Whether it's sampling the local cuisine, catching a basketball game at the Toyota Center or touring Houston's Museum District, there are countless things to do while vacationing in Houston, Texas. Ideally situated in Uptown Houston, The Westin Oaks Houston at The Galleria affords travelers a luxurious home base from which to explore all that the city has to offer.
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Arguably the most popular thing to do in Houston, The Galleria Mall is the area's premier retail, entertainment and dining destination. Situated just steps away from our hotel, guests can enjoy The Galleria's stunning architecture and extraordinary mix of things to do.
Located near our hotel, The Houston Zoo is a wonderful thing to do with the entire family. Featuring over 6,000 wildlife residents and 55 acres of lush zoological gardens, it's easy to spend a carefree day wandering this Houston institution.
Home to the Houston Rodeo, the NRG Stadium is also host to an array of exciting sporting events, concerts, exhibitions and more. Situated close to our hotel, it is a must-visit for entertainment enthusiasts visiting Houston, Texas.
- BBVA Compass Stadium
- Houston Toyota Center
- Miller Outdoor Theatre
- Minute Maid Park
- NRG Stadium
- Sam Houston Race Park
- The Revention Music Center
- Downtown Aquarium
- Houston Zoo
- The Museum of Fine Arts Houston (MFAH)
- Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
- Children's Museum of Houston
- Houston Museum of Natural Science
- The Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park
- The Menil Collection
- Rice Village
- River Oaks District
- The Galleria
How To Get Here
River Oaks Shopping District
Discover an enlightened mix of shopping, entertainment, dining and more at River Oaks Shopping District. Located several miles away from our Uptown Houston hotel, this exciting shopping center features an array of designer stores, a cinema complex, many restaurants and a luxury gym.
Children's Museum of Houston
Bring the entire family to the Children's Museum of Houston, the nation's top child-centered cultural institution. Although the kids will love it, parents will also enjoy this comprehensive, engaging museum.
Take a ride into Rice Village during your stay. Considered one of Houston's premier shopping destinations, visitors can enjoy the recent expansion of the plaza and indulge in more than 300 stores ranging from nationwide retailers to small eclectic shops and boutiques.
Find one-of-a-kind items and taste the authentic flavors of Houston at Highland Village. A short drive from the hotel, you can discover several of Houston’s culinary establishments and upscale boutiques within minutes.
Houston Museum of Natural Science
Get adventurous and visit the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Being one of the most heavily attended museums in the country the museum features over a dozen permanent exhibits focusing on astronomy, space exploration, Native Americans, paleontology, energy, chemistry, gems, minerals and seashells.
Houston Toyota Center
Catch a Houston Rockets basketball game or a Houston Aeros hockey game at the Houston Toyota Center, the city's up-and-coming sporting arena.