Houston and Galveston Travel Guide


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Plan Your Houston and Galveston Vacation

Sprawling, brash, friendly, and prosperous, Houston is arguably Texas's most cosmopolitan city. The forceful, wildcatter temperament that transformed what was once a swamp near the junction of the Buffalo and White Oak bayous into the nation's fourth-largest city also made it a world energy center and pushed exploration into outer space—indeed, the first words spoken from the moon broadcast its name throughout the universe: "Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed."


Houston and Galveston Hotels

Like most big cities, Houston has a wide variety of hospitality options. Downtown, you'll find many national business-class hotels (Doubletree, Hilton...read more


Houston and Galveston Restaurants

In the U.S.'s fourth-largest city, the average resident eats out four times per week. There are thousands of choices—from Pan-Asian to Italian, barbecue...read more

Things To Do

Things To Do in Houston and Galveston

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.


Houston and Galveston Experiences

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