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Located in Texas, the fourth largest city in the U.S. is known for NASA, its annual rodeo and the largest medical complex in the world, the Texas Medical Center. However, Houston has matured into a complete and downright hip vacation destination for the savvy traveler. The city is a diverse metropolis where no ethnicity comprises a majority of the population. This mix of cultures has contributed to making Houston a city of superb cuisine and world-class culture, entertainment and shopping.


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NASA Johnson Space Center

Space Center Houston, the official visitor center for NASA, features interactive exhibits, attractions and presentations that not only educate, but also entertain visitors. Learn about the history of space exploration in museum exhibits and short films and get a unique chance to touch a moon rock. Take a tram-tour to the Mission Control, the Astronaut Training Facility and the Rocket Park, where a life-size Saturn V rocket ship is on display.
Adresse: 1601 NASA Parkway - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 281 244 2100
Åpningstider: Mon - Fri 10h - 17h, Sat - Sun 9h - 18h. Hours of operation subject to change without notice due to unforeseen events or circumstances.

San Jacinto Monument & Museum Of History

A great piece of Texas history. Located in the battlefield where Texas gained its independence from Mexico, this museum, situated at the base of the 567-foot tall San Jacinto Monument, holds one of the largest collections of Texan art, artifacts, and history. Take an elevator ride to the top of the tower to get beautiful views of the area where the battles took place.
Adresse: One Monument Circle - La Porte, TX
Telefon: +1 281 479 2421
Åpningstider: Open daily from 9h - 18h
Billetter: Admission to the Monument and Museum is always free. Special attractions are priced

Downtown Aquarium

Visitors can walk through the aquarium exhibits and amaze themselves with an unexpected exhibit of white tigers. Outside, a Ferris wheel and other rides make for a fair-like atmosphere. There's a train that takes you around the small complex, stopping in the middle of an acrylic tunnel tank filled with sharks that swim above you. The aquarium contains, all in all, more than 200 species of marine life. Apart from the exhibits and fun rides, the Downtown Aquarium also features a restaurant, a bar, a ballroom, and a gift shop.
Adresse: 410 Bagby Street - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 223 3474
Åpningstider: Sun - Thu 10h - 20h30, Fri - Sat 10h - 22h

Hermann Park Conservancy

Recently named one of America’s great public spaces, this massive green area in the heart of Houston is a great opportunity for those looking to mingle with the locals, do some outdoor activities or just lay down on the grass and relax. Around the park, you'll find paddle boats for rent, jogging and bike trails, a bird island, a golf course, a Japanese garden, the Miller Outdoor Theater as well as the Houston Zoo.
Adresse: 6100 Hermann Park Drive - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 524 5876
Åpningstider: Mon - Sun 6h - 23h
Transport: METRORail: There are three stops near the Park: Hermann Park/Rice University stop at Fannin and Sunset. Memorial Hermann Hospital/Houston Zoo stop at Cambridge and Fannin. Museum District stop between Ewing and Binz

Houston Museum of Natural Science

One of the most heavily attended museums in the U.S., the Houston Museum of Natural Science showcases within its permanent exhibits a paleontology hall, the McFerrin Fabergé collection, a gems and minerals hall, as well as an energy hall. You'll also find an IMAX theater, a planetarium, plus world-class traveling exhibitions.
Adresse: 5555 Hermann Park Drive - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 639 4629
Åpningstider: Mon - Sun 9h - 18h, Thu 9h - 21h
Billetter: Permanent Exhibits Free on Thursdays 14h - 17h

Downtown Houston

Downtown Houston is quickly becoming an excellent urban walking area and people-watching hot spot. Just a quick stop off the Metro Light Rail, indulge yourself in Broadway shows, concerts, live music, a vibrant museum community, professional and university sports, and an international social scene. A series of underground walkways, called “the tunnels,” provides a protected way to tour downtown.
Adresse: Downtown Houston

The Kemah Boardwalk

Less than 30 miles from downtown Houston, this boardwalk offers a fun day for the entire family. From carnival rides to shopping and dining destinations, all with an ocean view. Check the calendar of festivals and events that take place here all year long.
Adresse: 215 Kipp Avenue - Kemah, TX
Telefon: +1 877 285 3624
Åpningstider: Sun - Thu 10h30 - 22h, Fri - Sat 10h30 - 23h

Discovery Green Parks

Hiking and biking trails, as well as walking tours help locals and visitors stay active while taking in the tranquility of the scenery. The Discovery Green Park features a lake, restaurants, a children's area and multiple recreational areas. It also hosts events such as concerts and outdoor movies. Other parks such as Hermann, Sam Houston can be found downtown, while Memorial Park is just west of downtown.
Adresse: 1500 McKinney - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 400 7336
Åpningstider: Open daily (including holidays) from 6h - 23h. Hours for events vary
Transport: METRORail: Take the Green or Purple Line and get off at the Convention District stop


The seaside town of Galveston is a popular weekend getaway and it has become a regular departure destination for cruise ships. You should bring your walking shoes since the island offers 14 museums and 20 art galleries, but don't forget to spend some time relaxing in the sun and on the beach.
Adresse: Galveston Island
Telefon: +1 888 939 8680

Battleship Texas

The Battleship Texas in La Porte provides an educational experience for visitors. It takes about three hours to tour the ship on the inside and on the decks. There is also a great video that tells the story of the Battleship Texas and the important role it has played in both World Wars.
Adresse: 3523 Independence Parkway South - La Porte, TX
Telefon: +1 281 479 2431
Åpningstider: Open daily from 10h - 17h
Billetter: No fee to enter the grounds; Tour Fees (required to enter the Battleship) 12 - 64 years old : $12 Daily

Museum of Fine Arts

The Museum of Fine Arts offers a fantastic collection spanning classical to modern art, and every period in between. This huge museum has two gallery buildings, a sculpture garden, visitors center, library, café, movie theater, two art schools, two house museums, and two gift shops.
Adresse: 1001 Bissonnet Street - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 639 7300
Åpningstider: Tue - Wed 10h - 17h, Thu 10h - 21h, Fri - Sat 10h - 19h, Sun 12h15 - 19h. Closed on Mondays

Children's Museum Of Houston

The Children's Museum Of Houston is a huge playground with innovative and interactive exhibits for kids up to 12 years old. This is the place for family fun and children's activities. You can easily spend the whole day here.
Adresse: 1500 Binz Street - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 522 1138
Åpningstider: Mon - Wed 10h - 18h, Thu 10h - 20h, Fri - Sat 10h - 18h, Sun 12h - 18h

Houston Zoo

The Houston Zoo has over 6,000 animals housed in natural settings, with beautiful trees and flowers. This is a great place to experience animal life and its different ecosystems.
Adresse: 6200 Hermann Park Drive - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 533 6500
Åpningstider: Open daily from 9h - 19h. Doors close at 18h. Open late Friday and Saturday evenings
Transport: Exit Hermann Park/Rice U Station (at Fannin and Sunset) or Memorial Hermann Hospital/Houston Zoo Station (on Fannin between Cambridge and Ross Sterling)

iFLY Indoor Skydiving

If you ever dreamed of flying then you should head over to iFLY Indoor Skydiving. Here you can experience the rush of skydiving without jumping from an airplane, just you floating in a vertical wind tunnel with the help of professional instructors. No skills are needed, and it is suitable for both kids and adults.
Adresse: 9540 Katy Freeway - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 281 942 4359
Åpningstider: Mon - Thu 10h - 21h, Fri 10h - 22h, Sat 9h - 22h, Sun 9h - 21h

Art Car Museum

This small and funky museum also known as “Garage Mahal” is exactly what it sounds like. It hosts a small rotating exhibition of quirky and over-the-top cars, as well as interesting temporary exhibits of all kinds, not only automobile-related. Even if you're not into cars, this museum is a guarantee of a fun and unique experience.
Adresse: 140 Heights Boulevard - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 861 5526
Åpningstider: Wed - Sun 11h - 18h. Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays
Billetter: Free Admission

City Hall

Houston's city government is housed in this 1939 Art Deco building, northwest of Tranquility Park. It can be admired from the outside, but the visitor's center on the first floor is also worth a peek.
Adresse: 901 Bagby Street - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 437 5559
Åpningstider: Mon - Fri 9h30 - 17h. Closed on Saturdays and Sundays

Holocaust Museum Houston

An emotional, but inspirational experience. This building shaped as a cylinder houses a memorial and museum dedicated to the victims of the Holocaust. Be warned, the exhibitions can be difficult to explore due to the graphic photos and videos.
Adresse: 9220 Kirby Drive, Suite 100 - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 942 8000
Åpningstider: Mon - Fri 9h - 17h, Sat 10h - 17h, Sun 12h - 17h
Billetter: Free admission on Sundays. Admission is always free for children, students, HMH members and college-level students with valid school ID.

Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

Former home of Houston philanthropist and collector Ima Hogg, this gigantic 28-room mansion was donated by her and turned into a museum where visitors have a chance to experience the elegant lifestyle from 1620 to 1870 through a collection of American furniture and artwork. The beautiful gardens and surrounding wooded areas make for a lovely and relaxing stroll.
Adresse: 6003 Memorial Drive - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 639 7750
Åpningstider: Tue - Sat 10h - 17h, Sun 13h - 17h. Closed on Mondays

JPMorgan Chase Tower

Look up and admire the tallest building in Texas. The JPMorgan Chase Tower was built in 1981. Unfortunately, the tower's observation deck on the 60th floor is closed indefinitely.
Adresse: 600 Travis Street - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 223 0441

Minute Maid Park

This imposing baseball stadium is the home of the Houston Astros. If you can catch a game here during your visit, go and marvel at the stadium's retractable roof, air conditioning system, and even the great views of the downtown skyline from the higher decks.
Adresse: 501 Crawford Street - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 259 8000

Fogo de Chão - Brazilian Steakhouse

Traditional Brazilian barbecue is served, wherein the meat is cooked on skewers and carved right in front of you. The restaurant also offers a wide selection of salads, as well as delicious desserts.
Adresse: 8250 Westheimer Road - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 978 6500
Åpningstider: Mon - Thu 11h - 14h, 17h - 22h, Fri 11h - 14h, 17h - 22h30, Sat 11h30 - 22h30, Sun 11h30 - 21h


This restaurant specializes in Neo-Soul food informed by the history of slavery and oppression of indigenous peoples in the Southern United States. The oppressed communities diets were characterized by using leftover cuts of meat and crops, which receives its re-interpretation at Indigo. Indigo offers three styles of menu: classic, vegetarian and carnivore, to be enjoyed in a dining room fit to host up to 12 people seated around a curved communal table.
Adresse: 517 Berry Rd, Houston
Telefon: +1 832 582 6388
Åpningstider: Thu–Sun Seating 1: 6pm–8.30pm, Seating 2: 8.45pm–11.15pm

Blood Bros. BBQ

Getting their supplies from local farms, Blood Bros. BBQ serves the Texas Brisket, slow-cooked beef cuts, and their house-made sausages. You can also have their meat served in a sandwich, coupled with sides such as jalapeño coleslaw and mac & cheese.
Adresse: 5425 Bellaire Boulevard, Bellaire
Telefon: +1 713 664 7776
Åpningstider: Wed–Sun 11am–Sell Out

Taste of Texas

The only one of its kind, Taste of Texas has been a Houston steakhouse favorite since its opening in 1977. Patrons can choose their own steak in the butcher shop and enjoy some of the best wait staff service while surrounded by refined Texas decor.
Adresse: 10505 Katy Freeway - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 932 6901
Åpningstider: Mon - Thu 11h - 22h, Fri 11h - 23h, Sat 15h - 23h, Sun 15h - 22h

Guadalajara del Centro

An extensive Tex-Mex menu complements the south-of-the-border flair at this bustling eatery. The popular restaurant and cantina has a solid reputation for creative yet consistent cuisine that ranges from traditional fajitas and enchiladas to festive seafood dishes with a Southwestern kick.
Adresse: 1201 San Jacinto St, Houston
Telefon: +1 713 650 0101
Åpningstider: Mon - Thu 11h - 22h, Fri - Sat 11h - 23h, Sun 12h - 21h

Goode Company BBQ

This urbanized Texas-decorated barbecue joint is wildly popular among locals, thanks to the expertly smoked brisket and a variety of platters. Sausage (from a well-guarded recipe), fresh pies and bread are made daily. In addition, Goode also offers smoked duck and chicken. Additional locations at 8911 Katy Freeway, 20102 Northwest Freeway and 8865 Six Pines Drive.
Adresse: 5109 Kirby Dr, Houston
Telefon: +1 713 522 2530
Åpningstider: Open daily from 11h - 22h

Goode Company Hamburgers and Taqueria

Enchiladas, tacos, chicken and beef platters, pork chops, quail and catfish along with sides of refried beans, guacamole and rice attract many budget-minded hungry visitors. It lies just across the street from Goode Company Barbecue, in a good centralized location.
Adresse: 4902 Kirby Dr, Houston
Telefon: +1 713 520 9153
Åpningstider: Mon - Tue 6h30 - 21h, Wed - Fri 6h30 - 22h, Sat 7h30 - 22h, Sun 7h30 - 21h


"The best Mexican food in Texas since Texas was in Mexico," Ninfa's likes to boast. An absolute favorite in the hearts and stomachs of Houston residents, it is as much a landmark as it is a restaurant. Their famous green salsa and always fresh-made tortillas are an experience. A must for any visitor to the city.
Adresse: 2704 Navigation Boulevard, Houston
Telefon: +1 713 228 1175
Åpningstider: Mon - Thu 11h - 22h, Fri 11h - 23h, Sat 10h - 23h, Sun 10h - 22h

The Breakfast Klub

This come-as-you-are hot spot offers unlikely combinations like catfish with grits, chicken wings and waffles as well as more traditional breakfast favorites from around the country.
Adresse: 3711 Travis Street - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 528 8561
Åpningstider: Mon - Thu 7h - 14h, Fri 7h - 14h, 22h - 3h, Sat 8h - 14h, 22h - 3h, Sun 8h - 14h

Pappas Bar-B-Q

A local favorite for slow-smoked, lean and juicy Texas barbecue. It also features side dishes made from scratch daily. Ask for the refreshing watermelon juice. Over fifteen additional locations throughout Houston.
Adresse: 8777 South Main, Houston
Telefon: +1 713 432 1107
Åpningstider: Mon - Thu 11h - 22h, Fri - Sat 11h - 23h, Sun 11h - 22h


Uchi is an upscale sushi restaurant with an intimate and sophisticated atmosphere. The entire restaurant revolves around the open kitchen and sushi bar. You should try the chef’s ten-course daily tasting menu if you really want to eat something special.
Adresse: 904 Westheimer Road - Houston, TX
Telefon: + 713 522 4808
Åpningstider: Sun - Thu 17h - 22h, Fri - Sat 17h - 23h

Niko Niko's

One of the most popular Greek restaurants in Houston, Niko Niko's was established in 1977 and offers great flavors from Greece, including a gluten free and vegetarian menu. You can either order at the counter and enjoy your food at the patio or order online from their three Houston locations. Additional locations at 1040 West Sam Houston Parkway North and 301 Milam.
Adresse: 2520 Montrose Boulevard, Houston
Telefon: +1 713 528 4976
Åpningstider: Mon - Thu 10h - 22h, Fri - Sat 10h - 23h, Sun 10h - 21h

Kim Son Restaurant

If you are craving traditional Vietnamese and Chinese cuisine, you should head over to Kim Son Restaurant. The chefs proudly use only the freshest ingredients and continuously strive to improve the quality of their food. On the menu you'll find mouth-watering dishes such as "chicken lettuce wrap" and "BBQ pork and eggplant."
Adresse: 2001 Jefferson St, Houston
Telefon: +1 713 222 2461
Åpningstider: Mon - Thu 11h - 22h, Fri - Sat 11h - 23h, Sun 11h - 22h

Romano's Pizza

As the name reveals, this is an Italian restaurant serving pizza and pasta dishes. Besides pizza, the menu offers cannoli, chicken parmigiana, veal scallopini, salads and much more. This is a great place to dine with friends and family.
Adresse: 1528 West Gray - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 526 1182
Åpningstider: Mon - Thu 11h - 22h, Fri - Sat 11h - 23h, Sun 12h - 21h

Max's Wine Dive

Wine isn't the only thing to get here, although it is a highlight, as they offer an impressive selection. Portions here are enormous, but you'll kick yourself if you don't finish your meal, which will consist of some interesting combinations such as "Lobster Thermadelphia" and "Texas Haute Dog," and they will never fail to impress.
Adresse: 4720 Washington Av, Houston
Telefon: +1 713 880 8737
Åpningstider: Mon 11h - 24h, Tue - Thu 16h - 24h, Fri 11h - 1h, Sat 10h - 1h, Sun 10h - 24h


In true Italian fashion, the service here is as friendly as it gets, and it includes a birthday serenade from the staff, if you happen to come on your birthday. The food is what you would expect: delicious Italian food with an American touch, piping hot and sizable.
Adresse: 3115 Kirby Dr, Houston
Telefon: +1 713 522 3131
Åpningstider: Mon - Thu 11h - 22h, Fri 11h - 23h, Sat 12h - 23h, Sun 12h - 22h

Backstreet Café

A jazz brunch is featured most Sundays between 11h - 15h in this 1930s River Oaks-area converted house. Their classics include steaks, jalapeno cheese muffins, shrimp, grits, and flavor-packed salads.
Adresse: 1103 South Shepherd Drive - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 521 2239
Åpningstider: Mon - Thu 11h - 22h, Fri 11h - 23h, Sat 10h - 23h, Sun 10h - 21h

Sambuca Jazz Café

Live music plays every night of the week at this stylish supper club located in Houston’s historic Rice Hotel. Sambuca may call itself a jazz cafe, but various musical styles can be heard here, including Latin sounds on Salsa Thursdays.
Adresse: 909 Texas Avenue - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 224 5299
Åpningstider: Mon - Wed 11h - 23h, Thu - Fri 11h - 24h, Sat 16h - 24h, Sun 16h - 23h


Artsy types, poetry buffs and music lovers from all walks of life count this warm coffeehouse as a favorite. Brasil frequently hosts musicians of all persuasions, from fusion jazz to experimental noise to ambient grooves. You might be able to catch a traveling poetry slam team or a group of local poets and writers giving a public reading.
Adresse: 2604 Dunlavy Street - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 528 1993
Åpningstider: Mon - Tue 8h - 23h, Wed - Sat 8h - 24h, Sun 8h - 23h


This restaurant serves soup, salad, sandwich combos, burgers, Greek and Mediterranean entrées, Southwestern pasta and chicken dishes. Hungry’s has also a separate low-carb menu. Additional location at 14714 Memorial Drive.
Adresse: 2356 Rice Boulevard - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 523 8652
Åpningstider: Mon - Fri 11h - 22h, Sat - Sun 9h - 22h

CoCo Crêpes, Waffles & Coffee

This is more than your typical coffeehouse. With 9 locations spread around Houston, CoCo Crêpes, Waffles & Coffee offers a wide selection of coffees, teas, crêpes, paninis, soups, salads and desserts. The thin, delicate crêpes are available in a variety of flavors, or you can simply create your own.
Adresse: 218 Gray St, Houston
Telefon: +1 713 521 0700
Åpningstider: Mon - Thu 6h30 - 23h, Fri - Sat 6h30 - 24h, Sun 7h - 22h

Axelrad Beer Garden

Axelrad Beer Garden features a great selection of beer on tap, delicious bar food, live music and the crowd's favorite: a huge patio with hammocks, so you can relax with your friends while sipping on one of their many craft beers.
Adresse: 1517 Alabama Street - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 597 8800
Åpningstider: Sun - Wed 12h - 1h, Thu - Sat 12h - 2h

Anvil Bar & Refuge

Set on the eclectic Westheimer Curve, this bar is known for its top-shelf drinks. Their expertise in the art of mixology has made an impression on Houston’s nightlife. Anvil also offers a wide selection of beers.
Adresse: 1424 Westheimer Road - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 523 1622
Åpningstider: Open daily from 16h - 2h


Expect a diverse mixture of cultures and high fashion in this dynamic night club, located in Uptown Park. There is a patio lounge where you can enjoy the sunset with a drink in your hand.
Adresse: 1131 Uptown Park Boulevard - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 552 9271
Åpningstider: Thu, Fri & Sat 21h - 2h

Howl at the Moon

Piano dueling and choreographed dances create the excitement that has characterized and attracted a diverse and loyal clientele to this popular bar. Here you can order a bucket with your favorite drink and share with your friends.
Adresse: 612 Hadley Street, Houston
Telefon: +1 713 658 9700
Åpningstider: Thu - Sat 19h - 2h

Club Tropicana

This is the place to go for the hottest Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, and Latin tracks. Club Tropicana also hosts live Latin bands and on Tuesdays and Fridays you can get free salsa lessons.
Adresse: 3222 Fondren Road - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 977 4188
Åpningstider: Tue, Thu, Fri & Sat 21h - 2h

The Red Lion

This is a great neighborhood pub where you can have a night out with the locals. The friendly staff serves good food and offers an amazing selection of beers and single malt scotch.
Adresse: 2316 Shepherd Drive - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 529 8390
Åpningstider: Open daily from 11h - 2h

13 Celsius

This wine bar is located in a 1920s era, Mediterranean style building, in a former dry cleaners, to be precise. They take quality control very seriously here, and all the wines are stored at 13 degrees Celsius (as the name suggests) and is handled very professionally.
Adresse: 3000 Caroline Street - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 529 8466
Åpningstider: Mon - Sat 16h - 2h, Sun 13h - 2h

The Flat

Music is the star here, courtesy of resident music-maker DJ Sun, though there is a steady flow of guest DJs bringing their own beats to the dance floor. The ambiance is very laid-back, and it is as much a place to relax and have a bite to eat as it is a place to dance the night away.
Adresse: 1701 Commonwealth Street - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 360 7228
Åpningstider: Open daily from 16h - 2h

The Continental Club

This Houston franchise of the Austin original (opened in 1957) is every bit as characteristic, sporting the same neon exterior and red velvet stage in this former general store from the 1920s. Expect loud music and plenty of dancing.
Adresse: 3700 Main Street - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 529 9899
Åpningstider: Mon 20h - 24h, Thu 18h - 2h, Fri 19h - 2h, Sat 20h - 2h


This excellent jazz bar welcomes jazz lovers from around the world as well as some internationally renowned performers. The focus here is strictly on music. Conversation is positively discouraged at this lovely piano bar.
Adresse: 4100 Montrose Boulevard - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 522 9621
Åpningstider: Fri - Sat 21h - 24h


Hidden behind an unassuming and unmarked blue door, this interesting bar is, simply different. When it opened back in 1972, it had one mission: to not have a theme. This allowed a truly eclectic group of "non-conformists and intellectuals" to gather naturally here.
Adresse: 2006 Peden Street - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 281 630 6248
Åpningstider: Mon - Sat 17h - 2h, Sun 19h - 2h

West Alabama Ice House

"Ice houses" are quite literally where people used to go to get ice. Today, however, they are open-air bars, and this is the oldest one in all of Texas. It's a friendly place where everyone is welcome (including dogs) and where strangers make a habit of buying a beer for their new friends at the neighboring picnic table.
Adresse: 1919 West Alabama Street - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 528 6874
Åpningstider: Mon - Fri 10h - 24h, Sat 10h - 1h, Sun 12h - 24h

Poison Girl

Crowds from all walks of life enjoy coming to Poison Girl for its unusual vibe, decor and entertainment options. Artsy on the inside, great patio on the outside (Kool Aid man statue included), vintage pinball machines, the list goes on. Just check it out for yourself.
Adresse: 1641 Westheimer Road, Suite B - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 527 9929
Åpningstider: Open daily from 15h - 2h

Warren's Inn

A favorite among locals, this sports bar's jukebox was officially voted the best in Houston. Add a good selection of cheap beer and a friendly atmosphere to this bar loved by many.
Adresse: 307 Travis Street - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 247 9207
Åpningstider: Mon - Fri 11h - 2h, Sat 12h - 2h, Sun 14h - 2h

Jones Plaza

Located right next to the Jones Hall for the Performing Arts and the JPMorgan Chase Tower, this central open-air venue holds concerts on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, spring through autumn.
Adresse: 601 Louisiana Street - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 237 1439

Rudyard's Pub

Loved by hipsters, this British pub hosts regular theatrical performances and small concerts, as well as darts championships. With a selection of international beers and a great jukebox, visitors tend to become regulars.
Adresse: 2010 Waugh Drive - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 521 0521
Åpningstider: Open daily from 11h30 - 2h

The Galleria

In Uptown Houston, The Galleria is a wonderland for shoppers with discriminating taste and a budget to go with it. This is the fourth largest mall in the U.S. and an icon in the Houston retail scene, boasting some 375 stores and restaurants, an ice rink, two hotels and three office towers.
Adresse: 5085 Westheimer Road - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 966 3500
Åpningstider: Mon - Sat 10h - 21h, Sun 11h - 19h

Memorial City Mall

More than 1.6 million square feet of retail space, featuring several department stores, as well as 150 specialty stores. Mall entertainment includes a 16-screen movie theater, a double-decker carousel and an ice skating arena.
Adresse: 303 Memorial City Way - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 464 8640
Åpningstider: Mon - Sat 10h - 21h, Sun 11h - 19h

Rice Village

Near the Rice University, you'll find this shopping area composed by an eclectic mix of national brand names and one-of-a-kind boutiques. Rice Village is also home to some of the best and most-varied places to eat in Houston.
Adresse: Kirby and University Boulevard - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 302 8918
Åpningstider: Mon - Sat 10h - 21h, Sun 12h - 18h

Houston Premium Outlets

This venue offers upscale outlet shopping at savings of 25 to 65 percent every day. The center features 145 designer and name-brand outlet stores.
Adresse: 29300 Hempstead Road - Cypress, TX
Telefon: +1 281 304 5820
Åpningstider: Mon - Sat 10h - 21h, Sun 11h -19h

Uptown Park

Situated at an elegant Italian-style piazza, this upscale shopping mall offers European-style clothing and high-end stores, as well as specialty shops, boutiques, restaurants, and a spa.
Adresse: 1121 Uptown Park Boulevard - Houston, TX

Westheimer Road

Walking down Westheimer Road, travelers can observe Houston’s rapid growth and experience the vibrancy of this young city. Lower Westheimer, also known as the Westheimer Curve, is a winding road of offbeat and sometimes simply amazing shopping.
Adresse: Westheimer Road - Houston, TX

Thompson's Antique Center

Here at Thompson's Antique Center you can find hidden treasures. This huge antique shopping center offers you the finest products, such as coins, furniture, jewelry, clothes, hats, artwork, books and much more.
Adresse: 9950 Hempstead Road, 600 Northwest Mall - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 688 4211
Åpningstider: Mon - Sat 10h - 18h, Sun 12h - 18h

Traders Village Marketplace

Traders Village Marketplace is a large flea market with children's rides, great Mexican and American food, several small beer kiosks and permanent vendors selling art, furniture, clothing, household goods, pets and other products.
Adresse: 7979 North Eldridge Parkway - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 281 890 5500
Åpningstider: Open only on Saturdays and Sundays from 9h - 17h

Cactus Music

The welcoming staff is ready to help you with great music suggestions and pick out the perfect gift. Cactus Music also hosts international and local bands mostly during the weekends. In addition, the store is equipped with books, box sets, T-shirts, posters, DVDs, sundry souvenirs and art work.
Adresse: 2110 Portsmouth Street - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 526 9272
Åpningstider: Mon - Sat 10h - 21h, Sun 12h - 19h


Chloe Dao is a top Houston designer and her boutique in Rice Village is popular among tourists and locals thanks to Dao winning the second season of the famous TV-show "Project Runway." Besides her own clothing line, shoppers can buy accessories and shoes.
Adresse: 6127 Kirby Drive - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 807 1565
Åpningstider: Mon - Sat 11h - 19h, Sun 12h - 17h

Hamilton Shirts

This family-owned store opened in 1883 specializing in bespoke and made-to-measure shirts of the highest quality. Hamilton makes shirts in the traditional way, taking custom measurements, and each garment is hand cut and sewn to perfection.
Adresse: 5700 Richmond Avenue - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 780 8222
Åpningstider: Mon - Fri 9h30 - 17h


Kuhl-Linscomb is one of Houston's best and most diverse shopping spots, best known for its impeccable stock of items for the home. This is a must-see five building complex that holds everything from jewelry, books, furniture, lighting, rugs, linens and home accessories to bath and beauty products and much more.
Adresse: 2424 West Alabama Street - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 526 6000
Åpningstider: Mon - Fri 10h - 18h30, Sat 10h - 18h, Sun 13h - 18h

Pinto Ranch Fine Western Wear

Pinto Ranch offers a wide variety of high-class collections that embody the romanticism and traditions of the Old West with a modern style and handcrafted quality. They stock both men's and ladies' apparel, hats, belts, buckles, jewelry and handmade cowboy boots.
Adresse: 1717 Post Oak Boulevard - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 333 7900
Åpningstider: Mon - Fri 10h - 18h30, Sat 10h - 18h, Sun 12h - 17h

Chocolate Bar

French style chocolaterie with a Texas twist, this is the place to indulge in chocolate pleasures in all forms, be it bar, cake, ice cream, or any other form you can think of. A must for anyone with a sweet-tooth.
Adresse: 2521 University Boulevard - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 520 8888
Åpningstider: Mon - Thu 11h - 21h30, Fri - Sat 11h - 23h, Sun 12h - 21h30

Brazos Bookstore

An independent bookstore that offers much more than just a chance to browse new titles. Opened in 1974 with the intention of promoting the emerging local literary scene, Brazos still hosts interactive book signings and author meetings, as well as a monthly book club.
Adresse: 2421 Bissonnet Street - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 523 0701
Åpningstider: Mon - Sat 10h - 20h, Sun 12h - 18h


This is Houston's largest indie-music store, but it is also a skate and surf shop with a cool California vibe. Here, you can find a mix of good music in vinyl, as well as posters, swimsuits and skate accessories.
Adresse: 3509 Montrose Boulevard - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 520 9283
Åpningstider: Mon - Sat 10h - 20h, Sun 12h - 18h

George Bush Houston Intercontinental Airport

The main airport serving the Houston area is a hub for Continental-United Airlines. All major U.S. airlines, plus Air Canada, Air France, British Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airlines, Emirates, Singapore Airlines and Aeromexico also operate out of IAH. Nonstop service is available to approximately 110 domestic and 70 international destinations. The airport is 20 miles (32 km) from downtown with regular Metro and bus service from the south side of Terminal C to downtown via the METRO Airport Direct. Super Shuttle offers collective transportation, and taxis can be hailed outside each terminal through ground transportation employees. Rental cars are available at the Consolidated Rental Car Facility.
Adresse: 2800 North Terminal Road - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 281 230 3100

William P. Hobby Airport

Located 8 km (13 miles) southeast of downtown, Hobby serves as Houston’s national airport with direct service to more than 32 destinations throughout the U.S. Bus, van, shuttle, taxi, and rental car service is available.
Adresse: 7800 Airport Boulevard - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 713 640 3000

Passport / Visa

Citizens of the Schengen countries, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and the Kingdom of Brunei can visit the United States for up to 90 days without applying for a visa (as well as citizens of Andorra, Lichtenstein, Monaco and San Marino). Citizens of these countries must obtain an ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization) before traveling. All other travelers must obtain a visa before visiting the United States. International travelers need a passport that is valid for at least 3 months after the end of their intended trip in order to enter the country.

Public Transport

METRORail connects downtown Houston and Reliant Park, with stops at the museum district and medical center. METRO bus routes cover the city. You can buy a METRO Q® Fare Card that works like an electronic wallet (you pay for each ride) or METRO Day Pass with unlimited rides on METRO for a day. You can buy these cards from the METRO RideStore, local food stores and kiosks. Airport Direct services from Bush Intercontinental (IAH) Terminal C to the downtown Airport Direct Passenger Plaza (815 Pierce) has departures every 30 minutes.


Numerous cab companies serve the Houston area: Yellow Cab Company: +1 713 236 1111 Lone Star Cab Company: +1 713 794 0000 Fiesta Cab Company: +1 713 225 2666 United Cab Company: +1 713 699 0000 Other options are the rideshare companies: Uber, Lyft and Arro. Rideshares specialized in airport transfers: Blacklane, SuperShuttle and Wingz.


US Post Office
Adresse: 401 Franklin Street - Houston, TX
Telefon: +1 800 275 8777


There are numerous locations of Walgreen’s, CVS, Wal-Mart, Target and various independent chain store retailers. One Walgreen’s can be found at:
Adresse: 2612 Smith Street, Houston
Telefon: +1 713 529 2969
Åpningstider: Walgreens Pharmacy: Mon - Fri 9h - 21h, Sat 9h - 18h, Sun 10h - 18h


Country Code: +1 Area Codes in Houston: 713, 281, 346 and 832


In the United States, the power sockets are of type A and B (Flat 2 or 3 prong plugs). The standard voltage is 120 V and the standard frequency is 60 Hz.