diverse city in the country, with 2.3 million residents speaking 145 different languages in a sprawling metropolis that spans 669 square miles. This guide will give you the inside scoop on where the locals go. Conde Nast Traveler says, "There are cities that claim to be melting pots, but they can't compare to Houston." The city’s mix of peoples and traditions has created a blockbuster, award-

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winning food scene that’s never been better. Recently, local eateries have been featured on Netflix’s Ugly Delicious and in Andrew Zimmern’s The Zimmern List. In 2019, the city had an impressive 11 James Beard Award semifinalists. Thrillist, concurs “Houston is a sweet symphony of cultures, so when it comes to food, the city arguably has it all.” The arts and culture scene is equally vibrant. Houston boasts professional resident companies in ballet, opera, symphony, and theater; only four other U.S. cities can say the same. Just five minutes from downtown, you can see visual artists in their natural habitat at Sawyer Yards, 55 acres of warehouses in Arts District Houston that houses the studios of hundreds of working artists, making it one of


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the largest creative communities in the nation. Just across downtown in the East End, colorful street art and oversized murals create endless Instagrammable moments. In the leafy Museum District, you’ll find 19 cultural institutions set within blocks of one another – including the growing campus of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (make sure to take a selfie with Houston’s own “Bean” – Anish Kapoor’s “Cloud Column”). It’s just the tip of the iceberg, with more than 500 arts organizations and 12,000 visual and performing artists in the region. Over on the happening east side of Downtown (EaDo in the local parlance), take advantage of the mild weather and explore more than

four miles of hike and bike trails along Buffalo Bayou that extend to the Port of Houston Turning Basin. The adjacent 150-acre East River waterfront development is coming together, mixing culture with commerce — including highend retail and restaurants. Your Houston adventure awaits. As Travel + Leisure says, “Black gold and Texas tea are what put Houston on the map, but if you visit Houston, you aren't going to look at oil derricks. Instead, its rich cultural offerings, exciting things to do, and laid-back Southern atmosphere will not only draw you in, they’ll keep you there, too.”

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ouston is the only major American city that doesn't have land-use zoning laws. That means anything can be built anywhere: vintage clothing shops next to award-winning restaurants next to hospitals and high-rises. Live like a local and head off the beaten path for an authentic look at Houston in all its glorious jumble.

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The Beer Can House, covered with more than 50,000 flattened beer cans, is a local art landmark and remains an odd bungalow in a sea of townhomes. Buffalo Bayou Kayak Tours lets visitors paddle through the heart of the city on a two-person kayak adventure. Spot blue herons, loggerhead turtles and an occasional alligator sunning along bayou banks. The majestic, 64-foot high Gerald D. Hines Water Wall, designed by renowned architects Philip Johnson and John Burgee, pour an impressive 78,500 gallons of recycled water down the structure’s black obsidian walls. Adjacent to the Galleria, this is the perfect spot for selfies, shopping breaks, and al fresco picnics. Go back in time at The Heritage Society and Sam Houston Park, a historic village in the shadow of downtown Houston’s skyline, with structures dating from 1823 to 1905, plus a museum building with fascinating historical exhibits. As the sun is setting, drop into artist James Turrell’s Twilight Epiphany Skyspace, located on the Rice University campus. This free exhibit plays with light and space to alter the viewer’s perception of the sky. The National Museum of Funeral History proudly holds the title of the nation’s largest display of historic funeral service memorabilia and artifacts, including a 1920s hearse and a brightly colored “fantasy coffin”. The Orange Show, a national folk-art landmark in the East End, took about 25 years for mailman and owner Jeff McKissack to create. This orange-themed, maze-like monument was made using concrete, brick, steel and anything else he could find. Don’t miss the adjacent Smither Park, a funky, fun-filled green space with an amphitheater, meditation garden and pavilion. Lots of Instagrammable moments here. With 39 historic structures set on five city blocks, the nonprofit Project Row Houses offers a place for local artists to learn and work – and in some cases, live. The Waugh Drive Bat Colony, located just

under the bridge between Allen Parkway and Memorial Drive near downtown, is home to millions of bats. At sunset, they take off from under the bridge in one huge group. For the best view, stake your place on the observation deck located on the corner of Waugh Drive and Allen Parkway.

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The Art Car Museum is the only place you’ll find the antennae-and-wing-cloaked Roachster or a Honda motorcycle that’s been transformed into a shiny, red, rolling stiletto heel in this shrine to mobile artwork.

Houston Firsts The city is named for Sam Houston, the first president of the Republic of Texas. (Visit the site of Houston’s 1836 founding at Allen’s Landing downtown.) The Port of Houston ranks first in the United States in international waterborne tonnage handled. (Book a ticket for the M/V Sam Houston Tour Experience – a free, 90-minute round trip, educational tour along the Houston Ship Channel.) The Astrodome, nicknamed, “The Eighth Wonder of the World.” opened in 1965 as the world's first indoor domed sports stadium. Enjoy a Dome Faux’m cream ale – a tribute to the stadium’s beverage – at 8th Wonder Brewery. KUHT (Houston Public Media) is a PBS member station and was the first public television station in the United States. (Tours are available at the station, located on the UH Main Campus). The first successful human heart transplant was performed in Houston by Dr. Denton Cooley in 1968. (Enjoy a bird’s eye view of the Texas Medical Center at Third Coast, an upscale New American restaurant located on the top of one of the center’s parking garages.) In 1969, "Houston" was the first word spoken from the moon. The Apollo 11 mission established a place in history for the city when astronaut Neil Armstrong spoke the now-famous line, "Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed." (Learn more at Space Center Houston.)

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Part restaurant, part exhibit, the aquarium features tanks filled with stingrays, sharks and other exotic marine life. Themed habitats include the Louisiana Swamp exhibit, filled with dwarf gators, crawfish and snapping turtles, as well as the Shipwreck and Sunken Temple exhibits.

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Fresh Tap Tours

With more than 40 breweries crafting unique blends across the city, it can be tough to know where to start. Fresh Tap Tours takes care of the planning, offering beer aficionados a one-stop bus ride to and from three breweries, with tours, tastings, snacks and a designated driver included in the four-to-five-hour trek.

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Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

The former home of Houston philanthropist Ima Hogg, designed by John Staub, now houses the Museum of Fine Arts’ early-American decorative arts and painting collection. Outside, on the property’s 14 lush acres, is the largest organic historic public garden in the state. Don’t miss The Shop at Bayou Bend, inside the Lora Jean Kilroy Visitor and Education Center.

Children's Museum of Houston

The most-attended children’s museum of its size in the nation serves more than one million people annually. Bring the kids to enjoy all 90,000 square feet of jam-packed, hands-on exhibits and educational fun.

Part of the world-renowned Texas Medical Center and a Smithsonian Affiliate, The Health Museum provides the ultimate journey inside the body. Explore giant sculptures of human organs, ribs and even teeth. Don’t miss the DeBakey Cell Lab for family-friendly genetic experiments.

Historic Pleasure Pier

This favorite Galveston Island attraction stretches approximately 1,130 feet over the Gulf of Mexico — more than three football fields in length — and provides the waterside community with familyoriented attractions, including games, 16 rides, retail shops and dining options.

Holocaust Museum Houston

Dedicated to educating people about the Holocaust and remembering the six million Jews and other innocent victims, this unique facility houses a permanent exhibition called “Bearing Witness: A Community Remembers.” The roles of collaborators, by-standers, rescuers and liberators are portrayed through artifacts, film reels, photographs and text panels. The museum has recently reopened after a $33.8 million expansion.

Houston Museum of Natural Science

This multilevel destination highlights the Earth’s wonders in world-class touring exhibitions. The museum also makes room for the Wortham IMAX Theatre screen, Cockrell Butterfly Center, Burke Baker Planetarium, and Paleontology Hall.

Houston Polo Club

Tucked away in Houston’s sprawling Memorial Park in the heart of the city, the Houston Polo Club isn’t just for polo players and horses. Guests can enjoy the final matches of fall and spring tournaments on Sunday afternoons. Individual tickets on the covered Red Oak Lawn are available for $30, or $15 for children ages 12 and under. If you’d like a more private affair, boxes are an option. www.VisitHouston.com

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Houston Zoo

Walk on the wild side with 6,000 animal residents. The 55-acre zoo fosters an appreciation for the ecosystems of the natural world. Nearby, Hermann Park Pavilion invites visitors to tour the park on a miniature train or cruise on the duck pond in a pedal boat.

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Within Galveston Island’s three glistening glass pyramids lie the IMAX 3-D Theater, Special FX-4D Theater and RideFilm Theater. Wildlife is on display in the Rainforest, Aquarium and Discovery pyramids. Outdoor fun includes a paddleboat ride on the bay and a man-made beach.

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One of the premier art museums in the United States, the MFAH anchors the Museum District with exhibitions of art from major civilizations and antiquity to the present. A $450 million expansion project is underway and is expected to be completed by 2020.

Sam Houston Race Park

Celebrate the spirit and elegance of Thoroughbreds and Quarter Horses with live and simulcast racing. Watch from a grandstand, a pavilion, or one of several suites with trackside views. The park also hosts concerts at the Showgrounds live music venue.

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Want to skydive but not excited about jumping from a perfectly good airplane? Visit either of the two area skydiving facilities, which gives guests a chance to feel the rush without the risk.

Moody Gardens

Miller Outdoor Theatre

Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark

Kemah Boardwalk

Head south of Houston to the 35-acre Kemah Boardwalk and dine overlooking Galveston Bay. Enjoy live music, shopping, games and train rides, as well as the popular Boardwalk Bullet roller coaster.

Lone Star Flight Museum

Located at Houston’s Ellington Field Airport, the $38 million facility includes two large hangars, housing more than 40 historically-significant aircraft, including the B-17 Flying Fortress, a North American B-25 and P-47 Thunderbolt.

Miller Outdoor Theatre

On mild evenings, it’s hard to top a professional (and free) show at Miller Outdoor Theatre, located in Hermann Park. Celebrating its 96th year, the amphitheater, with both covered and hillside seating, is the perfect place to catch classical music, ballet and theater performances from your blanket – with your picnic basket, of course.

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Just a short drive from Houston, Schlitterbahn is open all year long. The action-packed park features 31 aquatic adventures for summer and 12 indoor attractions during the heated indoor season.

Space Center Houston

More than 400 things to see and do await at Space Center Houston, Houston’s first Smithsonian Affiliate and the Official Visitors Center of NASA Johnson Space Center. Discover real, flown spacecraft and Robonauts; even touch a moon rock. For more information on Houston attractions, log on to VisitHouston.com/Attractions


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ouston loves its athletes, and rightly so. At any given time, you can find them on and off the court and field, giving back to the community and making a difference. Come for a game and experience a spectacle, with music and dance, acrobatic cheerleading, salutes to veterans and community groups, fan contests – all in addition to the game itself.


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sound and video technology as well as fully integrated broadcast facilities. The food offerings were completely upgraded last year.

Houston Outlaws

The city’s got Esports, too. The Houston Outlaws Overwatch Esports team competes in the Overwatch League (OWL) as a member of the league's Atlantic South Division. Founded in 2017, Houston Outlaws is one of the league's 12 founding members and is one of two professional Overwatch teams based in Texas. Matches are played at Revention Music Center downtown. All the details can be found at www.outlaws.overwatchleague.com.

Houston Rockets

Watch Red Nation go wild for the Rockets’ lay ups and dunks in downtown’s 18,300seat Toyota Center. During breaks, don’t miss the T-shirt cannons, shot competitions, the Space City Seniors or the Rockets Power Dancers’ halftime performances.

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Houston Roughnecks

Houston Dynamo

Houston Astros

2019 American League Division and 2017 World Series champs play at Minute Maid Park downtown, where a retractable roof affords open-air seating on beautiful Houston evenings and air conditioning on warm summer days. Hungry? Fan favorite foods include Jackson Street Barbecue and Shake Shack.

Houston Dynamo and Dash

Don’t miss seeing the Houston Dynamo and Houston Dash play in the open-air BBVA Compass Stadium – conveniently located on the METRORAIL Purple and Green lines. Spectators enjoy unobstructed views from both lower and upper seating bowls, modern

Houston is one of eight inaugural cities of the new XFL professional football league. The Houston Roughnecks play at the University of Houston’s TDECU Stadium. Currently, the league season runs from February to April, with a total of 10 games. Check www.xfl.com/teams/houston for ticket information.

Houston Texans

Cheer on the NFL’s Houston Texans – the 2018-2019 AFC South Champions – at NRG Stadium, where it’s Bulls on Parade. The indoor/outdoor venue features a new surface and a retractable roof. Go early and join the tailgating fun. Gates open four hours prior to kickoff. Don’t forget to pack your red-and-blue foam koozie and Texans tee.

Houston SaberCats

Rugby is one of the fastest-growing sports in America, with popularity that stretches from coast to coast – with clubs for men, women and children. The SaberCats are Houston’s professional Major League Ruby team, and their beautiful, brand-new AVEVA Stadium is part of Houston Sports Park south of downtown Houston.

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Shopping Houston –

The international Shopping Destination Explore Houston’s diverse shopping scene – from luxury boutiques and famous department stores to homegrown favorites. You’ll find expansive malls, outdoor shopping plazas, and neighborhood districts brimming with retail treasures.

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Galleria

The Galleria

This monument to consumerism, set among the office towers of Uptown Houston, contains more than 400 stores and restaurants- most of them national names you’ll know, including anchor stores Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom and Macy’s. Cool off with a spin around the ice rink or grab a bite at Nobu Houston, The Cheesecake Factory, Del Frisco’s Steakhouse, Fig & Olive and Shake Shack.

River Oaks District

This luxury, outdoor shopping plaza just inside The Loop boasts the biggest names in fashion, plus buzzy restaurants and a swanky movie theatre – iPic. Stroll around the district and you’ll find Cartier, Dior, Harry Winston and more. Your dining options include Steak 48, Le Colonial and newish MAD, where friendly faces enjoy Spanish cuisine and cocktails in a glamorous dining room (reservations required).


Here’s an outdoor shopping center where you can while away the day. Explore high-end national fashion and décor chains, plus a large Apple Store and Sprinkles, a cupcake bakery serving sweet treats from a vending machine. Local Tex-Mex favorite Escalante’s is the perfect resting point, with delicious nachos and margaritas.

Historic Heights

Small-town charm is the theme of this neighborhood. Antiques, art and vintage shopping for men and women are centered on 19th Street. Be sure to check out the Heights Waterworks – with vegan restaurant Verdine and Hopdoddy Burger Bar. A few blocks away, the walkable Heights Mercantile development on Yale and 6th streets mixes local and national retailers and eateries, including local favorites LOCAL Foods and Cloud 10 Creamery.

Rice Village

City Centre

Set among office towers and hotels, West Houston’s premiere mixed-use development features prominent national retailers and a mix of eateries, plus a large green space for kids to play. For a local touch, grab a coffee and dessert at Fellini and Sweet Paris.

Uptown Park

This European-style shopping village on the West Loop caters to high-end shoppers and an international crowd. Designer clothes, jewelry, menswear and home accessories are among the many treasures you’ll discover here. There’s a nice mix of restaurants, too, from casual to high-end, with cuisines from across the globe.

Houston Premium Outlets

This designer discount mall in suburban Cypress, off of Highway 290, offers more than 145 stores, including Tory Burch, Theory and Escada.

Houston’s original walkable shopping and dining district is blocks away from Rice University. Casual local restaurants, coffee shops, bookstores, wine cafés and hole-in-thewall international joints sit side-by-side with independent shops and trendy chain stores. If you can’t find it in the Village, it probably doesn’t exist.

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Sugar Land

Fashion peaks at the corner of Kirby Drive and Westheimer Road. In The Shops at Arrive, you’ll find local luxury women’s shop Tootsies, plus Suit Supply for men. Cross the street and visit gift and fashion emporium Sloan/Hal. Just up Kirby, make time to stop in at Kuhl-Linscomb, a complex of retail spaces that offers the best in jewelry, candles, outdoor furniture, linens, lighting, tabletop, and more.

River Oaks Shopping Center

Would you like some history with your purchase? The Art Deco River Oaks Shopping Center has been delighting shoppers for decades. Shop a mix of national and local retailers, along with two Starbucks located directly across the street from each other. If you have time, take in an art movie at the historic River Oaks Theatre.

Memorial City Mall

Here are 265 acres of shopping, dining and fun in the heart of West Houston’s family-friendly Memorial neighborhood. Memorial City Mall features Texas’s highest-performing Macy’s, as well as Zara, the Apple Store and Houston’s only American Girl Store.

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Highland Village

Good deals are only a short drive away. Twentyfive miles west of downtown, Katy Mills brings together retail and entertainment under one roof. Neiman Marcus Last Call and Saks Off Fifth share space with Banana Republic, Sun & Ski Sports, Nike Factory Store, Oakley, Cole Haan and dozens of outlet stores. Find a mix of retail, restaurants, services and hotel accommodations at Sugar Land Town Square, a planned development in this booming suburb. It was named the “Best Place to Hang Out” by the University of Houston – Sugar Land. Go see for yourself.

The Woodlands

Speaking of suburbs, north of Houston is where you’ll find The Woodlands Town Center. It’s home to the al fresco-minded Market Street (Tiffany, Robert Graham) and The Woodlands Mall – a two-level retail complex with more than 160 stores. Expect endless dining options, as well as big retail names like Anthropologie, Nordstrom, Vineyard Vines, Godiva, the Apple Store and James Avery.

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IT’S NO TEXAS BOAST: Houston is serious about the arts. The city features one of the nation’s largest museum districts and serves as one of the few American cities with resident professional companies in ballet, opera, symphony and theater. The 17-block downtown theater district is home to Houston Grand Opera, Alley Theatre, Houston Symphony and Houston Ballet, all consistently presenting Grammy, Tony and Emmy award-winning performances. Other area performing arts organizations include Society For The Performing Arts and Theatre Under The Stars, the nation’s largest nonprofit producer of musical theater. Minutes away, in Midtown, check out the calendar lineup at MATCH. This stateof-the-art visual and performing arts venue opened in 2015 and plays host to more than 50 area arts groups including DiverseWorks, Main Street Theater and River Oaks Chamber Orchestra. Nearby is the famed Ensemble Theater, presenting African American artistic expression since 1976.

VISUAL ARTS

The Museum District’s anchor and the nation’s sixthlargest art museum – Museum of Fine Arts, Houston – continues to undergo a tremendous campus expansion, with new exhibition, conservation and education spaces, and a master plan that knits together a century’s worth of signature architectural structures.

The nearby Contemporary Arts Museum Houston celebrates post-modern artwork inside its distinctive stainless-steel space. The leafy, campus-like Menil Collection, one of the most important private museums in the world, is also not to be missed.

HANDS-ON LEARNING

The Houston Center for Contemporary Craft features rotating exhibits of local and national fiber, textile, furniture, glass, ceramics and metal artists, plus working studios that are open to the public for interaction with resident artists.

The educational exhibits at Houston Museum of Natural Science unfold within a four-level complex. Do not miss the museum’s Wortham IMAX Theater or the Cockrell Butterfly Center. The Health Museum inspires passion and curiosity in health, the medical sciences, and the human body through educational programming with permanent and traveling exhibits. Rice University and The University of Houston also offer plentiful arts and culture. Rice’s Moody Center For The Arts focuses on presenting work by world-recognized artists that fosters conversations across disciplines. At UH’s Blaffer Gallery, viewers find a rotating mix of work by U.S. and international artists. The programming at UH’s Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts is dedicated to ground-breaking, transformational collaborations across the performing, visual, and literary arts.

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id you know that some of your favorite movies may have been filmed right here in the Bayou City? With its diverse neighborhoods and varied topography, the city is right at home in any urban, suburban or even rural shooting setting.

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Houston-born filmmaker Richard Linklater spent part of his own boyhood in Houston, which served as much of the backdrop for his film Boyhood (2014), filmed over 12 years, following the same actors. Shooting locations include Minute Maid Park (501 Crawford), Miller Outdoor Theatre (6000 Hermann Park Drive), the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (1001 Bissonnet St.) and the Houston Museum of Natural Science (5555 Hermann Park Drive).

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Let’s start with the Academy Award-winning Terms of Endearment. You can find Aurora Greenway’s house still standing (3060 Locke Lane), as well as the garage apartment that Flap and Emma rented (1148 Heights Boulevard). Want to recreate Shirley MacLaine and Jack Nicholson’s lunch scene? Then head on over to the famed Brennan’s creole restaurant at 3300 Smith Street in midtown and ask to be seated at the same table. (The Evening Star, the sequel to Terms, was also shot in Houston).

Sci-fi lovers will recognize the Wortham Theater Center (501 Texas Avenue) as Robocop 2’s (1990) Civic Centrum, as well as the Alley Theater (615 Texas Avenue) starring as the “Omni Consumer Products Corporation” -- with downtown Houston standing in for dystopian metropolitan Detroit. Additionally, the third Transformers movie, Dark Side of Moon (2011), was partially shot at the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center (2101 E. NASA Pkwy). In the movie, when a spacecraft carrying a key invention crashes on the moon, it is the control center in Houston that leads the mission to recover the ship. Gen Xers will have fond memories of Reality Bites (1994), shot in and around Montrose and downtown Houston. The fourplex where Winona Ryder lived is still standing (409 W. Clay Street). Tranquility Park (Rusk at Walker Street) is where Troy (Ethan Hawke) educated Lelaina (Ryder) on the many jobs he’s been fired from over the years. Finally, no movie tour is complete without mentioning Rushmore, directed by Houston’s own Wes Anderson. His high school alma mater, St. John’s School (2401 Claremont Lane), stood in for the movie’s Rushmore Academy. In an example of art mirroring life, the public Lamar High School, across the street from St. John’s (3325 Westheimer Road), was used to depict the movie’s Grover Cleveland High School. The protagonist’s father’s hair-cutting business, “Bert’s,” is really Doug’s Barber Shop (219 East Eleventh Street) in the Heights. It’s still open if you need a trim.

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W here the Locals Eat Houston’s dining scene has never been hotter or more adventurous. You can find virtually every world cuisine within the city limits. But where do locals go for reliable, delicious and iconic “Houston” fare? Here’s the inside scoop:

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Antone’s

Since 1962, Antone’s has been serving up their famous po’ boys – The Official Sandwich of Houston. Filled with meat, cheese, sweet pickles and “chowchow” cabbage relish- they’re in the city’s food DNA. Locations all over town.

Barbecue Inn

This Garden Oaks mainstay has been serving up delicious barbecue since 1946, as well as arguably the city’s best fried chicken and fried shrimp, in a comforting time-warp of a setting.

Brennan’s

Now in its 53rd year serving up Texas-Creole cuisine, Brennan’s is the elegant, go-to dining destination for joyful celebrations, the sealing of business deals, and daily fine dining. Here’s a tip: The martinis are just .25¢ at lunch.

Cleburne Cafeteria

This family-owned, West University neighborhood favorite dates to 1941. Everything on the menu is made fresh with ingredients from local farmers markets. Save room for the world-famous desserts – made daily by their bakery chef.

Crawfish and Noodles

Located in Houston’s Chinatown along Bellaire Boulevard, Crawfish and Noodles is popular with area chefs and foodies alike. Why? The VietCajun crawfish, a spicy Houston mashup that’s been featured on the Travel Channel as well as on Netflix’s Ugly Delicious.

DaMarco

This beautiful, award-winning Montrose mainstay features gourmet Tuscan dishes and a vast selection of fine wines in a chic atmosphere. It’s one of the few fine restaurants in Houston that suggests jacket attire for gentlemen.

Frenchy’s

Houston’s favorite fried chicken (since 1969) – along with dirty rice and jambalaya – uses old, New Orleans family recipes to delight generations of locals. Several locations around town.

Fung’s Kitchen

This cavernous Sharpstown favorite offers a vast array of Chinese dishes, as well as daily dim sum. Six aquariums near the entrance showcase various types of live seafood that the restaurant serves.

For more than 40 years on Kirby Drive, Goode Co. Barbecue has been serving up delicious smoked meats, serious sides and famous pecan pies (which are traditional Houston holiday gifts). For live music, check out their Armadillo Palace across the street.

Hugo’s

Stop in for authentic Mexican cuisine by James Beard Award-winning chef Hugo Ortega, handshaken margaritas, and a festive atmosphere – including a lively patio. Don’t miss their legendary Sunday brunch buffet.

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The Original Ninfa’s on Navigation

“Mama Ninfa” Laurenzo invented fajitas here in 1973, and today the restaurant, serving TexMex cuisine and frosty margaritas, continues to delight locals, politicians, celebrities and even visiting royalty.

Paulie’s

This casual Montrose neighborhood joint offers some of the best Italian food in town, with homemade pasta served daily. Be sure to order the spaghetti and meatballs – but save room for Paulie’s famous iced shortbread cookies.

Star Pizza

Consistently voted Houston’s Best Pizza since 1976, Star is known for its Margherita Pizza, Joe’s Pizza (sautéed spinach in garlic plus fresh garlic), and the Chicken Alfredo Pizza (with chicken, gorgonzola cheese, mushrooms and onions). They also have a daily lunch buffet.

Tony’s

Houston’s most elegant restaurant since 1965, Tony Vallone and his staff are the masters of Italian flavors. In fact, the restaurant has served seven sitting presidents, in addition to generations of Houstonians. Pro tip: The twocourse Express Business Lunch is just $22.

Turkey Leg Hut

Always crowded, always hopping, this is the home of the world-famous stuffed turkey leg. Stuffed with what, you ask? Dirty rice, or maybe jumbo grilled shrimp and Cajun alfredo sauce. How about stuffed with Cajun crawfish mac & cheese? They open at 11 a.m. You’ll want to get there early. For more on local dining, log onto VisitHouston.com/Restaurants

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Houston is blessed with a variety of neighborhood dives, funky icehouses and off-the-beaten path drinkeries. Want to imbibe like a Houstonian? Raise your glass at the following local institutions.


If you’re downtown, seeing a show at House of Blues, kill some time at Dirt Bar across the street. Cocktail classics plus rock and roll and metal music keep the crowd coming back. Headlining musicians are known to duck into Dirt Bar themselves, so keep your eyes peeled.

Grand Prize Bar

This two-story Montrose house on Banks Street attracts local hipsters with craft cocktails, a full kitchen, and trivia nights.

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Griff’s

This Montrose Irish pub and sports bar (the city’s oldest sports bar) is tucked away in the eclectic neighborhood. Order beer by the pitcher, watch sports on TV or come for karaoke night.

Neil's Bahr

Over in bustling EaDo, Neil’s Bahr is the Houston dive that most resembles a basement, thanks to the comic book library, playable Nintendo and Sega consoles, and an array of classic arcade and board games. They also have movie nights and video game tournaments.

Lola's Depot

Possibly the diviest dive that ever dived, Lola’s purple-painted house is unmarked, but unmistakable. The graffiti-and-bumper-sticker decor is a visual assault. Lola’s has a double happy hour which runs 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. to 11 p.m., offering beer and cocktails for a mere $1.75.

Notsuoh

Its name is “Houston” spelled backwards, and that’s only where the weirdness begins. This eccentric establishment on Main Street serves as a bar/ art/music/poetry/chess venue so come ready for anything, including inexpensive drinks.

Poison Girl Cocktail Lounge

Pretty much a guaranteed good time. The closedoff back patio with an iconic Kool-Aid man statue and daily happy hour specials like $2.00 wells cement Poison Girl as a Montrose institution.

Warren’s Inn

Since 1978, this historic Market Square landmark has been serving up generous pours at cheap prices to a diverse downtown crowd. There’s a great jukebox to accompany your revelry.

West Alabama Icehouse

An open-air drinking emporium since 1928, locals flock to the icehouse’s patios for cold beers, hot dogs and tacos from the neighboring taco truck. Bikers, hipsters and frat crowds welcome.

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ANYTHING BUT ORDINARY

AN EXPERIENCE SO UNIQUELY REFINED THERE CAN ONLY BE ONE. The Post Oak Hotel is Houston’s only Forbes Five-Star Hotel boasting elegant accommodations, designer fashion, signature dining and sophisticated amenities all in one tower. Upon arrival, the intuitive personalized service sets the tone for a unique experience, one of unrivaled quality and pleasure. Combined unparalleled wellness and ancient healing practices at the Forbes Five-Star Spa, the two story Rolls-Royce showroom, and direct helicopter pad access, The Post Oak Hotel is sure to embrace every desire of savvy business and leisure travelers alike.

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With a superb location, accommodations that appeal to both business and leisure travelers, and myriad shopping and dining options, Shenandoah, Texas, is a hidden gem that provides great value to those looking to stay in the North Houston area. At just over two square miles in size, everything in Shenandoah is easily accessible and convenient. The city has a variety of well-reviewed hotels, more than 50 restaurants and numerous shopping and entertainment options. To learn more, go to www.VisitShenandoahTX.com www.VisitHouston.com

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Goode Co. Armadillo Palace

The Fun Doesn’t End When the Sun Goes Down HOUSTON COMES ALIVE AT NIGHT with centrally-set performance venues, laid back lounges and lingerworthy bars, so no matter what scene you’re seeking, you’re sure to find it here.

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Dining Nightlife

Downtown and Midtown

Houston’s central business district is booming with bars, clubs and lounges. Market Square is the epicenter for fun. Start your night at Secret Garden, a stunning retreat for a drink, located outside of Bravery Chef Hall, in a tiny glass greenhouse with a large patio. Feeling generous? Stop by OKRA Charity Saloon, a co-op founded by industry vets to pursue community and charitable initiatives. Get your tropical tiki fix (order the Painkiller) at Kanaloa and enjoy their Korean-fusion snacks. In Midtown, enjoy serious cocktails in the divey Two Headed Dog or try Social Beer Garden HTX with its hammock garden, dog-friendly patio, and classic arcade games.

Montrose

Traditionally home to “alternative” nightlife and the city’s LGBTQ club scene, Montrose is where you’ll find longtime LGBTQ watering hole JR’s Bar and Grill, plus Rudyard’s live music venue. In the mood for a boozy drag brunch? Then Boheme is your place. The Toasted Coconut is a newish full-service tiki bar and kitchen with an outdoor palapa and “adult sandbox.” For highbrow craft cocktails, head to Anvil Bar and Refuge. Looking for a casual patio bar with craft beer, tasty cocktails and coastal Mexican food? Check out LaGrange.

River Oaks and West University

In between these two affluent neighborhoods, you’ll find Red Lion British Pub, a dark tavern serving pints and Indian fare. Marfreless, hidden away in the River Oaks Shopping Center, serves as a private, dimly lit speakeasy. Over in West University, grab a burger and some

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wine at Simone on Sunset, drink in the Mexican tiki bar vibe at Under the Volcano or enjoy a whopper of a Long Island Iced Tea at the legendary Marquis 2.

The Heights

One of Houston’s most historic neighborhoods has quickly evolved into a top nightlife destination. Chill out on the patio at Onion Creek with cold local beer and great good. Brush up on your bingo skills at SPJST Lodge 88 or enjoy classic cocktails and tunes at Johnny’s Gold Brick. The Ready Room is a cool speakeasy bar on White Oak Blvd. There’s no sign, but it’s right next door to Ritual, a hip beer-andbeef joint.

Uptown/Galleria

This corporate neighborhood knows how to party. Start off with a cocktail upstairs at Le Colonial in River Oaks District for the nightly people watching party. The Tasting Room at Uptown Park offers more than 150 wines by the glass and bottle, along with truffle fries, charcuterie boards and pizzas. Or go full-on dive at The West End, a dog-friendly beer joint with a fun happy hour.

Washington Ave./Arts District Houston Just outside downtown, this corridor is geared toward young professionals and neighborhood residents alike. The Porch Swing Pub is a chill spot featuring dozens of beers on tap, plus casual pub food and a large patio. MAX’s Wine Dive is an intimate spot serving upscale comfort food as well as champagne and cocktails. For some of the best craft cocktails in town (and a very cool atmosphere), make plans for drinks at Julep.

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Hear It LIVE Here

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ouston was touted by Travel + Leisure for its terrific live music scene. Wondering where to find the best shows in town? Read on.

Anderson Fair Retail Restaurant

This Montrose folk and acoustic mainstay has been featuring original singer-songwriters from Texas, the US and the world since 1969.

Armadillo Palace

This Texas-loving bar features a 4,000-squarefoot dance hall venue. Catch around 80 live shows a year at Armadillo featuring local artists and classic crooners.

Continental Club

Smack dab in the middle of Midtown on Main Street, this Austin import has a distinctive Houston attitude. The venue offers its classic neon and red velvet stage to regular bands and cover artists alike.

Heights Theater

This incognito Tex-Mex café downtown is also a rocking live music venue with vast outdoor concert space. Stop in for the Wednesday Night Drum Circle.

McGonigel’s Mucky Duck

A hotspot for singer-songwriters (mostly of the country and folk persuasion), the Duck is just as much Irish pub as it is music hall. Dig into fare from across the pond and see shows by such Texas artists as Patrice Pike and Bob Schneider.

Rockefeller’s

Housed in a former bank on Washington Ave., Rockefeller’s is a live music and event space where you can catch The Reverend Horton Heat and other Texas acts.

This renovated historic venue right in the heart of The Heights on 19th Street features national and regional touring acts. Recent shows have included Meshell Ndegeocello, Joe Ely, Shinyribs and Lee Ann Womack.

Warehouse Live

House of Blues

Just minutes from downtown, WOMH opened in 2016, offering up rising-star acts and national names on an expansive outdoor stage. Sweeping city views add to the site’s appeal.

Firmly planted in the middle of Downtown, the HOB brings a healthy dose of emerging artists and seasoned acts to H-Town. You’ll find major acts like Robert Earl Keen and Queensryche, as well as indie rock groups.

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EaDo’s Warehouse Live is a live music and event venue featuring local and touring indie bands, tribute acts, festivals and all-ages shows.

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Where to Stay

Hotels at Your Service

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ouston’s luxury hotel game has never been stronger. The city’s lodgings and their services are sure to impress even the most seasoned traveler. Private chefs, fun classes, and outrageous spa services abound.


In addition to a full-service spa, the Four Seasons Hotel Houston offers wellness services, including yoga sessions, meditation workshops and the following: High-energy, soccer-inspired workouts designed by former Major League Soccer player Michael Chabala, which combine treadmill play with sideline medicine ball work. Biorhythms Jet Lag Recovery Treatment, which restores the body’s natural rhythms and aids in jet lag recovery. An ionizing scrub and mud wrap renew energy while a Kundalini back massage balances the chakras and nervous system. Final Wedding Day Preparations, with a morning of rejuvenating treatments followed by a light lunch poolsidel before the wedding festivities get underway.

Hotel Alessandra

Hotel Alessandra’s Spa by Alessandra is elegant, intimate (just two treatment rooms with downtown views) and has become a really popular amenity for hotel guests as well as locals. A bonus perk is that treatments come with full-day access to the hotel’s adjacent fitness center and rooftop pool. Here’s another treat: the hotel offers monthly mixology classes – a ticketed, hands-on, weekly event limited to small groups. Each month, the theme changes, and these are available for private bookings as well.

The Moran Hotel/LifeSpa at CityCentre

On Houston’s West Side, you’ll find the boutique Moran Hotel at CityCentre — convenient to the Memorial and Energy Corridor neighborhoods. Hotel guests looking for a massage or salon service during their stay have access to the LifeSpa inside LifeTime Athletic Club, just across the street from the Moran. LifeSpa is a luxurious full-service

spa with skin, hair, nail and massage treatments. Guests can also use the club on the day of the service.

Where to Stay

Four Seasons Hotel Houston

Post Oak Hotel

The Spa at The Post Oak Hotel received the prestigious Forbes Five Star rating within just three months of opening. It is Texas’ only spa to have earned this honor. Some “above and beyond” treatments include: The “Rituals of Five Worlds”, a signature treatment featuring a warmed, steam poultice massage and gentle body stretching with a medicinal, Javanese fusion of lemongrass, bergamot and ginger, meant to release muscular tension. The “Ko Bi Do Lift” is a highly-effective and noninvasive face lift that begins with an in-depth purification of the skin. An intense massage lifting technique is performed, exercising the facial muscles and contouring the face for a toned, plumping effect. The Post Oak Hotel is the only hotel in Texas to feature the In-Skin facial system that seamlessly integrates six high-performance functions to deliver a results-oriented facial experience. The Spa’s “In-Skin Ultimate Radiant Complexion” is a two-hour superior treatment featuring microdermabrasion, oxygen, LED lighting, radio frequency, electroporation and air massage.

Royal Sonesta Houston

This hotel has one of the only true chef’s tables of its kind in the city, with seating for 10. What makes TableOne unique in terms of access is that it can be booked like traditional seating for as few as two guests with a four-course menu of the day, or with 72-hours’ notice, guests can work with the chef to customize a five, eight, or tencourse menu for a minimum of six guests.

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Houston Zoo

Family-Friendly Getaway

BRINGING THE BROOD TO HOUSTON? Get ready, because H-Town and the surrounding coastal area is jam-packed with exciting things to see and do, year-round. Read on for three, activity-filled days navigating top area attractions and offerings.

MORNING: Off to outer space. Experience more than 400 things to see and do at Space Center Houston, the Official Visitor Center of NASA Johnson Space Center – and Houston's first Smithsonian Affiliate institution. AFTERNOON: Beach trip!

Historic Galveston offers 32 miles of beaches, including the family-friendly Stewart Beach

at 201 Seawall Blvd. This beach offers lounge chair and umbrella rentals, clean rest rooms, and lifeguards. Public showers let you rinse off the sand before you jump in your car.

EVENING: Your trip to

Galveston isn’t complete without visiting The Histoic Strand District. The Strand is a National Historic

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Landmark that features antique shops, art galleries, restaurants, souvenir stores and more, all housed in century-old architecture from Galveston’s heydays in the 1800s and 1900s. Next stop: the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier, featuring waterfront fun and entertainment for the whole family, including rides, midway games, food and retail shops.

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AFTERNOON: Stroll on over

EVENING: It’s a short walk

back to Hermann Park. This 45-acre urban oasis is the perfect place to spend an early evening with kids, whether it’s riding the train along Hermann Park Railroad or pedal boating on McGovern Lake (both are open until 6 pm). If no naps are in order, stick around for free music, dance, and kid-friendly performances at Miller Outdoor Theatre. Have a picnic under the stars, while the whole family is entertained by a family-friendly performance, free for guests seated on the lawn.

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to the world-class Children's Museum of Houston. Rain or shine, it’s crazy fun for all kids, featuring 90,000 square feet of interactive and bilingual exhibitions. Kids can run their own city and compile their own TV news reports at Kidtropolis, make their own gadgets in the Invention Convention exhibit, and check out the forces of hydropower at FlowWorks. If time allows, the fascinating Health Museum is just steps away, with the DeBakey Cell Lab for science experiments.

Family-Friendly Getaway

MORNING: Get an early start! The Houston Zoo, one of “The Best Zoos for Kids” in the nation, according to Parents magazine, opens at 9AM. Be sure to bring your membership card for your hometown zoo along, as the Houston Zoo partners with more than 100 zoos across the country to offer discounts to its members. Check out the new Kathryn G. McGovern Texas Wetlands exhibit – with cranes, alligators and eagles. Stay for lunch at the Cypress Circle Café, a green-certified “conscientious café” with delicious fare. Food trucks also abound.

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MORNING: The Houston Museum of Natural Science, one of the most visited museums in the U.S., features the Wortham IMAX Theatre, Burke Baker Planetarium, Cockrell Butterfly Center, permanent exhibit halls and traveling exhibitions. The museum opens at 9AM and is one of the best discovery places for kids and adults, alike.

AFTERNOON: Time to

explore the great outdoors! Let your kiddos’ curiosity take hold at Houston Arbotetum & Nature Center, where they’ll learn about native plants and wildlife through self-guided or guided tours. There are plenty of interactive exhibits and activities amongst more than five miles of trails. Be sure to check out the Discovery Room in the Nature Center, where even more interactive (and

air-conditioned) education is available.

EVENING: Witness 250,000

bats emerge at dusk from under the Waugh Drive Bridge, located just a few miles away, over Buffalo Bayou between Allen Parkway and Memorial Drive. Watch them from a special deck beside the bridge or take one of the Buffalo Bayou Partnership’s Waugh Bridge Bat Colony Pontoon Boat Tours. www.VisitHouston.com

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he Greater Houston region is home to some of the most eclectic and intriguing places in the state. From historic sites to natural escapes, there is plenty to see and do in the 14 communities surrounding Houston. This spring and summer, discover more when you venture beyond the expected and explore Around Houston. Those looking to spend their day on the water can dip their toes in the sand at Galveston’s family friendly Stewart Beach. If you’re sans kids for the weekend and looking to party, East Beach is famous for its great festivals and live concerts during the summer months. A quieter piece of the coast awaits those who find themselves at Surfside Beach in the Brazosport area, where miles of sandy beaches create the perfect retreat for surfers, families and fishermen alike.  Take to the sea at Bay Area Houston, often called the “Boating Capital of Texas” where you can sail, take a day cruise, enjoy the high life on a yacht and more. If you want to get out of a boat and onto the water, Lake Conroe is a destination where aquatic sports abound. Rent a set of HydroRockets and propel in and

out of the lake via these unique water shoes. Don’t forget about the mini thrill seekers in your family! Kids are sure to enjoy a day at Pirates Bay Waterpark in Baytown where they can slide and swim until the sun sets. Birdwatchers will also find the coastal area appealing with many opportunities to glimpse more than 600 species of birds passing through the Central Flyway during spring migration in Port Arthur, Beaumont, and many others. Land lovers will find plenty to explore as well Around Houston. Hikers can enjoy the only long-distance National Recreation Trail in the state just north of Conroe. In fact, the Lone Star Hiking Trail is a 140-mile trail that travels through the Sam Houston National Forest near Huntsville.  Texas history comes to life at Deer Park’s Patrick’s Cabin. Patrick’s Cabin is a historical representation of the site where the initial treaty papers were drafted following the Battle of San Jacinto and is a great stop before a visit to the San Jacinto Monument, itself. The area is also rich in train history and visitors can see memorabilia at Downtown Tomball’s 1907 Railroad Depot Museum or www.VisitHouston.com

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walk through the Alvin Historical Train Depot, one of the original stops for passengers awaiting the Santa Fe Rail Line. Around Houston is also home to two worldclass performing arts facilities. See your favorite musician at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The Woodlands where the grassy hill and open-air environment provide a concert ambiance unlike any other. Or check out the brand-new Sugar Land Smart Financial Center where comedy acts, performers and musicians play to suites and seats in an intimate setting.

All your favorite foods, just 19 miles east of Houston!

Lastly, don’t leave the area without tasting delicious racks of ribs and slices of brisket in Pearland at Killen’s Barbecue! Inspired by old school BBQ cook-offs, acclaimed chef Ronnie Killen’s vision adds flavor beyond measure to this cool town just south of Houston.

The Houston area is home to more than meets the eye. Check it out for yourself by day tripping outside of the city to explore what you can find Around Houston. Plan your day here:www.visithouston.com/daytrips

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eyond Houston, discover the unexpected. While only 20 minutes from downtown Houston, Sugar Land feels a world away. A high concentration of attractions are located within a short drive or walk from each other inside its city limits, including a world class baseball park, natural history museum, and the Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land, which is one of the nation’s top entertainment venues hosting A-list performers. For the discerning shopper, Sugar Land features over 30 shopping areas with businesses ranging from established retailers to local boutiques. At First Colony Mall, you can find more than 1-million square feet of shopping and dining, with established retailers like Macy’s, Dillard’s and brands like Coach, Fossil and Michael Kors. Nearby, there is the Market at Town Center that features outlet-style shopping such as Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5th, Nordstrom Rack, DSW, Home Goods, and more for deal-finders.

Within walking distance, take a stroll through Sugar Land Town Square, where there are various dining, shopping, events, and nightlife options. No matter what mood you’re in, surely, you’ll find something captivating and sweet to end your visit. Beyond the city’s shopping scene, Sugar Land also boasts world-class performing arts, educational exhibits and plenty of year-round, action-packed entertainment. Experience a face-to-face encounter with larger-thanlife Devil Rex at the Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land. Enjoy an outer-space adventure in the Hall of Space Science. Children can also become archaeologists at the museum’s Dig Pit as they search for dinosaurs under the watchful gaze of a prehistoric Archelon, the largest sea turtle ever discovered. Young adventure seekers will love the Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center. Located at

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the historical Imperial Sugar refinery site, children under 12 can experience five hands-on, minds-on exhibits, including Kidtropolis, How Does It Work?, and Tot*Spot. For A-list performances, head to the Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land for national headliners like Santana, Tony Bennet, Petatonix, and Willie Nelson to out-of-this-world performances from artists like magician David Blaine. Catch some sun rays and a baseball game at Constellation Field, home to the Sugar Land Skeeters—Sugar Land’s minor-league baseball team. This multipurpose facility hosts a wide-range of sporting and live-entertainment events, including baseball games, and cheerleading. For more activities, events and fun things to do in Sugar Land, log on to VisitSugarLandTX.com.


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All sorts of fun-filled activities are just minutes away… Visit more than 40 historic homes, cemeteries and museums

Once a bustling railroad community driven by agriculture and oil, today Tomball, TX is a destination for folks looking for large fun in a small town. From awardwinning festivals, live music, unique shopping, mom-and-pop eateries and lots of lodging for any budget, Tomball is Texan for Fun!® /Tomball Texan for Fun /Tomball

Tee off at any of 30 golf courses and driving ranges Tour many area craft breweries, wineries and distilleries Shop and treasure hunt for antiques and unique collectibles Make haste to the famous Texas Renaissance Festival Enjoy some of Texas’ best singer-songwriters and visual creations from area artists Pick your own fresh fruit and wild berries right from the farm Shop fresh veggies and more at the Tomball Farmers Market

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Beaumont CVB’s Wetlands Webcam features live views from Cattail Marsh daily! «VisitBeaumontTX.com

A Bird Watcher’s Paradise Beaumont is a natural address for over 320 species of birds and is an international renowned bird-watching destination. The new Cattail Marsh Boardwalk and Wetlands Education Center puts nature lovers face-to-face with wildlife. Visit Beaumont for crave-worthy culinary diversions, outdoor adventure and history on a grand scale.

Feast Mode

Southern Charm

Rich History

Beaumont Birdie Passport

Discover the hidden gems and family run restaurants that have everyone talking about the food scene in Southeast Texas. #eatbmt

Colorful murals and beautiful artwork are found all over Beaumont, even on the traffic boxes. Beaumont’s beauty, history and charm will delight you.

When the entire downtown district is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, you know it’s a big deal. Take in impressive stories and amazing architecture.

Pick up your free passport and visit local attractions. Explore Beaumont attractions and collect stamps to earn a free Beaumont Birdie!

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Huntsville offers visitors an array of discoveries – history, arts, antiques, culture, nature, entertainment and sporting events – all mixed with hometown hospitality. The small-town, historic flair of Huntsville brings new meaning to ‘Texas Charm’. There is truly something for everyone in Huntsville! Huntsville is the home of

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Spring / Summer • Texas Independence Day Celebration – March 2nd • Rusty, Chippy, Vintage Hippy & Garden Show – March 14-15 • Herb Festival – March 28th • Walker County Fair, Rodeo & BBQ Cook-off – April 9-18 • HEARTS Veteran Museum Muster Festival – April 4 • Sam Houston Folk Festival – May 15-17 • Wine Down Shop Small – May 7 • Cinco de Mayo – May 2 Fall / Winter • Huntsville Antique Show – September 19-20 • Fair on the Square - Arts, Crafts & Entertainment – October 3 • Scare on the Square – October 31 • Huntsville for the Holidays – December 5 @SamHoustonStatueTX

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For more information and overnight accommodations in Huntsville visit HuntsvilleTexas.com or call 800-289-0389


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The Galveston Island Pass is your key to adventure and savings while exploring the numerous attractions that make Galveston so special. Buy at www.galvestonislandpass.com.

• 61st Street Fishing Pier • American Undersea Warfare Center • Artist Boat Kayak Tours • Galveston Railroad Museum • Galveston Children’s Museum

• Galveston Water Adventures Dolphin Tour • Moody Gardens Rainforest Pyramid • Moody Mansion • Historic Ghost Tour • Storm on The Strand Tour

• Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum

• Pirates! Legends of the Gulf Coast • The Bryan Museum • The Grand 1894 Opera House Tour • Red Light District Tour

Attraction may change seasonally. For information call 409.765.3580.


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Getting Around

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HOW DO INSIDERS GET AROUND HOUSTON? Easy-to navigate highways, robust public transportation, and car-and-bike-share programs simplify your trip. The city also features many walkable neighborhoods so you can explore at your own pace.

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Local bus and metrorail fares are just $1.25 each way throughout the city. With more than 100 routes and 1,250 buses, there’s sure to be one going your way. The three METRORAIL lines link to popular destinations like Downtown, Rice University, University of Houston, Texas Medical Center and the Theater District.

Rental Cars

BCycle Bike Sharing

Hop on a bike and see the city! Houston BCycle operates bike rental stations around the city to foster recreation, mobility and personal wellness. B-Stations can be found throughout Houston – Downtown, Midtown, Third Ward, East End, Near Northside, Heights, University of Houston, Rice University and more. Download their app for all the information

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The rental car facility at Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) centralizes the operations of 11 rental car companies, providing a modern and efficient system for air travelers to secure local transportation. At Hobby Airport (HOU), passengers find eight major rental car agencies represented at booths in the baggage claim area. Travelers will also find Zipcars available throughout central Houston which can be rented on the Zipcar app and reserved for as little as an hour or as long as a week.

Houston was the first city in Texas to approve ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft. Learn more and download the smartphone apps at Uber.com and Lyft.com.

Getting Around

Ride Sharing

METRORAIL/Buses

BCycle Bike Sharing

Shuttles

SuperShuttle provides ground transportation services at IAH and HOU. The service takes reservations and transports travelers between Houston’s major business and entertainment districts and the airport. Several airport-area hotels also offer courtesy van pickup.

Jitney

Need to get around Houston for a special event or a night on the town? Catch The Wave – a taxi, limo and public bus hybrid that provides patrons with a fixed-rate, fixed-route circulator.

Taxi Cabs

Nabbing one of the 2,400 cabs in Houston’s fleet got easier with an increased number of downtown taxi stands and cab hailing zones. Of course, if you have a smartphone, catching a ride is easy with Yellow Cab’s HailA-Cab app, Lone Star Cab Co.’s Curb app or the Arro app, the latter of which works with taxi companies and other vehicles for hire.

Walk

Walk Score ranks the most walkable neighborhoods in the United States and here are some of their top picks for Houston. Spend the day exploring each neighborhood’s unique mix of independent restaurants, coffee shops, wine and cocktail bars, book stores, antique shops, fitness facilities and personalized services. • Midtown • Montrose • Downtown •

Rice/Museum District

Greater Heights

For more information, log onto

VisitHouston.com/Transportation.

www.VisitHouston.com

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Outdoors WITH MORE THAN 300 MILES OF TRAILS, 165 public and private golf courses and 50,632 acres of parkland, Houston offers endless opportunities to soak up the great outdoors.

EXPLORE Channel your inner ecotourist inside

the Loop at the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center – open daily with free admission. The 155-acre preserve features shaded hiking trails, wildlife and classes for all ages. For more area scenery, kayak or canoe through the meandering channels of Armand Bayou Nature Center or go birding along the Upper Texas Coast Wildlife Trail.

Discovery Green

Buffalo Bayou Park, Cullen Park, Terry Hershey Park and the Rice University jogging trail are also among locals’ faves. Challenge yourself and run the hills at Spotts Park just outside downtown.

LOUNGE Skip the workout and kick back instead at Discovery Green, McGovern Centennial Gardens or Emancipation Park, the crown jewel of Third Ward near UH. Don’t miss the Upper Kirby District’s 5.9 acre Levy Park with dog park, community gardens, a performance pavilion, event lawn and a sprawling playground.

RUN Crank up the cardio with health-conscious Houstonians at Memorial Park. The 1,500acre urban expanse offers more than just golf, swimming, tennis, hiking and cycling—it also contains 20 miles of trails. Jonesing for more?

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For more information on parks and outdoors, log on to VisitHouston.com/Outdoors.


DIRECTORY INDEX BY MEMBERSHIP CATEGORY

(713) 739-1960, www.athenshotelsuites.com

Best Western Inn & Suites - Downtown (713) 571-7733, www.bwdowntown.com

ACCOMMODATIONS

C. Baldwin Hotel

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

(713) 759-0202, curiocollection3.hilton.com/en/hotels/texas/c-baldwin-curio-collection-by-hilton-HOUCUQQ/index.html?SEO_id=GMB-QQ-HOUCUQQ

ATTRACTIONS & ACTIVITIES

Cambria Hotel Houston Downtown

CIVIC & COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS DINING & RESTAURANTS

Outdoors & Directory

Athens Hotel Suites

(713) 222-2100, bit.ly/2JcxszZ

Club Quarters (713) 224-6400, www.clubquarters.com

Courtyard by Marriott - Downtown

NIGHTLIFE

(832) 366-1600, www.courtyardhoustondowntown.com

SHOPPING

Embassy Suites Houston - Downtown

TRANSPORTATION

713-239-0758, www.houstondowntown.embassysuites.com

Four Seasons Hotel - Houston DIAMOND MEMBER PLATINUM MEMBER

NON-PROFIT MEMBER

GOLD MEMBER

SILVER MEMBER

ACCOMMODATIONS

(713) 650-1300, www.fourseasons.com/houston

Hampton Inn Downtown (713) 239-0758, www.houstondowntown.hamptoninn.com

Hilton Americas-Houston

BED & BREAKFAST

(713) 577-6050, www.americashouston.hilton.com

Blisswood Bed & Breakfast

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites - Downtown

(713) 301-3235, www.blisswood.net

(713) 652-9400, www.hiexpress.com/houdowntwn/con

La Maison in Midtown (713) 529-3600, www.lamaisonmidtown.com

Wanderstay Houston (713) 543-8878, www.wanderstayhotels.com

Messina Hof Winery and Resort (979) 778-9463, www.messinahof.com

HOTEL - UNIQUE LODGING/ACCOMMODATIONS

Nino Corporate Lodging, Inc. (713) 964-4700, www.ninoproperties.com

Summer Breeze USA RV Resort

Holiday Inn Houston Downtown (713) 658-8888, www.houstondthotel.com

Homewood Suites Downtown (713) 239-0758, www.houstondowntown.homewoodsuites.com

Hotel Alessandra (713) 242-8555, hotelalessandra.windsurfercrs.com/ibe/details.aspx?propertyid=15024&rate=provishou&nono=1&WT.mc_id=visithou

Hotel ICON (832) 667-4453, www.hotelicon.com

Hyatt Place Houston-Downtown

(832) 778-6987, summerbreezeusa.com

(832) 930-8500, www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/texas/hyatt-place-houston-downtown/iahzh

Lyric Hospitality (415) 915-5946, www.lyric.com

Hyatt Regency Houston

Sonder

(713) 654-1234, www.hyattregencyhouston.com

(615) 202-0105, sonder.com

JW Marriott Houston Downtown (713) 237-1111, jwmarriotthotelhouston.com

WhyHotel (845) 430-0362, whyhotel.com/hotels/houston-downtown

HOTEL AREA 1 - DOWNTOWN

La Maison in Midtown (713) 529-3600, www.lamaisonmidtown.com

THE WESTIN HOUSTON DOWNTOWN

1520 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002 713-228-1520 www.westinhoustondowntown.com

A refreshing stay awaits you at The Westin Houston Downtown. Located in the heart of the city, just across the street from Minute Maid Park, we offer spacious, pet-friendly rooms and suites and two delicious on-site restaurants. Looking to explore? Our downtown location is minutes away from Houston’s best attractions!

Le Meridien Hotel (713) 222-7777, www.lemeridienhoustondowntown.com

Marriott Marquis Houston (346) 888-2920, www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/houmq-marriott-marquis-houston/

Residence Inn Houston Downtown/Convention Center (832) 366-1000, www.marriott.com/hourd

Aloft Houston Downtown (713) 225-0200, www.alofthoustondowntown.com www.VisitHouston.com

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2020-21 DIRECTORY The Sam Houston Hotel

THE ST. REGIS HOUSTON

(713) 239-0758, www.thesamhoustonhotel.com

1919 Briar Oaks Lane, Houston, TX 77027 713-840-7600 www.stregishoustonhotel.com

SpringHill Suites Houston Downtown Convention Center

The St. Regis Houston is committed to delivering an unrivaled dimension of bespoke service-from arrival to departure and beyond. Nestled in the residential setting of River Oaks, the hotel is minutes from Downtown business district and the world class shopping and entertainment of the Galleria.

(713) 655-0002, www.marriott.com/houzd

The Lancaster Houston Hotel (713) 228-9500, www.thelancaster.com

The Magnolia Houston, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel

THE POST OAK AT UPTOWN HOUSTON

(713) 221-0011, www.magnoliahotels.com

1600 West Loop South, Houston, TX 77027 844-386-1600 www.ThePostOak.com

The Westin Houston Downtown

The Post Oak Hotel is the city's only AAA Five-Diamond destination. This 38 story tower offers 250 lavish hotel rooms, 20 residences, 35,000 square feet of meeting space, six signature restaurants, designer retail, sparkling pool and cabanas, two-story Rolls-Royce showroom and a Forbes Five-Star Spa.

713-315-8312, www.westinhoustondowntown.com

The Whitehall - Houston (713) 495-7815, www.thewhitehallhouston.com

WhyHotel (845) 430-0362, whyhotel.com/hotels/houston-downtown

HOTEL AREA 2 - MUSEUM DISTRICT, MEDICAL CENTER

Courtyard by Marriott - Houston/Medical Center (713) 668-4500, www.courtyard.com/houmd

Hampton Inn & Suites Houston - Medical Center/ NRG Park (713) 797-0040, www.hamptoninnhoustonmedicalcenter.com

Hilton Houston Plaza (713) 313-4000, www.houstonplaza.hilton.com

Hotel Ylem (713) 665-4439, www.hotelylem.com

Hotel ZaZa - Houston

(713) 783-8388, www.bwgalleria.com

The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston is the city’s only AAA Five-Diamond destination boasting elegant accommodations masterfully blended with extensive conference space, prominent office space, designer fashion, signature dining and sophisticated amenities all in one tower. Upon arrival, the intuitive personalized service sets the tone for a unique experience, one of unrivaled quality and pleasure. Combined with the unmatched culinary excellence of Mastro’s Steakhouse, the twostory Rolls-Royce showroom, unparalleled wellness and ancient healing practices at the Forbes Five-Star Spa and direct helicopter pad access, The Post Oak Hotel is sure to embrace every desire of savvy business and leisure travelers alike.

Comfort Suites-Galleria

(713) 787-0004, www.myhoustonhotels.com

Courtyard by Marriott Houston - West University (713) 661-5669, www.marriott.com/houbs 1600 WEST LOOP SOUTH I HOUSTON, TEXAS 77027 I 844.386.1OAK (1625) I THEPOSTOAK.COM

Courtyard by Marriott Houston Galleria (713) 622-3611, www.marriott.com/hougc

Crowne Plaza Houston River Oaks (713) 523-8448, www.crowneplaza.com/houriveroaks

Doubletree by Hilton Houston Greenway Plaza

(713) 526-1991, www.hotelzaza.com/#houston

(713) 629-1200, doubletree3.hilton.com/en/hotels/texas/doubletree-by-hilton-hotel-houston-greenway-plaza-HOUGWDT/index.html

Houston Marriott Medical Center

Doubletree Suites by Hilton Houston by The Galleria

713-599-2266, www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/houmc-houston-marriott-medical-center/

InterContinental Houston – Medical Center (713) 422-2779, www.ichoustonhotel.com/

Residence Inn Houston-Medical Center (713) 660-7993, www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/hourw-residence-inn-houston-medical-center-nrg-park/

SpringHill Suites By Marriott - Medical Center/NRG Park

(713) 961-9000, www.houstonsuites.doubletree.com

Drury Inn & Suites Houston Galleria (713) 963-0700, www.druryinn.com

Embassy Suites Houston Near The Galleria (713) 626-5444, www.houstongalleria.embassysuites.com

Four Points By Sheraton Houston Greenway Plaza (713) 942-2111, www.fourpointshoustongreenwayplaza.com/

(713) 796-1000, www.marriott.com/hourp

Hampton Inn Houston by The Galleria

Staybridge Suites Houston Medical Center (346) 319-6461, goo.gl/ZZXcgG

(713) 871-9911, hamptoninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/texas/hamptoninn-houston-near-the-galleria-HOUPOHX/index.html?SEO_id=GMB-HPHOUPOHX

Westin Houston Medical Center

Hampton Inn Houston I-10 Central

(713) 360-3651, www.westinhoustonmedicalcenter.com

Wyndham Houston Medical Center Hotel & Suites (713) 528-7744, www.wyndhamhoustonmedcenter.com

HOTEL AREA 3 - NRG PARK

Crowne Plaza Houston Near NRG Park (713) 748-3221, houcp.com

Summit Inn (713) 748-0424, summitinn.com

HOTEL AREA 4 - UPTOWN, GALLERIA, GREENWAY

Aloft Houston Galleria (713) 622-7010, www.alofthoustongalleria.com

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(713) 869-9211, www.houstoni10centralsuites.hamptoninn.com

Hilton Garden Inn - Houston Galleria (713) 239-0758, www.houstongalleriaarea.hgi.com

Hilton Houston Galleria Area (713) 977-7911, www.houstonsouthwest.hilton.com

Hilton Houston Post Oak by the Galleria (713) 968-1342, www.houstonpostoak.hilton.com

Homewood Suites by Hilton near the Galleria (713) 439-1305, www.houstongalleria.homewoodsuites.com

Hotel Derek (713) 961-3000, www.hotelderek.com


PLATINUM MEMBER

GOLD MEMBER

SILVER MEMBER

NON-PROFIT MEMBER

Hotel Granduca Houston

Crowne Plaza Houston Galleria

(713) 418-1000, www.granducahouston.com

(713) 680-2222, www.crowneplaza.com/hougalleria

Hotel Indigo Houston at the Galleria

Drury Inn - Houston West

(713) 621-8988, www.uptownhoustonhotel.com

(281) 558-7007, www.druryhotels.com/locations/houston-tx/drury-inn-andsuites-houston-west-energy-corridor

Houston Marriott West Loop by the Galleria (713) 599-2266, www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/houwl-houston-marriottwest-loop-by-the-galleria/

Embassy Suites Houston - Energy Corridor

Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa, The

Embassy Suites Houston West-Katy

(713) 685-6774, www.houstonian.com

(281) 398-0900, goo.gl/pBcmFb

Hyatt House - Houston Galleria

Four Points by Sheraton Houston Energy Corridor

(713) 629-9711, www.hyatthousehoustongalleria.com

(281) 492-6300, www.fourpointshoustonenergycorridor.com

Hyatt Regency Houston Galleria

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Houston I-10 West/Park Row

(832) 803-1234, www.hyattregencyhoustongalleria.com

JW Marriott Houston by The Galleria

(281) 531-7300, www.embassysuiteshouston.com

(281) 578-6700, goo.gl/WkJZzE

(713) 599-2266, www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/houjw-jw-marriott-houston-by-the-galleria/

Hilton Garden Inn Houston Energy Corridor

La Quinta Inn & Suites - Galleria

Hilton Houston - Westchase

(281) 531-0220, www.houstonenergycorridor.hgi.com

(713) 355-3440, www.lq.com/lq/properties/propertyProfile.do?propId=963

(713) 974-1000, www.westchase.hilton.com

Omni Houston Hotel

Holiday Inn & Suites Westway Park

(713) 871-8181, www.omnihotels.com/hotels/houston

(713) 996-8200, goo.gl/urwhLN

Residence Inn Houston by the Galleria

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Houston West Memorial City Centre

(713) 840-9757, www.residenceinn.com/hougl

Residence Inn Houston-West University (713) 661-4660, www.marriott.com/houbf

Royal Sonesta Hotel Houston (281) 908-6683, www.sonesta.com/RoyalHouston

Sheraton Suites Houston Near The Galleria (713) 586-5125, www.sheratonsuiteshouston.com

The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston (844) 386-1600, www.thepostoak.com

The St. Regis Houston (713) 840-7600, www.StRegisHoustonHotel.com

The Westin Galleria Houston (713) 960-8100, www.marriott.com/HOUGW

The Westin Oaks Houston at the Galleria (713) 960-8100, www.marriott.com/HOUOW

Towneplace Suites Houston Galleria (713) 664-7494, www.marriott.com/HOUTE

HOTEL AREA 5 - SOUTHWEST, SUGARLAND, FORT BEND

Hilton Garden Inn Houston - Pearland (713) 340-0110, bit.ly/2tZsOkU

HOTEL AREA 6 - W. HOUSTON, ENERGY CORRIDOR, KATY

Courtyard by Marriott Houston I-10 West/Park Row

(713) 821-3900, bit.ly/32EppEo

Home2 Suites by Hilton Houston/Katy (281) 398-3500, goo.gl/HiitjS

Home2Suites by Hilton Energy Corridor (832) 358-1000, www.home2suiteshouston.com

Hotel ZaZa Memorial City (713) 465-9292, www.hotelzaza.com/memorial-city

Houston Marriott Energy Corridor (281) 829-5525, www.houstonmarriottenergycorridor.com

Houston Marriott Westchase (713) 978-7400, www.marriott.com/houwm

Hyatt House - West Energy Corridor (281) 646-9990, www.hyatthousehoustonwest.com

La Quinta Inn & Suites Houston West Park 10 (281) 646-9200, www.laquintahoustonwestpark10.com/?cid=local_956

Omni Houston Hotel at Westside (281) 558-8338, www.omniwestside.com

Residence Inn Houston I-10 West (281) 829-2600, www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/houen-residence-inn-houston-i-10-west/

Sheraton Houston West Hotel

(281) 492-7979, goo.gl/GZTJp5

(281) 501-4200, www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/overview/ index.html?propertyID=3107

Courtyard by Marriott I-10 West/Energy Corridor

The Westin Houston, Memorial City

(281) 496-9090, www.marriott.com/houwk

Courtyard by Marriott in the Houston Heights (281) 888-5896, www.marriott.com/hotels/fact-sheet/travel/houcw-courtyardhouston-heights-i-10/

Directory

DIAMOND MEMBER

713-495-7815, www.westinhoustonmemorialcity.com

The Wyndham Houston West - Energy Corridor (281) 558-5580, www.wyndhamhoustonwest.com

www.VisitHouston.com

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2020-21 DIRECTORY Towneplace Suites Houston Westchase

Hyatt Regency Houston Intercontinental Airport

(713) 266-2210, www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/houte-towneplace-suiteshouston-westchase/

(281) 249-1234, northhouston.hyatt.com

HOTEL AREA 7 - NORTHWEST

Courtyard by Marriott - Brookhollow (713) 688-7711, www.marriott.com/houcy

Courtyard by Marriott Houston NW/Cypress (281) 758-8995, www.marriott.com/houyp

Courtyard Marriott Westchase (713) 784-3003, www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/houwc-courtyard-houston-westchase/?scid=bb1a189a-fec3-4d19-a255-54ba596febe2

Element Houston Vintage Park (281) 379-7300, www.elementhoustonvintagepark.com

Fairfield Inn & Suites Houston Brookhollow

La Quinta Inn and Suites Bush Intercontinental Airport South (281) 219-2000, 178.Lq.com

Marriott Houston North (281) 875-4000, www.marriott.com/hougp

Sheraton North Houston (281) 442-5100, www.sheratonnorthhouston.com

SpringHill Suites Marriott Intercontinental Airport (281) 442-2275, www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/iahsh-springhill-suites-houston-intercontinental-airport/

HOTEL AREA 9 - N. HOUSTON

Courtyard by Marriott Houston North Shenandoah

(832) 831-4486, www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/houfb-fairfield-inn-andsuites-houston-brookhollow/

(936) 273-6600, www.marriott.com/iahcs

Grand Tuscany Hotel

(888) 692-5268, www.woodlandsresort.com

(713) 462-9977, www.grandtuscany.com

Hilton Garden Inn Houston - Northwest America Plaza (713) 896-6700, northwesthilton.com

Hilton Garden Inn Houston Northwest (832) 912-1000, www.hiltonhouston.com

Marriott CityPlace at Springwoods Village (281) 350-4000, marriott.com/houns

Motel 6 - Downtown North Houston (346) 772-0194, motel-6-downtown-north-houston-tx.business.site

Sheraton Houston Brookhollow (713) 688-0100, www.sheraton.com/houstonbrookhollow

Texas Ranch Life (979) 865-3649, www.texasranchlife.com

HOTEL AREA 8 - IAH, GREENSPOINTT

Comfort Suites - Humble/IAH (832) 701-7089, www.choicehotels.com/texas/humble/comfort-suites-hotels/ txh47

Doubletree Hotel Houston Intercontinental Airport (281) 848-4000, www.houstonintercontinentalairport.doubletree.com

Four Points by Sheraton Houston Intercontinental Airport (832) 430-3000, www.fourpointshoustoniah.com

Hilton Garden Inn - Houston Bush/IAH (281) 449-4148, hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/texas/hilton-garden-inn-houston-bush-intercontinental-airport-HOUICGI/index.html#

Hilton Houston North (281) 875-2222, www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/texas/hilton-houston-north-HOUGPHF/index.html

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Houston Intercontinental Airport

The Woodlands Resort HOTEL AREA 10 - HOBBY AIRPORT, SOUTHEAST

Courtyard By Marriott Houston Hobby (713) 910-1700, www.marriott.com/houhb

DoubleTree by Hilton Houston Hobby Airport (713) 289-3654, houstonhobbyairport.hilton.com

Drury Inn & Suites Houston Hobby (713) 941-4300, www.druryhotels.com

Hampton Inn - Houston Hobby Airport (713) 641-6400, www.houstonhobbyairport.hamptoninn.com

Hilton University of Houston (832) 531-6300, universityofhouston.hilton.com

Holiday Inn Houston Hobby Airport (713) 946-8900, www.holidayinn.com/houstonhobby

Houston Marriott South At Hobby Airport (713) 943-7979, www.marriott.com/houhh

HOTEL AREA 11 - EAST HOUSTON, BAYTOWN, CHANNELVIEW

Hampton Inn by Hilton Houston East -HOUSW (713) 997-8181, houstoni10east.hamptoninn.com

La Quinta Inn & Suites Houston Channelview (281) 452-4402, 6489.lq.com

HOTEL AREA 12 - BAY AREA, GALVESTON, SOUTH OF HOUSTON BOARDWALK INN

8 Kemah Waterfront St. Kemah, TX 77565 281-334-9880 www.kemahboardwalkinn.com Relax and unwind at Boardwalk Inn, the only hotel on the Kemah Boardwalk. The Boardwalk Inn offers a seaside getaway nestled in the middle of all the fun! Deluxe guest rooms feature a private balcony overlooking Kemah Boardwalk, complimentary WiFi and parking. Come stay and play!

(832) 380-8082, www.hiexpress.com/greenspointhou

Courtyard by Marriott Houston NASA Clear Lake

Houston Airport Marriott At George Bush Intercontinental

(281) 333-0220, www.marriott.com/houcs

(281) 443-2310, marriott.com/IAHAP

Hilton Galveston Island Resort 1.409.744.5000, www.galvestonhilton.com/

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PLATINUM MEMBER

GOLD MEMBER

SILVER MEMBER

NON-PROFIT MEMBER SAWYER YARDS

HILTON GALVESTON ISLAND RESORT

Main Yard: 2101 Winter Street North Yard: 1824 Spring Street Houston, TX 77007 www.sawyeryards.com

5400 Seawall Blvd. Galveston, TX 77551 409-744-5000 www.galvestonhilton.com

Our AAA Four-Diamond resort is vibrant with energy and nestled along famed Seawall Boulevard. Hilton Galveston Island Resort boasts tastefully-appointed premium beachfront rooms, delicious dining experiences and easy access for those who want to explore the city, enjoy a day at the Historic Pleasure Pier or play on the island's beautiful beaches.

HOLIDAY INN RESORT GALVESTONON THE BEACH

5002 Seawall Blvd. Galveston, TX 77551 409-740-5300 www.galvestonholidayinn.com

Find your beach front oasis at Holiday Inn Resort Galveston- On the Beach. Located along Galveston Seawall Boulevard and just steps from beautiful beaches and a magnificent pool, our resort is your family destination. Kids eat and stay free and are invited to play in our kids arcade.

THE SAN LUIS RESORT, SPA & CONFERENCE CENTER

5222 Seawall Blvd. Galveston, TX 77551 409-744-1500 www.sanluisresort.com Discover unparalleled luxury at The San Luis Resort. A 32-acre beachfront hotel and spa. The AAA Four-Diamond recipient offers lavish accommodations, breathtaking Gulf views and personalized service. Dine in our award-winning restaurants, unwind with a cocktail in our climate-controlled pool or relax at our spa and salon.

SOUTH SHORE HARBOUR RESORT & CONFERENCE CENTER

2500 South Shore Blvd. League City, TX 77573 800-442-5005

Celebrating three decades of style, hospitality and memories on Clear Lake’s waterfront. You’ll enjoy 230 upgraded guest rooms and suites, Lighthouse Bar & Bistro, The Oasis expanded resort pool and event spaces. Located 20 minutes from Hobby Airport. Golf, fitness center/ spa, Kemah and NASA are nearby.

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DIAMOND MEMBER

Sawyer Yards is one of the largest creative communities in the nation, thriving in the heart of Houston’s historic First Ward. This exceptional art community is complemented by creative businesses, public galleries, workshops, unique dining and entertainment venues—all brought to life through an active schedule of special events.

Art of the World Gallery (713) 526-1201, www.artoftheworldgallery.com

Community Artists' Collective (713) 523-1616, www.thecollective.org

Houston Maritime Museum (713) 225-1688, www.houstonmaritimemuseum.org

Jack Rabbit Gallery (832) 991-8113, www.jackrabbitgallery.com

Jumper Maybach Fine Art (832) 523-4249, www.jumpermaybach.com

Museum of American Architecture and Decorative Arts (281) 649-3997, hbu.edu/museums/museum-of-american-architecture-and-decorative-arts

Quilts Inc. (713) 781-6864, www.quilts.com

ENTERTAINMENT/SOCIAL SERVICES AMC METROPARK SQUARE 10

8870 Metropark Drive, Shenandoah, Texas 77385 936-230-5763 www.amctheatres.com Enjoy our state-of-the-art 10-screen theater complex, with AMC MacGuffins adult beverage concept and an expanded AMC Feature Fare menu that includes chicken & waffle sandwiches, stone-fired flat bread pizzas, pretzel bites and gluten-free snacks. For guest over 21, MacGuffins offers beer, wine and premium cocktails for guests to enjoy before, during or after their movie.

Hilton NASA Clear Lake (281) 333-9300, www.houstonnasaclearlake.hilton.com

Holiday Inn Resort Galveston On the Beach (409) 740-5300, www.galvestonholidayinn.com/

DAVE & BUSTER’S

Hotel Galvez - A Wyndham Grand Hotel

8915 Metropark Drive, Shenandoah, TX 77385 936-270-1250 www.daveandbusters.com

(409) 765-7721, www.hotelgalvez.com

At Dave & Buster’s, our mission is to create our guest’s first choice for frequent fun through the best combination of the latest and greatest games, extraordinary food and remarkable drinks, and the ultimate sports-viewing experience – come enjoy your favorite sporting event on one of our massive HDTV screens with epic stadium sound!

Kemah Boardwalk Inn (281) 334-9880, www.kemahboardwalkinn.com

Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa & Convention Center (409) 741-8484, www.moodygardenshotel.com

South Shore Harbour Resort & Conference Center

MAIN EVENT

(281) 334-1000, www.sshr.com

19441 I-45 South, Shenandoah, TX 77385 281-355-5511 www.mainevent.com

The San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center

Every occasion is a celebration when you visit Main Event Shenandoah, your headquarters for family fun and entertainment. You can bowl, play video games, watch sports on a giant screen, or even just kick back and relax at our bar. With 28 bowling lanes, billiards, laser tag, karaoke, and over 100 games, there’s something for everyone!

(409) 744-1500, www.sanluisresort.com

The Villas at The San Luis Resort (409) 744-1500, www.villasatsanluisresort.com

Best Entertainers ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT

(713) 773-2378, www.bestentertainers.com

ART GALLERIES

Bubble Parties Texas

Arch Gallery (281) 667-9324, www.thearchhouston.com

(713) 992-7352, bubbleparties.com/bubble-parties-texas/

Building Momentum 8323178359 www.VisitHouston.com

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18111 Lexington Blvd. Sugar Land, Texas 77479 www.smartifinacialcentre.net

Catch an A-list headliner at this indoor stateof-the-art live entertainment venue declared “Hottest Music Venue” by Houston Press and ranked as the 2nd highest ticket sales in Texas per Pollstar. Smart Financial Centre sets a new standard for live performance venues, hosting a diverse lineup of international music, comedy artists, and family shows.

Ward & Ames Special Events, Inc. (713) 266-9696, www.wardandames.com

MUSEUMS 1940 AIR TERMINAL MUSEUM

8325 Travelair St. Houston, TX 77061 (713) 454-1940 info@1940airterminal.org www.1940airterminal.org

The 1940 Air Terminal Museum is where Houston’s history comes alive! Housed in the art deco terminal that once served as the city’s airport, the museum showcases airline operations both past and present. Museum exhibitions tell the story of flight through the decades and includes a static aircraft display.

URBAN AIR TRAMPOLINE & ADVENTURE PARK

17943 I-45 North, Shenandoah, TX 77385 936-235-2085 www.urbanairtrampolinepark.com

BAYOU BEND COLLECTION AND GARDENS

If you’re looking for the best year-round indoor amusements in Shenandoah and The Woodlands areas, Urban Air Adventure park is the perfect place! With new adventures behind every corner, we are the ultimate indoor playground for your entire family, and much more than just a trampoline park.

6003 Memorial Drive 713.639.7750 mfah.org/bayoubend

Located in Houston’s historic River Oaks neighborhood, Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens showcases masterpieces of American furniture and art. This 14-acre estate features a mansion surrounded by elegant Southern gardens. The former home of philanthropist Ima Hogg, Bayou Bend is part of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

Christina Wells - Purple Diva Productions, LLC (713) 628-9805, www.christinawells.com

Cirque du Soleil

CHILDREN’S MUSEUM HOUSTON

(514) 723-7646, www.cirquedusoleil.com

713-522-1138 www.cmhouston.org

Packed with 14 galleries bursting with action packed fun, Children’s Museum Houston is a Playground for Your Mind ™. Be Kidtropolis! Mayor, join Cyberchase CyberSquad, take FlowWorks’ wet adventure, climb the 3 story Power Tower and more! Can your mind come out to play?™

Cosmo Cool Concepts, Inc., a DMC Network (281) 444-2600, www.cosmocoolconcepts.com

Dance Houston (713) 526-1049, www.dancehouston.org

Divisi Strings LLC

GEORGE BUSH PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY

(713) 229-8663, www.divisistrings.com

1000 George Bush Dr. West College Station, TX 77845 979-691-4000 www.bush41.org/visit

Houston Grand Opera (713) 228-6737, www.houstongrandopera.org

Learn about the life and work of Houston’s First Family at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, just a short drive away in College Station. The museum is very interactive and family friendly. Be part of his history and have you picture made in our replica Oval Office.

Houston Show Choir (713) 487-5240, houstonshowchoir.org

Joystix Classic Games and Pinballs

HOLOCAUST MUSEUM HOUSTON

(713) 224-2225, www.joystixgames.com

5401 Caroline St., Houston, TX 77004 713-942-8000 www.hmh.org

Karen Mayer Cunningham

Now more than doubled in size and fully bilingual in English and Spanish, HMH's new three-story structure houses a welcome center, four permanent galleries, two changing exhibition galleries, classrooms, research library, Legacy Café and 187-seat theater. Always free admission for children and students.

(713) 269-9751, www.funnykaren.com

Main Event Entertainment - Stafford (281) 313-7200, www.mainevent.com

Party Parrots (CAP-Houston) (713) 783-BIRD (2473), www.partyparrots.com

HOUSTON CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY CRAFT

4848 Main St. Houston, TX 77002 713-529-4848 www.crafthouston.org

Perfect Gentleman (832) 317-8359, tpglifestyle.com

Experience the art of the handmade at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft. View innovative exhibitions, visit with working resident artists, participate in hands-on programs and workshops, or relax in the Craft Garden. Admission is free to the public.

PRP Entertainment (281) 486-7788, www.prpentertainment.com

Robert Berry Entertainment (888) 830-7849, www.Robert-Berry.com

HOUSTON MUSEUM DISTRICT

713-715-1939 www.houmuse.org

Social Bevy

Houston’s Museum District is a collection of 19 institutions, each with its own personality; from iconic architecture, to collections ranging from DNA to design and heritage. The 1 ½ mile proximity to one another places Houston as the largest walkable cultural district in the country.

(281) 914-6790, www.socialbevy.com

Texas Western Events (TWE) (713) 828-5995, westernevents.com

Toyota Center (713) 758-7215, www.toyotacentertix.com

American Cowboy Museum (713) 478-9677, www.americancowboymuseum.org

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PLATINUM MEMBER

GOLD MEMBER

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF FUNERAL HISTORY

415 Barren Springs Dr. Houston, TX 77090 281-876-3063 www.nmfh.org

Explore the largest funeral memorabilia collection from around the world. Discover the history of mouring rituals, vintage professional vehicles, authentic items from former U.S. Presidents and Papal funeral customs. Learn about the rich heritage of funeral services and much more.

TEXAS CITY MUSEUM

409 6th Street North, Texas City, TX 77592 Phone: 409-229-1660, Fax:409-229-1636 http://www.texascitytx.gov/page/rec.museum The Texas City Museum encourages the explorer in everyone to experience the past, encounter the present and discover the future. It is a place where both emotions and intellect are challenged. Please join us in our discovery of the past and journey toward a brighter future.

Buffalo Soldiers National Museum (713) 942-8920, www.buffalosoldiermuseum.com

Children's Museum of Houston (713) 522-1138, www.cmhouston.org

Czech Center Museum Houston (713) 528-2060. www.czechcenter.org

Dunham Bible Museum (281) 649-3287, www.hbu.edu/biblemuseum

Fort Bend Museum (281) 342-1256, www.fortbendmuseum.org

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum (979) 691-4000, bushlibrary.tamu.edu

Holocaust Museum Houston (713) 942-8000, www.hmh.org

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (713) 529-4848, www.crafthouston.org

Houston CityPASS

SILVER MEMBER

NON-PROFIT MEMBER

Museum of Southern History (281) 649-3997, www.hbu.edu/mosh

National Museum of Funeral History (281) 876-3063, www.nmfh.org

Project Row Houses (713) 526-7662, www.projectrowhouses.org

Rienzi 713-639-7800, www.mfah.org/rienzi

San Jacinto Monument and Museum of History (281) 479-2421, www.sanjacinto-museum.org

Space Center Houston (281) 244-2100, www.spacecenter.org

Texas City Museum (409) 229-1660, www.texas-city-tx.org/page/rec.museum

Texas Southern University (713) 313-7011, www.tsu.edu

The 1940 Air Terminal Museum (713) 454-1940, www.1940airterminal.org

The Health Museum (713) 942-7054, www.thehealthmuseum.org

The Heritage Society (713) 655-1912, www.heritagesociety.org

The Menil Collection (713) 525-9400, www.menil.org

The Printing Museum (713) 522-4652, www.printingmuseum.org

The Rothko Chapel (713) 524-9839, www.rothkochapel.org

PERFORMING ARTS DANCE SALAD FESTIVAL

(888) 330-5008, www.citypass.com/houston

Wortham Center's Cullen Theater April 9, 10, 11, 7:30PM Tickets $25-$59 @ dancesalad.org Museum of Fine Arts Houston Choreographer's Forum, April 8, 7PM. Free event.

Houston Fire Museum (713) 524-2526, www.houstonfiremuseum.org

Dance Salad Festival's 25th Anniversary in Houston brings a stellar line up of top professional dance companies from United Kingdom, Germany, Denmark, Belgium/Zimbabwe, Australia and France, with award winning contemporary choreography accompanied by live music on stage!

Houston Maritime Museum (713) 225-1688, www.houstonmaritimemuseum.org

Houston Museum District (713) 715-1939, www.houstonmuseumdistrict.org

THE GRAND 1894 OPERA HOUSE

2020 Post Office Street Galveston, Texas 77550 800-821-1894 or 409-765-1894 www.thegrand.com

Houston Museum of Natural Science (713) 639-4629, www.hmns.org

Celebrating its 125 th Birthday in 2020, The Grand 1894 Opera House, is the “Official Opera House of the State of Texas,” and presents a yearround performing arts schedule featuring stars of stage and screen, music, comedy, dance, a children’s series, an annual Children’s Festival and an annual juried Fine Art Festival.

Lone Star Flight Museum (346) 708-2517, www.lonestarflight.org

Lucky Land Houston (281) 447-3400, www.luckylandhouston.com

Museum of American Architecture and Decorative Arts (281) 649-3997, hbu.edu/museums/museum-of-american-architecture-and-decorative-arts/

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (713) 639-7300, www.mfah.org

Directory

DIAMOND MEMBER

Alley Theatre (713) 220-5700, www.alleytheatre.org

Brazilian Arts Foundation (713) 862-3300, www.brazilianarts.org

Chamber Music Houston (713) 348-5400, www.chambermusichouston.org

www.VisitHouston.com

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CONSTELLATION FIELD

(713) 455-0239, www.conradjohnsonfoundation.org

1 Stadium Dr. Sugar Land, Texas 281-240-4487 www.sugarlandskeeters.com

Da Camera of Houston

Constellation Stadium is a state-of-the-art field available for events on a year-round basis. Constellation Field is the home of the Sugar Land Skeeters professional baseball team. The ballpark’s multi-purpose design features a variety of dynamic settings accommodating everything from intimate catered events to large festivals. The ballpark is also able to host a wide range of sporting events including: - Baseball - Softball - Football - Soccer Lacrosse - Rugby - Cricket - Cheer - Dodge Ball.

(713) 524-7601, www.dacamera.com

Dance Salad Festival (713) 621-1461, www.dancesalad.org

The Ensemble Theatre

CHEVRON HOUSTON MARATHON

(713) 520-0055, www.ensemblehouston.com

George R. Brown Convention Center Houston, TX 77010 713-957-3453 www.chevronhoustonmarathon.com

Houston Ballet (713) 523-6300, www.houstonballet.org

Houston Chamber Choir (713) 224-5566, houstonchamberchoir.org

Houston Grand Opera

Join us as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Chevron Houston Marathon in the heart of the Bayou City Jan. 14-16, 2022! Runners, volunteers and spectators will experience true Texas-hospitality as the community of more than 300,000 come together to cheer runners on through 26.2 miles of the Chevron Houston Marathon, 13.1 miles of the Aramco Houston Half Marathon and 3.1 miles of the We Are Houston 5K presented by Aramco and Chevron.

(713) 228-6737, www.houstongrandopera.org

KEMAH BOARDWALK

Houston Symphony

215 Kipp Ave. Kemah, TX 77565 281-535-8100 www.kemahboardwalk.com

(713) 238-1435, www.houstonsymphony.org

Stay & Play! Escape to the waterfront beauty of Kemah Boardwalk and experience a wide variety of restaurants, shopping and amusements. Indulge in an overnight stay at our waterfront hotel The Boardwalk Inn or a dinner cruise on our yacht the Boardwalk FantaSea. Make Kemah Boardwalk your favorite weekend destination.

Main Street Theater (713) 524-3622, www.mainstreettheater.com

Miller Outdoor Theatre (832) 487-7102, milleroutdoortheatre.com

PLEASURE PIER

River Oaks Chamber Orchestra

2501 Seawall Blvd,Galveston, TX 77550 409-766-4950 www.pleasurepier.com

(713) 665-2700, rocohouston.org

Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier features family-oriented attractions including rides, midway games, a wide selection of food venues and retail shops. From the extreme steel roller coaster- The Iron Shark- to our family fun Texas Tea Cups, kids of all ages will relish in the excitement.

Society for the Performing Arts (713) 632-8100, www.spahouston.org

Stages Repertory Theatre (713) 527-0220, www.stagestheatre.com

Station Theater - Improv & Sketch Comedy (832) 786-0413, www.stationtheater.com

The Grand 1894 Opera House (409) 763-7173, www.thegrand.com

The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts (713) 315-2400, www.thehobbycenter.org

BATL (281) 949-7776, batlgrounds.com/axe-throwing-houston/

Bowl & Barrel (832) 690-4480, www.bowlandbarrel.com

Buffalo Bayou Partnership (713) 752-0314, www.buffalobayou.org

Downtown Aquarium

Theater District Houston (713) 658-8938', www.theaterdistricthouston.org

(713) 223-3474, www.downtownaquarium.com

Ensemble Theatre, The

Theatre Under the Stars

(713) 520-0055, www.ensemblehouston.com

(713) 558-8887, www.tuts.com

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

ATTRACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES

(979) 691-4000, bushlibrary.tamu.edu

ATTRACTIONS

George Ranch Historical Park CITYPASS

www.citypass.com Save 45% on Houston’s Top Attractions with CityPASS. Space Center Houston, Downtown Aquarium, Houston Museum of Natural Science and your choice of Houston Zoo or Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and Kemah Boardwalk All-Day Ride Pass or Children's Museum of Houston. Skip most ticket lines. Valid 9 days.

(281) 343-0218, www.georgeranch.org

Greater Houston Soaring Association (866) 478-2323, www.houstonsoaring.org

Houston Astros 713-259-8000, www.astros.com

Houston Axe Throwing Alley Theatre (713) 220-5700, www.alleytheatre.org

(832) 930-2937, houstonaxe.com

Houston Ballet (713) 523-6300, www.houstonballet.org

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PLATINUM MEMBER

GOLD MEMBER

SILVER MEMBER

Houston CityPASS

Texas Renaissance Festival

(888) 330-5008, www.citypass.com/houston

(800) 458-3435, www.texrenfest.com

Houston Dynamo

The Escape Game Houston

NON-PROFIT MEMBER

(713) 276-7500, www.houstondynamo.com

(713) 999-1496, www.theescapegamehouston.com

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

The Galleria

(832) 667-1000, www.hlsr.com

(713) 621-1907, www.simon.com/mall/the-galleria

Houston Museum District

The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts

(713) 715-1939, www.houstonmuseumdistrict.org

(713) 315-2400, www.thehobbycenter.org

Houston Rockets

The Orange Show Center for Visionary Art

(713) 758-7235, www.rockets.com

(713) 926-6368, www.orangeshow.org

Houston Texans

Topgolf Houston-Katy

(281) 733-5565, www.houstontexans.com

(832) 610-2031, topgolf.com/us/houston-west/

Houston Zoo

Topgolf Houston-Spring

(713) 533-6500, www.houstonzoo.org

(281) 602-3360, topgolf.com/houstonnorth/

Kemah Boardwalk

Topgolf Houston-Webster

(281) 535-8100, www.kemahboardwalk.com

(832) 632-4749, topgolf.com/us/webster/

Lucky Land Houston

Urban Axes - EADO

(281) 447-3400, www.luckylandhouston.com/

www.urbanaxes.com/houston/eado/

Lucky Strike

Urban Axes - Sawyer Heights

(713) 343-3300, www.bowlluckystrike.com

(713) 364-9896, www.urbanaxes.com/houston/sawyerheights/

Magical Winter Lights Houston

Wings Over Houston Airshow

(832) 879-2818, www.magicalwinterlights.com/houston/

Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa & Convention Center (409) 741-8484, www.moodygardenshotel.com

Moody Mansion (409) 762-7668, www.moodymansion.org

MSR Houston (281) 369-0677, www.msrhouston.com

Pinstripes Inc. (281) 616-1571, pinstripes.com/houston-texas/

Port Houston (713) 670-2630, www.portofhouston.com

River Oaks Chamber Orchestra (713) 665-2700, rocohouston.org

Room Escape Time (832) 390-0511, www.roomescapetime.com

Sam Houston Race Park (281) 807-8700, www.shrp.com

San Jacinto Monument and Museum of History (281) 479-2421, www.sanjacinto-museum.org

Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark (409) 572-2016, www.schlitterbahn.com

Space Center Houston (281) 244-2100, www.spacecenter.org

Speedsportz Racing Park @ Grand Texas (866) 607-7223, speedsportzracingpark.com

Directory

DIAMOND MEMBER

(281) 579-1942, www.wingsoverhouston.com

GOLF COURSES

Black Hawk Country Club (281) 494-4244, www.bhawkcc.com

BlackHorse Golf Club (281) 304-1747, www.blackhorsegolfclub.com

Golf Club of Houston (281) 459-7820, www.golfclubofhouston.com

South Shore Harbour Resort & Conference Center (281) 334-1000, www.sshr.com

Tour 18 (281) 540-1818, www.tour18golf.com

Wildcat Golf Club (713) 413-3400, www.wildcatgolfclub.com

PARKS AND OUTDOORS

Buffalo Bayou Partnership (713) 752-0314, www.buffalobayou.org

Discovery Green (713) 400-7336, www.discoverygreen.com

George Ranch Historical Park (281) 343-0218, www.georgeranch.org

San Jacinto Monument and Museum of History (281) 479-2421, www.sanjacinto-museum.org

Summer Breeze USA RV Resort (832) 778-6987, summerbreezeusa.com

TOURS / TOUR OPERATORS

Splashway Waterpark & Campgrounds

AFC Transportation

(979) 234-7718, www.splashway.com

(713) 988-5466, www.afchouston.com www.VisitHouston.com

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Houston Tennis Association

(281) 254-1718, www.allstarhouston.info

(281) 580-8313, www.houstontennis.org

Asian Heritage Tours, Houston

MATCH - Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston

(713) 271-6100, www.ccchouston.org/tour

(713) 325-5370, matchouston.org/

Cool Bus Houston

Preservation Houston

(713) 805-2690, www.coolbushouston.com

(713) 510-3990, www.preservationhouston.org

Discover Houston Tours

Southern USA Falun Dafa Association

(713) 222-9255, www.discoverhoustontours.com

(832) 720-9255, www.falun-houston.org/?

Event Transportation Systems

The Center for Hearing and Speech

(703) 503-5100, www.eventtrans.com

(713) 523-3633, www.centerhearingandspeech.org

First Class Tours, Inc.

The Houston Food Bank

(281) 590-8800, www.firstclasstours.net

(832) 369-9235, www.houstonfoodbank.org/conferencecenter

Greatland Tours

Washington on the Brazos State Park Association

(713) 777-9988, greatlandtours.com

(979) 830-1824, www.wheretexasbecametexas.org

Historic Tours of Texas

World Youth Foundation, Inc.

(936) 581-3334, www.historictoursoftexas.com

Houston City Tours

(713) 523-8484, www.worldyouthfoundation.org

CVBS/CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE/MUNICIPALITIES

(832) 388-8434, www.houstoncitytours.us

AROUND HOUSTON

713-853-8102 www.visithouston.com/daytrips

Houston CityPASS

A trip to the city of Houston isn’t nearly as memorable or fulfilling until you explore all that’s around Houston. From shopping to surfing, history to big hits, and birding to craft brews, the greater Houston area abounds in different cultures, foods, languages and experiences.

(888) 330-5008, www.citypass.com/houston

Joyride Houston (346) 323-7155, joyrideus.com/houston

Moody Mansion (409) 762-7668, www.moodymansion.org CITY OF BAYTOWN

Nightly Spirits Ghost Tours

311 W. Texas Avenue, Baytown, TX 77520 281-691-6710 www.visitbaytown.com

(844) 678-8687, nightlyspirits.com/houston-tours/houston

Baytown is the place for “Bucket List” adventures. Go kayaking in the refelection of the San Jacinto Monument. Snap the perfect picture under a canopy of colorful umbrellas. Catch a monster redfish on a guided saltwater fishing trip. Let us help you check the boxes on your travel Bucket List!

Port Houston (713) 670-2630, www.portofhouston.com

Segway Tours of Houston (713) 630-0552, segwaytoursofhouston.com

ST Charters & Buses

VISIT BEAUMONT, TEXAS

(832) 389-7338, charbus.com

1-800-392-4401 VisitBeaumontTX.com

Texas Travel,LLC

Escape to Beaumont for a fresh twist on Texas. Get nose-to-nose with the gators at Gator Country or take in some of the best birdwatching of your life at the Cattail Marsh Scenic Wetlands Boardwalk. Grab your paddle and explore the beautiful bayous of the Big Thicket. Adventure is calling!

(413) 313-9242, echolidays.net

Welcome Walks USA welcomewalksusa.com

CIVIC AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS CULTURAL/CIVIC/NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

VISIT CONROE Located minutes north of Houston, Conroe is every outdoorsman’s dream! Lake Conroe is a 22,000 acre watersports paradise and home of multiple bass fishing tournaments. Birders can spot more than 330 species in the state and national forests surrounding Conroe. Come see what makes Conroe a recreation destination!

Chinese Community Center (713) 271-6100, ccchouston.org

Downtown Rotary Club of Houston (713) 621-7200, downtownrotaryhouston.org/

Houston Area Urban League (713) 393-8700, www.haul.org

Houston Arts Alliance (713) 527-9330, www.houstonartsalliance.com

Houston Minority Supplier Development Council (713) 271-7805, affiliate.nmsdc.org/hmsdc

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Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership (832) 536-3255, www.bayareahouston.com

City of Houston (713) 247-2200, www.houstontx.gov


PLATINUM MEMBER

GOLD MEMBER

CITY OF DEER PARK

710 E San Augustine, Deer Park, TX 77536 832-780-0973 www.visitdeerpark.org/tourism The City of Deer Park-Your home base for exploring southeast Texas! Just 19 miles east of Houston, Deer Park is full of surprises and fun! From family activities, shopping and great food to our beautiful Battleground Golf Course-not to mention close proximity to the San Jacinto Monument, Kemah and Galveston-our city is the perfect spot for your next vacation!

SILVER MEMBER

NON-PROFIT MEMBER

Harris County (713) 755-4000, www.harriscountytx.gov

Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Directory

DIAMOND MEMBER

(713) 644-7070, www.houstonhispanicchamber.com

Midtown Management District (713) 526-7577, www.houstonmidtown.com

DINING AND RESTAURANTS CITY OF HUNTSVILLE

800-289-0389 www.Huntsvilletexas.com @samhoustonstatue

Huntsville, Texas, a short drive north of Houston is gleaming with culture, antiques, fairs and festivals. Huntsville is the perfect place for a day trip or that needed vacation. Nestled in the tall pines of Sam Houston National forest will find it to be an unforgettable place to bring the entire family.

BAKERIES, DESSERTS AND SWEETS

Dessert Gallery Bakery & Cafe (713) 960-4400, www.dessertgallery.com

That Funnel Cake Place (281) 854-8186, www.thatfunnelcakeplace.com

Three Brothers Bakery VISIT SUGAR LAND CONVENTION AND VISITOR SERVICES

198 Kempner St. Bldg. B – 2nd Floor Sugar Land, Texas 77498 281-275-2045 www.VisitSugarLandTX.com

Just 20 minutes southwest of downtown Houston. Sugar Land serves up big city amenities with small town hospitality. Whether, it’s a piece of history, on-trend shopping, or hours of family fun, Sugar Land offers something sweet for everyone.

(713) 666-2253, www.3brothersbakery.com

BREWERIES AND DISTILLERIES

8th Wonder Brewery (713) 229-0868, www.8thwonderbrew.com

Eureka Heights Brew Co. (832) 953-4677, www.eurekaheights.com

Karbach Brewing Co. CITY OF TOMBALL

401 Market Street, Tomball, TX 77375 281-351-5484 www.TomballTX.gov Founded in 1907 along the Trinity & Brazos Valley Railroad line, Tomball remains a destination for visitors looking for large fun in a small town setting. All sorts of fun-filled activities are just minutes away. Award winning festivals, live music, unique shopping, tasty mom-and-pop eateries, model railroading fun and lots of lodging for any budget, Tomball is Texan for Fun on Facebook!

PEARLAND CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU

11200 Broadway Street, Suite 1390 Pearland, TX 77584 281-997-5970 www.VisitPearland.com

Just south of Houston, you’ll discover one of the top places to visit in Texas: Pearland. A thriving culinary scene, fabulous shopping, amazing year-round events and affordable hotels will draw you in, but the friendly culture will make you extend your visit.

(713) 680-2739, www.karbachbrewing.com

Saint Arnold Brewing Company (713) 686-9494, www.saintarnold.com

CAFES AND COFFEE HOUSES

Backstreet Cafe (713) 521-2239, www.backstreetcafe.net

Dessert Gallery Bakery & Cafe (713) 960-4400, www.dessertgallery.com

Last Concert Cafe (713) 226-8563, www.lastconcert.com

Phoenicia Deli & Coffee House (281) 558-0416, www.phoenicia-deli.com

Phoenicia Specialty Foods - Downtown (832) 360-2222, www.phoeniciafoods.com

Clute Visitors Bureau (979) 265-2508, www.goclute.com

Convention and Visitors Bureau of Mexico (832) 295-4945

CULINARY EXPERIENCE

Well Done Cooking Classes (832) 782-3518, www.welldonecc.com

RESTAURANT AREA 1 - DOWNTOWN

Greater East End Management District

LAWLESS SPIRITS & KITCHEN

(713) 928-9916, www.greatereastend.com

909 Texas Avenue, Suite 2A, Houston, TX 77002 281-823-8600 www.lawlessspirits.com

Greater Heights Area Chamber of Commerce

Located in the historic Rice Hotel, Lawless is Houston’s most en vogue establishment. The interior exudes glamour in every detail. Upon entry, guests will proceed up a grand staircase that sits beneath a glorious chandelier. The outside terrace is a beautiful backdrop from which to watch the sunset over Downtown Houston. Join us for happy hour daily at 4 p.m.

(713) 861-6735, www.heightschamber.com

Greater Houston Black Chamber of Commerce (713) 660-8299, www.ghbcc.com

Greater Houston Partnership (713) 844-3600, www.houston.org

1600 Bar + Grille

Greenspoint District

(713) 577-6115, www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/texas/hilton-americas-houstonHOUCVHH/dining/index.html

(281) 874-2131, www.greenspoint.org

www.VisitHouston.com

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MORTON’S THE STEAKHOUSE

The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston 1640 West Loop South, Houston, TX 77027 713-840-7190 www.williegs.com

Downtown: 1001 McKinney Street 713-659-3700 Galleria: 5000 Westheimer 713-629-1946 www.mortons.com

Willie G’s has dedicated itself to serving coastal cuisine made with hand sourced, local and seasonal ingredients for more than 15 years. Its new location at The Post Oak Hotel offers a new take on fresh seafood that creates a culinary experience like no other. From a business lunch to happy hour, dinner and Sunday brunch, Willie G’s creative cuisine and top not service makes it the ideal setting for every occasion.

Morton’s serves only the finest quality foods, featuring USDA Prime aged beef, fresh seafood, decadent desserts and an award winning wine list. Both the Downtown and Galleria locations have been updated with modern, stylish interiors, wide open dining rooms and a fantastic bar make them a lively yet intimate place for an evening out.

THE CRYSTAL BALLROOM

SAMBUCA

909 Texas Ave. Houston, TX 77002 713-224-5299 www.sambucarestaurant.com

909 Texas Avenue, Houston, TX 77002 Phone. 713.227.7423 www.crystalballhouston.com

Sambuca, Houston’s only rockin’ restaurant, features a savory new American menu and a variety of nightly live music Entertaining is our specialty! Let us host your corporate event, luncheon, or business or networking happy hour. Sambuca is the ultimate host for Houston parties and events with a side of live music.

The Crystal Ballroom is a 1913 historic ballroom located in the heart of downtown Houston’s Rice Hotel. Originally the capitol of the Republic of Texas, this is one of Houston's most unique and historic landmarks.

VIC & ANTHONY’S STEAKHOUSE

1510 Texas Ave. Houston, TX 77002 713-228-1111

Located in the heart of Downtown Houston, Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse redefines every expectation of class and fine dining with an award-winning menu with the finest prime beef and freshest seafood and an extensive wine collection. With nightly entertainment, the Lounge is ideal for exquisite wines and classic cocktails.

GROTTO

Westheimer: 713-622-3663 Downtown: 713-658-0752 The Woodlands: 281-419-4252 Galveston: 409-740-8605 grottorestaurants.com Inspired by an Old Country trattoria ambiance and classic Italian cooking, Grotto delivers a savory menu brimming with timeless recipes made in house. Creations include many “Old World” signature dishes such as Neapolitan thin crust pizzas, Veal Kickerillo, Pollo Francese, Pappardelle con Verdura and Snapper Siciliano. Enjoy Grotto’s famous Peach Bellini or extensive collection of Italian and domestic wines inside or on the patio.

THE OCEANAIRE SEAFOOD ROOM

5061 Westheimer (The Galleria) Houston, Texas 77056 832-487-8862 www.theoceaniare.com

Sleek and sophisticated, The Oceanaire provides the perfect setting to enjoy the freshest seafood flown in daily from around the world. Find out why The Oceanaire has been voted one of the best seafood restaurants in the country.

The Crystal Ballroom is where Houston comes to throw a memorable party or event!

Artisans Restaurant (713) 529-9111, www.artisansrestaurant.com

B&B Butchers (713) 862-1814, www.bbbutchers.com

BCK (832) 831-7155, eatatbck.com/houston-heights/

BIGGIO'S (346) 888-3921, www.biggioshouston.com

Birraporetti's (713) 224-9494, www.birrarestaurant.com

Brennan's of Houston (713) 522-9711, www.brennanshouston.com

Burger Theory (713) 658-8888, goo.gl/aBNN1Z

China Garden (713) 652-0745, www.chinagardenhouston.com

Damian's Cucina Italiana (713) 522-0439, www.damians.com

District 7 EaDo (713) 225-4950, www.district7eado.com

BRENNER’S STEAKHOUSE

10911 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX 77079 713-465-2901 One Birdsall St. Houston, TX 77007 713-868-4444 www.brennerssteakhouse.com A Houston legend for more than seven decades, Brenner’s Steakhouse offers a dining experience like no other. From Prime steaks, fresh seafood and decadent desserts to an eclectic wine list and stunning backdrops, Brenner’s continues its traditions of generous hospitality to guests.

Downtown Aquarium (713) 223-3474, www.downtownaquarium.com

Edgar’s Hermano Restaurant (713) 739-8800, www.edgarshermano.com

Frank's Pizza (713) 225-5656, www.frankspizza.com

Grotto Downtown (713) 658-0752, goo.gl/dpUVBE

PHOENICIA SPECIALTY FOODS AND MKT BAR

1001 Austin St. Houston, TX 77010 832-360-2222 YUMSTOP.com | MKTBAR.com

International gourmet market of your dreams. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Catering, Coffee Bar, Bakery, Wine & More. Family-owned since 1983 offering more than 15,000 products, from more than 50 countries. Enjoy worldly, comfort food menu at in-house MKT BAR gastro-pub with live music, WiFi and TV’s. Next to Discovery Green Park and Convention Center.

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Guadalajara Del Centro (713) 650-0101, www.guad.com

Guard and Grace (346) 326-0789, www.guardandgrace.com

Hard Rock Cafe Houston (713) 227-1392, www.hardrockcafe.com/location/houston/


PLATINUM MEMBER

House of Blues (832) 667-7741, www.hob.com/houston

Hugo's (713) 524-7744, www.hugosrestaurant.net

Ibiza Food and Wine Bar (713) 524-0004, www.ibizafoodandwinebar.com

III Forks

GOLD MEMBER

SILVER MEMBER

NON-PROFIT MEMBER

Pappas Bros. Steakhouse - Downtown (713) 658-1995, www.pappas.com

Pappas Delivery (713) 952-8200, www.pappasdelivery.com

Pappasito's Cantina - Downtown (713) 353-4400, www.pappasitos.com/location/132

Phoenicia Specialty Foods - Downtown

(713) 658-9457, www.iiiforks.com

(832) 360-2222, www.phoeniciafoods.com

Irma's Restaurant

Poitin

(713) 222-0767, www.irmasoriginal.com

(713) 470-6686, www.poitinhouston.com

Irma's Southwest Grill

Quattro at Four Seasons Hotel Houston

(713) 247-9651, www.irmassouthwest.com

(713) 276-4700, www.fourseasons.com/houston/dining.html

Kulture (713) 528-8561, www.avenidahouston.com/listings/kulture/29084/

La Lucha (713) 955-4765, www.laluchatx.com

Last Concert Cafe (713) 226-8563, www.lastconcert.com

Lawless Spirits & Kitchen (281) 823-8600, www.lawlessspirits.com

Line & Lariat (832) 667-4470, hotelicon.com/dining/line-and-lariat

Local Foods - Downtown (713) 227-0531, www.houstonlocalfoods.com

Lucienne (713) 242-8555, www.hotelalessandra-houston.com/lucienne.htm

Lucky's Lodge (713) 360-6040, luckys-lodge.business.site

Lucky's Pub (713) 522-2010, www.luckyspub.com

Main Kitchen (713) 400-1293, mainkitchenhouston.com

McCormick and Schmick's Seafood Restaurant Downtown (713) 658-8100, www.mccormickandschmicks.com

Morton's, The Steakhouse - Downtown

Saint Arnold Brewing Company (713) 686-9494, www.saintarnold.com

Saltgrass Steakhouse - Avenida Houston (713) 277-7375, www.saltgrass.com

Sambuca (713) 224-5299, www.sambucarestaurant.com

Shula's Steak House (713) 375-4777 www.donshula.com

Signature Kafe (713) 528-8561, www.thebreakfastklub.com

Strato 550 (832) 280-8977, www.strato550.com

Table 7 Bistro - Downtown (713) 227-4800, www.table7bistro.com

The Alley Kat Bar & Lounge (713) 874-0722, www.thebreakfastklub.com

The Breakfast Klub (713) 528-8561, www.thebreakfastklub.com

The District & Cellar 7 Wine Bar (713) 229-8611, www.thedistricthtx.com

The Grove (713) 337-7321, www.thegrovehouston.com

The Lake House

(713) 659-3700, www.mortons.com

(713) 337-7320, www.thelakehousehouston.com

Nino's, Vincent's, Grappino's, Pronto Cucinino

The Lounge - The Magnoila Houston

(713) 522-5120, www.ninos-vincents.com

Original Ninfa's on Navigation (713) 228-1175, www.ninfas.com

Oxbow 7

(713) 221-0011, www.magnoliahotels.com/houston/dining/

The Rustic (832) 321-7799, www.therustic.com

Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse

(713) 487-6137, www.oxbow7.com

(713) 228-1111, www.vicandanthonys.com

Pappadeaux Seafood - Avenida

Weights + Measures

(713) 654-5077, www.pappadeaux.com/locations/

Pappas Bar-B-Q (713) 659-1245, www.pappasbbq.com/location/?id=75

Directory

DIAMOND MEMBER

(713) 654-1790, www.weights-measures.com

Xochi (713) 400-3330, www.xochihouston.com

www.VisitHouston.com

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Coppa Osteria (713) 522-3535, www.coppaosteriahouston.com

Eugene's Gulf Coast Kitchen (713) 807-8883, www.eugeneshouston.com

Goode Company BBQ – Kirby Drive (713) 522-2530, www.goodecompany.com/restaurant-bbq1.asp

Goode Company Seafood - Westpark (713) 523-7154, www.goodecompany.com/restaurant-seafood1.asp

Goode Company Taqueria

(844) 386-1625, www.thepostoakhotel.com/restaurants/bouchee-patisserie/

Brenner's Steakhouse on the Bayou (713) 868-4444, www.brennersonthebayou.com

Café on the Green (713) 871-8181, www.omnihotels.com/hotels/houston/dining/cafe-on-thegreen

Caracol (713) 622-9996, www.caracol.net

Carrabba's Restaurant

(713) 520-9153, www.goodecompany.com/restaurant-taq.asp

(713) 522-3131, www.carrabbas.com

Monarch Bistro

Craft F&B

(713) 527-1800, www.hotelzaza.com/houston/monarch

(844) 386-1625, www.thepostoakhotel.com/restaurants/craft-f&b/

Pappasito's Cantina

Del Frisco's - Double Eagle Steak House

(713) 668-5756, pappasitos.com/location/?id=67

Prego (713) 529-2420, www.prego-houston.com

Punk's Simple Southern Food (713) 524-7865, www.punkssimplesouthernfood.com

Reggae Hut (713) 520-7171, www.reggaehutcafe.com

Safina Restaurant www.safinahouston.com

THIRD COAST (713) 749-0400, www.thirdcoasthouston.com

Whataburger Restaurants, LP (713) 661-4094, www.whataburger.com

RESTAURANT AREA 3 - NRG PARK

Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen

(713) 355-2600, www.delfriscos.com

Fig & Olive (832) 632-6632, www.figandolive.com/location/fig-and-olive-houston-thegalleria/

Fogo de Chao (713) 978-6500, www.fogodechao.com

Georgia James (832) 241-5088, www.georgiajamessteak.com

Goode Company Seafood - Katy Freeway (713) 464-7933, www.goodecompany.com/restaurant-seafood2.asp

Goodnight Charlie’s (832) 986-5151, www.goodnightcharlies.com

Grotto Ristorante Westheimer (713) 622-3663, www.grottohouston.com

Guadalajara Mexican Grille & Bar - Greenway

(713) 665-3155, www.pappadeaux.com

(713) 942-0772, www.guad.com

The Address

H Bar

(832) 933-0201, www.theaddresshouston.com

THIRD COAST (713) 749-0400, www.thirdcoasthouston.com

RESTAURANT AREA 4 - UPTOWN, GALLERIA, GREENWAY

Antone's Famous Po Boys - Heights (713) 686-4338, www.antonesmarket.com

Antone's Famous Po's Boys - Galleria (713) 623-4464, www.antonesmarket.com

Antone's Famous Po's Boys - Med Center

(844) 386-1600, www.thepostoakhotel.com/restaurants/h-bar/

Il Giardino (713) 418-1104, www.granducahouston.com/houston-hotel-restaurants/ il-giardino/

Kiran's (713) 960-8472, www.kiranshouston.com

Little Pappasito's Cantina (713) 520-5066, pappasitos.com/location/?id=66

Mastro's Steakhouse Houston

(713) 623-4464, www.antonesmarket.com

(281) 736-1488, www.mastrosrestaurants.com

Arbor Grill

McCormick and Schmick's Seafood Restaurant - Uptown Park

(713) 685-6713, www.houstonian.com/Dining/arborgrill.aspx

Blacksmith

(713) 840-7900, www.mccormickandschmicks.com

Morton's, The Steakhouse - Galleria

(832) 360-7470, www.blacksmithhouston.com

(713) 629-1946, www.mortons.com

Bloom & Bee

Musaafer Restaurant

(844) 386-1625, www.thepostoakhotel.com/restaurants/bloom-&-Bee/

(713) 242-8087, www.musaaferhouston.com

Bosscat Kitchen and Libations

Noé Grill

(281) 501-1187, www.bosscatkitchen-houston.com

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(713) 871-8177, www.omnihotels.com/hotels/houston/dining/noe-grill


PLATINUM MEMBER

The Oceanaire Seafood Room (832) 487-8862, www.theoceanaire.com

One Fifth Houston

GOLD MEMBER

SILVER MEMBER

NON-PROFIT MEMBER

Little Woodrow's - Katy (832) 913-6999, littlewoodrows.com/watering-holes/houston/katy/

Lucky's Pub - West

(713) 955-1024, www.onefifthhouston.com

(281) 206-7369, luckyspub.com/locations/west/

Palm Restaurant

McCormick and Schmick's Seafood Restaurant - Town and Country

(713) 977-2544, www.thepalm.com

Pappas Bros. Steakhouse (713) 780-7352, pappasbros.com/location/?id=91

Pappas Burger (713) 975-6082, pappasburger.com/location/?id=93

Pappas Seafood House (713) 522-4595, pappasseafood.com/location/?id=103

Ristorante Cavour (713) 418-1104, www.granducahouston.com/houston-hotel-restaurants/ ristorante-cavour/

Roka Akor

(713) 465-3685, www.mccormickandschmicks.com

Perry's Steakhouse & Grille (281) 480-3337, www.perryssteakhouse.com

Phoenicia Deli & Coffee House (281) 558-0416, www.phoenicia-deli.com

Rainforest Café - Katy (281) 644-6200, www.rainforestcafe.com

Rio Ranch Restaurant & Bar (713) 952-5000, www.rioranch.com

Saltgrass Steakhouse

(713) 622-1777, www.rokaakor.com

(713) 461-6111, www.saltgrass.com

Ruth's Chris Steak House

Taste of Texas Restaurant

(713) 789-2333, www.ruthschris.com

(713) 932-6901, www.tasteoftexas.com

SeventySix11 Bistro and Lounge

The General Public

(713) 680-2222, goo.gl/tXMusc

(832) 690-4450, www.thegenpublic.com

The Manor House

Tipping Point Restaurant & Terrace

(713) 685-6840, www.houstonian.com/ManorHouse.aspx

Tribute at the Houstonian (713) 685-6713, www.houstonian.com/dining/tribute

UB Preserv (346) 406-5923, www.ubpreserv.com

Willie G's Seafood and Steak House (713) 840-7190, www.williegs.com

Yia-Yia Mary's Pappas Greek Kitchen (713) 840-8665, www.yiayiamarys.com

RESTAURANT AREA 5 - SOUTHWEST, SUGARLAND, FORT BEND

Main Event Entertainment - Stafford (281) 313-7200, www.mainevent.com

RESTAURANT AREA 6 - W. HOUSTON, ENERGY CORRIDOR, KATY

Bowl & Barrel (832) 690-4480, www.bowlandbarrel.com

Brenner's Steakhouse (713) 465-2901, www.brennerssteakhouse.com

Cadillac Bar (713) 862-2020, www.cadillacbar.com

Eddie V’s Prime Seafood - CityCentre (832) 200-2380, www.eddiev.com

Goode Company BBQ – Katy Freeway (713) 464-1901, www.goodecompany.com/restaurant-bbq2.asp

Guadalajara Hacienda - Memorial (713) 461-5300, www.guad.com

Directory

DIAMOND MEMBER

(713) 465-9292, www.hotelzaza.com/memorial-city/dining

RESTAURANT AREA 7 - NORTHWEST

Virgie's Bar-B-Que (713) 466-6525, www.virgiesbbqcatering.com

RESTAURANT AREA 8 - IAH, GREENSPOINT

The Breakfast Klub - IAH (281) 233-7652, www.thebreakfastklub.com

RESTAURANT AREA 9 - N. HOUSTON

Eight Row Flint (713) 880-8463, www.eightrowflint.com

Ginger & Fork (713) 861-8883, www.gingerandforkrestaurant.com

Grotto The Woodlands (281) 419-4252, goo.gl/VWod4l

Guadalajara Hacienda - The Woodlands (281) 362-0774, www.guad.com

Landry's Seafood House - The Woodlands (281) 362-9696, www.landrysseafoodhouse.com

Wolfgang Puck Catering (281) 413-7203, www.wolfgangpuck.com

RESTAURANT AREA 10 - HOBBY AIRPORT, SOUTHEAST

Frenchy's Chicken (713) 748-2233, www.frenchyschicken.com

Houston's This Is It Soul Food (713) 521-2920, www.houstonthisisit.com

RESTAURANT AREA 12 - BAY AREA, GALVESTON, SOUTH OF HOUSTON

Legend's Bar and Grill

Café in the Park

(713) 996-8200, goo.gl/vUCsgz

(409) 683-4440, www.moodygardenshotel.com/dining/cafe-in-the-park www.VisitHouston.com

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Bardot

(409) 740-8605, goo.gl/1vlP8H

(713) 242-8555, www.hotelalessandra-houston.com/bar-bardot.htm

Landry's Seafood House - Galveston

Branwar Wine Distributing Company

(409) 744-1010, www.landrysseafoodhouse.com

(347) 471-0046, branwarwines.com

Lighthouse Bar & Bistro

Karbach Brewing Co.

(281) 334-1000, www.sshr.com/dining/lighthouse-bar-bistro

(713) 680-2739, www.karbachbrewing.com

Pappas Delta Blues Smokehouse

L&L Bar

(281) 332-0024, www.pappasdeltablues.com

(713) 224-4266, www.hotelicon.com/dining/bar/

Paradise Reef Restaurant

Legend's Bar and Grill

(281) 334-1000, www.sshr.com/dining/paradise-reef-restaurant

(713) 996-8200, goo.gl/vUCsgz

Shearn's Seafood & Prime Steaks

Lighthouse Bar & Bistro

(409) 683-4554, www.moodygardenshotel.com/shearns

(281) 334-1000, www.sshr.com/dining/lighthouse-bar-bistro

RESTAURANT AREA 13 - RIVER OAKS

Messina Hof Winery and Resort LA GRIGLIA

2002 West Gray, Houston, TX 77019 713-526-4700 www.lagrigliarestaurant.com La Griglia offers guests a delicious array of authentic Italian dining, complete with colorful Italian murals and artful cuisine. Relax and savor the aromas of Sicily, Roma and Tuscany as you select from the array of specialties including fresh fish, creative pastas, chicken, beef, fresh vegetables and more.

Backstreet Cafe (713) 521-2239, www.backstreetcafe.net

Bisou (713) 955-3855, www.bisourestaurant.com

Brasserie 19 (713) 524-1919, www.brasserie19.com

Doris Metropolitan

(979) 778-9463, www.messinahof.com

Saint Arnold Brewing Company (713) 686-9494, www.saintarnold.com

Shearn's Lounge (409) 683-4554, www.moodygardenshotel.com/dining/shearns-lounge

The Cellar (844) 386-1600, www.thepostoakhotel.com/restaurants/the-cellar/

The District & Cellar 7 Wine Bar (713) 229-8611, www.thedistricthtx.com

The Lounge - The Magnoila Houston (713) 221-0011, magnoliahotels.com/houston/dining/

NIGHTLIFE HOUSE OF BLUES

(713) 485-0466, dorismetropolitan.com/en/houston

Contact info: Email HOBHoustonEvents@ LiveNation.com or call 832-667-7755

Eddie V's Prime Seafood - Arrive River Oaks

Featuring 43,000 square feet of flexible design space, House of Blues® Houston is comprised of four distinctive environments including a luxe VIP club, a rocking Restaurant & Bar featuring contemporary and traditional Southern art and cuisine, a small elegantly designed private event room, and a large, multi-story spectacular Music Hall. Each area features state-of-the-art staging, lighting and sound with lively bars throughout the entire venue.

(713) 874-1800, www.eddiev.com

Giacomo's Cibo e Vino (713) 522-1934, www.giacomosciboevino.com

La Griglia Restaurant (713) 526-4700, www.lagrigliahouston.com

REVENTION MUSIC CENTER

520 Texas Avenue, Houston, TX 77002 713-230-1600

Loch Bar - Raw Bar & Elixirs (832) 430-6601, lochbar.com/houston/

Located in Houston’s Bayou Place Entertainment Complex, this incredible space is the perfect location to host your next corporate event, private concert, wedding, reception or business meeting. Less than a mile from the George R. Brown Convention Center, the Revention Music Center accommodates from 200 to 2,350 guests. Our talented staff handles every detail, so you don’t have to!

Ouzo Bay - Mediterranean Kouzina (832) 430-6610, www.ouzobay.com/houston/

Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille – River Oaks (346) 293-8402, www.PerrysSteakhouse.com

State of Grace (832) 942-5080, www.stateofgracetx.com

True Food Kitchen (281) 605-2505, www.truefoodkitchen.com/houston

SPIRITS & BEVERAGES

8th Wonder Brewery (713) 229-0868, www.8thwonderbrew.com

Bar Malatesta (713) 418-1104, www.granducahouston.com/houston-hotel-restaurants/ bar-malatesta-2/

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13 Celsius (713) 529-8466, www.13celsius.com

806 Lounge (713) 360-3700, www.jwmarriotthotelhouston.com/806-lounge/

Bar Malatesta (713) 418-1104, www.granducahouston.com/houston-hotel-restaurants/ bar-malatesta-2/

Bardot (713) 242-8555, www.hotelalessandra-houston.com/bar-bardot.htm


PLATINUM MEMBER

GOLD MEMBER

CityCentre (713) 629-5200, www.citycentrehouston.com

Clé Houston

SILVER MEMBER

NON-PROFIT MEMBER

Lucky's Pub (713) 522-2010, www.luckyspub.com

Lucky's Pub - West

(713) 955-2302, www.clehouston.com

(281) 206-7369, www.luckyspub.com/locations/west/

Davidoff Of Geneva

Mongoose Versus Cobra

(346) 308-8355, www.us.davidoffgeneva.com

(713) 650-6872, www.mongooseversuscobra.com

Eddie V's Prime Seafood - Arrive River Oaks

OKRA Charity Saloon

(713) 874-1800, www.eddiev.com

(713) 237-8828, www.friedokra.org

Eddie V’s Prime Seafood - CityCentre

Part & Parcel

(832) 200-2380, www.eddiev.com

(713) 495-7807, www.partandparceltx.com

Escapade 2001

Pete's Dueling Piano Bar

(281) 372-1100, www.escapadehouston.com

(713) 337-PETE (7383), www.petesduelingpianobar.com

Goode Company Armadillo Palace (713) 526-9700, www.goodecompany.com/palace.asp

Goodnight Charlie’s

Reserve 101 (713) 655-7101, www.reserve101.com

Saint Arnold Brewing Company

(832) 986-5151, www.goodnightcharlies.com/

(713) 686-9494, www.saintarnold.com

Hoggbirds Rooftop Lounge

SeventySix11 Bistro and Lounge

www.hoggbirds.com

House of Blues (832) 667-7741, www.hob.com/houston

Howl at the Moon

(713) 680-2222, www.goo.gl/tXMusc

Shay McElroy's Irish Pub (713) 223-2444, www.mcelroyspub.com/shaymcelroys

Spire Night Club

(713) 658-9700, www.howlatthemoon.com/houston/

(713) 588-5279, www.thespireclub.com

Improv Houston

Stampede Houston

(713) 333-8800, www.improvhouston.com

(281) 219-2006, www.stampedehouston.com

Last Concert Cafe

The Address

(713) 226-8563, www.lastconcert.com

Legend's Bar and Grill (713) 996-8200, www.goo.gl/vUCsgz

Little Woodrow's - Midtown (713) 522-1041, www.littlewoodrows.com

Little Woodrow's - Belliare (713) 661-5282, www.littlewoodrows.com/watering-holes/houston/bellaire/

Little Woodrow's - EaDo (713) 222-2224, www.littlewoodrows.com/watering-holes/houston/eado/

Little Woodrow's - Heights (713) 861-2653, www.littlewoodrows.com/watering-holes/houston/theheights/

Little Woodrow's - Katy (832) 913-6999, www.littlewoodrows.com/watering-holes/houston/katy/

Little Woodrow's - Rice Village (713) 521-2337, www.littlewoodrows.com/watering-holes/houston/rice-village/

Little Woodrow's - Shepherd (832) 804-9941, www.littlewoodrows.com/watering-holes/houston/shepherd/

Lucky Strike (713) 343-3300, www.bowlluckystrike.com

Directory

DIAMOND MEMBER

(832) 933-0201, www.theaddresshouston.com

The Alley Kat Bar & Lounge (713) 874-0722, www.thebreakfastklub.com

The Bar (713) 685-6713, www.houstonian.com/Dining/the-bar.aspx

The Black Swan (713) 871-8181, www.omnihotels.com/hotels/houston/dining/black-swan

The Cellar (844) 386-1600, www.thepostoakhotel.com/restaurants/the-cellar/

The Hay Merchant (713) 528-9805, www.haymerchant.com

The Naturalist Café & Lounge (713) 422-2779, www.www.safinahouston.com

The Rustic (832) 321-7799, www.therustic.com

Tipping Point Restaurant & Terrace (713) 465-9292, www.hotelzaza.com/memorial-city/dining

Urban Axes - EADO www.urbanaxes.com/houston/eado/

Urban Axes - Sawyer Heights (713) 364-9896, www.urbanaxes.com/houston/sawyerheights/

Lucky's Lodge (713) 360-6040, www.luckys-lodge.business.site/ www.VisitHouston.com

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2020-21 DIRECTORY SHOPPING

River Oaks District RIVER OAKS DISTRICT

4444 Westheimer Road, Houston Texas 77027 713-904-1310 www.RiverOaksDistrict.com River Oaks District is a shopping, dining and entertainment destination like no other in Texas. Situated inside the 610 Loop, River Oaks District features an elegant streetscape with more than 50 of the most sought-after luxury storefronts and brands, first class dining and entertainment. For more information, please visit www.riveroaksdistrict.com.

Arrive. River Oaks (713) 533-9966, www.arriveriveroaks.com

CityCentre

Sunny Flea Market (281) 447-3400, www.sunnyfleamarket.com

Tanger Outlets (281) 534-4200, www.tangeroutlets.com/houston

TaxFree Shopping, Ltd. (866) 599-9574, www.TaxFreeTexas.com

The Galleria (713) 621-1907, www.simon.com/mall/the-galleria

The Shops at Houston Center

(713) 629-5200, www.citycentrehouston.com

(713) 759-1442, www.shopsathc.com

Davidoff Of Geneva

Tootsies

(346) 308-8355, www.us.davidoffgeneva.com

Electronic Parts Outlet [EPO] (713) 784-0140, www.epohouston.com

Elizabeth Purpich Collection (281) 881-6068, www.elizabethpurpich.com

Helzberg Diamonds Outlet www.helzberg.com

Highland Village (713) 850-3100, www.shophighlandvillage.com

Houston Premium Outlets (281) 304-5820, www.premiumoutlets.com/outlet/houston

Macy's - Baybrook (281) 226-5300, www.visitmacysusa.com

Macy's - Corporate Office (718) 355-0636, www.visitmacysusa.com

Macy's - Galleria (832) 667-4200, www.visitmacysusa.com

Macy's - Memorial City (832) 667-4355, www.visitmacysusa.com

Macy's - The Woodlands (281) 898-4273, www.visitmacysusa.com

Macy's - Willowbrook (281) 949-2953, www.visitmacysusa.com

Macy's First Colony Market Street - The Woodlands (281) 419-4774, www.marketstreet-thewoodlands.com

Montrose Market (832) 840-3079, goo.gl/QHQvv9

Phoenicia Specialty Foods - Downtown (832) 360-2222, www.phoeniciafoods.com

Pinto Ranch Fine Western Wear (713) 333-7900, www.pintoranch.com

Republic Boot Co (832) 767-6586, www.RepublicBootCompany.com

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(713) 904-1314, www.riveroaksdistrict.com

2020-21 OFFICIAL VISITORS GUIDE

713-629-9990, www.tootsies.com

TRANSPORTATION

360 Destination Group (713) 234-6091, www.360dg.com

AAmbassador Limousine & Transportation Inc (713) 572-5466, www.aambassador.com

Advantage Rent a Car (407) 271-3290, www.advantage.com

AFC Transportation (713) 988-5466, www.afchouston.com

Alamo Rent A Car (281) 209-4946, www.alamo.com

Avanti Transportation (713) 680-1955, www.avantilimos.com

AvisBudget Group, Inc. (713) 641-9310, www.avisbudget.com

Blue Star Shuttle (210) 833-4094, www.primetimemarketing.com

Callaway Transportation (410) 795-8300, www.callawaytransportation.com

Carnival Cruise Lines (800) 327-7276, www.carnival.com

Central Helicopter Service (713) 644-5900, www.chs1.com

City Car Services (713) 772-5277, www.citycarservices.com

CMAC, LLC (469) 521-2750, www.cmac.net

Continental Buslines & Charters (713) 692-1996, www.continentalbuslines.com

Cool Bus Houston (713) 805-2690, www.coolbushouston.com

Cosmo Cool Concepts, Inc., a DMC Network (281) 444-2600, www.cosmocoolconcepts.com


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CSI Bus Services Corporate Services International Incorporated (713) 647-6906, www.csidmc.com

CTI Transportation, LLC (713) 688-7800, www.ctihouston.com

DeMontrond Automotive Group, Inc. (281) 872-7200 ext 3831, www.demontrond.com

Enterprise Rent-A-Car (713) 300-9191, www.enterprise.com

Event Transportation Systems (703) 503-5100, www.eventtrans.com

Excelsior Transportation & Limousine Services (713) 647-6500, www.excelsiorlimo.com

First Class Tours, Inc. (281) 590-8800, www.firstclasstours.net

First Transit (281) 233-1011, www.firstgroup.com

GET Global Services LLC (832) 308-8810, www.Gettransporttx.com

GETZ Transport Solutions LLC (713) 410-4030, www.getztransportsolutions.com

GOGO Charters Houston (281) 407-2654, gogocharters.com/houstoncharter-bus

Houston Airport System (281) 233-1723, www.fly2houston.com

Houston Charter Bus Company

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Odyssey Limousine Services (281) 893-4377, www.odysseylimousines.com

People’s Transit (734) 467-7000, www.peoplestransit.com

Premier Parking (713) 227-7943, www.premierparking.com

Production Transport, Inc. (310) 641-0900, www.prodtrans.com

PV Rentals, Inc./Leasing (713) 295-7164, www.pvrentals.com

RideCentric (713) 766-1900, www.ridecentric.com

Royal Carriages Limousine, Inc. (713) 787-5466, www.royalcarriages.com

Ryde Houston (281) 610-2258, www.rydecompany.com

Sam's Limousine & Transportation, Inc. (713) 780-7077, www.samslimousine.com

SEAT Planners Incorporated (936) 242-1656, www.seatplanners.com

Soteria Transportation Group (713) 572-5466, www.soteriaus.com

Southwest Airlines (214) 792-1908, www.southwest.com

ST Charters & Buses (832) 389-7338, www.charbus.com

Texas Charter Bus Company

(317) 220-7778, www.texascharterbuscompany. com/houston-charter-bus

(281) 383-9491, www.texascharterbuscompany.com

Houston Slingshot Rental

(713) 236-8877, www.townecarhouston.com

(832) 443-4375, www.houstonslingshotrental.com

Joyride Houston (346) 323-7155, www.joyrideus.com/houston/

Towne Car Transportation Management Services (301) 260-2070, www.tms.com

United Airlines

Longhorn Charter Bus Houston

(872) 825-8994, www.united.com

(713) 344-0553, www.longhorncharterbus.com/ houston-charter-bus

Western Motorcoach, Inc.

Lyft Gulf Coast www.lyft.com

MegaBus.com (877) 462-6342, www.megabus.com

Metropolitan Transit Authority (713) 739-4980, www.ridemetro.org

National Car Rental (281) 209-4946, www.nationalcar.com

National Charter Bus Houston (713) 234-6591, www.nationalbuscharter.com/ houston-charter-bus

NuRide, Inc.

(832) 328-1318, www.westernmotorcoach.net

Wynne Transportation (972) 915-7300, www.gowynne.com

Yellow Cab Houston (713) 236-1111, www.yellowcabhouston.com

AIRLINES / AIRLINE CHARTERS & AIR SERVICES

Central Helicopter Service (713) 644-5900, www.chs1.com

Houston Airport System (281) 233-1723, www.fly2houston.com

Southwest Airlines (214) 792-7691, www.southwest.com

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United Airlines (872) 825-8994, www.united.com

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Avanti Transportation (713) 680-1955, www.avantilimos.com

Blue Star Shuttle (210) 833-4094, www.primetimemarketing.com

City Car Services (713) 772-5277, www.citycarservices.com

Event Transportation Systems (703) 503-5100, www.eventtrans.com

First Transit (281) 233-1011, www.firstgroup.com

Soteria Transportation Group (713) 572-5466, www.soteriaus.com

AUTOMOBILE / MOTORCYCLE / RV RENTALS

Advantage Rent a Car (407) 271-3290, www.advantage.com

Alamo Rent A Car (281) 209-4946, www.alamo.com

AvisBudget Group, Inc. (713) 641-9310, www.avisbudget.com

DeMontrond Automotive Group, Inc. (281) 872-7200 ext 3831, www.demontrond.com

Enterprise Rent-A-Car (713) 300-9191, www.enterprise.com

National Car Rental (281) 209-4946, www.nationalcar.com

PV Rentals, Inc./Leasing (713) 295-7164, www.pvrentals.com BOAT / BOAT CHARTERS / CRUISE LINE SERVICES

Carnival Cruise Lines (800) 327-7276, www.carnival.com

Kemah Jet Ski Rentals (281) 935-9578, www.kemahjetskirentals.com

Port Houston Boat Tour (713) 670-2416,www.porthouston.com

BUS/RAIL TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

AFC Transportation (713) 988-5466, www.afchouston.com

Avanti Transportation (713) 680-1955, www.avantilimos.com

Callaway Transportation (410) 795-8300, www.callawaytransportation.com

City Car Services (713) 772-5277, www.citycarservices.com

CMAC, LLC (469) 521-2750, www.cmac.net

(713) 965-7116, www.nuride.com www.VisitHouston.com

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2020-21 DIRECTORY Continental Buslines & Charters (713) 692-1996, www.continentalbuslines.com

Cool Bus Houston (713) 805-2690, www.coolbushouston.com

LIMOUSINE / SEDAN / MINI BUS / VAN

AAmbassador Limousine & Transportation Inc (713) 572-5466, www.aambassador.com

AFC Transportation

(713) 772-5277, www.citycarservices.com/

Cool Bus Houston (713) 805-2690, www.coolbushouston.com

CSI Bus Services Corporate Services International Incorporated

(713) 988-5466, www.afchouston.com

GETZ Transport Solutions LLC

(713) 647-6906, www.csidmc.com

Allstar Transportation Limousine & Tours

Houston Slingshot Rental

First Class Tours, Inc. (281) 590-8800, www.firstclasstours.net

GET Global Services LLC (832) 308-8810, www.Gettransporttx.com

GOGO Charters Houston (281) 407-2654, gogocharters.com/houstoncharter-bus

Houston Charter Bus Company (317) 220-7778, www.texascharterbuscompany. com/houston-charter-bus

Longhorn Charter Bus Houston (713) 344-0553, www.longhorncharterbus.com/ houston-charter-bus

MegaBus.com (877) 462-6342, www.megabus.com

Metropolitan Transit Authority (713) 739-4980, www.ridemetro.org

National Charter Bus Houston (713) 234-6591, www.nationalbuscharter.com/ houston-charter-bus

(281) 254-1718, www.allstarhouston.info

Avanti Transportation (713) 680-1955, www.avantilimos.com

C & H Transportation (832) 278-8191, charters.limo/

City Car Services (713) 772-5277, www.citycarservices.com

CMAC, LLC

CTI Transportation, LLC (713) 688-7800, www.ctihouston.com

Event Transportation Systems (703) 503-5100, www.eventtrans.com

Excelsior Transportation & Limousine Services (713) 647-6500, www.excelsiorlimo.com

Production Transport, Inc.

GETZ Transport Solutions LLC

(310) 641-0900, www.prodtrans.com

(713) 410-4030, www.getztransportsolutions.com

Ryde Houston

Odyssey Limousine Services

(281) 610-2258, www.rydecompany.com

(281) 893-4377, www.odysseylimousines.com

SEAT Planners Incorporated

RideCentric

(936) 242-1656, www.seatplanners.com

(713) 766-1900, www.ridecentric.com

Soteria Transportation Group

Royal Carriages Limousine, Inc.

(713) 572-5466, www.soteriaus.com

(713) 787-5466, www.royalcarriages.com

ST Charters & Buses

Sam's Limousine & Transportation, Inc. (713) 780-7077, www.samslimousine.com

Soteria Transportation Group (713) 572-5466, www.soteriaus.com

Towne Car

(301) 260-2070, www.tms.com

(713) 236-8877, www.townecarhouston.com

Western Motorcoach, Inc.

Wynne Transportation

(832) 328-1318, www.westernmotorcoach.net

Wynne Transportation (972) 915-7300, www.gowynne.com

(972) 915-7300, www.gowynne.com

SPECIALTY TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

Central Helicopter Service (713) 644-5900, www.chs1.com

2020-21 OFFICIAL VISITORS GUIDE

(713) 965-7116, www.nuride.com

People’s Transit (734) 467-7000, www.peoplestransit.com

Premier Parking (713) 227-7943, www.premierparking.com

Western Motorcoach, Inc.

(713) 647-6906, www.csidmc.com

(832) 308-8810, www.Gettransporttx.com

Transportation Management Services

NuRide, Inc.

CSI Bus Services Corporate Services International Incorporated

GET Global Services LLC

(281) 383-9491, www.texascharterbuscompany. com

(832) 443-4375, www.houstonslingshotrental. com

Transportation Management Services

(734) 467-7000, www.peoplestransit.com

Texas Charter Bus Company

(713) 410-4030, www.getztransportsolutions.com

(469) 521-2750, www.cmac.net

People’s Transit

(832) 389-7338, www.charbus.com

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City Car Services

(301) 260-2070, www.tms.com

(832) 328-1318, www.westernmotorcoach.net

TAXI COMPANIES

Yellow Cab Houston (713) 236-1111, www.yellowcabhouston.com


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