Visit Houston, A Must Visit American City

on July 25, 2016 / by

Houston, first founded at the banks of the Buffalo Bayou has grown exponentially over the last century to become America’s fourth-largest city today. With rich historic sites to natural escapes, sports and recreational facilities, art and entertainment; there is plenty to explore in Houston. But just like me, you wouldn’t know where to start. So here’s what I would do to figure out this exciting city.

Waterwall Park by the Hilton Houston Post Oak
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Inarguably the most photographed, the Gerald D. Hines Waterwall situated at Post Oak Boulevard is at walking distance from the Hilton Houston - Post Oak. After soaking in the beauty of the 64-foot semi-circular architectural marvel head back to the hotel by their free shuttle service available for the 3-mile radius. Gaze at the hotel’s striking glass chandelier or unwind at the private balcony of the guest room.

Downtown Aquarium by Hotel ICON Autograph Collection
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A perfect amalgamation of an aquatic wonderland, the Downtown Aquarium is a conservation centre and a tourist amusement park that houses over 200 diverse species of marine creatures. Get the kids packing to enjoy the aquatic and geographic exhibits and the park’s conservation efforts for the White Tigers while you get romantic at the Hotel ICON Autograph CollectionRegister for the hotel’s romantic Kiss and Tell Package for an unforgettable day, indulging in chilled champagne and chocolate covered strawberries amidst long-stem roses and making a long-lasting impression on your loved one. 

Museum District by the Omni Houston Hotel
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Explore the Houston Museum District dedicated to promoting art and culture through museums and galleries which is less than 15 minutes away from the Omni Houston Hotel. Discover exclusive works of art throughout the day and once back into the hotel head straight to the Mokara Spa to rejuvenate and invigorate the senses. Spend some time being pampered at the spa, and then lounge by the hotel's Mineral Pool while sipping wine before heading straight back to your spacious room to unwind.  

George Ranch Park by Hotel Derek Houston Galleria 
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Visit the historical site that lets you experience the Texan history and heritage, a journey of 100 years through four generations of a family. Once you’ve had enough of the traditional life head straight into the contemporary Hotel Derek Houston Galleria that offers modern accommodations with bold unusual designs. Opt from the super luxurious Penthouse Suite to the Sky Deluxe and indulge in the world-class comfort and amenities, all the while feeling like royalty and being treated as one for a fond memory.

The Galleria by the St. Regis Houston
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Shop till you drop at the Galleria Houston, an international mecca for luxury shopping and world-class entertainment. After running around with your shopping bags head back to the St. Regis Houston and call in for the butler service. The hotel provides personal flawless attention to the guests right from packing/unpacking to assistance for all your dietary needs and day-to-day requirements. Once at the St. Regis leave all the arrangement to them and sit back to indulge in all the comforts available. 

Such gorgeousness makes me want to travel today. And you? 
- Heena

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