Houston is undeniably a very fashionable city. The Houston Galleria houses top designers and stores including Versace, Chanel, Cartier, Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Yves Saint Lauren, Carolina Herrera, Jimmy Choo, Armani, and more. If the Galleria isn’t enough, nestled in some of the finest neighborhoods, you will find shopping havens such as Highland Village, Uptown Park, and Rice Village Arcade which all feature unique shops and boutiques as well as well-known designers.
Houstonians prefer the good life which inevitably includes good food. Luckily, with over 11,000 restaurants, there is never a shortage of culinary delights to satisfy your senses. From Tex-Mex to barbecue, burgers to sushi and everything in between, foodies will always have new spots to explore. Several renowned local eateries rival the culinary delicacy of acclaimed chefs around the world.
Living in a city as rich and diverse as Houston allows for a deep appreciation and celebration of the arts. Houston is home to one of the country’s largest museum centers, The Museum District. Nestled within walking distance of each other, over 6 million people each year visit the 18 institutions which include the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, the Houston Museum of Natural Science, The Children’s Museum of Houston, The Menil Collection, the Contemporary Arts Museum and others. In one day, art aficionados and lovers alike can view one of only two Rembrandt paintings in Texas, one of the most highly renowned Surrealist collections in the country and the world’s finest collection of over 750 gems and minerals.
In Houston, we don’t just work hard, we play hard. Houston has hosted such national events as the Super Bowl, World Series, All Star Games, and 2016 NCAA Final Four. Our major teams are known worldwide and include the National Champion Houston Rockets, National Champion Houston Astros, MLS Cup winning Houston Dynamos, Houston Aeros, Houston Texans and more. Houston will be hosting the 2017 Super Bowl at the NRG Stadium.