The Westin Galleria Houston

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5060 West Alabama, Houston, TX, 77056, United States   •  Weather:    •   Local Time:     •  Phone: (713) 960-8100   •  Hotel Reservations: 888-627-8514

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Exceptional Things to Do and Experience in Houston

Whether you're interested in exploring the area's many cultural attractions or treating yourself to a day of shopping, there is truly something for everyone here in Houston.

In fact, there are so many things to do and see that you may find yourself spoiled for choice. That's why we've created a list of some of our favorite Houston-area activities and attractions. If you need additional information, don't hesitate to ask.

Shopping

The Galleria

Located just steps from our hotel, The Galleria showcases dramatic architecture and an extraordinary mix of retail shops. You’ll soon see why it’s considered one of the nation’s top tourist attractions.

Family Fun

Houston Zoo

The Houston Zoo features over 4,500 permanent wildlife residents, 55 acres of lush zoological gardens and special exhibits throughout the year. If you’re visiting the Houston area with your family, this should definitely be on your list of things to do.

Around Town

NRG Stadium

NRG Stadium is home to some of Houston's most exciting events, including professional football games, the Houston Livestock and Rodeo Show, concerts, racing, trade shows, and more. It’s just a short distance from our hotel.

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What's Nearby

  1. Houston Toyota Center
  2. Minute Maid Park
  3. NRG Stadium
  4. Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
  5. BBVA Compass Stadium
  6. Downtown Aquarium, Houston
  7. Houston Zoo
  8. Miller Outdoor Theatre
  9. Sam Houston Boat Tours
  10. Space Center Houston
  11. TDECU Stadium
  12. Children's Museum of Houston
  13. Houston Museum of Natural Science
  14. The Museum of Fine Art
  15. Highland Village Shopping Center
  16. Rice Village
  17. The Galleria Mall
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River Oaks Shopping District

Prep your closet for any season at the River Oaks Shopping District. Just a few miles from the hotel, this premier shopping center is home not only to designer stores, but to a cinema complex, upscale restaurants, and a luxury gym - so there are plenty of things to do while you’re here.

Children's Museum of Houston

With child-focused educational exhibits, this popular museum is kid- and parent-approved. Plan to spend an afternoon here while you're in the area.

Rice Village

Take a ride into Rice Village during your stay. Considered one of Houston's premier shopping destinations, visitors can enjoy the recent expansion of the plaza and indulge in more than 300 stores ranging from nationwide retailers to small eclectic shops and boutiques. 

Highland Village

Find one-of-a-kind items and taste the authentic flavors of Houston at Highland Village. A short drive from the hotel, you can discover several of Houston’s culinary establishments and upscale boutiques within minutes. 

Houston Museum of Natural Science

Get adventurous and check-out the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Being one of the most heavily attended museums in the country the museum features over a dozen permanent exhibits focusing on astronomy, space exploration, Native Americans, paleontology, energy, chemistry, gems and minerals and seashells.

Houston Toyota Center

Home to the NBA's Houston Rockets and the AHL Houston Aeros the Toyota Center has quickly established itself as being on of the up and coming venues in all of Houston.