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Your Local Guide To Downtown Houston

Planning your upcoming trip to Houston and need some help putting together an itinerary? We've got you covered with 3 curated itineraries for any type of trip. 

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If you’re looking for a big-city adventure for you and the girls, look no further than the untamable H-Town. From the funky bars on Montrose to the swanky lifestyle district of West Ave., Houston’s multiple personalities exist side-by-side and deliver on all fronts for an unforgettable escape with the girl squad.

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Tiny Boxwoods
3614 W Alabama St.
Houston, TX 77027
(713) 622 - 4224

Tucked inside the Thompson & Hanson Nursery, this charming café combines a beautiful space with fresh, cooked-from-scratch food like classic avocado toast, summer salads, and decadent chocolate chip cookies.

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2601 Westheimer Road 
Houston, TX 77098
(713) 629 - 9990

See and be seen at Tootsies on West Ave. This 35,000-square-foot fashion destination boasts couture clothing and ready-to-wear fashion by top designers and rising-star names.

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GreenStreet 1201 Fannin Street, Suite 325 
Houston, TX 77002
(832) 320-1201

Stay up all night in downtown Houston’s entertainment district where you can strike out at Lucky Strike Lane or spend hours singing along to musical hits from every era at Pete’s Dueling Piano Bar.

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Family Vacay

Bringing the whole family to Bayou City is a shoo-in for a jam-packed trip that appeals to kids and parents, alike. Take advantage of Houston’s full-day activities that check all the boxes for animal lovers, thrill-seekers, and aspiring astronauts.

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Houston Zoo
6200 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston, TX 77030
(713) 533-6500

Spend an entire day in a 55-acre tropical oasis that was named one of the top 10 best zoos in the nation by Parent’s Magazine. Home to more than 4,500 exotic animals, immerse your family in incredible ecosystems from around the globe.

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Kemah Boardwalk
215 Kipp Ave.
Kemah, TX 77565
(281) 535 - 8100

Get your adrenaline pumping with some all-American fun at Kemah Boardwalk. This 35-acre coastal getaway is brimming with a variety of entertainment, from world-famous restaurants to a 65-foot Ferris wheel, all while overlooking sparkling Galveston Bay.

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Space Center Houston
1601 NASA Parkway 
Houston, TX 77058
(281) 244-2100

Discover how Houston got its official nickname “Space City” at Space Center Houston where you can trace the history of humanity’s space exploration through interactive exhibits, behind-the-scenes tours, and full-scale shuttle replicas.

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A Romantic Weekend

Level up your date night or weekend getaway for two while exploring Houston’s distinct neighborhoods. Romantic spa retreats and world-class cuisine will keep you falling for the city and each other from day to night.

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Rainbow Lodge 

2011 Ella Blvd.
Houston, TX 77008
(713) 861 - 8666

Escape the bright city lights to a 100-year-old cabin serving up mouthwatering dishes like creamy lobster risotto and tender cuts of steak. Surrounded by cozy fireplaces and wood beams, it’s easy to pretend you’re miles away from civilization and not in the heart of Houston.

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Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park
2800 Post Oak Blvd.
Houston, TX 77056
(713) 850-8841

There’s nothing more timeless than a picnic date in the park. Bring your own blanket for a shady afternoon under the oak trees or by the looming 64-foot water fountain at Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park.

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Fiori Spa
2613 Potomac Dr.
Houston, TX 77057
(713) 244-0070

Indulge each other in a Tuscan-style retreat at Fiori Spa. Services and amenities like a thermal salt-water pool and bamboo shoot massage will release the stress and bring you closer together.

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