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Houston Information

About Houston

Welcome to Houston, Texas, America’s fourth largest city. This cosmopolitan destination will provide vacationers with an array of activities. With a warm and vibrant Southern community, visitors of all ages will get to a delight in a novel experience like no other. From world-class dining, to art museums, to nightlife entertainment, guests are sure to enjoy an exciting adventure in Houston.

Houston Neighborhoods

With a population of 2.2 million, Houston offers a diverse group of unique individuals and amazing neighborhoods. Houston’s more than 20 neighborhoods each carry a distinct character and charm. Appreciate the surrounding hustle and bustle of Downtown or indulge yourself with the city’s historic art and culture exploring the Museum District. Whether you’re looking for a weekend getaway to relax with your partner, or a family-friendly destination, travelers will be sure to find the right vacation rental for their needs. Other popular neighborhoods that are great for day trips or a quick weekend away include Clear Lake, Houston Heights or The Woodlands.

Things to do in Houston

Houston provides visitors with a host of exciting activities. Escape into the top urban spots for shopping and nightlife entertainment, and reward yourself with fine dining at award-winning restaurants. Traveling with your family and looking to explore some nature? With over 49,000 acres of total park space, outdoor lovers will get to relax with a bike ride, birding or a stroll through a dog park, an ideal spot for pet owners. For those seeking adventure, rent out a Jet Ski, soar in modern sailplanes or dare to go skydiving over a picturesque landscape. Explorers are bound to find a thrill in any activity they choose.

Houston Accommodations

Whether you are a couple seeking a vacation rental overlooking the elegant citycape, or you’re looking for an entire home for a family getaway, Tripping.com has your Houston trip covered. From a quick weekend away to a short term stay, there are housing rentals to suit every style and budget. Book your Houston vacation rental today!

Best Houston neighborhoods to stay in

Houston Texas is a vibrant, thriving city—full of tons of fun activities and great places to stay. While there are lots of fantastic choices as for neighborhoods to stay in, four of the best are Uptown, Downtown, Northwest Houston, and the Energy Corridor. Read on to learn more about these Houston neighborhoods!

Things to do in Uptown

Uptown is where Houston visitors go if they’re looking for luxury—this area of the city is known for its extravagant shopping options and high-end restaurants. The Galleria, the largest shopping mall in Texas, is located in Uptown—many visitors find that they can spend a whole day browsing the trendy shops. This area is also known for its gleaming architecture—many of the accommodations have spectacular views of the rest of the city. If you’re looking for a special meal, Uptown is the place to go—one of the top options is Peli Peli, a popular restaurant with a mix of South African, Portuguese, and American cuisine.

Things to do in Downtown

If you prefer a day of artistic ventures over shopping, Downtown Houston is the place to go—this neighborhood is full of concert venues, art galleries, and more. The theatre district is a great place to go to catch a show, and sports fans will love catching a Major League Baseball game at Minute Maid Park. One of the most popular restaurant choices here is Pappas Bros Steakhouse, although Reef is another great choice (especially for seafood!). Kids also love this area of the city—the Aquarium is a big hit with kids of any age. Downtown Houston is also one of the best parts of the city to pay a visit to if you’re looking to let loose with a drink or two after a long day of touring.

Things to do in Northwest Houston

While Northwest Houston is definitely more quiet and suburban than Uptown and Downtown, that doesn’t mean there’s no fun to be had here—with plenty of green space combined with a few higher-end restaurants, Northwest Houston is another great choice. If you’re visiting in summer, make sure to schedule some time at Splashtown Waterpark. Traders Village is another fun activity in Northwest Houston—this flea market is the largest on the Texas Gulf Coast.

Things to do in the Energy Corridor

The Energy Corridor (aptly named for all of the energy companies located in the area) is a favorite neighborhood of nature lovers. With over 50 miles of parks and trails located in the Energy Corridor, this is the perfect place to go to spend some time soaking up the sunshine outdoors. If you’re in town for business, try to go to one of the great restaurants in the area—there are tons of choices. Along with the typical fast food choices, there are great options like Houston Barbeque Company and a few different options for sushi.

Weather in Houston

Hi: 63°
Lo: 45°
January
Hi: 66°
Lo: 49°
February
Hi: 72°
Lo: 54°
March
Hi: 79°
Lo: 61°
April
Hi: 85°
Lo: 69°
May
Hi: 90°
Lo: 74°
June
Hi: 92°
Lo: 76°
July
Hi: 93°
Lo: 76°
August
Hi: 88°
Lo: 72°
September
Hi: 81°
Lo: 63°
October
Hi: 72°
Lo: 54°
November
Hi: 65°
Lo: 47°
December

Vacation Rentals in Houston

Find the best Houston vacation rentals on Tripping.com. With over 4477 home rentals, take your pick from a wide variety of choices including studio apartments, luxury condos, and cozy cabin rentals. Prices in Houston range from $25 a night. Many rentals can also be booked directly online.

Vacation home rentals found on Tripping.com offer more amenities than the average hotel room along with many of the comforts of home. Going on a business trip or need to stay connected? 3025 homes in Houston offer high-speed WiFi Internet so you won’t miss a beat. Travelling with kids? Let them splash around in any of the 1374 rentals with pool or jacuzzi, or relax with the family in one of the 2757 homes with cable TV.

For all those pet owners with dogs or cats, Houston offers 883 pet-friendly vacation rentals for your extended family. Find the perfect vacation rental that matches your budget and style on Tripping.com.

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