There are many things to do in Houston, from sampling the local cuisine to arts and culture, to premier sporting events and shopping there is truly something for everyone.
Whether you are on a family vacation or a quick weekend getaway, The Westin Galleria Houston has you covered on all the things to see and do around Houston.
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Experience the dramatic architecture and extraordinary mix of retail shops at The Galleria Mall. Just steps from the hotel, guests can enjoy the unique shopping center and discover why The Galleria Houston is #1 shopping and tourist destination in the city.
Check-in and check out The Houston Zoo, just minutes from the hotel. Featuring over 4,500 permanent wildlife residents, 55 acres of lush zoological gardens and special exhibits throughout the year, this Houston gem is perfect for a day of discovery with the family.
NRG Stadium is home to some of Houston's most exciting sporting events that include professional football games, the Houston Livestock and Rodeo Show, concerts, racing, trade shows and entertainment events. Just a short ride from the hotel, you are bound to find a happening event in no time.
- 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)
- The Westin Oaks Houston at the Galleria
- 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
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River Oaks Shopping District
Prep your closet for any season at the River Oaks Shopping District. Just a few miles from the hotel, this premier shopping center is home to designer stores, a cinema complex, upscale restaurants and a luxury gym, perfect for a day full of shopping and relaxation.
Children's Museum of Houston
Providing child-centered educational exhibits to more than 600,000 parents, educators, child-care facilities, workers and children, this popular museum is kid and parent approved.
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 check-out 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
Home to the NBA's Houston Rockets and the AHL Houston Aeros, the Houston Toyota Center has quickly established itself as being on of the up and coming venues in all of Houston.