With a population of approximately 2.3 million, Houston is the fourth-largest city in the United States. The greater Houston area has the most ethnically diverse population of any major metropolitan area in the United States.
Houston has a vibrant arts scene, with a 17-block Theater District downtown. Only New York City has more seats concentrated in one geographic area. Houston has resident professional symphony plus theater, ballet, and opera companies. Houston also has a Museum District with 19 museums showcasing a variety of art, culture, and historical treasures.
Houston is home to more than 10,000 restaurants, and Houstonians eat out more per week than residents of any other city in the United States.
Houston is also the home of the internationally renowned Texas Medical Center, located just 10 minutes from downtown Houston. It’s the largest medical center in the world: 675 acres host two medical schools, four nursing colleges, a dental college, a pharmacy college, an optometry college plus 42 hospitals, including the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. More than 100,000 people–nearly 7% of the local workforce–work at these facilities. A total of 4.8 million patients visit each year.
Houston hosts a variety of pro sports teams: the Rockets (basketball), the Dynamo (soccer), the Astros (basketball), and the Texans (football). Houston is also home to a variety of amateur sports leagues.
Houston is also home to the Johnson Space Center, which has numerous exhibits of amazing artifacts from the history of space flight–including historic Mission Control. It provides a window into the current space program, including the International Space Station and the Mars Rover program.
The Woodlands is a 28,000 acre master-planned community founded in 1974. Features include
- The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, ranked one of the top ten amphitheaters worldwide, hosts live musical performances by top artists and groups of all genres.
- The Woodlands Resort Golf Course, offering 36 holes of championship golf.
- Market Street and The Woodlands Mall, home to a variety of luxury shopping and identified as one of America’s best shopping destinations by Southern Living Magazine.
- An abundance of spas for pampering and relaxing.
- Lake Woodlands and The Woodlands Waterway, with rentals for swan boats, water bikes, stand-up paddle boards, and kayaks.
- More than 110 parks and 220 miles of hike-and-bike trails.
- Texas TreeVentures, an aerial adventure course.
- More than 150 restaurants.
Bordered by Lake Conroe, Sam Houston National Forest, and W. Goodrich Jones State Forest, Conroe is an outdoor lover’s paradise.
- Watch some of the 300 species of birds.
- Enjoy boating, bass fishing, or a riverboat dinner cruise on Lake Conroe.
- Have a picnic at a city park.
- Enjoy a trail in one of the forests.
The Conroe area also offers
- Historic Conroe and historic Montgomery, plus a variety of restaurants and taverns.
- Two theaters, plus several museums and galleries.
- A variety of family-friend entertainment, including go-karts and paintball.
Discover charming small-town Texas just 30 miles west of Houston.
- Enjoy historic downtown Katy, with shopping, food, and fun.
- Walk or drive to visit the Ancestral Homes of Katy markers.
- Enjoy a cool one at the No Label Brewery, with unique beer, food trucks, and live music.
- Enjoy activities and historic buildings at Heritage Park.
- View artifacts from Katy’s agricultural and pioneer history at the Katy Heritage Museum.
- Cool off at Typhoon Texas, a 43-acre waterpark.
- Learn more about historic passenger trains at the restored Missouri-Kansas-Texas (MKT) Depot.
Cypress is located 24 miles northwest of downtown Houston. With a population of approximately 100,000 residents, Cypress is one of Houston’s largest suburban communities.
Cypress has also been known as Cypress-Fairbanks or Cy-Fair since the 1930s, when Big Cypress School and Fairbanks High School were combined. Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District is now the third-largest school district in Texas.
Cypress is home to
- Luxury shopping at the Houston Premium Outlets and Vintage Park Houston.
- Performances at the Berry Center, Houston Family Arts Center, and LoneStar College-Cyfair.
- Fishing, hiking, biking, and picnicking at various parks throughout the area, including 165-acre Cypress Park and 111-acre Telge Park.
- Sam Houston Race Park, a class I thoroughbred racing facility.
- 3 hospitals: HCA Houston Healthcare North Cypress, Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital, andCypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital.
- 9 golf courses.
The area now known as Sugar Land was a sugarcane plantation in the nineteenth century.. In 1906 it became the headquarters of the Imperial Sugar Company, whose crown logo is part of the city’s seal. In 2003 the Imperial Sugar Company’s refinery closed and was repurposed, but Sugar Land remained the company’s headquarters.
In Sugar Land you can
- Camp, bike, hike, fish and see an alligator at Brazos Bend State Park.
- Enjoy a world-class telescope at the George Observatory.
- Free, local events at Sugar Land Town Square.
- Dine at a Cajun, Asian, Mediterranean, or Tex-Mex restaurant.
- Enjoy more than 10 public parks, including two dog parks.
- Shop at First Colony Mall, Sugar Land Town Square, and the outlets at the Market at Town Center.
- Enjoy art at the Sugar Land Art Center & Gallery and the Sugar Land Heritage Museum & Visitor Center.
- Try to find all 10 bronze statues in the area donated by a resident.
- Attend a theater performance at the historic Sugar Land Auditorium.
- Enjoy a trampoline park or an escape room adventure.
Humble (pronounced “umbl”) is a small town of 15,000 northeast of Houston. Named for one of its original nineteenth century settlers, it later became an oil boomtown in the early 1900s. The Humble oil & Refining Company–now Exxon–managed what were at the time the biggest producing oil fields in Texas, and are still active today. Petroleum is still the basis of Humble’s economy.
Attractions in the Humble area include
- A state-of-the-art hospital
- Deerbrook Mall
- Four parks
- A civic center
- Covered civic arena
- Humble Museum
- Charles Bender Performing Arts Center
European settlers moved into the area now called Tomball in the mid-1800s, drawn by the thick forests and rich soil. In 1907 the area was renamed Tomball to honor Thomas Ball, the attorney and former congressman responsible for bringing the railroad through the town. Then the area earned the name “Oiltown USA” in 1933 when the Humble Oil Company, now known as Exxon, struck oil.
In Tomball, you can enjoy
- Historic downtown Tomball, railroad depot and museum.
- Award-winning music, food, and heritage festivals throughout the year
- Outdoor activities like fishing, kayaking, and canoeing on Cypress and Spring Creeks
- Antiquing and treasure hunting throughout the historic downtown district
- Community and professional theater productions
- More than 10 wineries along the Bluebonnet Wine Trail.
- Birding and nature photography on more than 575 acres of woodlands in the area
- Shopping at specialty shops and boutiques
- More than 40 historic museums, markers, and cemeteries a short drive away
- Live performances at Main Street Crossing
- More than 30 driving ranges and golf courses
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