Downtown Houston is becoming an oasis for couples. When you are with that someone special or have kids in tow, you can always find something exciting, fun or laid back leisure activities. It’s the heart of the metropolis and the best place to feel the energy and experience the huge city.
A trip to downtown will give you a hefty sampling of elegant restaurants, plenty of arts, entertainment, event venues and fashionable shops. Everything you could possibly want to do in a day or during a night on the town is within walking distance or a short ride on the Metrorail.
Tours In Downtown Houston
The guided tours of Toyota Center, Minute Maid Park and Houston's City Hall are some of the astonishing sites people visit in Houston’s Downtown.
When the weather is cool and the rain clouds stay away, try one of the walking tours. If you rather set your own pace and go at it alone try a self guided tour of Houston.
It’s not only home of the Houston Rockets is also one of the premier places for concerts and other events in Houston.
Minute Maid Park is home to Major League Baseball’s Houston Astros.
City Hall has a time capsule placed in the cornerstone, containing a Bible, copies of the City charter, Houston's three daily newspapers and the City Auditor's report for 1937.
There’s lots to do during a daytime excursion in the center of the nation’s 4th largest city. Some of the places that offer an alluring charm for couples on their downtime in the urban business district include Discovery Green, a 12-acre greenspace/park, the underground tunnel system and the hike and bike trails along Buffalo Bayou.
This pet-friendly park in the Downtown District has a pond that’s ideal for model boats alongwith an indoor reading room.
Need a place to workout while visiting downtown or get in a quick game of basketball checkout this local community center.
Houston Theater District
If you haven't frequented the city lately or this is your first visit you will be impressed with the pulse of downtown. The best places to people watch are at the sidewalk cafes on Main Street near the fantastic shooting water fountain and the tranquil park in the recently updated Market Square or catch the nightlife in the Theater District.
Houston Theater District is where you’ll find world-class ballet dancers, Symphony conductors, Off-Broadway plays and more at the 5 performing art centers in Downtown,
The Houston symphony perfomance hall’s 60’ foot high ceilings, scarlet carpet, teak wood and travertine marble walls are a unique and memorable setting for many types of functions..
A giant replica oif Stevie Ray Vaughn’s guitar sits a top this Houston attraction where you can kick back and cool your heels after a busy day.
You can enjoy a fun ride on a mini train, ferris wheel and it’s an excellent place to both see and dine on great seafood. .
Shopping In Downtown Houston
There is plenty of good food and eclectic shopping opportunities in this multi-level mall in downtown.
One of Houston’s best known landmarks is the building that now houses Macy’s.
Downtown Houston is where couples and families can see more, do more and enjoy more when they’re pressed for time. The abundance of things to do in the district is what make this part of the city easily the one place to visit if you don’t go anywhere else.
Take notice of the sprinkling of lofts, apartments and condos in downtown it's a a major indicator of why the city has been listed on the list of "Best places to Live" by Kiplinger and it’s suburbs consistently rank among the top 100 in the Money Magazine "Best places To Live" in the U.S.