Things to Do & Eat in Houston

(Sectioned by neighborhoods. Written by OCA-Greater Houston.)

The Galleria


5085 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77056

Forgot to pack something for the weekend? Buy everything you need at the largest mall in Houston. It's also next to the picturesque waterwall.

City Centre

800 Town and Country Blvd, Houston, TX 77024

Shopping, dining, movie theater, bowling alley

Houston Museum District


Houston’s Museum District is the largest concentration of cultural institutions in the country.

●    Houston Museum of Natural Science
5555 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030
Check out the butterfly exhibit and IMAX theater among the other grand staples of the museum.

●    The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

●    Cullen Sculpture Garden (at The Museum of Fine Arts)
(free admisssion)

●    Contemporary Arts Museum Houston
(free admission)

●    Asia Society Texas Center

●    Children's Museum of Houston

●    Glassell School of Art

●    Lucille’s
5512 La Branch St, Houston, TX 77004 

Rice Village


Kirby Dr & University Blvd, Houston, TX 77005

Nestled next to Rice University, this outdoor shopping and dining area is one of our favorite places to hang out. Check out:

●    Hopdoddy Burger Bar

(Austin-based gourmet burgers)

5510 Morningside Dr #100, Houston, TX 77005

●    Local Foods

(gourmet farm-to-table sandwiches and salads. Get the truffle egg salad on a pretzel bun!)

2424 Dunstan Rd, Houston, TX 77005

●    Helen Greek Food & Wine

2429 Rice Boulevard, Houston, TX 77005

●    Coppa Osteria

5210 Morningside Dr, Houston, TX 77005

●    The Chocolate Bar

(enough said)

2521 University Blvd, Houston, TX 77005