Houston Quick Guide
Houston's roots in oil and gas, aeronautics and space, livestock and rodeos make it an interesting place to live, and this thriving Texas city provides an attractive mix of opportunities to engage in activities of various kinds.
As the fourth largest city in the nation, there's no end to the number of popular attractions that visitors to the Space City will want to see, starting with the Johnson Space Center, one of NASA's most famous aerospace centers.
Houston's City Hall is located at 901 Bagby, with a nearby annex at 900 Bagby. Many city offices and services operate from these locations. However, residents can also use the city's 311 telephone service for assistance navigating through the city's municipal services as well.
Getting Around or Getting Away
Map your Houston driving directions to popular areas including Galveston, Katy or trendy Midtown Houston's Montrose area.
Looking for transportation in and around the city? Find a Houston car dealer or compare auto financing options using the Houston Yellow Pages. Need a place to stay? Also find Houston Hotels on TripAdvisor.
Making Houston Your Home
Houston Shopping and Services
The Houston Galleria is a must-see, both as a popular Houston shopping destination and tourist attraction. In addition to some 375 stores, the complex features two hotels, office towers and even an ice skating rink.
Where to Go in Houston
Houston offers more than just high-flying space adventures and calf-roping action. With its 17-block theater district in the heart of downtown, Houston is a cultural paradise as well.
History buffs will want to visit the San Jacinto Monument and Memorial Site, where the Battleship Texas is now moored. The Downtown Aquarium and Houston Zoo are must-sees as well.
Things to Do in Houston
It's easy to find tickets to any number of events in the Houston Yellow Pages. Looking for some NBA action? Try a Houston Rockets or Comets game, or check out the Astros during baseball season, the Texans during football season, or an Aeros hockey game or Dynamo soccer match.
Check out the many shows and live productions in Houston's Theatre District, or take in the works of art on exhibit at the Menil Collection.
Want to try a cuisine that's literally out of this world? Visit NASA's Johnson Space Center and try some astronaut food.
Popular Houston Attractions
- The Galleria
- Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
- Houston Museum of Natural Science
- Space Center Houston